Official Viking Pools Dealer

Viking Pools Fiberglass Swimming Pool Advantages

Serving San Antonio, TX | New Braunfels, TX | Corpus Christi, TX | McAllen, TX and Surrounding Areas!


The Pro's and Con's of Vinyl Liner, Gunite (Concrete) and Fiberglass Pools

Viking Fiberglass Pools:

Viking Pool


Viking Pool

PRO'S:  Quick installation (in just days). 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 perimeter tile, inlaid tile, tile mosaics, Crystite® pool finishes, built-in water features like cascades and streams, fiber optic and LED lighting, vanishing edges, 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

MAINTENANCE COST FOR 10 YEARS:  $4,200.00


Gunite (Concrete) Pools:

gunite

PRO'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

MAINTENANCE COST FOR 10 YEARS:  $16,950.00



Vinyl Liner Pools:

liner

PRO’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

MAINTENANCE COST FOR 10 YEARS:  $11,500.00


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San Antonio, TX
Sales & Retail
13800 San Pedro
San Antonio, TX 78232
Office (210) 494-5002
Fax (210) 494-8145
New Braunfels, TX
Sales & Retail
Pool Stockyard
1705 IH 35 N
New Braunfels, TX 78130
Phone (830) 388-2058
Fax (210) 494-8145
Corpus Christi, TX
Sales & Retail
2525 S.P.I.D
Corpus Christi, TX 78415
Phone (361) 853-1500
Fax (361) 853-3642
San Antonio, TX
Production
13800 San Pedro
San Antonio, TX 78232
Office (210) 822-6858
Fax (210) 822-7405
Rio Grande Valley
Sales & Retail
1211 E. Expressway 83
Donna, TX 78537
Phone (956) 464-5082
Fax (956) 464-5087

We are pleased to be the Viking Pools Authorized Dealer for the following counties: Aransas, Atascosa, Bandera, Bastrop, Bee, Bexar, Blanco, Brooks, Caldwell, Cameron, Comal, Crockett, De Witt, Dimmit, Duval, Edwards, Fayette, Frio, Gillespie, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe Hays, Hidalgo, Jackson, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Karnes, Kendall, Kenedy, Kerr, Kimble, Kinny, Kleberg, La Salle, Lavaca, Live Oak, McMullen, Maverick, Medina, Neuces, Real, Refugio, San Patricio, Starr, Sutton, Terrell, Uvalde, Val Verde, Victoria, Webb, Willacy, Wilson, Zapata, Zavala, Calhoun, Matagorda.

 



Gary's Pool & Patio of San Antonio, TX, Gary's Pool & Patio of Corpus Christi, Gary's Pool & Patio of New Braunfels, TX, and Gary's Pool & Patio of McAllen, TX provides new pool installation, fiberglass swimming pool installation, inground pool construction, pool decking, pool landscaping, Swimming Pool Features, Fiberglass Swimming Pool Options, Outdoor Living Items, Outdoor Furniture, Special Swimming Pool Promotions and more in San Antonio, TX, New Braunfels, TX, Corpus Christi, TX, McAllen, TX and Surrounding Areas! We are pleased to be the Viking Pools Authorized Dealer for the following counties: Aransas, Atascosa, Bandera, Bastrop, Bee, Bexar, Blanco, Brooks, Caldwell, Cameron, Comal, Crockett, De Witt, Dimmit, Duval, Edwards, Fayette, Frio, Gillespie, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe Hays, Hidalgo, Jackson, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Karnes, Kendall, Kenedy, Kerr, Kimble, Kinny, Kleberg, La Salle, Lavaca, Live Oak, McMullen, Maverick, Medina, Neuces, Real, Refugio, San Patricio, Starr, Sutton, Terrell, Uvalde, Val Verde, Victoria, Webb, Willacy, Wilson, Zapata, Zavala, Calhoun, Matagorda.