NUT GRASS AND ANT POISON
Unfortunately Nut Grass (or nut sledge) is a bit of a problem with some above ground pools in our sandy yards around Wilmington. Nut Grass is a grass that can grow underneath the pool and it has a sharp point and a hard spine and can grow right through your liner. This can become quite the nightmare for a new pool owner. However, it is very uncommon. We only see it every so often with above ground pools. It can be a very tricky situation without the proper poison. Seeing as though it is fairly uncommon and a bit pricey for treatment, we give you the option to choose whether you would like us to treat the pool site before installation or not, although we all sleep a bit better at night knowing the site is treated and we can’t guarantee against it without treatment. The treatment is very heavy duty and will prevent nut grass intrusion for the life of the pool.
Ants can be another headache to above ground pools. They can get under the pool where the pool wall meets the floor and poke holes in your new liner with their mandibles. They are easy to get rid of and if you would like us to treat for them during install, we would be happy to.