Fiberglass Inground Pools and Fiberglass Swimming Pool Prices For A Classic Pool and Spa Look and Feel.
For years inground fiberglass pool owners have cheered about the smooth finish and the decrease in their chemical use as compared to concrete pools.
These owners also like the fact that their fiberglass inground swimming pools require no acid washing and are pretty good against swimming pool algae.
Some may say that their pools are healthier than their concrete cousins.
Additionally, one piece fiberglass pools may save you time and money over the life of the pool.
Savings for pool maintenance cost, repairs, chemical and electricity to name a few. These pools could save as much as 60% - 70 % on chemicals and around 20% - 30% on electricity costs.
Fiberglass pool installation can happen in one day and some warranties can go up to 25 years. You can create your own oasis in your backyard.
When dealing with fiberglass pool manufacturers there are a few areas you'll want to keep in mind:
You can also go here for another great list of questions to ask your pool company, contractor and/or installer.
Manufacturers are always making improvements
You normally don't need to wait for a fiberglass lap pool to swim after installation as compared to a normal vinyl and/or concrete pool.
Prices & Cost Of Fiberglass Pools
It really depends on what you want and what "add-ons" are right for your pool, backyard, and budget.
Here's a list of things that future pool owners might consider when considering swimming pools dealers:
Obviously there are many options so giving you a concrete answer for fiberglass pool installation is not possible, but, you could expect to pay around $20,000 - $30,000 for a basic model and options.
If you're the "do-it-yourselfer" you can probably get away with installation around $10,000 - $15,000. If you plan on having your contractor do everything and want everything above, you're probably looking in the ball-park of $45,000 - $60,000.
Fiberglass in ground swimming pools are usually more expensive, upfront, than regular concrete pools but can save you money in the long run.
As was said, they tend to use less chemicals, don't need to be re-plastered every 8 - 10 years or so, no swimming pool paint to buy, and there's no need to buy any vinyl liners.
As you can see there are many reasons to consider fiberglass inground pools. Just remember to get one that fits your budget and ask the right questions.
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