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What Type of Pool Is Easiest to Maintain?

The type of pool that you choose will affect the maintenance requirements. The material it is made of, the interior finish and other factors related to the construction of the pool can significantly increase or decrease your maintenance list. A professional pool installer knows about the different types of pool types, and can give you information and options to make maintenance much easier for you.

Lowest Maintenance Pool

Concrete pools need the most maintenance and it can be expensive. You must acid wash it, do weekly steel brushing, refinishing and water testing to keep these pools in peak condition.

Vinyl liner pools need a little less attention, and therefore the maintenance costs are also less as well. This type of pool can require repairing liner leaks or replacement. Filter circulation is required once per day.

Fiberglass pools require the least amount of maintenance because of the gel coat finish inside the pool, which is resistant to algae and other minerals. Pretty much with this pool maintenance, algae isn’t a problem, and thus most of the maintenance is just water testing. The gel coat surface is smooth and there aren’t seams, which makes it easy to keep clean.

Costs Associated with Pool Maintenance

The type of pool, its location and the maintenance quality all influence the costs associated with maintaining your pool. Fiberglass pools typically only cost about $375 a year to maintain.

Call Us Today to Learn More About Pool Maintenance for Your Pool

At Cancun Pools & Spas in Mokena, Illinois, we can build and maintain a variety of professional pools, whether inground, above ground or saltwater. We have been servicing the local area for the last 20 years. We also offer repair work services, pool opening and water testing too. Call us now, we can inform you as to the ease of owning a pool. Just think of the warmer months coming up, and how your perfect pool is waiting to be installed this year. To learn more about our services, call us today at 708-995-6100.


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