Fiberglass In ground pool vs Vinyl Lined In ground pool – Kingston Pools and Hot Tubs – Knapp’s Pools and Hot Tubs

Thinking about a pool and wondering what pool is the best choice for your backyard?

One of the first things you need to determine is budget?  If budget is solely the decision maker than vinyl lined pools are in all likelihood going to be your choice of pool.  That being said, you need to be honest with yourself.  You will replace a few liners over the time you own your pool.  Liners can be expensive, and at the end of, say 20 years, you will have paid as much or more than you would have if you had chosen the fiberglass pool initially.

I always tell my clients – our pool will be a little bit more.  Essentially it will be the cost more of your first vinyl liner replacement.

Fiberglass pools are very easy to maintain, you will use less chemical, AND they are much quicker to install.  Yes, they are a bit more money up front however be assured you WILL be spending that money at some point with a vinyl pool.

I understand though that budget is a huge factor and fiberglass is not for everybody.  I just expect you to be honest and up front when you are getting quotes

 

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