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This Comprehensive Video Guide Teaches Every Detail of a World Class Fiberglass Installation. Perfect for DIY'ers and Those Wanting to Better Understand the Installation Processs.
We have written a blog on this subject a few years ago, and after visiting the Pool and Spa show in Atlantic City I felt that the topic needed to be revisited. I had heard that some fiberglass pool manufacturers who also have vested interest in vinyl liner pools manufacturing are requesting that their fiberglass pool dealers install vinyl liner pools also. I have no problem with that as long as the sales person keeps the customers best interest in mind when working with them. I have installed vinyl liner pools myself and under the right conditions I would do it now.
As a pool guy, I get asked all the time, "What are the most popular options for in-ground pools and why?" I would say the three most popular options are salt water chlorinators, underwater pool lights, and security covers. Here are the pros and cons of each.
You may be wondering of all the pools that we installed in 2013 what were the most popular pool designs and options.
If you are considering a new pool or even replacing your existing pool pump, you're probably wondering which type pool pump will best meet your needs. Great question!
The sales person you work with should take the time to listen to what your pool will be used for and ask you questions regarding the same. There are a lot of important fact finding questions that you should be aware of, like will the pool be used for diving, or for volleyball, or for basketball, or doing laps? How many people will use the pool on a regular basis, do you entertain a lot? If the right questions are asked and the sales person does their job then you should have the pool of your dreams and be very happy with the pool buying experience. Below are the factors that will come into play on determining how much you will pay for your fiberglass pool.
What the concrete/gunite companies knew was that most fiberglass companies did not have diving pools, so they could use that to help beat out the fiberglass sales guy. But it did not take long before fiberglass manufacturers started building fiberglass swimming pools that were 8’ deep and could take a diving board.
Very seldom will you find an article in our blog that is about River Pools and Spas; the reason is because we are more interested in educating you about swimming pools in general. But last year and the year before we ran into a couple of problems and hopefully this article will help alleviate that this year. Due to our growth as a fiberglass pool company we are starting to fill the months of January, February, and March much quicker and therefore those who are hoping to have their pool installed by Memorial Day will call us in March or April and want to get on our schedule. The problem was that the last couple of years we were booked into the end of June and early July at that point. This meant that they would not be swimming until the middle of July or early August.
The purchase of a swimming pool is a huge investment. Buying a pool is not like buying a car; it is more like adding on an addition to your home. Most people purchase their first car before they are 18 years old and they do so with the help of a family member. During your lifetime you will purchase many cars where on the other hand you will probably only purchase one pool. Also when purchasing a car you can get quite a bit of advice from quite a few people, because almost everyone you know has owned more than one car. The same is not true with a pool. Even when talking with someone who has had or has a pool does not guarantee good advice, because that person has probably only owned one pool, which means that their knowledge is limited to just that.
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