Decking around above ground pool support posts?


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Old 05-05-19, 10:40 AM
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Decking around above ground pool support posts?

Hey guys not sure if I should put this here or in the pool section. I want to build a deck around an above ground pool but dont know how I can get the ends close to the pool edge especially around the pools support post caps. There is a partia; deck pn it now that I have to replace the decking on. The origional builder did a lousy job at blending the ends to the edge of the pool.

Any videos, advice is greatly appreciated!!

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Wade
 
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Old 05-05-19, 10:55 AM
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A picture of what you have would be helpful if you want advice.
 
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Old 05-06-19, 02:35 AM
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It's easiest to build the deck a tad higher than the pool and let the edges of the decking slightly overhang the pool perimeter. Pics would be nice - https://www.doityourself.com/forum/e...-pictures.html
 
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Old 05-06-19, 10:29 AM
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As X said, pics would help but I would be very concerned about gaps between the decking and the pool from and injury and liability perspective.
 
 

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