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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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How to Unload and Set a Fiberglass Pool [Cool Video!]

One of the most exciting and fascinating parts of every fiberglass pool installation is the moment the pool shows up on the truck and is carried to the backyard.  Crowds assemble, the cameras start flashing, and the kids all run to grab their bathing suits.  

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Why is Pouring Concrete Coping Around a Fiberglass Pool so Difficult?

 

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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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Cost and Pricing  |  DIY Fiberglass Pools  |  Fiberglass Pool Information  |  Fiberglass vs Concrete vs Vinyl Liner  |  Patio and Coping

Above Ground Fiberglass Pools: Can and Should They Be Built?

With the recent explosion of fiberglass pools in the swimming pool market throughout the world, I've been emailed a few times recently, and also asked by many of our local customers, whether or not such structures can be built above ground.

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Installing a Fiberglass Pool Properly: Sand vs. Gravel, Which is Better?

A famous bible verse applies to this important subject:  "Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on the rock: and the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it did not fall, for it was founded on the rock. "But everyone who hears these sayings of Mine, and does not do them, will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand: and the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it fell. And great was its fall."

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Cost and Pricing  |  DIY Fiberglass Pools

Do It Yourself Fiberglass Pools: The Ultimate DIY Project!

Since 2001 we at River Pools have installed over 1,000 fiberglass swimming pools. We get many questions every day about DIY fiberglass pool installations.  We want to address many of these questions and also provide a resource that can help you install your own fiberglass pool.   

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