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OkeejohnOkeejohn Posts: 291
edited 11:25PM in EggHead Forum
I know this has nothing directly related to the BGE; however, I live in Florida and was thinking about getting a pool. I was thinking of a fiberglass but don't have any experience with them. When I was in college, I used to do Gunite swimming pools (cement) and definitely don't want one of those. Can anybody give me some advise/personal experiences with fiberglass pools?



  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,675
    John, send me an Email or I'll talk to you in Ocala.
  • Grandpas GrubGrandpas Grub Posts: 14,226
    We have long cold winters up here but a neighbor has a fiberglass pool and it had held up well over many years.

    There are some folks on the forum that know pools and fiberglass.

  • OkeejohnOkeejohn Posts: 291
    I will send you an E-mail when I get home from work. But do you put them in?

  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,675
    I've been building and remodeling them in Fl. for 35 years. I don't work in your area but can find reputable builders for you to talk with.
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,817

    If you feed him he will work in your wait that would cost way too much.



    Caledon, ON


  • GandolfGandolf Posts: 882
    Pat, others would like your info/expertise also??
  • we've had a fiberglas pool for about 12 yrs. it has been trouble-free. wish i could say the same about all the associated mechanical devices, such as pool cover, pool cover motor, filter,.....!!!

  • civil eggineercivil eggineer Posts: 1,547
    If you have to much money, get a pool. If you have to much money and a lot of extra time, get a boat. Both will fix what's ailing you!
  • KnaufKnauf Posts: 337
    I had a gunite pool installed in my new home and it lasted about 8 years before the surface got pock marked and had to be resurfaced. I went with the quartz aggregate for the resurface and love it. You can get several colors to give the water many different looks.
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