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Post Whatcha know about in ground pools?
the wife wants one.

Concrete or fiberglass?

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Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:01 am
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Post Re: Whatcha know about in ground pools?
pouring concrete for the patio tomorrow. Next week the digging for the fiberglass pool starts.
For us, fiberglass was considerably less expensive.
Plus we have a very high water table here. They will put pumps under it, but FG was recommended in case it ever needs to flex.
It would be started but we ordered a black one.
My boss has a black pool and it increases usage days by several as it warms the water.


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What does the black do to the water in the heat of summer....don't want boiled nuts :tard:

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Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:34 am
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Post Re: Whatcha know about in ground pools?
yeah, not sure.. we had a half ass liner pool before and it never got hot due to it being on the west side of the house so the sun never hits it full on till after noon


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Post Re: Whatcha know about in ground pools?
We had a 12000 gallon concrete in ground installed in 1986... has shifted a little and is out of level but doesn't leak. On its 3rd pump and second filter. Needs to be re-plastered now but I have been putting it off.

I cant speak for the durability of fiberglass.

I will say pools are a PITA and require daily maintenance, water testing chemicals etc. Once your water gets warm you really have to watch it as that's when algae thrives.

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Yea...dad had a pool when I was a sr in HS. Hated the upkeep. I was under the impression that they had better systems which required less attention. Wife swears that she would keep up with it...she has had above ground pools before.

I'm thinking it would be good physical therapy for her and wouldn't kill me to swim a little

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True modern stuff requires less attention... no such thing as maintenance free I would think.

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the hole is dug


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TimMAY wrote:
the hole is dug


Can you dig it?

Thats what she said!

I'll think of a few more in a while :D

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Looks like this is what we are getting. Came in a tad under 40 grand


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Road Trip!!!! Pool Party!!!

Going to screen it in? Pool here is almost useless without one.

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Come on over!

Not planning on screening it in. Haven't noticed too many mosquitoes around...maybe once the dust settles on the install we may need it screened in...I am up sizing the boiler so we can use it most of the year though

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can't see the link


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They start excavation tomorrow

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I suggest you christen it "The C-ment Pond"

Figure this one out before you fill it.

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F will fill first :D
D and H are blocked off

They did this in one day


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Nice size backyard Mike... what part of H-town are you in?

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I'm in Pearland. We have 5/8 of an acre

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