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November 2018
By Serpentine
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Q: What are some of the most popular reasons to install a pool?

A: Some reasons include aesthetics, recreation, entertainment, physical fitness, and improving the overall quality of life.

Q: Are there any risks when installing a pool?

A: Your pool should be installed by a properly trained builder who has references of other jobs. In addition, you should make sure prior to the installation, that the pool is placed in the proper location to take advantage of the sun and view from your home. Something that some people do not consider when deciding to put a pool in their backyard is the impact that the pool will have on your life – your backyard could become the gathering spot in the neighborhood.

Q: Are concrete pools stronger than fiberglass pools?

A: No, fiberglass pools are 17 times stronger and more flexible than concrete or gunite.

Q: Are fiberglass pools easy to maintain?

A: Yes, Fiberglass Pools are virtually maintenance free. On average, a homeowner can save up to $225.00 per month on their Fiberglass Pool maintenance versus other types of pools.

Q: What are the advantages of fiberglass pools having a smooth surface?

A: One advantage is that algae will grow on porous surfaces like that of a concrete pool. The non-porous surface of a fiberglass pool will not scrap your skin or tear your swim suites as a concrete pool would.

Q: Can salt water be used in a fiberglass pool?

A: Absolutely! Salt water swimming pools have become increasingly popular. Pentair offers a salt chlorinator system that we recommend along with Bioguard Mineral Springs Program.

Q: Will installing a pool increase my homes value?

A: Swimming pools make the home more attractive to the buyer and can increase the value of your home/property.

Q: If a repair is needed will it be hard to work on?

A: Fiberglass pools can be repaired easily and the repairs are just as strong as the original. Also most repairs are of a cosmetic and not of a structural nature. These repairs can often be performed under water.

Q: Can I move my fiberglass pool to another location?

A: When you move, your pool can go with you.

Q: Are there many pool colors to choose from?

A: Royal Fiberglass Pools Colour Coate Collection, unlike pigmented gelcoats of the old days, gets its characteristics from solid particulates in a range of colors to give it tone with a hint of sparkle in the same size and shape so that it doesn’t stand out. Cream, Midnight, Moss Gray, Periwinkle, Teal

Q: Are fiberglass pools environmentally friendly?

A: Yes, not only does a Fiberglass pool use less chemicals and energy;they also never need to be re-plastered nor does it have a liner to replace resulting in less waste in our landfills.

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