The fact that you’ve found this article means you are probably well into the process of finding the right pool for your family.
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.
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.
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.
In the market for an inground pool? If so, you're certainly looking for the options and accessories that best meet your needs.
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:
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:
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.
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!
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.
As just about any pool shopper knows, there is a significant debate raging on in the swimming pool industry: