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Pros & Cons

Composite Pools™ makes the finest quality pool on the market and the breakout below further supports our promise to bring you one of the best pool products available ANYWHERE!

Fiberglass/Composite Pools™

Composite Pools advantagesPRO'S:  Quick installation. Permanent home improvement that can be customized to compliment your home and your lifestyle. Proven product with factory controlled quality. Flexural strength that prevents cracking in freeze-thaw climates. 17 times stronger than concrete. Smooth finish means no skin abrasions. Non-porous surface resists the problems associated with imbalanced water chemistry, requiring less chemical maintenance, labor, and electric and is algae resistant. Most pool options available such as pool tile, tile mosaics, pool finishes, built-in water features like cascades and streams, fiber optic and LED lighting, and in-floor cleaning systems.
CON'S:  Limited size and shapes.
ECO-AWARENESS:  Fiberglass pools act as a natural insulator, requiring less electric/gas to heat the pool. Algae is less prone to attach to the smooth surface of a fiberglass pool, requiring less chemicals and maintenance.
BILLABLE MAINTENANCE:  Chemicals, Electric Cost


Gunite (Concrete) Pools

Gunite advantagesPRO'S:  Unlimited design capabilities. Permanent home improvement.
CON'S:  4-8 week installation by subleased contractors. Concrete shows through around the pool's etching (edge). The surface is rough and abrasive and also stains and discolors easily. Porous surface is a breeding ground for algae and other micro-bacteria. Cracks in freeze-thaw climates and requires acid washing and replastering. High maintenance; monthly pool service required, excessive use of chemicals and electricity.
ECO-AWARENESS:  Acid baths emit fumes into the atmosphere. Re-plastered waste adds to our landfills.
BILLABLE MAINTENANCE:  Chemicals, Electric Cost, Acid Baths, Re-plastering, New Tile, Pool Service


Vinyl Liner

Vinyl Liner advantagesPRO’S:  Low initial cost.
CON’S:  Temporary pools that puncture, rip, and tear. Liners must be periodically replaced.
ECO-AWARENESS:  Steel panels and/or steel mesh/rebar can leech chemicals and rust into ground water. Damaged liners end up in landfills.
BILLABLE MAINTENANCE:  Chemicals, Electrical Cost, Liner Replacement



Billy's Pool Services provides fiberglass pools, inground pools, Swimming Pools, leisure pools, Viking Pools, Aloha Pools, Fiberglass, fiberglass swimming pools, competitive pool prices, pools for your backyard, fiberstars pool lighting, and concrete pool construction services to: Gloucester, Mathews, King and Queen, King William, Lancaster, Northumberland, Middlesex, Westmoreland, Essex, Caroline, Henrico, Hanover, Chesterfield, New Kent, Goochland, Powhatan, King George, Spotsylvania and surrounding areas!