Hard Sided Above Ground Pool Buying Guide
Need help with your hard sided above ground pool purchase? Backyard Ocean has a step-by-step buying guide to help you select all the products you need when buying a hard sided above ground pool! Shop all Hard Sided Pools »
Looking for another type of above ground pool? See our selection of easy to set up Ring Pools and Frame Pools.
1. Select a pool
The first step in buying a hard sided above ground pool is to find your perfect pool. Backyard Ocean carries a choice selection of the best hard sided above ground pools to choose from.
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2. Select a pool liner
A Pool Liner goes inside your hard sided above ground pool. Pool liners not only form the waterproof barrier inside the pool, but also come in a variety of colors and designs so you can customize the look of your pool. There are several styles of liners to choose from including overlap liners, beaded liners, and uni-bead liners. Please refer to your pool manual to make sure you choose the correct pool liner.
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3. Choose your pump & filter system
The pump is the heart of your pool - circulating dirty water through the filter and clean water out of the filter and back into the pool. There are three types of filter systems - cartridge filters, sand filters, and DE filters. Choose which type of filter you prefer then see your pool manual to find out what strength of pump you need for your pool size (measured in HP.)
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4. Select an above ground pool ladder
Get in and out of your hard sided above ground pool easily and safely with an above ground pool ladder.
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5. Select your pool chemicals
There are a wide variety of pool chemicals to sanitize your pool, remove algae, maintain the proper pH balance, and more. For hassle free pool maintenance choose a chemical kit with a season's supply of the pool chemicals you need.
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6. Choose your pool accessories
From maintenance accessories to fun pool toys and relaxing floats, we have what you need to make your pool your own.
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