Maintenance & General INFORMATION

Learn more about fiberglass pools.

We know there are many questions that arise once you start to consider a new swimming pool.  To help you with this journey, we’ve put together some answers to common  questions. 

Fiberglass pools are made of composite materials that typically include fiberglass, resin, and gel coat. These materials are molded into a shell shape that can be customized to fit specific size and shape requirements. 

Fiberglass pools are durable and long-lasting, with a lifespan of around 25 years or more with proper maintenance. The gel coat surface is designed to resist fading, staining, and discoloration over time.

Yes, fiberglass pools are generally low-maintenance and require less upkeep than other types of pools. Basic fiberglass pool maintenance consists of cleaning and balancing water chemistry. The non-porous surface makes it more difficult for algae and bacteria to grow, which means fewer chemicals are needed to keep the pool clean. 

The installation time for a fiberglass pool can vary depending on the size and complexity of the project, but it typically takes around 2-4 weeks from start to finish. This includes excavation, installation, and finishing touches like landscaping.

Yes, fiberglass pools can be customized in a variety of ways. There are many options available for size, shape, and color, and various add-ons and accessories can be included to enhance the pool’s functionality and appearance.

The cost of a fiberglass pool can vary depending on the size and customization options chosen, but it is generally comparable to other types of pools. However, because fiberglass pools require less maintenance and have a longer lifespan than other types of pools, they may ultimately be more cost-effective over time.

Yes, fiberglass pools can be repaired if they are damaged, although the extent of the damage will determine the level of repair required. Minor scratches or chips can often be repaired with a gel coat patch, while more serious damage may require more extensive repairs.

Yes, fiberglass pools can be used in cold climates, although additional steps may be necessary to prevent damage from freezing and thawing. Proper winterization and maintenance can help ensure that the pool stays in good condition year-round.

Yes, fiberglass pools are safe for children when proper safety measures are taken, such as installing a fence or pool cover and supervising children at all times. The smooth surface of a fiberglass pool can also be less abrasive on skin and clothing than other types of pools, making it a popular choice for families with children.

additional questions?

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