Frequently asked questions
Generally speaking, most inground fibreglass pools cost between $25,000 – $60,000. The final quote will depend on a number of factors, including how large your pool is and whether you are looking to add extra features. Feel free to contact our friendly team to discuss your options.
Fibreglass pools are made with resins and gelcoats applied to large moulds. Once cured, they’re removed from the mould, trimmed to shape and quality inspected and tested prior to installation.
Fibreglass pools are essentially pre-made shells, so the installation process is simply a matter of excavating the area, setting in the pool shell, and connecting the plumbing and filtering systems.
As opposed to traditional pools which can take months, fibreglass pools can be completed within a matter of weeks.
Yes, fibreglass pools do not crack in cold weather and can be heated to your ideal swimming temperature, making them ideal pool for colder climates
Summertime Pools come in 17 different shapes and sizes, meaning you can find the perfect fit for your backyard.
Summertime Pools are available from 4m up to 11m in length.
Fibreglass pools are made from precast moulds, so while you cannot customise the shape, you are able to customise other elements such as your pools colour
Fibreglass pools are long-lasting investments that are built to last 50+ years. At Summertime Pools we provide a market leading 100 Year Structural Warranty on all our pools
While all pools fade over time, the colour fade you can expect from a fibreglass pool’s gelcoat surface is gradual and even. Regardless, a fibreglass gelcoat surface is the most durable pool coating available.
All Summertime Pools are manufactured in line with ISO Quality Assurance standards and are made to the highest quality, right here in Australia. Summertime Pools provide a 30 Year Structural Warranty on our locally made range giving you complete peace of mind
Summertime Pools has handypay available, which has weekly, fortnightly and monthly repayment options for up to 7 years for the whole price of the pool. For more info please see here
Of all pool types, fibreglass pools require the least maintenance. You only need to maintain the water chemistry once a week and don’t need to worry about algae growth like you would with a concrete pool.
Alongside thorough cleaning and keeping your pool covered while not in use, ensure that your water chemistry remains within the required levels and recommendations.
We recommend testing your water twice a week during high use seasons to keep an eye on your pH levels, chlorine levels, alkalinity and calcium harness. Ensure your pool filter pump and its filtration system are also in good working order
Liberal site access is preferred to excavate soil for installing a fibreglass pool. However, even with just 2m wide site access, it is possible – it will just mean a lengthier process.
Yes, fibreglass pools are the most suited pool type for small backyards
Our longest pool reaches 11m in length and our deepest pool reaches 2m in depth.
It is recommended that you run one circulation of your filtration system once per day.
It is recommended that you vacuum your pool once every three days
Yes; all swimming pools require local building regulator approval prior to installation.
Yes. Summertime Pools fibreglass swimming pools are compatible with salt water systems more so than traditional concrete pools.
Not only can you enjoy social and leisure time in the pool with friends and family, but swimming is a great aerobic exercise for building endurance, muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness
Yes, fibreglass pool shells can be installed into sloped landscapes as long as there has been accurate preparation, planning and professional installation.
It’s possible to swim in your new fibreglass pool the day after installation has finished!
Summertime Pools offers a range of 14 designer colour finishes for your pool. The final look of your colour choice will depend on the completed pool installation and environmental factors, so some variation may occur.
Summertime Pools offers a range of heating solutions for your pool, from solar heating to electric heat pumps.
Your pool should never need to be emptied unless in the instance that major repairs are required. Topping up your water level can be done with a standard garden hose.
All Summertime Pools are manufactured in Victoria, Australia. We are proudly Australian made and Australian owned.