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Why Buy A Fiberglass In-Ground Swimming Pool?

There are many benefits to buying an in-ground fiberglass swimming pool.

QUICK AS A SPLASH

Your fiberglass swimming pool can be installed in as little as 7 days. A concrete pool may take as long as 3 months. Weather or not, weather conditions usually won’t hold up installation. The swimming pool shell arrives on-site pre-formed, complete and weatherproof and ready to go.

SMOOTH AND SAFE

Unlike other materials, our fiberglass swimming pools are non-abrasive. There are no sharp, dangerous edges, abrasive surfaces so there will be no skin off fingers and toes. We incorporate anti-skid surfaces on all stairs and the pool floor to help keep your family safe.

FLEXING ITS MUSCLE

Our fully moulded one piece 100% fiberglass swimming pool shell flex without cracking to accommodate earth movement unlike concrete and other pre-formed pools that contain mineral fillers which have reduced flexibility.

THE BIG FINISH

An impervious pigmented surface finished called “gelcoat” is applied during manufacture. So you needn’t spend time and money tiling, etc.

ADD A LITTLE SALT

Salt water pools are becoming increasingly popular for their healthy, natural feel. Salt water is totally compatible with fiberglass.

LOOKING GOOD

Fiberglass swimming pools come in a fantastic range of new colors, shapes, sizes and designs.

MAINTENANCE FREE

Under normal conditions, the “gelcoat” finish never needs painting. It’s smooth inert surface cleans easily, resists stains and requires less chemical saving you $$$ and giving you more time to enjoy!

YOU GET WHAT YOU SEE

The pool style you select in your dealers display center, retail store or brochure is exactly what you get at home. No hit or miss guesswork. All Barrier Reef pools are manufactured in climate controlled factories and held to the highest standards.

HAVE FUN

That’s all that’s left to do. With the most hassle-free pool materials available.

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Know Your Pool Types

Barrier Reef Pools has a complete line of pool styles and designs to fit any taste. From straight lines to freeform to the classic romans and kidney shapes. We have the perfect pool for your family.

But how do you choose the perfect pool? To some a particular model will speak out and just feel right. To others an overall game plan will need considered before choosing. The first thing to think about is how you will use your pool. Size, placement, and the living space that is going to be around the pool are the three main areas to focus on when choosing your perfect pool. Your local Barrier Reef dealer will come out to your home and assist you in planning and designing your new pool and outdoor living space. Give us a call today!

DESIRED QUALITIES OF INGROUND POOLS FIBERGLASS VINYL LINER CONCRETE
Low Maintenance
Speed of Installation
Low Chemical Usage
Smoothness of Finish
Durability
Low Lifetime Cost of Ownership
Energy Efficiency
Attractive and Elegant Look
Beauty of Interior Finish
Factory Controlled Quality
Number of Available Features
Resale Value
Compatibility with Salt Water Systems
Low Initial Cost
Customizable Shape and Size

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In-ground Fiberglass Swimming Pool FAQs

WILL THE FIBERGLASS SWIMMING POOL DISCOLOR?

The fiberglass swimming pool will with stand the test of time, the fiberglass pools are UV resistant and require less maintenance than a concrete pool. The pool should be maintained as per the warranty specifications set by Barrier Reef Pools.

WILL THE FIBERGLASS POOL CRACK?

The fiberglass pools are constructed as one piece, 100% fiberglass swimming pool shell, and will flex without cracking to accommodate earth movement.

CAN I EMPTY THE FIBERGLASS SWIMMING POOL?

The fiberglass swimming pool should never be emptied. If there is a requirement for the fiberglass pool to be emptied, for warranty reasons you should first consult the installer (Barrier Reef Agent) to advise on the situation.

WILL THE FIBERGLASS SWIMMING POOL LIFT OUT OF THE GROUND?

The short answer is no. The long answer all swimming pools have to potential to pop or float if the water in the ground surrounding the pool is higher than the water level inside of the pool. So, yes, it is possible for it to happen, but to the same extent that all other pool types would have also lifted out of the ground. This myth has been thoroughly debunked, and only requires a page or two of web search results to quiet any naysayers.

HOW LONG WILL THE FIBERGLASS SWIMMING POOL LAST?

The swimming pools come with a lifetime structural warranty. The gelcoat finish warranty is 15 years. Please refer to warranty structure for full reference. Our pools have been in the market place for over 30 years and show no signs of deterioration so we can safely say a lifetime.

WHAT STYLES OF FIBERGLASS POOLS ARE AVAILABLE?

Barrier Reef Pools boasts one of the largest and most modern ranges in the fiberglass pool industry. Consisting of 24 styles, and a range of spas and tanning ledges to complement our pools, with 7 modern shimmer colors.

IS THE POOL SURFACE ABRASIVE?

Barrier Reef fiberglass swimming pools are smooth and safe. Unlike other materials, fiberglass is not abrasive there are no sharp or dangerous edges.

DO THE POOLS STAIN?

The gel coat finish enables the pools to be a stain resistant smooth surface which cleans easily and requires less chemicals, saving you money.

IS FIBERGLASS COMPATIBLE WITH SALTWATER?

Yes fiberglass is totally compatible with saltwater.

Design Your Fiberglass Pool Space

Barrier Reef Pools has a complete line of pool styles and designs to fit any taste. From strait lines to freeform to the classic romans and kidney shapes. We have the perfect pool for your family.

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But how do you choose the perfect pool? To some a particular model will speak out and just ‘feel right.’ To others an overall game plan will need considered before choosing. The first thing to think about is how you will use your pool. Size, placement, and the living space that is going to be around the pool are the 3 main areas to focus on when choosing your perfect pool. We will come out to your home and assist you in planning and designing your new pool and outdoor living space. Give us a call today!

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