If you live in the Raleigh area, then you know that having a custom concrete pool in your back yard is the perfect way to avoid the heat of summertime and to create an ideal space for relaxing and entertaining family and guests alike. In the past, the amount of time and money needed to maintain a concrete inground pool caused many people to think twice about having one installed, but at Prestige Pools, we install custom concrete pools with optional automated features that reduce the necessary effort and expense for pool maintenance dramatically.
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Inground Concrete Pool Options
At Prestige Pools, our custom concrete pools come in an endless array of sizes, shapes, layouts, and features. We are here to deliver your dream backyard getaway, and we can build whatever you can imagine, including:
- Anything from a simple swimming pool to a pool and spa combination
- Automatic chemical feeders, automatic water fillers, and automatic freeze protection
- Retaining walls, pools with vanishing edges, and custom water features
- Hundreds of tile choices with over forty different plaster, pebble, and quartz finishes
- Natural stone, tile, concrete, brick, or cut-stone coping
- And much more!
Concrete Pool Features
Trends in pool design and construction have changed rapidly over the years, but one thing has remained constant. Concrete is widely considered the highest quality and most luxurious building material. Concrete is the gold-standard building material for commercial properties, and if top-of-the-line quality is what you’re looking for, you’re going to want to install an inground concrete pool.
Concrete pools are notorious for their elegant appearance. The concrete base and plaster finish result in a smooth, clean surface and are not prone to the distortion and bubbling that can occur under the surface of vinyl liners.
Concrete is the most durable building material for inground pools, and their ability to maintain their original shape over time is unrivaled. The concrete foundation is highly damage and scratch-resistant, making concrete pools the perfect choice for families with pets.
The base for every concrete pool is built on-site. That means there is virtually limitless room for customization in terms of the shape, size, and depth of the pool itself.
Custom Concrete Pool Installation
For over 25 years, we’ve been perfecting our concrete pool installation process. Our pools begin and end with your vision, and we start every project scheduling a comprehensive consultation at a time that works for you. With your wants and needs in mind, we’ll design a pool that is tailored perfectly for your back yard.
From there, we’ll work through the construction process quickly and efficiently. We make sure to conduct a detailed survey of your property, acquire the necessary building permits, and maintain the highest standards for all of our work from excavation, to plumbing and electrical, and landscaping.
Let’s Build Your Dream Pool Together
Prestige Pools has been family-owned for since we started 25 years ago, and we treat each customer with the respect of a family member. Our owners will be on-site to work with you and to ensure that all of our work meets and exceeds even the highest of expectations. Whether you’re looking for a custom concrete or vinyl-liner pool we’re here to bring the experience and tools necessary to make sure you get the backyard paradise you’ve been longing for. You can take a look at our portfolio page to see examples of our work.
Concrete Pools FAQ’s
How Long Will a Concrete Pool Last?
Concrete pools are thought of as being permanent, strong and durable, and they can certainly last long if built and maintained properly. Typically, you can expect your concrete pool to last between 50-75 years, depending on how well you treat it!
How Much Does a Concrete Pool Cost?
Concrete pools are typically more expensive than vinyl and fiberglass due to the fact that they last so much longer. You can expect concrete pools to be around 60% more expensive than vinyl, and 20% more expensive than fiberglass. Most concrete pools we build range from $50,000 to $100,000 depending on how customized the pool is.
Which is Better: A Vinyl Liner, Fiberglass, or Concrete Pool?
Concrete pools are typically considered to be the best kind of pool due to the longevity of the pool and the ability to customize pools to fit your family’s needs and desires. However, if a concrete pool is not in your price range, a vinyl liner pool will still provide you and your family with all the fun you want!
We also design our vinyl pools to closely replicate our concrete pools. By imprinting tile designs at the waterline & pebble prints on the floor and bottom of our vinyl pools, we want you to experience the quality you desire from every kind of pool we build.
Are Fiberglass or Concrete Pools More Expensive?
As mentioned above, our concrete pools are typically more expensive by around a margin of 20%. In some cases, the prices will be comparable due to shipping costs and crane costs. A rule of thumb to abide by is the bigger the fiberglass pool, the closer in price it will be to a concrete pool.
Do Concrete Pools Need Vinyl Liners?
As a general rule, concrete pools do not need vinyl liners. The plaster or pebble finish is considered to be the lining of the concrete pool. In some rare cases, we might recommend a vinyl liner for your concrete pool.
Do Concrete Pools Need Waterproofing?
Generally, concrete pools don’t need waterproofing. However, if you are in a saltwater environment or if you have a pool wall exposed, waterproofing may be necessary.
When Should I Resurface My Concrete Pool?
Prior to resurfacing your concrete pool, we recommend acid washing the pool 8-10 years down the line, and following up with another acid was 6-10 years later. We recommend replastering/repebbling your concrete pool every 20-30 years.
How Do I Fix a Crack in a Concrete Pool?
If you are seeking a temporary solution, you can mix a 2 part underwater epoxy and fill in the crack manually. However, if you are seeking a more permanent solution, we suggest you first drain the pool, grind out the crack, and inject hydraulic cement. Once this step has been completed, replaster the affected area, and refill your pool. If the crack is structural, you may have to install carbon fiber staples to hold the crack together.
Contact Us Today About Custom Concrete Pools
Our concrete pools are customizable on every level for all of our customers in the Raleigh, Cary, and Clayton area. That means the pool we build for you will be truly one of a kind.