Liner Replacement: Top 5 Signs You Need a New Pool Liner

Liner Replacement: Top 5 Signs You Need a New Pool Liner - Think back to when your pool liner was new: it was tight, with no wrinkles, had a vibrant sharp color to it and made the water beautiful to look at. Fast forward a decade and it looks wrinkly, faded, dull and boring. It may have some tears in it, and you may have experienced some leaks. All of these signs point to the need for a new liner. Here are the top five signs that you need liner replacement.  1.      Fading A good-quality vinyl pool liner features built-in UV inhibitors, as well as other substances that help to slow down fading. But over time, sun and chemicals take a toll and cause fading. But it’s not just the surface that’s fading…a loss of plasticizers is also happening. These substances are what keep the vinyl supple and pliable. When you have a heavily faded liner, it also likely has become harder and more brittle, failing to expand and contract as easily as it did before. 2.      Wrinkles At first, your liner likely fit your pool’s surfaces like a glove. Over time, though, you’ll start to see a lot [...]