How thick should a concrete slab be for an above ground pool?
In this regard, what do you put under an above ground pool on concrete?
Solid Foam Use rigid urethane foam sheets for pool pads, not soft upholstery foam. Solid foam insulation can be an ideal on a concrete surface. One of the benefits of solid foam insulation is that it's made of polystyrene or polyurethane and thus is easily cut and shaped.
Also Know, how much weight can concrete floor support? (We don't worry so much about the concrete because even crappy concrete can withstand 1-2000 lbs. per square inch.) However, the soil can only withstand 1500 lbs. per square foot, unless you live in a swamp, like me.
Also, what is the best thing to put under an above ground pool?
Sand Pad. Sand spread out on your pool site is a traditional method of installing an above ground pool. Just like commercial pads, you can use the sand alone or place it on top of concrete. However, you should note that sand might make your pool to be unstable when on top of concrete.
What is a gorilla pad for pool?
Gorilla Pads are pre-cut floor pads designed to protect and cushion the bottom of above ground pools. Unlike old pool foam padding, which can be easily be cut or pierced by grass, roots, or rocks under your above ground pool liner, Gorilla Bottom pool floor padding is impervious to almost any sharp object.