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Did you hear the great news?

TYPES OF POOLS

Making the best choice for your pool project starts with understanding and comparing the 3 main different types of pools and which one fits your vision for your backyard.

FIBERGLASS POOL

  • Pre-Manufactured Pool

  • Easy to Clean Surface

  • Fastest to Install, Requires Lowest Level of Construction Skills

  • No Customization at All

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  • No widths available over 25'4"

  • If Pool Leaks & Water Level Drops More Than 18" it Voids Warranty

  • Cannot be Drained, Walls May Collapse

  • Not Recommended as a Diving Pool, Only Meets Minimum Standard Depth

  • Access to Yard is Critical Otherwise Pool Must be Lifted in with Crane Over Top of House

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SHOTCRETE (CONCRETE) POOL

The shotcrete (concrete) pool system is made up of a steel reinforcement cage with up to 12" of concrete applied through a hose to cover the steel cage.

  • Manufactured in Backyard

  • Fully Customizable Features,Lengths, Widths, & Depths

  • Customizable Circulation System

  • Anchor's Advanced Water Surface Filtration Available

  • Rough Floor Finish, Tough on Kids Toes

  • Most Expensive Construction

  • No Surface or Tile Warranty Available Due to Freeze-Thaw Exposure

  • Greater expense is Not Representative of a Greater Quality, but of Material Costs & Much Greater Labor Hours to Construct

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ANCHOR'S HYBRID POOL SYSTEM

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The hybrid pool is the highest quality and most features for the greatest value.

How It's Made

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The hybrid pool system consists of a uniform manufactured polymer wall and brace system. The bracing system is every 3'-4' around the pool perimeter. All of the interior features (i.e. sun ledges, benches, steps, etc.) are manufactured using the same system so each feature is perfectly sized. The balance of the pool, floors, deep end walls, sun ledge surface, steps surface, and bench surface are all poured solid concrete.

Customized Features

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Unique to the hybrid pool is the wide variety of fully customized options. Tile borders, tile sun ledge, creative interior, swim up bars, various seating configurations, and totally customizable depths for swimming laps, playing volleyball, or diving. Even an infinity edge is available with the hybrid pool.

Exclusive Circulation System

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The circulation system is totally customized to each pool size and shape using Anchor's exclusive advanced water surface filter system, resulting in superior circulation for a higher level of water quality.

Lifetime Warranty

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Manufacture lifetime - transferable warranty plus lifetime adhesion warranty on tile smooth surface system.

POOL PROJECT COSTS

Along with understanding the 3 different types of pools, there are many additional factors that contribute to what the cost of your entire pool project will be. 

Not only do you have to consider the type and size of the pool when determining pricing, but total cost will also include basic expenses that a pool requires, no matter who builds your pool. 

ESTIMATED BASIC COSTS*

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**Pricing varies depending on the distance from electric meter to filter system.

ADDITIONAL POTENTIAL PROJECT EXPENSES*

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*Please note, price ranges are estimates based on average pricing for the 2023 season.

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Your Budget Starting Point
$118,250-227,000
This is a minimum based on the type of pool + estimates above for a small pool project.

Please note, pool prices below do not include necessary construction expenses. These estimates reflect the average cost pool contractors charge in the Northern Illinois Greater Chicago area. Be sure to check your region for accurate pool costs.

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READY TO DIVE IN?

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STEP 1


Download and fill out the Pool Budget Worksheet and Consultation Checklist.* This gives an idea of all fixed and possible expenses of an unground pool project.

STEP 2


Email your completed Worksheet & Checklist to set up your consultation call. These forms are required to schedule your call and must be filled out entirely.

STEP 3


An Anchor team member will schedule a comprehensive call with you to discuss your Worksheet and next steps for your pool project.

We'll Be In Touch!

*To fill out the worksheet digitally you can download the following for desktop: Adobe Acrobat Reader for mobile/Ipad: PDF Expert

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