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Ask the General: What Fiberglass Pool Shape Should I Choose for a Natural Look?

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Ask the General: What Fiberglass Pool Shape Should I Choose for a Natural Look?

Dear General– We have started saving for a pool. I know for sure I want an inground pool, and we’re pretty set on a fiberglass pool, but I’ve been going in circles with all the different designs available. I love my gardens and landscaping, and I want something that will not only blend in, but […]

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The Langdons Get a Lil Bob

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The Langdons Get a Lil Bob

Meet the Langdons*: Steve and Maya Langdon live in, Oak Park, Illinois, a Chicago suburb. Steve is a brand manager for a well-known online outdoor clothing retailer, and Maya is a yoga instructor. Steve and Maya both adore outdoor adventure, and fitness is very important to them. Their daughter Ellie is almost two years old. […]

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Three Awesome Thursday Pools Designs for Small Backyards

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Three Awesome Thursday Pools Designs for Small Backyards

Do you have a small backyard? It can be great. While your neighbors are toiling away mowing their sprawling expanses of green, you’re done in a snap and ready to relax with a cold beverage. Wouldn’t it be great if you could enjoy that cold beverage lounging next to (or floating in!) a refreshing, low […]

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Ask The General: The Benefits of a Rectangular Pool

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Ask The General: The Benefits of a Rectangular Pool

Dear General- My family has committed to getting in shape in 2019, and we’ve decided that since we want to have fun doing it, one of the ways we’ll get more exercise is with a new fiberglass pool! There are so many pool shapes and sizes out there—what are the best pools for both exercise […]

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How Much More Does a Beach Entry Pool Design Cost?

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How Much More Does a Beach Entry Pool Design Cost?

  If you’re a beach lover, how much more would you be willing to spend on a vacation where you could be just a few short steps from the beach? 25 percent more? 50 percent more? Double? What if you could bring the bliss of a beach vacation to your very own backyard with a […]

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Determining A Pool Maintenance Schedule

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Determining A Pool Maintenance Schedule

Whether you’re currently in the swim, soaking up some rays or under the blankets, trying to stay warm, we’ve got a pool maintenance schedule for you. Check it out!

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The Fiberglass Pool Industry’s Top Tanning Ledge Pool Designs

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The Fiberglass Pool Industry’s Top Tanning Ledge Pool Designs

Tanning ledges (sometimes also called “splash pads” or “sun shelves”) are one of the most sought-after features in inground swimming pool designs today. Previously only available in custom concrete (gunite) pool construction, built-in tanning ledges are now readily available in one-piece, durable, low-maintenance fiberglass inground pools. Is a fiberglass pool with a tanning ledge right […]

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The Sandersons Get a Sun Day

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The Sandersons Get a Sun Day

Meet the Sandersons: Al and Phyllis Sanderson live in Petoskey, Michigan. They moved to Michigan from Chicago when Al retired in 2011. Al and Phyllis are both very active, and they love to ride bikes and walk (although Phyllis has been having a little trouble with her hips and knees lately.) Their grandkids, Amanda, who’s […]

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January Fiberglass Pool Dealer Spotlight: W.E.T. Pools and Spas, Effingham, Illinois

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January Fiberglass Pool Dealer Spotlight: W.E.T. Pools and Spas, Effingham, Illinois

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 Doug Thoele, owner of W.E.T. Pools and Spas in Effingham, Illinois. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. We were originally in the pressure washer business. I started […]

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