Fiberglass Pool FAQs

Fiberglass pools are much less expensive to maintain. Electricity usage is typically 25 to 30 percent less. Maintenance chemicals are also cut by almost 70 percent. Add those figures up over the lifetime of a pool and you will quickly see what you will be saving on your pool budget every year.

Fiberglass is the natural choice for all seasons and climates. Using a composite flexible material that adapts to the changing seasons, fiberglass construction is far superior. Fiberglass pools also inhibit the growth of algae far better than concrete and vinyl. Smaller algae growth equals less time cleaning and more time enjoying your pool. Fiberglass pools take less time and contractors to install than other types of inground pools. This means you can start enjoying your pool faster.

A good rule of thumb for estimating cost is $2,500-$3,000 per linear foot (length) of the pool.

Accessories like automatic safety covers, pool heaters, water features, automation, and salt systems are all items that will increase your pool estimate.

Here are just a few benefits of fiberglass pools:

Less Maintenance and Chemical Costs

Compared to traditional vinyl liner and concrete pools, our non-abrasive and non-porous fiberglass pool surface inhibits the growth of algae, thus reducing the amount of time and chemicals needed to maintain the pool.

No Liner Replacement, Plastering, or Painting

Any other type of pool surface will require long-term maintenance or replacement.

Beautifully-Crafted Designs

In every Thursday Pools fiberglass pool design, you will find strategically-placed benches, sun ledges, step-outs and more. This not only makes the pools perfect for play, but for getting the most fun and function out of every design.

High End Options Without The Costs

Fiberglass pools can offer you high-end options traditionally found in concrete pools without the costs associate with a traditional concrete construction. For example, our Infinity Pool Design with its vanishing edge will cost significantly less than it would in a concrete project.


Pets are family too. Fiberglass pools are known to be the most pet-friendly pools. With fiberglass, you don’t have to worry about your pet producing tears or punctures like you would in a vinyl lined pool. It is also important to note that fiberglass pools are typically designed with several entry and exit points, which make it safer for your pet who will be just as curious about a pool as a child would be.

An automatic safety cover for an inground swimming pool is a pricey optional item, but one that you may find to be well worth your investment.

Pool Safety

Without a doubt, an automatic pool cover will make your pool a safer environment and provide you with peace of mind. In as little as 60 seconds, you can close and conceal your pool, protecting those you care about the most and some that may be lurking nearby unbeknownst to you. An automatic pool cover can easily hold the weight of a small child should they wander where they shouldn’t.

Chemical & Heating Savings

The auto-cover doubles as a solar blanket and prevents water loss from evaporation. Some estimates project you can save up to 70 percent on heating and 30 percent on chemicals with an automatic safety cover.

Less Maintenance

The auto-cover easily allows you to help reduce the amount of leaves and debris that can gain access to the pool. On windy days or when you decide to mow the lawn, simply close the pool cover. Blowing the leaves off the cover is a lot easier than vacuuming them out of the bottom of the pool.

Longer Swim Season

Because the cover duals as a solar blanket, you can start enjoying the pool season a little earlier and prolong it a little longer.

Hassle-Free Winter Cover

There is no need for a heavy winter cover and water tubes with an auto-cover. Because of the insulation properties of the cover, it can serve as your winter cover as well.