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Folkpool 'Jewel' Case Study (2005)
Posted on Monday 2 April 2007 by
The existing decked area was dismantled to leave a chalk base.The Pool shell wasassembled (the wall in panels, simply bolted together in the corners)and then stood on the previously laid paving slabs (2 slabs under eachshort wall panel and 4 under each longer wall panel), bedded on toconcrete to acheive a perfect level. Some concreting along the longsides of the pool was required so water pressure would not bow thewall. Fittings were then cut into the wall, Underwater light, Skimmer,return and in this case a Swimjet unit was also fitted. The beautifullygrained Toprails were fitted at this point and the liner tracking.
ThePool base was levelled off using a fine granite chipping, 2 inchinsulation board cut and laid over that base and foam insulation fittedto the wall ready for the liner custom made to exactly fit the pool.While the water was filling the pool the plumbing for the filtrationand the Swimjet Pump was connected.
The electrician used a SwimelexControl panel to simplify the job of connecting Heater, Light and Pumpsto the main supply. The old decking Timber was then reused to completethe job. From start to finish - no more than 10 working days!