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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.

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Trilogy Casini vs Greco Rectangular Fiberglass Pool Comparison

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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Fiberglass Pool Information  |  Options and Accessories  |  Pool Design Guides  |  Pool Videos

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

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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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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How NOT to Install Fiberglass Pool Coping...Jobsite Video!

Are you considering a coping upgrade on your new fiberglass pool?  If so, take a minute to check out this video outlining how NOT to install fiberglass pool coping.

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Options and Accessories  |  Patio and Coping  |  Pool Design Guides  |  Pool Videos  |  Retaining Walls, Fence, and Landscaping

10 Hottest Inground Pool Options and Accessories of 2012...Video!

In the market for an inground pool?  If so, you're certainly looking for the options and accessories that best meet your needs. 

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Fiberglass Pool Information  |  Finding A Pool Contractor  |  Installation & Construction  |  Pool Videos

How To Avoid 4 Common Fiberglass Pool Installation Problems: Powerful Video!

Let's be honest: Although fiberglass pools are taking the inground pool market by storm in North America, there are still some potential installation problems that continue to pop-up in the industry:

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Fiberglass Pool Information  |  Pool Videos

Just How Much Fun are Inground Swimming Pools...Really??? (Amazing Video)

We talk about swimming pools all the time here at River Pools and Spas, but the bottom line question consumers need to answer during this process is:

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Fiberglass Pool Information  |  Fiberglass vs Concrete vs Vinyl Liner  |  Finding A Pool Contractor  |  Installation & Construction  |  Pool Videos

5 Fiberglass Pool Trade Secrets From River Pools and Spas

At River Pools and Spas we have the opportunity to speak with literally hundreds of pool builders around the world.  Sometimes they teach us, sometimes we mentor them.  But any way you cut it, it’s given us tremendous exposure to the world of fiberglass pools, and great insight into the little things that tend to make a big difference in fiberglass pool construction.

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Fiberglass Pool Information  |  Installation & Construction  |  Pool Videos

Can A Fiberglass Pool Be Completely Installed in One Day Video?

We figured we'd have some fun and attempt something we've never done, or even seen done before in the pool industry (although I'm sure it has)...and that's to do an entire fiberglass pool installation including concrete patio all in a single day!

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Options and Accessories  |  Pool Videos

Custom Security Cover Installation Video: Fiberglass Pool with Elevated Patio

Check out this quick video of a custom security cover installation on an inground fiberglass pool with an 18" poolside wall and elevated paver patio.  As you will see, the cover anchors into the elevated patio then stretches taut across the pool. 

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Fiberglass Pool Information  |  Fiberglass vs Concrete vs Vinyl Liner  |  Installation & Construction  |  Options and Accessories  |  Pool Design Guides  |  Pool Videos

Unbiased Pool Owner Speaks Out Regarding Concrete vs Fiberglass Debate

As just about any pool shopper knows, there is a significant debate raging on in the swimming pool industry:

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