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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.

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How the Supply Chain is Affecting the Swimming Pool Industry (and What it Means for Your Pool Project)

The supply chain affects every business and consumer on the planet… and over the past year or so, we’ve all seen what happens when it breaks down.

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Fiberglass Pool Information  |  Fiberglass Pool Manufacturers

A Review of Fiberglass Pool and Spa Combos: Sizes, Designs, Pros, Cons

A fiberglass pool and spa combo is a fiberglass pool that comes with the hot tub or spa already built into the pool shell. 

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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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Fiberglass Pool Information  |  Fiberglass Pool Manufacturers  |  Pool Design Guides

Fiberglass Diving Pools: Reviews, Prices, Designs

Myth: Fiberglass pools are too small to be diving pools. Reality: As fiberglass pool manufacturers, we proudly partake in debunking this myth with the existence of our T Series pool.

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A Massive Review of Latham Fiberglass Pools: Prices, Costs, Colors, and Shapes

If you've been shopping around for inground fiberglass pools, we're guessing that the name Latham has come up at least once.    If you're new to Latham, they're a well-known brand within the industry and they have acquired a few other popular fiberglass brands, including Viking, Trilogy, and Blue Hawaiian. They also sell vinyl liner pools and other accessories. 

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River Pools and Spas Ranks 14th in the Nation

  Well, we did it again!    Pool and Spa News (PSN) has named us a top 50 pool builder for the third time in River Pools history. 

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Cost and Pricing  |  Fiberglass Pool Manufacturers

How Much Does a Latham Fiberglass Pool Cost?

  As you've likely already realized, here at River Fiberglass Pools, our obsession is your education.   Simply put, we want you to be as informed as possible, which means we listen intently to our customer's questions and then do everything we can to answer them on this website.

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Fiberglass Pool Information  |  Fiberglass Pool Manufacturers

Latham Fiberglass Pools vs. River Fiberglass Pools: Which Is Best?

If you are shopping around for a fiberglass pool shell, you'll find no shortage of options.  Alaglas, Thursday, San Juan, Latham, Sun Pools, and Leisure are just some of the well-known names in the fiberglass pool industry, and each of those offers a wide selection of pool shapes and sizes. As fiberglass pool manufacturers with a reputation for top-quality pool shells, one of the most common questions that we are asked is, "How does River Pools compare to other fiberglass pool manufacturers?" 

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Do Fiberglass Pools Look Cheap?

Once upon a time, fiberglass technology was in its infancy. Fiberglass pools often looked plain or cheap, simply because technology hadn't advanced very far yet. However, with time, science, and a passion for splashin', modern fiberglass pool manufacturers have blown those outdated appearances out of the water. Today’s fiberglass pools are elegant and stylish, fitting beautifully into any backyard landscape.

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Fiberglass Pool Information  |  Fiberglass Pool Manufacturers  |  Pool Design Guides

How Deep Are Fiberglass Pools?

Fiberglass pools come in many different sizes and shapes. Back in the 1970s and '80s, you were limited in the selection of sizes and shapes of fiberglass pools. Fiberglass pools came in two colors, white and powder blue. But today there are a wide variety of fiberglass pools to choose from, including a wide variety of colors to pick from. This is due to more people getting into the manufacturing of fiberglass pools and the advancements that have been made in the gel coat industry.

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Fiberglass Pool Manufacturers  |  Finding A Pool Contractor

The Ultimate Swimming Pool Builder Vetting Checklist

If you are seriously considering an inground swimming pool, you’ve probably discovered that there are a lot of decisions to make! At the top of this list stands one preeminent question:   How do I select a reputable swimming pool builder? This question is so important because the expertise and integrity of your pool builder will play a huge role in determining the final outcome of your project.

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