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The main benefits of fiberglass inground pools is that they require less maintenance than other pool surface options. The main disadvantage of fiberglass pools is that they are much more costly than other options. More »

Small in-ground pools are constructed from fiberglass, concrete or vinyl. Small pools are good for homeowners looking for relaxation and exercise, but may not work with pool toys or diving boards. More »

Common problems with inground pools include algae growth due to improper pH balance, air entering the pump system and improper filtration. Other problems include cracking or chipping of the pool deck and leaks within the... More »

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Common problems with inground pools include algae growth due to improper pH balance, air entering the pump system and improper filtration. Other problems include cracking or chipping of the pool deck and leaks within the... More »

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