Let’s talk about how we make our fiberglass pools with your enduring enjoyment in mind.
Creating a high-quality fiberglass pool built to last starts with the mold from which your pool is built. The manufacturing campus is intentionally designed to eliminate factors that compromise a mold's integrity. Our state-of-the-art super plant ensures that molds are stored indoors and moved around on flat surfaces. Our workflow minimizes unnecessary movement of the molds. Because our pools are crafted, cured, trimmed, and prepped indoors, you end up with a swimming pool that’s beautiful and solid.
Now, let‘s look at the quality materials that go into our pools.
Our pool surface gelcoat is designed to last and look luxurious. It’s smooth, resistant to algae, and a dog’s claws won’t scratch it. River Pools® uses the highest quality gelcoat on the market, so you can feel confident in your purchase knowing that your pool surface is one of the most tested and reputable on the market.
VINYL ESTER RESIN BARRIER
Our vinyl ester resin barrier coat prevents potential blistering and protects the surface finish of your pool.
CHOPPED AND HAND-LAID ROVING FIBERGLASS
Fiberglass is combined with 100 percent polyester resin in multiple pool layers. We use both equipment-applied chopped fiberglass and hand-laid woven roving fiberglass to get the optimal physical properties that a best-in-class fiberglass pool requires. We don’t cut corners by adding fillers because adding any filler will decrease the structural properties and negatively affect the integrity of the surface.
Specific areas of the pool shell are subject to higher levels of flexural stress. Think where the pool floor meets the walls, tanning ledges, steps, and benches. We reinforce these areas with this added layer of woven roving fiberglass for additional strength.