Asked by: Mickael Thorpe
home and garden landscaping

How do you glue pond liner to concrete?

Last Updated: 10th July, 2021

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With a helper, place the liner in the center ofthe pool and slowly unroll each side so it loosely covers theconcrete. Slowly add water, folding the liner asneeded to maintain a smooth surface over the old concrete.When the pond is full, hide the extra pond liner withrocks or pavers.

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People also ask, can pond liner be joined?

Joining EPDM rubber pond liner may seemlike a difficult task, but with some planning and patience youcan join two pond liners together with a leak-freeseam quite easily. Position the second piece of EPDM rubberliner on top of the first and overlap the edge by5”.

Secondly, how do you join a pond liner? Lay the pond liners out on a flat surface, withthe two pieces overlapping by 4 to 6 inches where you'lljoin them. Mark along the edge of the top piece onto thebottom piece, using chalk. Draw a second line 3 inches from thefirst, 7 to 9 inches from the edge of the bottomliner.

Regarding this, how do you repair a pond liner?

Method:

  1. Cut the piece of pond liner down to the size required tocomfortably cover the hole or tear.
  2. Place the patch on the liner and draw around the patch.
  3. Clean the area to be repaired, removing all dirt, grime andalgae.
  4. Add a small amount of the QuickPrime Plus onto theQuickScrubber Pad.

How much is a pond liner?

Pond Liner Prices. Pond liners come in avariety of materials at different price points. The averagecost to install any type of material for a 12x12 pond isroughly $1,000, including the expenses of material and labor. Thelowest price would be around $250 while the highest canexceed $6,500 for fiberglass.

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