How to Fill an Intex Above Ground Pool


The pool manufacturer Intex offers a variety of above ground swimming pools for residential use. From easy-set rubber/vinyl pools to hard-set above ground models, Intex offers a model to accommodate just about any family size or location in a yard. After installing the pool, you will need to fill the pool with water. Most owners can use a garden hose connected to a faucet around their home and most pools will take several hours to fill, with larger pools taking from one to one and a half days.

Things You'll Need

  • Garden hose
  • Place a garden hose in the pool. Allow it to coil on the bottom of the pool so it does not come out of the pool after you turn on the water.

  • Connect the female end of the garden hose to an outside faucet. Turn on the water.

  • Check the pool every few hours to ensure it is filling properly. Look for leaks outside the pool and tears in the vinyl liner.

  • Turn off the water when the level inside the pool reaches the designated fill line. This line is approximately at 90 percent fill capacity of the pool.

Tips & Warnings

  • You will need to periodically add water to the pool as water will evaporate from the pool. Excessive splashing will also require additional water added to the pool.

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