Thinking of Adding a Pool to Your Home? – Pros and Cons of Different Pools Types

Thinking of Adding a Pool to Your Home? – Pros and Cons of Different Pools Types

So you found your perfect beach house but it’s missing one thing – a pool! Pools come in all shapes and sizes so it could be difficult to find one that’s just right for your home. Well, we have you covered! Take a look at the pros and cons of each pool type and you will be relaxing by your beautiful new pool, drink in hand in no time!

Fiberglass Pools

Pros:

Low Maintenance
Speedy Installation
Very Durable
Attractive
Low Cost to Maintain

Cons:

Pricier Than Your Typical Vinyl Lined Pool
Do Not Come in Customizable Shapes
Repairs can be Costly

Concrete Pools

Pros:

Completely Customizable Shape
Very Durable
Have a Luxurious and Artistic Feel due to Customizable Options

Cons:

Requires a lot of Maintenance due to Algae Build up on Concrete
Requires a lot of Chemicals. $$$
Salt Water & Concrete Do Not Mix
Rough Interior Surface
High Cost of Ownership
Take Longer to Install

Vinyl Liner Pools

Pros:

Very Affordable
Customizable Shape
Different Liner Color Options
Smooth to the Touch
Typically Does not Foster Algae Growth

Cons:

Liners Have to be Replaced Every 5-9 years.
Liners are Sensitive and Can Rip
Do not Maintain their Value.

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