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Top 3 Materials for In-ground Pools

Are you considering installing an in-ground pool in your NJ yard? Choosing the right material is very important for both the aesthetics and longevity of your pool. Here are the top three materials you should know about:


A gunite swimming pool is a popular choice because it is highly durable and can be built in almost any form. A rebar frame is sprayed with a concrete and sand mix to create a gunite pool. The versatility of gunite swimming pools means more than the ability also allows you to create an unlimited array of shapes.


Fiberglass swimming pools come in a variety of sizes and configurations. They are manufactured in one piece and put in your yard. Fiberglass pools, like gunite pools, may be heated to extend the swimming season and incorporate fiber optic lighting for nighttime use.

Fiberglass is a strong, lightweight construction consisting of tiny glass filaments woven into a cloth and hardened with a special polyester resin. A weather-resistant gel is applied to give it an elegant smooth finish.


A vinyl liner pool has a custom-made sheet of vinyl between the water and the pool structure. The top edge of the lid, known as a bead, is typically locked into a track on the bottom of the coping, which is at deck level with vinyl liners. A sand or cement-like floor lies beneath the liner, sized to the

The flooring rises up to meet the walls, which are held in place from behind so that they don’t bow out under the weight of the water. The perimeter form of the swimming pool is formed by connecting all of the wall panels.

Are you ready to take the plunge and install a pool this year? Our team at Swim-Mor Pools & Spas is here to help you with all of your pool needs. We have over 50 years of experience, can answer any of your questions, and help you find the best options available. Contact us today!

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