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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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River Pools and Spas is a 4-Time Top 50 Pool Builder in 2021

Joining the elite class of Pool and Spa News’ (PSN) Top 50 Builders marks any builder as both a major success and as a name to watch in the pool-building industry.

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Who are the Best Pool Builders in St. George, Utah?

Looking for a high-quality inground pool in southern Utah? It’s often hard to know which pool builder or installer to hire, especially when you live in a smaller metropolitan area like St. George, which is only about 15% as large as the Salt Lake City metro area.

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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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COVID and Swimming Pools: Building Your Perfect Pool in a Pandemic

Thinking about adding some splash to your backyard with a new pool?

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Want to Have a Pool by 2022? You Might be Running Out of Time

Are you hoping to be swimming in your own inground pool next summer? Depending on where you live in the country, that might not be a possibility. At River Pools, we manufacture fiberglass pools and work with a wide range of inground pool professionals who have all said the same thing: inground pool construction projects are already booked through the entire 2022 build season, and even into 2023 in many areas.

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Who Are the Best Pool Builders in Wisconsin? (Reviews/Ratings)

Do you live in Wisconsin and want to build an inground pool? Getting a swimming pool can be an exciting time, but even though you might be in a hurry to see your pool in the ground, it's important that you shop around for the best pool builder for your project. How will you know if your pool builder is right for you? First, you'll want to ensure that your pool builder has a good track record (see our pool builder vetting checklist here), and you'll need to do your research to find out what they specialize in.

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Building a Swimming Pool in Virginia Beach? Here Are 6 Things You Should Know

We’ve heard it before, the naysayers against having a pool in an area that enjoys all of the seasons. "Why build a pool when you can’t enjoy it year-round?", they ask. Answer: our summers are shorter, so we take advantage of them while we can! Not to mention, having a pool to relax in after a long day of laying on the sand is basically a requirement when living in Virginia Beach.

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Everything You Need to Know About Installing a Swimming Pool In Maryland

In the dead of winter, we’re all imagining the smell of sunscreen in the air and the sound of cannonballs in our backyard. If these thoughts are making you consider installing a pool, you’re not crazy - now is actually the best time.

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Shopping for an Inground Swimming Pool in Virginia? Here Are 7 Things You Should Know

Buying an inground swimming pool is the same no matter where you live, right? Actually, buying and installing a swimming pool in Virginia can be a totally different experience than installing one in, say, Texas or Utah. The state you live in can often mean additional costs to build your pool, whether that’s due to local regulations or the nature of your landscape.

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A Massive Review of Swimming Pool Contractors and Installers in Virginia

Finding the right swimming pool contractor can be a lot of work. The reality is that there are many swimming pool builders to choose from across the state of Virginia, and they don’t all offer the same services (or build the same types of pools!). So, how do you find a good swimming pool contractor without spending days sifting through your options? options

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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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