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Rink Building 101 - Fill in stages, or one-shot deal?

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Rink Building 101 - Fill in stages, or one-shot deal?

We frequently get asked about the best strategy for the initial rink build - add water in stages, or fill to the level you need all at once?  There are a few things to consider. Is the ground frozen?  We always advise to wait until the ground is frozen to begin your rink.  If the ground is not frozen yet, a layer of water can act as an insulator and actually result in a delay of the freezing of the ground and  the freezing of the rink.   What is the current temperature and the forecast?  You want a continuous stretch...

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