The Many Benefits Of Installing Your Fibreglass Pool In Winter

Pools have been a provider of joy for many people over the years. It is a great place to relax and let go of all your worries. You bond with your family and friends at the pool and also make a lot of memories. But one sore point has been the cost of running and maintaining these things.

The bill can be huge at the end of the season, and the pool also wears down. But thanks to advancements in modern technology, you can have a pool that is easy to maintain and rugged now.

Fibreglass pools have made it possible to have a very low cost of running the pools and also have a very long shelf life. They do not need to be re-tiled or repaired extensively and can go on for decades without major upkeep.

Here Are The Reasons Why You Should Get A Fibreglass Pool Installed In The Winters

Off-Season Discounts

As the companies do not have a lot of work to do in the off-season, you can get a hefty discount on your installation. This will help you save money as a fibreglass pool is expensive to begin with.

The company will be able to scout your backyard and do tests beforehand without any rush. Not only that, they will be much more relaxed when working as they have time to do it properly. Your backyard can have a tilt or bedrock too near to the pool’s mould, and the company will have more time to figure this out.

In winters, as you do not have any particular usage of the pool, you will not miss out on the pool season too. When a pool is installed in the summers, the job can be rushed, and you are missing out on the days that you can use a pool. Also, in a rushed job, there are chances of you getting a service that you are not happy with.

Correcting this will take up more of your time and end up in you missing a lot of time in the pool season. The off-season discounts and the time that you will be saving are both worth the trouble. These are two of the biggest reasons to get a pool in the winter.

Permits Take Time

Usually, a permit will take you ten weeks to acquire, and there is no guarantee that you will get a permit in the first application as well. The number of permits that you need are many as well. You need a construction permit along with a safety permit; you will also need a permit for the workers to go in and out of the neighbourhood.

In winter, as you have the time, it is best to apply for a permit at that time. You will also get the permit easily. If you do not know which permits you should get, contact the pool company, and they will give you a detailed list.

In most cases, they will be able to get you the permits fast-tracked as they have dealt with the offices granting them several times. Since you need multiple permits, there is a chance one or more of them might be rejected. In winter, as you have plenty of time, you can reapply for them.
And since there is no rush to finish your project, the company can take its time to ensure that you receive quality work delivered to you. This is also one of the big reasons why a pool installation in winter makes sense.

Spring Landscaping

Once you install the pool in the winter, you wouldn’t have to worry about landscaping as you can wait for the spring season to come. Most of your garden work will come to life in the spring, and you can easily separate the two tasks.

Usually, landscaping and pool go hand in hand, but it can be an overwhelming amount of work for some people. This is why it is best to keep them separate. Your flowers will bloom in the winters, and the grass and hedges will be green in the spring too.

That would be the perfect time to work on how your pool and the surrounding landscape can be moulded into something aesthetically pleasing. You will be able to experiment in terms of how the backyard will look.

One can make the pool the centrepiece of attention and landscape around it in such a way that it looks great. Or, one could divide the backyard into a designated pool area and garden by landscaping.

The possibilities are endless and best executed in the spring season so that you can see how the pool ties into the vibe of the place.

Why Fibreglass?

Fibreglass pools are shipped in moulds that can directly be placed in the hole that your pool specialist digs in your backyard. You can select from a variety of designs and also get them in any shape or size that you want.

A fibreglass pool is expensive to install. But since it has a longer life and is much more resistant to wear and tear over the years, it is a great investment. Think of it as a one-time investment that will be by your side for a long time to come.

The weather may not be in your favour during the winters, but any experienced pool specialist should be able to do the work. In winters, you cannot install the pool when it is freezing cold. Luckily enough, you do not need a lot of time to install it, so you can easily get a good window.


Feel free to contact us if you have any doubts regarding fibreglass pools and their installation. Our experts will be more than happy to answer all your questions and clear all your doubts. We have been a trusted name in the industry for many years and would be happy to work with you.

We have the best deals in the area, and you can contact us for special off-season pricing and discounts too.

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