INGROUND POOL BOSTON

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Inground Pool Boston

    • Types of Inground Pool Boston

      If above the ground pool is not suited for your family, then an inground pool Boston is your best option. It is cleaner, more reliable, and permanent than above ground pools. If you’ve decided to have this major upgrade, there are many types to choose from. Here are the main types of inground pools:

     1. Concrete or Gunite 

Budget: $50k and up

It uses steel-reinforced concrete to form a shell. Concrete is durable and porous; it allows the plaster-coated shell to take and hold water providing stability for the whole pool. It is perfect for homeowners who would like to have a uniquely shaped pool. 

Pros:

  • Concrete pools can be customized to any shape and design

  • It is extremely durable, lasting you ten years before it needs resurfacing

Cons:

  • Prone to algae and bacteria buildup

  • Weekly maintenance of brushing and cleaning

  • It requires more chemicals to keep them clean

  • It has high upfront costs and running costs

  • It takes a long time to be installed, completion takes three to six months

     2. Fiberglass 

Budget: $35k and up

Fiberglass pools Boston can come in different shapes and sizes you desire. They are molded and installed in one piece. Fiberglass inground pool can be heated so that you’ll have an extended summer swimming season. You can also install fiber optic lights for your night swims. Fiberglass is a strong, durable, lightweight material fabricated with special polyester resin. Add weather-resistant gel for a smooth finish. 

Pros:

  • It is low maintenance

  • Installation is fast and easy, around seven days for completion

  • It is non-porous - making it algae and bacteria-resistant

  • It is robust, durable, and resists cracks and punctures

  • You can transform your dull backyard into a more luxurious space with a modern and sleek pool design

  • It is compatible with a salt chlorinator

  • It adds market value to your home

  • It is suitable for any type of backyard

Cons:

  • It is quite expensive; however, fiberglass doesn’t need any replacing

  • You can’t customize the size and design of the pool you want 

     3. Vinyl Liner

Budget: $35k to $65k

It has a custom-made sheet of vinyl that is flexible and will not crack, unlike a concrete pool. Vinyl liners make the surface of your pool smooth. Because of the steel wall’s flexibility, you’ll have unlimited design options varying of different shapes and sizes for your backyard. 

Pros:

  • You can customize the shape and design however you like

  • It offers many colors and patterns

  • You can add features such as waterfalls, decking, laminar jets, lighting effects

Cons:

  • It is not as durable as concrete and fiberglass; susceptible to punctures

  • Some areas of the vinyl pool are prone to algae

     4. Alternative finishes

Budget: $35k and up

It is made up of various materials that can be added to the surface, such as concrete or plaster, tile, stone, and human-made textures. They are becoming popular these days, and more homeowners are liking this type of inground pool Boston. Aggregate finishes can last up to eight to twelve years. 

Pros:

  • You can customize the texture and design of the pool

  • It has a longer lifespan than plaster

Cons:

  • It is hard and sometimes hurtful to walk on

  • It still needs to be refinished every once in a while

  • It can harbor calcium buildup

  • It is more expensive than plaster        

Inground pool Boston can provide you the most freedom to design the pool that you want with the space that you have in your home. You can include various features like vanishing edges, beach entries, tanning ledges, and many more. It’s up to you to choose which type of inground pool is suitable for you and your family. Just weigh out the pros and cons, and you’ll figure out what’s best for you.

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