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Fiberglass vs Gunite Swimming Pools


Old School vs New School

When it comes to retaining water there is no other alternative than fiberglass. Simply look at your bath, it seems Fiberglass is the best way to retain water. There is a long list of pro’s when it comes to Gunite vs Fiberglass, but it all boils down to this :



Not only the initial installation costs, but repairing a hairline crack on a Fiberglass pool is quick, easy and cheap vs a crack on gunite pool which is very costly and labor intensive. Also the water will have to be tapped out of the pool where-as with Fiberglass repairs it can be done with the water left inside! Most Gunite Pools are Fiber-lined anyway!

Gunite Pool surfaces are pores and thus algae grows not only on the surface, but also in the marble-lite of the gunite structure. The finish of a Pools for Africa Fiberglass Pool is done with gel-coats, which are impressed so that algae can only grow on the surface which can simply be wiped off. As you can see, the maintenance on a fiberglass pool is very low.

Pools for Africa Fiberglass pools are a lot warmer and have a higher tensile strength than cement. They will never have to be re-plastered, so you save hundreds if not thousands of Rand’s every 5 to 6 years. Fiberglass pools comes with Structural Warranties as well.

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