When deciding which type of pool is right for you a fiberglass is certainly one to consider. Fiberglass pools offer many advantages over other types of pools. The installation process is much faster because they are factory made and delivered to your home and inserted in the ground already assembled. The smooth and non-porous surface of a fiberglass pool is easy on your skin, prevents staining, and makes it harder for algae to grow. Meaning it will require less maintenance and save money with less chemical treatments.
Fiberglass pools are available in many shapes and sizes and with a large assortment of option. Tile boarders, floor mosaics, LED lighting, waterfalls, heaters, automatic cover, and built in benches ,steps, and coves allow you to customize your pool to fit your needs. Contact us today to discuss which options are best for you!
Fiberglass Pools: Pros and Cons
- Low maintenance: The gel coat surface of the fiberglass pool shell is nonporous. This inhibits the growth of algae and reduces the amount of sanitizing chemicals required to maintain the pool.
- Little or No lifetime cost: 99% of the time there is never any money invested in the shell of fiberglass pools. No vinyl liner to replace and no resurfacing.
- Non-abrasive surface: The gel coat surface of fiberglass pools is smooth to the touch.
- Built-in Seats and Steps: Most fiberglass pool designs have seating and all have steps incorporated into the shell of the pool.
- Manufactured in controlled environment: Fiberglass pools are built in the controlled climate of a factory.
- Quick installation: Because the shells of fiberglass pools are built off site, the installation occurs more rapidly….3-5 weeks on average.
- Limited shapes and designs: Because fiberglass pools are built from a mold, the consumer is limited to the shapes and sizes offered by the various fiberglass pool manufacturers.
- No wider than 16′: Fiberglass Pools are shipped via the road. Shipping restrictions limit the width of the fiberglass pool shell to 16′.