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Your Guide to Easy Set Up Pools

Updated on March 11, 2013

Everyone can have a pool in their yard with Easy Set up Pools

Easy Set up pools are great for everyone who wants to have a pool. These are made for those who want to have a pool, but do not want the expense of having one permanently installed at their home. They are even great for renters that have a yard to set one up.

These pools come in all sizes from small to very large so there is a size out there for all yard sizes. They are easy to set up and take down when no longer needed. So if you are looking for a pool this year and do not want anything permanent - then the Easy Set up Pool is for you.

What you will find here: Intex Easy Set up Pools, Easy set up Frame Pools, Instructional videos, Trouble Shooting, Replacement parts and more...

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Here is what I have to say about these pools from my own experience:

I now have a permanent pool set up in my yard for the past 3 years, BUT I used one of the Easy Set up pools for years prior to having it. Before owning my home we rented and the kids had outgrown their pool and needed a bigger pool to swim and I am not one for the public pools. So we purchased on of the Easy Set Up pools for the yard knowing when we moved we could take it down. We started with a smaller one with the blow up ring and it was great. It was really around the time the first came out too. When that was too small for the kids we then went with the Easy Set up with the frame and we had that one for years. It even came with us to the home we live in now. We told the kids when they were able to swim really good and became strong swimmer we would then have a permanent pool installed and that is what we did. I think these pool are really great and do not cost a lot to have which makes it affordable for most for parents to give their kids and themselves the joy of owning a pool and creating memories of summertime fun.

So if you are considering purchasing one of these pools - I say go for it!!!

That was my Easy Set Up Frame Pool in the photo

Things to consider before buying an Easy Set up Pool

  • The area you will be placing this pool must be level
  • Requires Constant Chemical Maintenance - so take that into consideration
  • You will need to fill it up with water - some of the larger pools require a water delivery. Fire departments have stopped filling pools, so keep this in mind.
  • Check your city requirements for having a pool. Do you need a permit? Will you need to have a fence up for safety?
  • You need electricity for the filter
  • Most of the times the Ladder is sold separately - so be sure to check
  • Covers, chemicals, vacuums are all added expenses
  • Having replacement Filter Cartridges on hand
  • Pool Safety - make sure there are pool rules and children should ALWAYS be supervised by an adult when in and around the pool

Easy Set Up Pools come in many sizes - for look for one that will meet your needs. There are also style options available as well.

Intex 8' x 30" Easy Set Pool

Intex 8ft x 2.5ft Easy Set Inflatable Swimming Pool with Filter Pump, Blue
Intex 8ft x 2.5ft Easy Set Inflatable Swimming Pool with Filter Pump, Blue
Filter Pump and instructional DVD included. Ready for water in 10 minutes

Intex 10' x 30" Easy Set Pool

10' x 30" Easy Set Pool
10' x 30" Easy Set Pool
Filter Pump and instructional DVD included. Ready for water in 10 minutes

Intex 18' x 48" Easy Set Pool

18' x 48" Intex Easy Set Pool Package
18' x 48" Intex Easy Set Pool Package
18 ft diameter x 4 ft height. Super easy set-up! Ready for water in 15 minutes! Water capacity: 5593 gal. (21171.8 L) at 80% full. This spacious pool sets up quickly to allow plenty of swimming and splashing fun in the comfort of your own backyard. No tools needed to set up the pool. No sand required - all you need is level ground. Drains conveniently! Drain plug accepts a garden hose to drain water away from the pool area as desired. Great for adults and kids Includes: Water fountain sprayer; pool mounted & kids love it!

Intex Easy Set Pool Set Up Video - See how easy it is

Other Intex Pools available - You can get an Oval Pool, Rectangle Pool and other variations

I liked the metal frame Pool, but I have had them both. I think it is really a matter of preference and they may be more permanent than the others - they are both nice and provide the same swimming fun.

Other Intex Metal Frame Pools available

Intex Round Frame Above Ground Pool Set Up Video

In some cases you can buy your pool complete with the ladder included. But if not you will need one to get in and out of the pool. Be sure when purchasing your pool ladder that you choose the correct size for the pool.

How to assemble your ladder

Keeping your pool clear and maintained can be a big job - so you should know all the basics. Once you have it down you should be able to enjoy your pool without all those headaches. There is a lot of information out there to help you.

Easy Set Pool Maintenance Kit

Intex Pool Maintenance Kit
Intex Pool Maintenance Kit
Includes 65-3/4" lightweight aluminum pole, vacuum head with reusable debris bag, and skimmer head with polyester mesh netting. Vacuum connects to garden hose.

Swimming Pool Floating Chlorine Tablet Dispenser

HydroTools by Swimline Adjustable Floating Pool Dispenser
HydroTools by Swimline Adjustable Floating Pool Dispenser
* Heavy duty design * Can hold 1" and 3" Chlorine tablets * Locking cap * Adjustable control ring

Intex Pool Maintenance instructional Video

Need help with a Pool issue - here are some Instructional Videos

Intex Easy Set Pool Repair Patch Instructional Video

Intex Pool Troubeshooting Video Guide

Intex Filter Pump Troubleshooting Video Guide

Intex Accessories Troubleshooting Instructional Video

Pool safety is number one for your own children and those in the neighborhood. So invest in a pool alarm to be notified if anyone is in the pool when the should not be.

Above-Ground Pool Alarm

PoolGuard PGRM-AG - AboveGround Pool Alarm
PoolGuard PGRM-AG - AboveGround Pool Alarm
The alarm is completely portable and comes with an in-house remote receiver. The POOL ALARM features are listed below: The Poolguard Pool Alarm, once installed in the pool, cannot be de-activated; it is always in the alarm ready mode.

Now get ready to relax in your new pool

Now get ready to relax in your new pool
Now get ready to relax in your new pool

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      8 years ago

      We have an Intex metal frame pool and we absolutely love it. It is so easy to set up and take down each year. Our kids spend hours upon hours in it each summer, and they have become great swimmers. It really makes our summer more enjoyable. Kids love coming to our house in the summer too:) By the way, we use a saltwater system instead of chemical bleach. It is easy to use and gentler on skin.

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      9 years ago

      Slight change here but I really need help...sorry.

      Does anyone know if there is a floating pool fountain that will work with the Intex pool return?

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      10 years ago

      adding u to my blog roll for kids party, water crisis, blessings by squid angel ;)

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      10 years ago

      adding u to my blog roll for kids party, water crisis, blessings by squid angel ;)

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      11 years ago

      The easy set pool can be a very dangerous pool if you have small children. The sides can easily be pushed down allowing the child to get into the pool but not be able to get out. Please be very very careful when thinking of purchasing this product if you have small children.


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