How Do I Make Shade Over My Above Ground Swimming Pool?
An above ground pool is a great addition to any backyard. If you are looking for additional shade over your pool, one great option to consider is a shade sail. It is a large piece of nearly waterproof, sun resistant material that is stretched tight over an area. It would provide excellent protection from the sun and its harmful UV radiation.
Adding an above-ground pool to your backyard can instantly create a paradise where you can go to relax and cool off in the summer. If your yard does not have many trees, however, your paradise can quickly become a pain due to excessive sun exposure. The best way to avoid this problem is to install a shade sail over the pool to keep the temperature and sun’s rays bearable. Decide where you would like to install the shade sail for maximum sun protection; remember that the sun will move throughout the day, so choose the position accordingly. Mark out the perimeter of the area by inserting four small marking flags where you will later install the steel posts, two on each side of the pool. Measure the distance between the length and width of the marking flags. This will be the approximate size of sail that you will need to purchase. Check to see if the shade sail kit comes with steel posts, or if you must purchase them separately. Dig a 4-foot-deep hole in each spot that you marked with a f