3 Perks of Prefabricated Pond Liners
As a contractor, you know how much work is involved with installing a large-scale pond liner or geomembrane. Design and excavation take considerable planning and energy. Using roll stock liners may save you money, but it might not save you as much time as you anticipate, even if it is ready to ship to the job site when you place your order. Consider these top three benefits of prefabricated pond liners before you purchase.
Prefabricated Liners Reduce Installation Time and Labor Costs
When time is of the essence, you may feel tempted to order a roll stock pond liner, but don’t let the idea of convenience fool you. Since roll stock liners aren’t designed to fit your unique project, you will likely need to seam your liner at the job site. A prefabricated liner can help you avoid common labor challenges associated with field seaming, such as scheduling conflicts with your installation team and unpredictable weather patterns that compromise the integrity of the seam.
Fewer Seams and Patches Means Greater Strength
A geomembrane liner is only as strong as its seams. It could spell disaster for your large-scale containment system if your seams are not joined properly. Field seaming poses a variety of challenges due to unpredictable variables on a job site such as:
- Installation team changes
- Temperature swings
- Unfavorable weather and wind conditions
Prefabricated liners, however, are joined in a controlled indoor environment under conditions that give factory seams a much higher peel adhesion. Factory seams also undergo testing and inspection to ensure a high-quality end result.
Some projects may require a liner that is too large for a prefabricated seam. As a result, the liner will need to be field seamed to avoid damage during shipping. In any case, you still reduce the number of field seams required – and increase its strength – when you prefabricate your pond liner.
Prefabricated Pond Liners Increase Design Flexibility
Prefabricated pond liners allow you to flex your creative muscle and give you maximum control of your project. Americover can source prefabricated pond liners up to 250 feet long depending on the material thickness. Our fabricated liners are not confined by size or shape restrictions, so you are only bounded by your own imagination and the project area. Keep in mind that custom size rolls are limited by what can be shipped on a truck.
We can also create three-dimensional liners. These liners are heat welded with the floor and vertical walls attached in one piece to suit all your needs!
Work Smarter, Not Harder: Choose a Top-Quality, Prefabricated Pond Liner or Geotextile
Installing a pond liner is hard work, so why not take off some of the pressure? Use a pond liner that has been factory seamed to your specifications in a controlled environment with quality assurance measures in place.
For more than 25 years, Americover has been a source for prefabricated pond liners and geotextiles. By leveraging our network of US-based manufacturers, we can have your material built to suit and delivered to your job site within a week. Please note that lead times may vary during peak season. We offer prefabricated pond liners in a variety of different materials including:
- HDPE (high-density polyethylene)
- PVC (polyvinyl chloride)
- EPDM (Ethylene propylene diene terpolymer)
- RPE (Reinforced Polyethylene)
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