Fiberglass pools are a type of in-ground pools. They are factory molded and ready to insert and only require being transported to the required location to begin the installation process. A property owner can either do the installation by themselves DYI or hire a contractor to handle the project. Below is a guide to fiberglass pools.
Guide To Fiberglass Pools
Fiberglass is a robust and sturdy, lightweight material that is constructed by weaving tiny glass threads into fabric. A special polyester resin is then added to harden the material. For a smooth and glossy finish, the manufacturers add a weather resistant gel to the fiberglass pools shell. These pools are manufactured molds in varying shapes and sizes that ready to be insulted onto the particular location. They are transported as a whole one piece and not in pieces so we can say that they are a huge bathtub.
Fiberglass pools come in a variety of designs. They are made in any shape or size that best suit the client. However, the difference in the shape and design will increase the costs. It is important for the property owner to understand the size they require before planning a swimming pool and purchasing one. There are basics features to every fiberglass design such pool seats and steps, built in. Hence one does not have to construct an additional stairway. Some will have a sundeck, coves and benches configurations. Other features may include lighting, a waterfall, and hot tub feel can be added to make the pool suit your need. If one is looking to have a customized fiberglass swimming pool, then they may need to add a few extra dollars to achieve their desired design. However, to get a budget-friendly cost, it is wise to look for a standard design.
Installation of the pool
Once one has chosen a design and the fiberglass pool is ready. It is transported to the designated location. Ideal the at the site the soil should have been excavated to leave a pit where the fiberglass mold can be placed in. The shell is positioned in the hole, and the construction work begins. This will include plumbing and filter system, backfilling the pool mold the coping and decking. One can also decide to put a swimming pool fence. This installation may take three to six weeks depending on the size and design of the fiberglass pool.
Fiberglass pools are so popular for the require very little maintenance. Because of their finishing, they have a stable pH level and minimal growth of algae. This makes the maintenance affordable.