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HOW DEEP ARE FIBERGLASS POOLS?

Posted by Jim Spiess

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Tags: barrier reef fiberglass pool, blue hawaiian pools, DIY Fiberglass Pools, fiberglass pool depths, fiberglass pools sizes

Trilogy Casini vs Greco Rectangular Fiberglass Pool Comparison

Posted by Jason Hughes

The fact that you’ve found this article means you are probably well into the process of finding the right pool for your family. 

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Tags: trilogy pools, fiberglass pool videos, Jason Hughes, fiberglass pools, fiberglass pools va

What is the Best Rectangular Fiberglass Pool Design?

Posted by Jason Hughes

If you are in the market for a rectangular fiberglass pool, you’re probably wondering which design will best meet the needs of your family. 

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Tags: fiberglass pool ratings, Fiberglass Pool Design Tips, fiberglass pools, fiberglass pools richmond virginia

Don't Believe Concrete Pools Are a Maintenance Nightmare? Watch This Video!

Posted by Jason Hughes

Of the hundreds of questions we are asked on a daily basis, the most common is probably this:

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Tags: How to Choose Your Swimming Pool, Why Choose Fiberglass over Concrete, Concrete Pools, Jason Hughes

Are You Looking For A One-Night Stand With Your Pool Builder?

Posted by Jason Hughes

A man and a woman who met on line are having their first phone conversation.  Here's how it goes: 

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Tags: How To Choose Your Pool Contractor, Jason Hughes, fiberglass pool installers, fiberglass pools va, fiberglass pools md

The Cost of Going with a Vinyl Liner Pool vs Fiberglass Pools

Posted by Jim Spiess

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 customer's 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.

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Tags: Why Choose a Fiberglass Pool, Why Choose Fiberglass over Concrete, Fiberglass Pool Benefits, Fiberglass Pool Cost, Fiberglass Pool Price, Fiberglass Pools vs Vinyl Liner Pools, Fiberglass Pool Problems, trilogy pools, Fiberglass Pool Installation, vinyl liner pools, Barrier Reef Pools, Leisure Pools, barrier reef fiberglass pool, river pools, fiberglass pool installers, fiberglass pools va, fiberglass pools md, fiberglass pools richmond virginia, barrier reef fiberglass pools

What Are The 3 Most Popular In-ground Pool Options Of 2014?

Posted by Dan Dunn

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.

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Tags: Inground Pool Lights, salt chlorine generators, fiberglass pool covers, winter pool covers

Fiberglass Pools Installation Trends Of 2014

Posted by Jim Spiess

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Tags: Fiberglass Pool Cost, Leisure Pools, fiberglass pools, barrier reef fiberglass pool, leisur fiberglass pools, swimming pool decks

Variable Speed Pool Pumps vs One and Two Speed, Which is Best?

Posted by Jason Hughes

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! 

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4 ThingsThat Will Dictate The Price Of Your Fiberglass Pool In 2014

Posted by Jim Spiess

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Tags: Fiberglass Pool Cost, Fiberglass Pool Problems, fiberglass pools, fiberglass pool installers, fiberglass pools va, fiberglass pools md, barrier reef fiberglass pools, viking fiberglass pool, leisure fiberglass pools

The Cost of Owning A Swimming Pool with A Diving Board In 2014

Posted by Jim Spiess

When we started River Pools and Spas 14 years ago we were like any other pool company and if you asked for it we sold it to you. But we have learned that the customer can be their own worst enemy. What I mean by that is buying a pool is usually a new experience for the home owner and with the right guidance they can end up with a pool that will best suit their family.
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Tags: viking pools, Barrier Reef Pools, Leisure Pools, fiberglass pools, blue hawaiian pools, diving boards

Purchasing Your Fiberglass Pool In 2014 (Short But Important Read)

Posted by Jim Spiess

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Tags: viking pools, Barrier Reef Pools, Leisure Pools, fiberglass pools, blue hawaiian pools, swimming pools, river pools

Choosing The Right Fiberglass Pool For You and Your Family

Posted by Jim Spiess

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Tags: viking pools, trilogy pools, Barrier Reef Pools, Leisure Pools, fiberglass pools, swimming pools, fiberglass pools richmond virginia, swimming pools richmond virginia

Retaining Walls For Swimming Pools

Posted by Jim Spiess

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Tags: retaining walls, fiberglass pools walls, retaining walls for swimming pools

Automactic Pool Covers Pro's and Con's

Posted by Jim Spiess

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Tags: fiberglass pools, swimming pools, automatic pool covers, pool covers, solar covers

Inground Pool Warranties: Critical Questions to Ask Your Builder

Posted by Jason Hughes

Okay, let's cut to the chase.  Although as a pool guy this seems crazy to me, the following is an accurate portrayal of the entire conversation most folks considering an inground pool have with a potential builder about a very important topic...their warranty:

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Tags: How To Choose Your Pool Contractor, fiberglass pool construction tips, Jason Hughes

How to Find the Perfect Property for a Future Pool: 5 Valuable Tips!

Posted by Jason Hughes

At River Pools we receive calls on a daily basis from folks who are in the process of looking for a new home or property where they can install a future pool.  They all want to know the same thing: “What should I look for in a property where I can install the pool of my dreams?”  That’s a great question, and we just happen to have some great ponters so let’s dive right in!

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Tags: How To Choose Your Pool Contractor, Pool Contractots Maryland, Swimming Pool Construction, fiberglass pool construction tips, Jason Hughes

Is Any Backyard Too Challenging for a Fiberglass Pool? Epic Video!

Posted by Jason Hughes

When I first walked into the backyard of Chuck and Kristian Todd in Arlington, Virginia my first thought was, 'If this is going to happen, it'll have to be interesting.'  In the end, it turned out to be quite interesting indeed, as you'll see in the following before and after video. 

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Tags: Water Features, fiberglass pool videos, Jason Hughes, Fiberglass Pool Design Tips, fibreglass pools

Visual Proof that Fiberglass Pools are Stronger than Concrete

Posted by Marcus Sheridan

Although this photo might confuse you at first, it's showing a fiberglass display pool at our headquarters here in Warsaw Va. after some serious wind gusts that have been plaguing the state over the last couple of days. What normally is a pool shell on its side with the trailer as its base, mother nature decided to blow it over with some serious force behind it, causing the shell to slam to the  ground.

Even better though, the shell was unharmed. It's flexibility and tensile strength, as always, saved the day.

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Tags: Concrete Pools, fiberglass swimming pools, Fiberglass Pool Benefits, Fiberglass pool myths

A Review of Barrier Reef Fiberglass Pools (Pricing, Warranty, and Models)

Posted by Marcus Sheridan

Over the years, we at River Pools and Spas have carried a variety of fiberglass pool lines, mainly due to the fact that we’re always looking to stay on the cutting edge of the fiberglass pool industry for our customers and ensure we’re offering them the best products available on the market today.

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Tags: Barrier Reef Pools

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