Pool Drains. Do we need them or not???

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Buggy
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Pool Drains. Do we need them or not???

Postby Buggy » Thu 20 Jul, 2006 20:12

Hello

I live in Ontario Canada, I'm wanting to install an inground pool. I have had several companies out to quote, half of them say no drain and the other half say drain. One guy says you need two drains. I am on top of most othe aspects but, I can see haviung a bottom drain for crculation reasons and for draining. But the other guys say that the circulation should be no problem with enough jets. Please give your feed back.

Thanks Buggy


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Walter
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Postby Walter » Fri 21 Jul, 2006 06:37

I suggest a drain, I have not yet seen an inground concrete pool without one, I have seen fiberglass and vinyl but not shotcrete.
We are a custom pool and spa builder. We can only offer suggestions with the information given. Don't hesitate to email me if you have a questions and I will answer it as best as I can or point you in the right direction.
lunaticfringe

Postby lunaticfringe » Thu 12 Apr, 2007 12:35

drains are code in some parts of the country

put at least (2) in for anti-entrapment

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