Why Fiberglass?

Fiberglass Pools…

Can be installed in 2 weeks standard time - weather pending.

Are practically maintenance free! The “gelcoat” that is applied during the manufacturing process never needs painting, it cleans easily, resists stains and requires fewer chemicals which saves you money!

Are safe and smooth. There are no sharp, rough or dangerous edges so there will be no skin off fingers and toes. Our steps and floors are textured for better traction which prevents slipping.

Are salt water compatible.

What you see is what you get! What you see in our brochure and the displays in our show room is what you will be getting. There is no guess work!

Shells flex to accommodate the earth’s movement.

Come on a full range of colors, shapes, sizes and designs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Will the fiberglass swimming pool discolor?

The swimming pool will with stand the test of time. They are UV resistant and require less maintenance than a concrete pool. The pool should be maintained as per the warranty specifications set by Barrier Reef Pools.

Will the fiberglass pool crack?

The pools are constructed as one piece, 100% fiberglass swimming pool shell, and will flex without cracking to accommodate earth movement.

Can I empty the fiberglass swimming pool?

The fiberglass swimming pool should never be emptied. If there is a requirement for the pool to be emptied, for warranty reasons you should first consult the installer (Barrier Reef Agent) to advise on the situation.

Will the fiberglass swimming pool lift out of the ground?

The short answer is no. The long answer is all swimming pools have the potential to pop or float if the water in the ground surrounding the pool is higher than the water level inside of the pool. So, yes, it is possible for it to happen, but to the same extent that all other pool types would have also lifted out of the ground. This myth has been thoroughly debunked, and only requires a page or two of web search results to quiet any naysayers.

How long will the fiberglass swimming pool last?

The swimming pools come with a lifetime structural warranty. The gelcoat finish warranty is 15 years. Please refer to warranty structure for full reference. Our pools have been in the market place for over 30 years and show no signs of deterioration so we can safely say a lifetime.

What styles of fiberglass pools are available?

Barrier Reef Pools boasts one of the largest and most modern ranges in the fiberglass pool industry. Consisting of 24 styles, and a range of spas and tanning ledges to complement our pools, with 7 modern shimmer colors.

Is the pool surface abrasive?

Barrier Reef swimming pools are smooth and safe. Unlike other materials, fiberglass is not abrasive and there are no sharp or dangerous edges.

Is fiberglass compatible with saltwater?

Yes, they are completely compatible with saltwater.

Do the pools stain?

The gel coat finish enables the pools to be a stain resistant, smooth surface which cleans easily and requires less chemicals which saves you money!

How far will you travel to install my pool?

We service Boerne, Cibolo, Floresville, Fredericksburg, Garden Ridge, Gonzales, Hondo, Kerrville, La Vernia, Lockhart, New Braunfels, San Antonio, San Marcos, Schertz, Seguin, and Shiner, Texas.

If your question was not answered here, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to answer your question.