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Above-Ground Pool Buyer's Guide

Everything You Need to Know Before Buying

Our Buyer’s Guide is a treasure trove of insights, delving into the world of above-ground pools. From size options and design aesthetics to cutting-edge features and enticing advantages, our guide is crafted to provide you with comprehensive details. Whether you're new to the world of above-ground pools or a seasoned enthusiast, our Buyer’s Guide is your compass to navigate through the key information, helping you find the perfect above-ground pool. So, feel free to immerse yourself in our guide, and embark on a journey into the exhilarating realm of above-ground pools!

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Above Ground Pools Buyers Guide

Pool Comparison Chart

Stealth Semi-Inground Pool

Starts at $13,999

semi inground pool

Above Ground Pool

Starts at $4,999

Above Ground Pool

Inground Pool

Starts at $41,999

inground pool
Buried 2’ up to full buried 18” to 26” maximum Fully buried
Material 12 to 14 Gauge Steel Panels Rolled Wall Steel panels, fiberglass or gunnite
Depth Flat Depth, usually 52” Flat Depth, usually 52” Variable Depth
Coping Optional ledge and can do different types  Built-in steel or resin ledge Varies, CP2, concrete, paver
Shapes Pre-fabricated Round, Oval, Grecian and Freeform Pre-fabricated Round or oval Customizable
Entry 6’ Walk In Step or portable ladder Above-ground ladders Customizable including walk-in steps
Tanning Ledge No No Yes
Waterfall feature Yes No Yes
Liner Yes Yes Yes on vinyl pools, no on fiberglass and concrete
Sanitization Any Any Any
Price Range $13,999 to $23,999 semi
$28,999 to $34,999 buried
$2,699 to $13,000 $48,000 - $150,000
Longevity 20 years +, liner replacement 5 to 10 years 20 years +, with maintenance
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Available Pool Shapes

Round pools are a timeless and classic choice. With a circular design, they provide a symmetric and balanced look to your backyard. Great for smaller spaces and are ideal for creating a focal point in your outdoor area. Oval pools provide a more elongated swimming area compared to round pools. Their shape allows for additional space, making them perfect for families and those who enjoy lap swimming. A popular choice for larger backyards, providing both functionality and visual appeal.

Connect with an Above Ground Pool Specialist

At Galaxy Home Recreation, we are here for you! Our product specialists are here to answer any questions you have about hot tubs, pools, patio, and more! We are here to help you purchase confidently. Book an appointment with us to learn more about our products and financing options.

FAQs

POOL SITE INFORMATION: 

  • Check for overhead power lines at the pool site. 
  • Verify if there are any underground utilities at the pool site. 
  • Look for trees or stumps within 10′ of the pool site. 
  • Check for septic/aerobic system within 10′ of the pool site.
  • Check if the installer will have less than 6’1″ access to the pool site. 
  • Verify if the yard slopes more than 4′. 

If you answer “yes” to any of the above questions, you may have to move your pool location or fix the issue prior to installation.
 

Included with installation:

  • Delivery to your home and assembly 
  • Pool, skimmer, pump (without electric hook up), and filter installation and 6″ of ground leveling. 
  • Paver blocks provided for the foundation of equipment. 
  • Installation includes travel up to 30 miles from any showroom. Each mile outside that (up to 120) miles will be charged $3/mi one-way. 

Not included with installation: 

  • Any electrical work. 
  • Backfilling to protect sand wash out. 
  • Rock, excess dirt, and sand removal. 
  • Permits and Survey Fees 
  • Gas Line Plumbing. 
  • Landscaping. 
  • Water. 
  • Trash Haul-off. 
  • Assembly of Ladder & Accessories. 
  • Removal or installation of fence panels, posts, or temporary fence barriers.