Fiberglass Quick Facts

Things You May Find Interesting About Fiberglass

The surface of a fiberglass pool, called the gelcoat, is virtually non-porous. In contrast, the surface of a concrete pool is extremely rough and porous. These rough cavities and pores give algae a place to hide and call home, making pool ownership much more difficult.

Read below for more beneficial features of fiberglass pools.



  • Outperforms cementitious materials, will not disbond like plaster.

  • No sandblasting and chipping required, no dust around facilities.

  • Fast application ensuring short down-time, rapid return-to-service.

  • High-performance resins used. Track record in severe industrial corrosion environments.

  • Not subject to spalling, staining, roughness & algae.

  • The most effective method to repair structural cracks in pools. No epoxy injection required.

  • Excellent water clarity and aesthetic appeal over life of surface.

  • Drastic reduction in chemical usage due to inert nature of material.

  • Simple start-up. No brushing and tending needed after application.

  • Most widely used material for commercial aquatic facilities.

  • Long-term corrosion resistance, 25 year system applied as opposed to replastering where durability averages 7 years.