Learn More About Inground Pools
Desmond Pools and Spas has a wide range of Inground Pools Kits that prospective pool owners can choose from to best suit their personal style and taste. Interested customers should contact Desmond Pools and Spas in order to set up an at-home consultation where we can take the time to discuss the most practical and desirable pool package for your backyard, and offer suggestions and expertise in the area.
Types of Inground Pools Offered and What is Right for your Needs and Budget
Type 1: Vinyl liner
Pros: Dependable, long lasting, most affordable, a lot of options.
Cons: Salt water no good for steel wall vinyl, ground water or clay soils no good, panels do corrode and rust, liner needs replacement overtime, fiberglass or plastic steps get weak or breakdown overtime.
Type 2: Fiberglass
Pros: Lowest cost of ownership, installed in one day, complete project in a few days, chemical resistant surfaces, mid price point, no liners or resurfacing costs during ownership
Cons: Limited number of sizes and shapes, unable to change sizes and shapes, higher price point then vinyl but lower then concrete, a lot of landscapers and handymen installing to make money not pool professionals
Type 3: Concrete
Pros: Unlimited possible sizes and shapes.
Cons: Long installation time frame, high building cost,long term owner costs with retile and replaster.
Steps for Choosing the Right Pool Type for your Family
Salt Sanitation vs. Chlorinated Pool
Pros of Salt: Easy to maintain, less chemicals used, soft on skin and hair
Cons: Highly corrosive, computer and cell that needs to be changed overtime few hundred dollars each, expensive up front cost when buying pool.
Do your research!