ABOVE GROUND RING QUICK SET® SWIMMINGPOOL OWNER’S MANUAL To order parts, accessories, or answers to frequently asked questions about your product please visit WWW.POLYGROUP.COM Customer Service: (888) 919-0070 DISTRIBUTED BY: POLYGROUP LIMITED (MCO) Avenida Xian Xing Hai, Centro Golden Dragon, 11 Andar M, Macau This Warranty will be declared invalid should the Purchaser modify or repair the product themselves or by unauthorized persons; use non-Polygroup parts or accessories with the product; use the product in contravention of the Manufacturers Instructions; use improper voltage; abuse the product in any way; or through accident or negligence. Normal wear-and-tear is not covered under this Warranty, nor are acts of God outside the control of Polygroup. IN NO EVENT SHALL POLYGROUP, THEIR AUTHORIZED AGENTS, RELATED ENTITIES, OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE TO THE BUYER OR ANY OTHER PARTY FOR DIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states or countries, or others jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. Should you encounter a problem with your Polygroup Product, please do not return the product to the place or purchase. All Warranty claims must be made directly to Polygroup. Prior to contacting Customer Service, please first review the Troubleshooting Guide in the Installation Manual, or review the FAQ at www.polygroup.com . If you are still unable to correct the problem, please contact Polygroup customer service at (888) 919-0070. Have the product type and your purchase receipt ready. Our Customer Service Representative will assist you in resolving the problem. You may be asked to return all or part of the product for inspection and/or repair. Do not return any product to Polygroup without a Return Authorization number. Read and Follow All Safety Information and Instructions. Keep for Future Reference. System Info Label Failure to follow these warnings and instructions can result in serious injury or death to user, especially children. DANGER PREVENT DROWNING WARNING: DO NOT overfill the pool and / or allow people to lay over or sit on pool wall - DOING SO CAN CAUSE PERMANENT INJURY! DRAIN pool to the proper level after a heavy rain. NOTE: DO NOT attempt to assemble this pool in adverse weatherconditions, windy conditions or when the temperature is below 60°F. NOTE: This is a storable pool, which should be disassembled and stored when temperatures are expected to fall below 32°F. SAFETY INFORMATION 2 CONSUMER AWARENESS BOOKLETS 3 1. SITE PREPARATION 4 2. POOL INSTALLATION 4 3. DISASSEMBLY AND STORAGE 5 POOL COVER SAFETY 6 LIMITED WARRANTY Polygroup Limited (Macao Commercial Offshore), (hereinafter “Polygroup”) warrants to the original purchaser only, the Quickset® Above Ground Pool (liner) against defects in material and workmanship for 90 days from the date of purchase. Original Purchaser must retain proof of such purchase in the form of an original store sales receipt and must produce such upon request by Polygroup or its designated agents. Warranty claims cannot be processed without a valid proof of purchase. This Limited Warranty applies only to the original purchaser of the product and is limited solely to the repair or replacement of the product, to be decided in Polygroup’s sole discretion. Consequential damages, including claims for loss of water, pool chemicals, damage, or labor are not covered under this Limited Warranty. 084-120376 - 2013 Watch children at all times. Observe all Safety Rules. NO DIVING! NO JUMPING! Shallow Water - You can be permanently injured. PELIGRO WARNING DO NOT SIT ON OR LAY OVER POOL WALL You can be permanently injured AVOID ENTRAPMENT Stay away from suction ﬁttings You may drown ADVERTENCIA 1. Children, especially children younger than five years, are at high risk of drowning. Drowning occurs SE SIENTE O silently and quickly and PROHIBIDO can occur in LANZARSE as little as 2 in. (5 cm)NO of water. EVITE PREVENGA EL RECARGUE SOBRE CLAVADOS! NO BRINQUES! 2. Keep children in your direct sight, stay close, and actively supervise them when theyENTRAMPES are in or near this AHOGAMIENTO LA PARED DE LA Agua A Poca ProfundidadAlejese de las aberturas Vigile los niños todo elyou tiempo. poola and when are filling and emptying this pool. ALBERCA Usted Puede quedar de succion - puede ahogarse Siga todas las reglas de seguridad 3. When searching for a missing child, check the pool first, even if thepermanentemente. child is thought to be in the house. Puede herirse permanentamente invalido 4. Very Important: Swimming pool barriers, which restrict access to the pool by small children, may be required by law. A barrier is necessary to provide protection against potential drowning and near NE PASofS’ASSEOIRE PRÉVENEZ drowning. Barriers are not a substitute for constant supervision children. Check stateÉVITEZ or local laws and INTERDIT DE PLONGER! OU S’ÉTENDRE SUR LA INTERDIT DE SAUTER! LA NOYADE LE PIÉGEAGE codes before setting up pool. Surveillez les enfants constament. PAROIS DE LA PISCINE Éloignez-vous des raccords Eau peu profonde risque 5. Observez The usetoutes of artificial pool lighting is atpermanentes the discretion of the pool Lighting, when installed, should les instructions de blessures Risque de owner. blessures permanentes aspirateurs - risque de noyade de sécurité. be in accordance with Article 680 of the National Electrical Code (NEC) or its latest approved edition and in consultation with a licensed electrical professional. 6. During nighttime pool use, artificial lighting shall be used to illuminate all safety signs, ladders, steps, deck surfaces and walks. 7. The floor of the pool shall be visible at all times from the outside perimeter of the pool. 8. Local building codes may require obtaining a building or electrical permit. Installer shall follow regulations on setback, barriers, devices and other conditions. DANGER 2 AVERTISSEMENT 9. Post a list of emergency telephone numbers such as the nearest available police, fire, ambulance and/or rescue unit. These numbers are to be kept near the telephone, which is closest to the pool. 10. Toys, chairs, tables or similar objects that a young child could climb shall be at least four feet (4’) [121.92 cm] from the pool. The pump filter system shall be positioned so as to prevent it being used as a means of access to the pool by young children. Do not leave toys inside pool when finished using, since toys and similar items might attract a child to the pool. 11. Basic lifesaving equipment, including one of the following should be on hand at all times: * A light, strong, rigid pole (shepherds crook) not less than twelve feet (12’) [365.76 cm] long. * A minimum one-fourth inch (1/4”) [6.35 mm] diameter rope as long as one and one half (1-1/2) times the maximum width of the pool or fifty feet (50’) [15.24 meters], whichever is less, which has been firmly attached to a Coast Guard-approved ring buoy having an outside diameter of approximately fifteen inches (15”) [38.1cm], or similarly approved flotation device. 12. Entrapment Avoidance: There shall be no protrusions or other obstruction in the swimming area, which maycause entrapment or entanglement of the user. If a suction outlet cover is missing or broken, do not use the pool. Suction can cause body part entrapment, hair and jewelry entanglement, evisceration, or drowning. Repair or replace the suction outlet cover before allowing the pool to be used. 13. The pool is subject to wear and deterioration. If not maintained properly, certain types of excessive or accelerated deterioration can lead to failure of the pool structure that might release large quanti ties of water that could cause bodily harm and property damage. 14. Above ground / onground residential swimming pools are for swimming and wading only. No diving boards, slides or other equipment are to be added to an above ground / onground pool that in any way indicates that an above ground / onground pool may be used or intended for diving or sliding purposes. 15. Never allow horseplay, diving or jumping into or around the pool. Serious injury, paralysis or death, could result when this rule is disregarded. DO NOT ALLOW anyone to swim alone without supervision. 16. Safety signs shall comply with requirements of ANSI-Z535 and to use signal wording. 17. The pool is to be assembled by an adult; care should be taken in the unpacking and assembly of the pool, this pool may contain accessible potentially hazardous sharp edges or sharp points that are a necessary part of the function of the pool. 18. Become certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). In the event of an emergency, immediate use of CPR can make a lifesaving difference. 19. Keep all electrical lines, radios, speakers and other electrical appliances away from the pool. 20. Do not place pool near or under overhead electrical lines. 21. Remove pool ladders before leaving the pool. Children as young as 2 years have climbed up ladders and into pools and drowned. NOTICE: CUSTOMERS THAT PURCHASE POOLS MAY BE REQUIRED BY LOCAL OR STATE LAW TO INCUR ADDITIONAL EXPENSES WHEN INSTALLING A POOL, IN ORDER TO COMPLY WITH STATE OR LOCAL LAWS REGARDING FENCING AND OTHER SAFETY REQUIREMENTS. CUSTOMERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL BUILDING CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICE FOR FURTHER DETAILS. CONSUMER AWARENESS BOOKLETS Contact: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission at www.CPSC.gov/cpscpub/pubs/pool/pdf, Pub. #362 “Safety Barrier Guidelines for Home Pools”. Contact: ASSOCIATION OF POOL & SPA PROFESSIONALS ( formerly NSPI) at - www.apsp.org/164/index.aspx These titles are now available: “The Sensible Way To Enjoy Your Aboveground / Inground Swimming Pool”, “Children Aren’t Waterproof”, “Pool and Spa Emergency Procedures For Infants’, Layers of Protection”, and the “ANSI / NSPI-8 Model Barrier Code for Residential Swimming Pools, Spas, and Hot Tubs”. Should you encounter any problems, contact the Customer Service at (888) 919-0070. Extended operating days and hours during peak season requirements. 3 DANGER: Competent supervision and knowledge of the safety requirements is the only way to prevent drowning or permanent injury in the use of this product! Never leave young children unattended. DANGER: POOL SET-UP Do not attempt to assemble this pool in adverse weather conditions, such as in high winds, strong gusts or when the temperature is below 60°F. RING POOL SETUP INSTRUCTION SHEET 1 SITE PREPARATION WARNING - VERY IMPORTANT! SITE MUST BE LEVEL, STABLE, COMPACTED SOIL. • The pool must be assembled on a smooth and level site of firm soil that is free of stones, gravel, sticks, black- top or other oil base compounds. Do not install pool on a wooden deck or any type of wooden surface. You can not use sand and/or uncompacted soil to provide a level surface for this pool; it will only wash out. • FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW WILL CAUSE POOL TO COLLAPSE AND WILL VOID THE WARRANTY! A. Select a level area, and completely remove all debris, twigs, stones, etc. DO NOT select an area under overhead electrical lines, trees or within 15 feet of a house, building, etc. The area should also be at least 10 feet away, and if you are installing a pump/filter system, no more than 21 feet away, from a 110 volt AC outlet, protected by a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter. B. Contact your local utilities, checking that no underground cables, telephone lines, gas lines, etc. run beneath the area you have selected. 2 POOL INSTALLATION WARNING: DO NOT overfill the pool and / or allow people to lay over or sit on pool wall doing so can cause permanent injury. DRAIN pool to the proper level after a heavy rain. TIP: It will be much easier to install your pool if you unfold it and let it lay in direct sunlight for about 2 hours prior to installation. This will help to insure a wrinkle-free fit because the pool material will be more pliable allowing it to stretch into shape during installation. A. Carefully unfold the Quick Set® pool and inspect seams for IF YOUR POOL INCLUDED A manufacturing defects. With the inflatable ring on the top side, FILTER/PUMP SYSTEM, REFER lay out the pool in the area selected, making sure the bottom TO FILTER SYSTEM OWNER’S of the pool is both flat and round. If your pool included or you MANUAL SECTION are going to purchase a filter/pump system, position the intake/ outlet fitting locations so they are 10 to 21 feet from the electrical IN THE SWIMMING POOL FILTER SYSTEM outlet you plan to use for the pool pump. OWNER’S MANUAL, ON PAGE 4, B. Inflate the top ring. Squeeze the base of the valve stem to open INSTALL POWER FILTER AND THE an internal check valve while inflating. POOL WALL FITTINGS AS C. If your pool included a filter/pump system, following the DESCRIBED instructions under “Power Filter Installation” in the “Swimming Pool Filter System” owner’s manual, install Pool Wall Fittings as described in Steps “A” - “C”. Plug both Pool Wall Fittings (16) from the inside of the pool using two Wall Fitting Plugs (20). Make sure the drain fitting is plugged securely and the cap is in place. Start filling the pool with water. 4 Should you encounter any problems, contact the Customer Service at (888) 919-0070. Extended operating days and hours during peak season requirements. POOL COVER SAFETY NOTE: AFTER ABOUT 1- INCH OF WATER IS ON THE BOTTOM, STOP FILLING AND SMOOTH WRINKLES OUT OF THE BOTTOM OF THE POOL WORKING THEM FROM THE CENTER OUTWARD. BE SURE FLOOR OF POOL IS ROUND AND FLAT. Next pull the outer wall out from under the top ring, all around the bottom of the pool, so that it fills evenly. NOTE: IF MORE THAN 1-2 INCHES OF WATER COLLECTS ON ANY ONE SIDE BEFORE THE POOL STARTS FILLING IN THE CENTER, THE POOL IS NOT LEVEL ENOUGH, AND MUST BE CORRECTED, SEE “SITE PREPARATION”, ABOVE. D. NOTE: THE WEIGHT OF THE WATER WILL PREVENT ADJUSTMENT AFTER THIS POINT. E. Now, as you continue filling, the inflated ring will rise as the water deepens. Max. Water Level is the bottom seam of the inflatable ring; this information is printed on the ring. Once this is done, refer back to the “Swimming Pool Filter System” owner’s manual, and continue from Step “D” on through the rest of the installation if you have a filter/pump system. IF YOU ARE GOING TO USE A POOL COVER, SOLAR COVER OR SOLAR BLANKET, PLEASE READ THIS INFORMATION. POOL COVER WARNING SOLAR COVER WARNING ! 3 DISASSEMBLY AND STORAGE WARNING AVOID DROWNING RISK GENERAL INFORMATION: Pool must be stored if temperatures are expected to fall below 32°F. A. All parts should be cleaned with a mild soap and lukewarm water only - DO NOT use detergent or hot water. B. Make sure all parts are dry before storing to help prevent mildew from forming. C. Store all parts in a dry heated area where temperatures do not go below 32° F or above 125° F. D. Failure to follow the proper storage instructions could cause damage to pool parts and void warranty. E. YOU MUST FOLLOW THE ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS TO REASSEMBLE YOUR POOL NEXT SEASON. Pool site must be cleared and leveled again before setting up your pool. QUICK-SET® POOL: A. To drain the pool, locate the drain plug on the outside of the pool wall and remove the drain cap. A standard garden hose will thread onto the drain fitting. Extend the hose to the area where the water is to be drained. When you have placed the garden hose where desired, the drain plug on the inside of the pool can be opened. B. Once you have drained as much water as possible out of the pool, using the hose connected to the drain fitting, open the air valve and deflate the top ring. Then, carefully push the sides of the pool wall down to allow remaining water to run out. C. Remove any remaining water as you wash and completely dry pool using a soft cotton cloth. Push the drain plug into the fitting and replace the cap. D. Frame Pools: If your pool has metal frame work, disassemble those pieces by depressing the plastic buttons sliding those pieces apart or by removing the plastic pins holding them together again sliding those pieces apart, clean them and wipe them dry. If in doubt of proper disassembly refer to the pools set-up sheet and reverse those steps. Place them all together in a safe storage place for reassembly next season. Order replacement parts for any damaged, broken, or worn parts. E. Solar blankets, leaf covers, ladders, etc., should be cleaned and dried before storing. STAY OFF COVER - WILL NOT SUPPORT WEIGHT. KEEP CHILDREN AWAY. CHILDREN OR OBJECTS CAN NOT BE SEEN UNDER COVER. REMOVE STANDING WATER - CHILD CAN DROWN ON TOP OF COVER. REMOVE COVER COMPLETELY BEFORE ENTRY OF BATHERS - ENTRAPMENT POSSIBLE. NON-SECURED OR IMPROPERLY SECURED COVERS ARE A HAZARD. FAILURE TO FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS MAY RESULT IN INJURY OR DROWNING. THIS IS NOT A SAFETY COVER. TYPE OC COVER CLASSIFICATION. INSTALL COVER WITH LABELS FACING UP. USE DRAWSTRING TO SECURE COVER TO POOL. THIS COVER MEETS REQUIREMENTS DESCRIBED IN SPECIFICATION F-1346 (ASTM). SOLAR BLANKET WARNING ! WARNING AVOID DROWNING RISK STAY OFF COVER - WILL NOT SUPPORT WEIGHT. KEEP CHILDREN AWAY. CHILDREN OR OBJECTS CAN NOT BE SEEN UNDER COVER. REMOVE STANDING WATER - CHILD CAN DROWN ON TOP OF COVER. REMOVE COVER COMPLETELY BEFORE ENTRY OF BATHERS - ENTRAPMENT POSSIBLE. NON-SECURED OR IMPROPERLY SECURED COVERS ARE A HAZARD. FAILURE TO FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS MAY RESULT IN INJURY OR DROWNING. THIS IS NOT A SAFETY COVER. TYPE OC COVER CLASSIFICATION. INSTALL COVER WITH LABELS FACING UP. LAY COVER ON TOP SURFACE OF WATER. THIS COVER MEETS REQUIREMENTS DESCRIBED IN SPECIFICATION F-1346 (ASTM). VERY IMPORTANT DO NOT USE A POOL COVER, SOLAR COVER OR SOLAR BLANKET ON THIS POOL IF IT DOES NOT HAVE THIS TYPE OF WARNING LABEL ON THE COVER. DANGER Competent supervision and knowledge of the safety requirements is the only way to prevent drowning or permanent injury in the use of this product! Never leave young children unattended. Should you encounter any problems, contact the Customer Service at (888) 919-0070. Extended operating days and hours during peak season requirements. 5 6 Should you encounter any problems, contact the Customer Service at (888) 919-0070. Extended operating days and hours during peak season requirements.