- Because of the higher cost of quality materials, fiberglass pools are much more expensive to build than a vinyl liner pool.
- As fiberglass pools are built from an expensive mold, the options in terms of size as well as shapes are significantly limited per pool manufacturers.
- Fiberglass pools are transported via roads, which means they cannot be wider than 16′.
- Moreover the logistic costs from shipping your pool as well as potential risks in terms of damages are quite high.
- Fiberglass pools are also quite limited on depth (usually ranging from 6′ to 8′).
- Concrete inground pools are fully customizable in terms of shape, design, size and depth.
- A concrete inground pool is the most durable swimming pool option there is.
- Unlike other swimming pools, adding extra features to your concrete inground pools is relatively easy and you are only limited by your imagination.
- As an inground swimming pool is designed and built in your garden, it can fully integrate into your landscape and trully becomes a work of art.
- There is no better feeling than having the nicest and biggest pool in your neighborhood.
- Vinyl liner pools usually have a higher lifetime cost as the liner has to be replaced every 7 to 15 years.
- Some extra precaution must be made to your pool as the liner is relatively thin and could be torn by a dogs, or children throwing things into the pool.
- There are very limited options in terms of customization when it comes to vinyl liner pools, and you will not have much choices in your stairs or seats design.
- Aesthetically, liner pools will look cheaper than a concrete or fiberglass pools, which means it will not bring as much value as these two options.