Frequently Asked Questions...3-8-2023

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 Latham fiberglass swimming pool?

Your fiberglass swimming pool should be installed by a properly trained fiberglass 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 Latham 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 Latham fiberglass swimming pools pop out of the ground?

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

Are concrete pools stronger than inground Latham fiberglass pools?

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

Are inground Latham fiberglass swimming pools easy to maintain?

Yes, Latham fiberglass swimming pools are virtually maintenance free. On average, a homeowner can save up to $225.00 per month on their inground 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 Latham 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 Latham fiberglass swimming 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 Latham fiberglass swimming pools?

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

Will installing a Latham fibeglass swimming pool increase my homes value?

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

How long does a Latham fiberglass pool last?

Latham fiberglass pools come with a lifetime warranty.

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

Latham 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 Latham fiberglass pool to another location?

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

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

Latham 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 Latham fiberglass pool colors to choose from?

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

Does a Lahtam fiberglass pool have customizable options?

Laham FIberglass 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 fiberglass pool designs?

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

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

The inground 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 Latham 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 Latham fiberglass swimming pools environmentally friendly?

Yes, not only does a Latham 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 Lahtan fiberglass swimming pool water chemistry questions?

We recommend Alan Schuster at