Some considerations: 1) Be sure that your pool deck dimensions will fit on the slope. The slope is ofte … n visually deceiving. Use a string and string level to stake out a horizontal line out over the slope and measure at the proposed down hill side of the pool for appropriate depth.
If you have an above ground pool in your back yard, you’ve surely thought about how amazing it would be to install a deck around your above ground pool.
Some want the deck to be as close to the top of the pool as possible. They might think their kids are going to trip over the pool’s top rails if the deck is too low or they don’t want to see any of the pool wall from the deck. I get that and it’s cool.
The floor framing around the pool consists of 18 trapezoidal floor-joist frames--4-sided frames with two parallel sides and two sides that angle toward each other. The dimensions for building the frames are contained in the plans.
I'm building a 4' deck around my AGP. I have the framing done except for around the skimmer and cover. I'm thinking of leaving that open with the decking coming close to it for easy access.
In some cases, you may want the deck to attach to the pool frame. In these cases, a ledger board can be installed around the perimeter of the pool, level with the pools edge. Check with manufacturer before pursuing this route to ensure that your pool can bear the added weight.
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Just a little deck we built around a pool. Just a little deck we built around a pool. Skip navigation ... How to structure your deck frame around a circle pool. And little tricks to help the ...
make a cut out hole in the deck. make the deck "flush" with the skimmer lid or make it just above and do a removable deck section to hide the skimmer. Also leave enough room between the top pool ...