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A soft-walled frame pool is an affordable and easy-to-assemble option for summer fun. Many frame pools are smaller and best suited for children, but some are large enough for teenagers and adults as well. Circular pools are typical of soft-walled frame pools, but some larger designs may be oval- or rectangle-shaped for a larger swimming area. PVC is a common material for sidewalls, known for its flexibility and durability, particularly if it is laminated to prevent tears. Steel frames are popular and tend to be sturdy and long-lasting. One of the most important parts of a frame pool is the liner, which is typically made of vinyl or polyester. Take note of how straightforward assembly is and whether one person can do it alone.

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