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My cousin dug out dirt at the high point of the area where we put up the 15' x 48" Intex metal frame pool. It seemed to be filling evenly and looked great. The next day it looked as if a couple of poles were leaning a tad and the opposite side poles seemed to be fine and sturdy. The water level is off 1/2" to 3/4". Should I drain and re-do?

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They say that the pool should be completely even. I dont want to tell you, you have to re-do, but I also don't want to tell you that you shouldn't. Without seeing it, it is hard to say whether or not it would be safe to leave. That being said, attempt to straighten those leaning post, applying something underneath each pole so that they do not sink into the ground further. (which may difficult with the water in)

I personally have put 1/2" slate bricks under each pole post to avoid it sinking into the ground, so it being un-level is not a problem.

Basically only you know what you feel safe doing. I just hope I have helped to give you a solution to the sinking poles issue. If the ground is uneven, even with something under the post, it can still be uneven. It will be hard to get completely even. Ours is off slightly too, but its fine.

Good luck!

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