Can I replace my own pool liner?

Replace your own inground pool liner, and save thousands of dollars over local installers! Installing your own inground pool liner is easy, when you take it step by step.

How often do pool liners have to be replaced?

The average pool liner lifespan is 5 to 9 years. If the liner is low quality or becomes damaged, the lifespan range will be less than this.

How long do pool liners really last?

The typical lifespan of a vinyl liner is anywhere from 15-20 years and where your liner falls in that range depends, most crucially, upon your proper maintenance of the pool’s chemistry.

How much does it cost to put a new liner in an inground pool?

An inground pool liner is more expensive to purchase and install, costing between $400 and $2,300 (CAD 500 and CAD 2900) on average. Meanwhile, replacing an above-ground pool liner typically costs between $150 and $800 (CAD 190 and CAD 1,015).

Can you put a new pool liner over an old one?

Can you put a new vinyl pool liner over an old one? We do not recommend that you leave your old pool liner in your above ground swimming pool when replacing the liner. It may seem like an extra layer of protection, but in reality, it will create more problems for you.

Is there a inground pool liner shortage?

“there’s a definite shortage of pool liners, and it is affecting the entire industry,” Schwitzer said. The pool liner shortage is like so many shortages right now. A combination of surging demand during the pandemic, and factories shutting down for at least a couple of months last year.

Are pool parts hard to get?

Due to covid factory slowdowns and unprecedented demand for pool and spa products, there are large shortages in chemicals, parts, and equipment.

How much does a vinyl pool liner cost to replace?

$1,000 to $5,000
Vinyl pool liner replacements typically cost anywhere from $1,000 to $5,000. Several factors affect the cost of a liner replacement, including type of pool and any additional features. Smaller holes or tears can often be a DIY repair for under $50.