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I am going to install a deck 1/4 around the pool and had some basic questions
1) should I put the 4x4 post in a concrete hole or on top of the concrete held into place with dirt
2) if I where to did the holes in the summer (when the pool is up) would the holes fall in on themselves
Thanks for the help
Nick


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I am going to install a deck 1/4 around the pool and had some basic questions
1) should I put the 4x4 post in a concrete hole or on top of the concrete held into place with dirt
2) if I where to did the holes in the summer (when the pool is up) would the holes fall in on themselves
Thanks for the help
Nick


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1) Both
2) Yes. I'd use auger cast piles. Or those deck blocks they sell at Home Depot.
 

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I am going to install a deck 1/4 around the pool and had some basic questions
1) should I put the 4x4 post in a concrete hole or on top of the concrete held into place with dirt
2) if I where to did the holes in the summer (when the pool is up) would the holes fall in on themselves
Thanks for the help
Nick


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Huh? So how many deck have you built? What is you're company info?
 

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Huh? So how many deck have you built? What is you're company info?
This will be my first deck it will also be at my house
Currently I am junior year at a trade high school where we mainly focus on framing walls and roofing


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This will be my first deck it will also be at my house
Currently I am junior year at a trade high school where we mainly focus on framing walls and roofing


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I like to see young people getting into the trade cause kids nowdays want to play video games for a carrer and it sounds like you will do fine by asking questions, that means you want to do things right, keep asking nobody was born knowing how to do everything
 

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I am going to install a deck 1/4 around the pool and had some basic questions
1) should I put the 4x4 post in a concrete hole or on top of the concrete held into place with dirt
2) if I where to did the holes in the summer (when the pool is up) would the holes fall in on themselves
Thanks for the help
Nick


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You need to be careful digging next to a pool full of water. We have to have engineering next to pools
 
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