Ask the General: Where do I start with Winter Pool Maintenance?

Dear General- Given that the stores here in the Midwest have giant bags of Halloween candy for sale in every aisle and Christmas trees in the window, I have to imagine that I’m supposed to be closing my pool. However, they’re predicting a mild winter this year! Can’t I just take my chances on the […]

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How Much Do Add-On Features Add to Pool Cost?

An inground fiberglass pool can bring a lifetime of family fun and togetherness. If you’re considering creating a private swimming pool oasis in your backyard, your first concern is probably going to be fiberglass pool cost. As you’re building your budget and planning your financing for your new inground fiberglass pool project, remember that you have […]

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How to Close a Pool For Winter

HOW TO CLOSE A POOL FOR WINTER This too, shall pass. For those of us who live for the juxtaposition of the warm sun and luxurious cool pool water while living in a state with four seasons, waiting out the winter is a necessary evil. And making sure you are ready to enjoy your pool […]

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How to Avoid Common Pool Maintenance Mistakes

Whether you’re a new pool owner or have owned one for years, proper pool maintenance ensures your inground pool remains a sparkling oasis, extends its lifespan, and minimizes costly repairs. If you’re a fiberglass pool owner, you probably have heard that fiberglass pools are the lower maintenance option among pool types. However, lower maintenance does […]

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How To Choose the Best Pool Maintenance Professional

The greatest joys of owning a swimming pool include the hours of relaxation and swimming in crystal clear water. Proper water chemistry, regular cleaning and systems maintenance for your inground fiberglass pool is essential to keep your pool systems running smoothly and ensure a lifetime of worry-free pool enjoyment. It’s important to find a good […]

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September Fiberglass Pool Dealer Spotlight: Royal Pools and More, Dyer Indiana

Every month, we chat with Thursday Pools dealers to learn more about their business and what’s trending in their area. This month, we talked to Frank DeBartolo, Jr. of Royal Pools and More in Dyer, Indiana. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Well, we couldn’t be more of a family affair. My […]

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Ask the General: How Do I Start Preparing to Close my Inground Fiberglass Pool?

Dear General; Help! I looked out the window this morning and a single, orange maple leaf was floating in my pool. That has to mean that swim season is coming to an end, which is truly a bummer. However, I know that there’s still a little bit of swim time left, so I’m going to […]

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Seven Potentially Hidden Costs of Installing A Fiberglass Inground Pool

A backyard inground pool is one of the most enjoyable features you could ever add to your home. Sharing the pure enjoyment of inground pools is one of our favorite things about the pool business. We are realists and recognize that investing in an inground pool is a significant endeavor with cost as a top […]

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Large Fiberglass Pools

Pool owners love fiberglass pools for many reasons. And everyone loves deep and large fiberglass pools. Fiberglass pools are low-maintenance, quick to install and require fewer chemicals. Because fiberglass pools don’t have liners to replace or concrete that will eventually need to be replastered, they have the lowest lifetime cost of ownership over vinyl and […]

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Will an Inground Swimming Pool Add to my Home’s Resale Value?

When considering buying a pool, a popular question people ask is, “Does a pool add value to a home?” The short answer is “yes, it can.” However, it’s essential to acknowledge that while some home buyers see a pool as a huge asset, some buyers would never consider purchasing a home with a pool. In […]

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