Rarely do we ever toot our own horn here on this blog, but recently Pool and Spa News—the swimming pool industry's premier publication—ranked River Pools as a top 50 builder in the United States.
As someone who closely watches swimming pool research buying and traffic pattern from an internet marketing perspective, this last week has blown me away in terms of the amount of people online right now researching swimming pools, much of which can be attributed to this incredible heat wave we've been feeling throughout the U.S. and certainly on the east coast. In fact , to get a true feel of just how much heat affects the way people research swimming pools, take a look at the following screen shot, which shows the amount of traffic we've been getting these last 2 weeks here at the River Pools website.
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.
Well, it appears every 6 months I'm going to be writing an article about how Viking Pools has decided to purchase another fiberglass pool manufacturer, with Royal Fiberglass Pools being the next small company to hand over its keys to the industry giant.
After having been heavily involved in the swimming pool industry for the past 10+ years, it has been interesting for me to watch the changes that have occurred in the industry, as well as the trends that seem to be taking shape daily, especially when it comes to preformed fiberglass swimming pools.
When it comes down to it, every type of inground swimming pool has its share of problems. Vinyl liner pools are very temporary, fiberglass pools have size/depth restrictions, and concrete pools have their drawbacks as well. In this article, though, I’m going to point out some problems with concrete pools you may not have considered before. These are things you should clearly know before moving forward with your inground pool purchase.
With the summer upon approaching rapidly, many folks out there are debating whether or not they should go with an underground pool (aka “in-ground”) or one that sits on top the ground. So for the sake of all you out there that are having this debate, here are some points to consider: Cost Size Maintenance Longevity
With real-estate being a premium even in difficult economies, many backyards today simply don't have a whole lot of space. This being said, just because you have a small backyard doesn't mean you shouldn't consider installing an inground swimming pool. In fact, a small yard can really flourish with the addition of a small pool design and all it has to offer. This article will discuss some of the common questions associated with installing an inground swimming pool in a small backyard.
Last week, I opened my swimming pool up for the season and was surprised to find the results-- it was green...REALLY GREEN.
When someone is considering the purchase of an inground swimming pool, there are many factors that will dictate whether they choose fiberglass, concrete, or vinyl liner. And although each type of pool has its own pros and cons, this article will discuss 5 main benefits to owning an inground fiberglass swimming pool.
With the readership of this blog consisting of folks all over North America, Australia, and other parts of the world, each and every year we get emails from folks from what seems like every corner of the globe expressing dissatisfaction with their pool installation and contractor. Whether it's a concrete pool, a fiberglass pool, or even an above ground pool—homeowners only have one chance to pick the right pool contractor to entrust their backyard. But sadly, we often times still choose poorly.