Fiberglass swimming pools are considered the fastest and the easiest pool to install. It gives more impressive look than other pools, like vinyl or gunite ones. Moreover, fiberglass for in ground pools is good choice for making a sturdy and dependable impression. Despite these benefits, the fiberglass swimming pools also constitute several drawbacks or disadvantages.
In terms of expenses, fiberglass units are most costly than the vinyl or Gunite materials. It may be durable and do not require continued care and maintenance. Yet, the set up or installation fee is relatively higher than the vinyl pools. Compared to gunite pools, fiberglass swimming pool last concise. This is because gunite pools are mainly constructed from various types of rocks which make it tougher and more durable. Even if proper care if fiberglass pools, it still last not as long as the gunite pools.
Besides, the fiberglass units are limited only for 16 feet, which means the highest load and width of fiberglass pools. Unlike the gunite and vinyl pool, the molded features of fiberglass materials make it more limited to be formed in various shapes. In other words, the fiberglass swimming pools contribute limited amount of shapes and design.