Cincinnati's leader in one-piece fiberglass pool construction.
819 Montclair Court, Milford, OH 45140
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Why Fiberglass ?

We began installing fiberglass swimming pools in the Cincinnati area in 1996. We were the 1st pool company in the area to exclusively install fiberglass pools. We made the move to fiberglass because it was impossible to ignore the obvious advantages that fiberglass pools have over other technologies.

Why Smart Buyers are Turning to Fiberglass:

Over 60% of our sales are to homeowners who are installing a new pool for the second or third time. They have owned Gunite and Vinyl Liner pools before and are all too familiar with the problems and maintenance issues associated with gunite and vinyl liner pools.

The Advantages of Fiberglass Pools over Gunite & Vinyl Liner pools are numerous and include:

Pool Sizes & Shapes

Fiberglass pools surpass Gunite pools in structural quality. The high tensile strength of fiberglass will allow the pool shell to flex without cracking to accommodate earth movement. Fiberglass pools are the best choice when considering the soil and weather conditions in our area. Fiberglass will bow up to 12" before the structure of the shell is compromised. Concrete/Gunite, as a solid structure, will not expand to accommodate climate changes and soil expansion/contractions.
Gunite pools, the gel coat finish on a Fiberglass pool is smooth & non-porous and does not harbor algae or bacteria. A Fiberglass pool virtually cleans itself and is stain resistant, eliminating the need for acid baths and concrete crack repair and re-painting that comes with ownership of a Gunite pool. Fiberglass pools never need resurfacing (repainting or replastering), which means less long-term maintenance. Gunite pools normally need to be resurfaced every 7 to 10 years with an average cost of $9,000 to $12,000.
Gunite pools require constant monitoring and expensive chemicals due to their rough and porous surface. Not so with Fiberglass pools. The surface is chemically inert so there is absolutely nothing in the pool surface that can alter the water chemistry. As a result, fiberglass pools use significantly less chemicals and energy. Due to its smooth surface, pool pumps only need to run a few hours per day. Fiberglass pool water stays warmer longer since the fiberglass is a natural insulator. This can amount to a huge energy cost savings over the life of the pool.
Fiberglass swimming pools come directly from the manufacturing facility, pre-made and ready to install, dramatically reducing installation time. In fact, with ideal weather conditions, you can be swimming in as little as seven days. Compare that to a Gunite/concrete pool that can take months to complete.
One of the most important features that sets Fiberglass pools apart from either a Concrete (Gunite) pool or a Vinyl Liner pool is the degree of quality control. A Fiberglass pool is manufactured in an indoor, controlled environment with strict quality control standards. This eliminates the majority of the on-site manufacturing steps of other types of pools. The quality of a Gunite/Vinyl Liner pool will depend on the experience of the crew (labor) and the weather conditions. For example, if it rains, sleets or hails several days prior to or after installation of a Gunite/concrete pool, the quality of the pool can be diminished.
Like Concrete/Gunite pools, Vinyl Liner pools are assembled at the job site. One small sharp object can puncture the vinyl liner. Improper chemical balance in Vinyl Liner pools can cause the vinyl liner to become brittle or wrinkle. Vinyl Liner pools are vulnerable to ultraviolet degradation (from the sun) and its seams can separate. Liners normally need to be replaced every 7 to 9 years at a cost of about $3000 per replacement.
Salt water generators, chlorinators and fresh water systems all work well with Fiberglass Pools. Whatever your system choice may be, fiberglass pools are 100% compatible.
If you are getting other quotes, ask if a lifetime warranty is being provided on the structure of the swimming pool.

Myths Regarding Fiberglass Pools:

The most common myth surrounding fiberglass pools and propagated by competitors installing Gunite pools or Vinyl Liner pools is that “Fiberglass pools pop or float out of the ground.” When you are told this you should immediately ask just how a pool with 80 tons of water in it pops out of the ground.

The reality is that a Gunite or Vinyl Liner pool can float as will a fiberglass pool if not installed properly. In fact, any watertight object will float if there is more water under the object than in it. Pools can only float when they are drained and the water under the pool exerts upward pressure because there is no water in the pool. It is critical to utilize an experienced installer when installing a Fiberglass pool, as their knowledge with regards to water flow/run-off will prevent any water movement under the pool.

So why would you need to drain a pool? Gunite pools need frequent draining to remove cracks, acid wash, clean stains and re-plaster the pool. Similarly, Vinyl Liner pools must be drained to replace liners or repair liners. Fiberglass pools carry a lifetime warranty and never need resurfacing so there is no need to drain the pool.

Anyone concerned with water under the pool should consult Aquamarine for a proper solution.

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What's included with our Complete Professional Installation?
  • Pool Shell
  • Complete Installation of Pool (Exceptions exist for difficult installations)
  • 400 square feet pool filtration system
  • Pump & Motor for in ground Pool
  • Automatic pool chlorination system
  • Two LED, 12 volt lights per pool
  • All PVC plumbing, valves and set up
  • Pool Cleaning Equipment
  • Dedicated main drains, dedicated skimmer, dedicated cleaner line and return lines.
  • $2,000.00 concrete allowance
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What's included with our 'Do It Yourself ' plan?
  • Pool Shell, Pool Equipment package, Sand
  • Aquamarine excavates the pool and prepares the bottom
  • Aquamarine sets the pool, initial leveling, and we lock in the shell
  • Aquamarine plumbs the returns, Main drain, and skimmer line out of the hole
  • Additional 4 hours of site supervision and installation tips
  • Support to insure you do the job right!
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Other popular options
  • Gas heating system (excluding gas hookup)
  • Interior pool color options
  • Spa built located next to the pool
  • Interior pool tile (15/perimeter foot)
  • Special Coping options
  • Cantilever Edge
  • Additional Fiber optic light or LED
  • Water rainbows (pair)
  • Natural rock formations
  • Water falls option