Inground Pools

Choose from the pages at the left to find pool builders, get buying tips, learn about types of inground pools, and find out how to get started on your new swimming pool.


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Planning to build an inground swimming pool in your backyard? Get inspired by the pool designs in our photo gallery and read the articles to learn about the most common types of inground pools: concrete, vinyl, and fiberglass. Plus, learn the basics of the pool installation process. Our Buyers' Guide, Find a Dealer, and Search by State pages provide detailed information about reputable pool builders and help you locate pool builders in your area. You're on your way to owning a beautiful backyard pool.


Featured Inground Pool & Swimming Articles

20 Tips to Know Before You Buy a Pool20 Tips to Know Before You Buy a Swimming Pool

Think you might be ready to take the plunge? Learn how to establish a budget, find a pool builder, and always remember to put fun on the list. Read more >>



Michael Phelps swimming in swim spaMichael Phelps Trains for the London Olympics

As U.S. swimming Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps prepares for the Summer Games, he has also teamed up with Master Spas on a signature line of swim spas.
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Inground swimming pool infinity Questar beautifulSwimming Pool Types

The best information for homeowners ready to build an inground pool. Learn the differences between concrete pools, fiberglass pools, and vinyl pools and how they are installed.
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Top Inground Pool Articles

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Pool Renovations: Before & After

Find out how some much-needed renovations made these outdated pools go from depressing--to refreshing! See the before & after photos of these major makeovers and read comments from the builders about the renovation was completed.
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J. Brownlee Home Resort

Ultimate Home Resort

Journey through one amazing outdoor retreat that has just about everything--from a giant pool with a hidden cave to blazing firepits, unique water features, and a spacious pool house. We spoke to the builder/designer to learn exactly how this project came to be.
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Gib-San Pools

Pool Cues: Building an Inground Pool

What you need to know before building an inground pool. Learn the differences between concrete, fiberglass, and vinyl-lined pools and how they are installed.
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Water Frontiers

Inground Pools: The Coolest Place to Chill

For families with kids, a swimming pool can be the best form of entertainment and the solution to summer boredom. If you're ready to turn your property into an at-home resort, you need to set your budget/price range, choose your features, and decide how quickly you'd like the pool to be built.

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Cipriano Landscape Design

Backyard Oasis

When your kitchen and family room have you feeling boxed in, look to the outdoors-make your backyard the place to entertain and have fun. Read interviews from the builders of some of the most amazing backyards, complete with swimming pools, spas, outdoor kitchens, patios & more.
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