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Viking Fiberglass or Gunite?

Below is a chart that will help explain some of the major differences between choosing a fiberglass pool and a pool constructed using gunite. Please review this chart before making your option to ensure that the pool you choose is the right choice for you!

Viking Fiberglass

Pros
  • Quick Installation (3-5 days)
  • Permanent Home Improvement
  • Proven Product with Factory Controlled Quality
  • Flexural Strength
  • Stronger Than Concrete
  • Smooth Non-Porous Finish
  • Most Pool Options
Cons
  • Limited Sizes and Shapes
  • Viking has 60+ designs to choose from
Billable Maintenance
  • Chemicals
  • Electric Cost
Maintenance Cost for 10 Years
  • $4,200

Gunite

Pros
  • Unlimited Design Capabilities
  • Permanent Home Improvement
Cons
  • 4-8 week Installation
  • Concrete Shows Around Edge
  • Rough Porous Surface
  • Cracks in Freeze/Thaw Climates
  • Excessive Use of Chemicals, Energy
Billable Maintenance
  • Chemicals
  • Electric Cost
  • Acid Baths
  • Plastering & New Tile
  • Pool Service
Maintenance Cost for 10 Years
  • $16,950

Three Locations in WNY!

Gowanda
10417 Maltbie Road
Gowanda NY, 14070
716.532.5498

Jamestown
2335 Foote Avenue
Jamestown, NY 14701
716.483.7946

Dunkirk
3302 East Main Road
Dunkirk, NY 14048
716.672.7665

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