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River Pools & Spas Blog

The most educational swimming pool blog in the country, providing fiberglass pool articles and videos, as well as information on inground concrete and liner pools.

Marc Sheridan

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Patio and Coping  |  Retaining Walls, Fence, and Landscaping

Inexpensive Retaining Walls for Swimming Pools(Video)

If someone is considering the purchase of a swimming pool and their yard is not flat, then there is a good chance they made need a retaining wall. Retaining walls come in many different forms and materials, such as: railroad ties, centerblock, brick, landscape blocks, and poured concrete. The following video, made by Jim Spiess of www.PoolSchool.us and www.riverpoolsandspas.com, shows a retaining made of concrete, also known as a turn-down slab. This is a very cost effective way of building a swimming pool retaining wall.

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Fiberglass Pool Information  |  Installation & Construction

Can Fiberglass Swimming Pools Accomodate Large Groups of People(video)?

  One of the biggest knocks on fiberglass swimming pools from builders of concrete and vinyl liner pools is that a fiberglass pool will not be large enough to accommodate one's needs. Having gone on over 1000 in-home appointments with inground pool shoppers, I can understand this concern. No one wants to spend 30-80k on a pool and then feel like they made a mistake when all is said and done.

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Comparing Fiberglass, Concrete, and Vinyl Liner Pools in the Modern Age Ebook.

Comparing Fiberglass, Concrete, and Vinyl Liner Pools in the Modern Age

Don't blindly wonder if a fiberglass, concrete, or vinyl liner pool is right for you. Our educational ebook does a deep-dive comparison of the 3 types, all while noting the advantages and disadvantages of each.

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Options and Accessories

Inground Hot Tubs vs Above Ground Hot Tubs: Which is Better?

  Inground Hot Tubs vs Above Ground Hot Tubs: Which is better?

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Cost and Pricing  |  Fiberglass Pool Information  |  Fiberglass vs Concrete vs Vinyl Liner

Cheap Concrete Pools, the Economy, and Swimming Pool Buying Mistakes

 By Marcus Sheridan www.PoolSchool.us

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Pool Maintenance

How to Clean a Swimming Pool Catridge Filter: Video

By Marcus Sheridan: www.PoolSchool.us, www.riverpoolsandspas.com

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Options and Accessories

Salt Chlorine Generators and Swimming Pools Video

By Marcus Sheridan, http://www.poolschool.us/, http://www.riverpoolsandspas.com/

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Cost and Pricing  |  Fiberglass Pool Information

Fiberglass Swimming Pool Prices and Pricing Guide

  What is the price of a fiberglass swimming pool?

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Fiberglass Pool Information

Fiberglass Swimming Pools Taking Over the Swimming Pool Industry

  Fiberglass Swimming Pools: The New King of the Swimming Pool Industry

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Installation & Construction  |  Patio and Coping

Fiberglass Pool Coping: Cantilevered Concrete Video

By Jason Hughes: www.PoolSchool.us

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Pool Maintenance

How Does a Swimming Pool Filter System Work? (Video)

By Jason Hughes: www.PoolSchool.us, www.RiverPoolsandSpas.com

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