Best Above Ground Pools

Hello and welcome to the most frequently read page on our website. If you’re like most people reading this, you are new to the idea of purchasing an above ground pool and have no idea where start, and who better to ask than a pool installation company. I guess that’s what makes What should I buy? the #1 most commonly asked question we get! And like most everyone else you simply want a quality pool that’s going to last and not be a hassle to maintain. You don’t want to get ripped off and you don’t want to buy junk either. So below is our recommendations on shopping for an above ground pool. I’ll give you the short and sweet version of what to buy, where to buy it and why it’s good. Thanks again for taking the time to read this page. Please scroll down to view entire page.

What To Buy

Like anything else, some pools are better than others. Basically when shopping for a new above ground pool it breaks down into three main pool components to consider, the pool, liner and equipment. All should all be made in the USA end of story. Why? Because American made pool products are better quality than the imports and you can always get replacement parts for name brand American products anywhere. And when I say American made pool I’m referring to the typical American made hard-wall or steel wall above ground pools. These tend to last an average of 15-20 years in Florida. The imported hard-wall pools last about 5-8 years while soft side and blow up pools tend to last only 1-2 years.

Don’t forget to read up on pool installation accessories you may want to consider when purchasing your new pool. Click to view here.

If you are shopping for pools under $1000.00, I suggest waiting until you have a larger budget to spend. Pools in this price range can often be more trouble than you bargain for. Soft sided pools from Walmart, Target and other big box stores include models from Intex, Coleman, Ultra Frame and others. These pools usually only last about 1-2 years and most people are so disappointed in there pool they shop for a different one the very next swim season. Aside from the fact they’re made from inferior materials, the pump and filter systems arn’t strong enough to circulate the pool water properly or run a vacuum for cleaning. And as you know, algae tends to grow very rapidly in warm water, making these pools very aggravating to operate and maintain in the extreme Florida heat.

Where To Buy

You can shop anywhere you feel comfortable or take my recommendation, PoolsAboveGround.com. Why? Local company with many years of dealing specifically with above ground pools. A+ BBB rating, knowledgeable, friendly, prices are good, offer the best products and they answer their phone. I chose two pool models from them as our best picks based on brand, features, accessories, price and company support. These are both are sharp looking pools and fairly easy to assemble when compared to other models. You can view full details of each pool along with specs, brochures, manuals etc. on their very informative website. I have sent many customers there over the years and honestly I don’t know what more you could ask for. This is where I would buy, but if you know somewhere better than shop there.

And The Winner Is…

Best Above Ground Pool

Best Above Ground Pool Kit For Florida Backyards

Caspian – The Best Above Ground Pool

Great top of the line pool model and thee best pool to buy. Resin hybrid construction and tough as nails. Resin is a high grade polymer material that lasts a long time and weathers very nicely. Because resin bounces back from impact, doesn’t dent or get hot to the touch it’s a great material for pools. Resin also can’t rust or corrode like metal, so it’s what you want, especially in salty ocean air of Florida including Central Florida. Solid resin components in Caspian are thick, wide and heavy duty and include injection molded top ledges, frame rails, stabilizer bar, base plates and top plates. Caspian is completely resin except for the pool wall of course which does include a stainless steel service panel that prevents rust around the skimmer and return jet. These features make Caspian likely the last pool you’ll ever buy.

Why It’s Good – Made by Wilbar in New York. As much resin as possible and heavy duty design. Warrantied for both saltwater and freshwater. Looks great and easy to build. Everyone comments on how nice this pool is. Buy as a complete kit with everything or build your own custom package. Click here to view pool details.

Best Above Ground Pool Mid Grade

Best Above Ground Pool Mid Grade For Florida Families

Montego – Best Basic Above Ground Pool

This is a great high quality long lasting all steel pool and a definite step up from entry level models. All steel construction with wider, bigger, and heavier parts than any base model pool. Montego stands up well to large families and kids that like to play hard and roughhouse. This is a great heavy duty pool without the added costs associated with resin upgrades.

We have built this pool time and time again and we love it, it has a very sturdy feel and it looks great too. I would expect this pool to last 15-20 years in the Orlando area and at least 10+ years on the coast. We chose this as a best pick because it a great value in terms of construction quality and price.

Why It’s Good – Made by Wilbar in New York. Buy as a complete kit with everything needed to swim and get a matched pool package with proper sized American made filter system, ladder, chemical kit, cleaning tools and cover. Click here to view pool details.

“This is the best pool installation website anywhere. My husband and I could not find anyone to help us with our pool. Kyle was very helpful and kind. Thanks again.”

Michelle - Orlando Florida

“Great pool recommendations! I bought the Caspian and had Bryan install it. I love my new pool and the kids do too!”

Ruth B.- Palm Bay FL24’ Round Caspian Pool Installation

“Hello, I just want to say my family and I are very happy with the pool and the guys did a great job putting it in. God bless you,” Maria

Maria Rodriguez - Satellite Beach FL15x30 Oval Montego Pool Installation

Use Us, We Don’t Mind

Our above ground pool experience and knowledge come specifically from working in Central Florida. Our work here has allowed us to see the effects the Florida environment has on swimming pools and products over time. The views expressed on these pages are strictly our own and based on our 3 decades of working in this area. We have served thousands of customers by building or repairing above ground pools and replacing liners in Florida. In this time we have come across most everything you could expect to encounter at this job and somethings we never thought we’d see. Now we want to share our findings with people seeking honest and real information about above ground pools and their installation. We wanted our website to bring you more than just a price sheet, or parroting something we heard on a pool blog. We wanted to offer something based only on real world experience. I hope you find the information on these pages helpful in your swimming pool project. We will continue to help those in need by continuously adding to the FAQ and pool blog sections. If you have a pool experience you wish to share or pool installation questions to ask, please send us an email we’d love to here from you.

Listed below are cities we worked in regularly. We’ve had a lot of fun and worked on some very interesting pools here. If fact we have done some things I wouldn’t have thought possible. If you have an experience you wish to share or pool installation questions please send us an email, we’d love to here from you.

Altamonte Springs, Altoona, Apopka, Astatula, Auburndale, Avon Park, Azalea Park, Bartow, Belle Isle, Bithlo, Brevard County, Buena Ventura Lakes, BVL, Celebration, Christmas, Chuluota, Clermont, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Conway, Davenport, Daytona Beach, DeBary, Deland, Deltona, Eustis, Ferndale, Forest City, Fruitland Park, Geneva, Groveland, Haines City, Harmony, Howey-In-The-Hills, Hunters Creek, Indian Beach Harbor, Kissimmee, Lady Lake, Lake County, Lake Helen, Lakeland, Lake Mary, Leesburg, Lockhart, Longwood, Maitland, Malabar, Marineland, Mascotte, Meadow Woods, Melbourne, Merritt Island, Mims, Minneola, Montverde, Mt. Dora, Mt. Plymouth, Narcoossee, New Smyrna, Oak Hill, Ocoee, Orange City, Orange County, Orlando, Orlo Vista, Osceola County, Oviedo, Paisley, Palm Bay, Palm Coast, Pine Castle, Pine Hills, Polk City, Polk County, Port St. John, Reunion, Rockledge, Sanford, Satellite Beach, Sky Lake, St. Augustine, St. Cloud, Taft, Tangerine, Tavares, Titusville, Umatilla, Union Park, Volusia County, Wedgefield, Winter Garden, Winter Haven, Winter Park, Winter Springs, Zellwood.

Brevard County Cities We Serve

Angel City, Aurantia, Barefoot Bay, Bellwood, Canaveral Groves, Cape Canaveral, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Cocoa West, Courtenay, Eau Gallie, FloridanaBeach, Georgiana, Grant, Indian Harbour Beach, Indianola, June Park, Kennedy Space Center, Lotus, Malabar, Melbourne, Melbourne Beach, Melbourne Shores, Melbourne Village, Merritt Island, Micco, Mims, Palm Bay, Palm Shores, Patrick Air Force Base, Pineda, Port St. John, Rockledge, Satellite Beach, Scottsmoor, Sharpes, Shiloh, South Cocoa Beach, South Patrick Shores, Suntree, Titusville, Tropic, Valkaria, Viera, West Melbourne

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