Frequently Asked Questions

What are some of the most popular reasons to install a inground Fiberglass Swimming Pool?

Some reasons include aesthetics, recreation, entertainment, physical fitness, and improving the overall quality of life.

Are there any risks when installing a Viking fiberglass swimming pool?

Your fiberglass swimming pool should be installed by a properly trained swimming pool builder who has references of other jobs. In addition, you should make sure prior to the installation, that the fiberglass swimming pool is placed in the proper location to take advantage of the sun and view from your home. Something that some people do not consider when deciding to put a inground fiberglass swimming pool in their backyard is the impact that the swimming pool will have on your life – your backyard could become the gathering spot in the neighborhood.

Do fiberglass swimming pools pop out of the ground?

As long as your Viking fiberglass swimming pool remains full of water it will NEVER pop out of the ground.

Are concrete pools stronger than inground fiberglass pools?

No, inground fiberglass pools are 17 times stronger and more flexible than concrete or gunite.

Are inground fiberglass swimming pools easy to maintain?

Yes, Viking fiberglass pools are virtually maintenance free. On average, a homeowner can save up to $225.00 per month on their swimming pool maintenance versus other types of pools. In-floor cleaning systems can also be installed to make cleaning even more manageable.

What are the advantages of fiberglass swimming pools having a smooth surface?

One advantage is that algae will grow on porous surfaces like that of a concrete pool. The non-porous surface of a fiberglass pool will not scrap your skin or tear your swim suites as a concrete swimming pool would.

Can salt water be used in a inground fiberglass swimming pools?

Absolutely! Salt water swimming pools have become increasingly popular. Jandy offers a salt chlorinator system that we recommend.

Will installing a Viking fiberglass pool increase my homes value?

Fiberglass swimming pools make the home more attractive to the buyer and can increase the value of your home/property.

How long does a Viking pool last?

Viking fiberglass pools come with a lifetime warranty.

If a repair is needed will it be hard to work on?

Fiberglass swimming pools can be repaired easily and the repairs are just as strong as the original. Also most repairs are of a cosmetic and not of a structural nature. These repairs can often be performed under water.

Can I move my fiberglass pool to another location?

When you move, your fiberglass swiming pool can go with you.

Is it true that fiberglass swimming pools have limited design options?

Viking Fiberglass Pools manufacturers many different fiberglass swimming pool designs. We can modify lengths, widths, steps and benches when needed for an additional charge, talk to your local dealer for details.

Are there many fiberglass pool colors to choose from?

Viking Pools offers a pearl and topaz standard gel-coat and three different Diamond Series® finishes.

Does a fiberglass pool have customizable options?

Viking Swimming Pools has more exclusive options than any other manufacturer. Options include vanishing edges, fiber optic lighting, LED lighting, cascades, perimeter tile, tiled floors, steps, seats and skimmers, inlayed mosaics, inlayed tile on steps and seats and in-floor cleaning systems.

Is the vanishing edge limited on only a few pool designs?

One of the things that makes Viking Fiberglass Pools unique is that we can offer a negative (vanishing) edge option on each of our pool designs.

How deep does the fiberglass swimming pool need to be to have a jump board?

The fiberglass pool must be at least 7 1/2 feet deep, the length must be approximately 28 feet, and the width needs to be at least 15 feet.

If I wanted to make changes to my existing fiberglass swimming pool would that be easy to do?

One of the easiest facelifts that a homeowner can do is to replace the perimeter tile. This can easily be done by a trained professional.

Are fiberglass pools environmentally friendly?

Yes, not only does a Viking fiberglass pool use less chemicals and energy; they also never need to be re-plastered nor does it have a liner to replace resulting in less waste in our landfills.

Who do I contact if I have fiberglass swimming pool water chemistry questions?

We recommend Alan Schuster at