They are used to convert an overlap liner pool into a beaded liner pool, or allow an overlap pool to use a beaded liner, which have more patterns and options than overlap liners. They just tucked it in. And then the bead of the liner locks into the attached groove or track. Just be sure to order the correct depth liner, as measured from the flat floor to the track. A simple conversion using In the Swim. A typical overlap pool uses plastic pool to hold the pool liner in place.
It does make liner replacement much simpler no doubt. You will need to order the proper wall height, to use a Unibead liner. For example, if you have a round pool, you will need to know its diameter. Don´t guess at your pool measurements, please measure from wall to wall — to be sure. Hi Kim, if you can see your liner on the outside of the pool, overlaps pool by an inch , then you have an overlap pool liner.
Secondly, if done on a cold day, vinyl will shrink slightly and be harder to stretch into place. This type of liner bead looks like a hook or an upside-down ¨J¨ which slides over the pool wall. Hi Gary, if you can remove the J-hook receiver, from the top of the wall, then you can pull the liner over the wall and clip it in place using coping strips. If you have a beaded liner, you cannot change it to an overlap style, only the other way around. You´re going to really enjoy your! Whether you have been putting it off for the last couple of years or just want a new look and feel to your pool; what better way to start off the pool season than with a? Now usually, if a pool can use a j-hook liner, hanging on the wall, the pool could also use an overlap liner, with coping strips.
If I converted it to a beaded liner I am afraid that this would not hold the liner up and I will end up with rips. I would tape the edge on the outside to try to keep the liner in place, but it eventually slipped again. If you have any questions regarding replacing an above ground pool liner — In The Swim is here to answer all of your questions, 24 hours a day 7 days a week!! Check in two or more locations to be sure of your measurement. When purchasing a beaded liner you need to order the exact wall height. To convert to a beaded liner, you install bead receivers, which are long strips that hang on the wall, very securely. There are several different types of above ground liners.
I guess they cut it to fit first, rolled it up and stuffed it in there? Hi, for beaded liner pools, you can buy a beaded liner, or a J-Hook liner, but not overlap. There are some very easy ways to determine what kind of pool liner you will need for your pool. Not a huge difference, but warm temps and sunshine can sometimes make a difference. My pool is about 20 some years old. Next time we´ll talk about how to replace your aboveground pool liner. Is there a better liner top such a an overlap liner or other to keep the liner in place better? Can you help me with some extra facts on this type of liner? My wife and I had to purchase a new liner last season and replace the original after 10 year of use.
Can I use coping strips to help hold it in place? You only need to know the size and shape of your pool. The J-hook hangs the liner over the wall, instead of using a track. This is the easiest way to determine if you have an overlap liner pool. J-hook liners can also be used as a beaded liner, one can tear off the j-hook portion at the top of the liner, and it becomes a beaded liner, like a dress with a tear away hem, if there was such a thing. In your case there may be some design factors that make it hard to pull an overlap liner over the wall and clip in place, easily, without extensive top rail removal, etc.
J-Hook liners can be used on both overlap and beaded liner pools, the J-Hook hangs over the wall on overlap pools, and for beaded pools, the J-Hook is removed or separated from the edge of the liner just snip with scissors and tear it off, all the way around , which leaves only the bead, to fit into the liner track, aka bead receiver. Now that you know which type of pool liner you need — have fun choosing from our 2013 selection of aboveground pool liner patterns and styles. There should be instructions in the box, on how to convert the edge, or tear off the J-hook portion. I am not sure which way I should go as I need to replace the liner once again! I used a j hook liner when I replaced my pool liner last time, but always struggled with sections slipping off the edge and into the pool. I have always had it an overlap style. . We found out that the hard plastic worked much better holding the liner and was able to be tapped in place with a hammer.
J-Hook, or Unibead pool liners allow more pool liner style choices, and also allow you to do away with liner coping strips. With overlap liners, you can always pull the liner over the wall further, to prevent wrinkles. Order enough Liner Strips to encircle the entire pool perimeter. There is no need to take off the top rail in most cases. The beaded liner inserts into the track and does not go over the wall, as does an overlap liner. Look under the top rail to see if any of the liner is visible on the outside of the pool.
To avoid problems, measure your wall height precisely, in several locations, from the flat floor, to the top of the pool wall. If not, the liner could just need some massaging, to remove any and all wrinkles around the edge of the pool, where the line is already over the wall. It is that time of the year again — pool openings are just around the corner! Does your company make a hard plastic liner lock, or do you know where we might find it? If you end up with a liner that is too long, unsightly wrinkles are the result. Use two people starting at one point, pulling opposite each other, to pull out any slack wrinkles where the j-hook goes over the wall. Is there an adapter that can fix this or do I have to get a new liner? Carefully measure the wall height from the flat floor to the track. If you have an oval pool you will need to measure the length and width.
How do you know which type of pool liner is right for your pool? Probably could do the whole thing in one day. Maybe the contractor can perform the surgery for you — for Free — if you provide the coping strips…? I had a liner replaced last year and apparently the contractor installed an overlap liner despite my pool having a j-hook receiver unbeknownst to me. J-Hook liners have a fixed wall height and are not adjustable in this manner. We were able to salvage some of that liner to hold the new liner in place. But it could be a whole afternoon and evening, depending on how much disassembly is required.