POOL FAQs

We've compiled many of our Frequently Asked Questions about our one-piece-swimming pool Types, Range, Installation, Delivery, and Availability.

One Piece Swimming pools are generally more affordable and are a great option. They are delivered in one-piece. The shell comes with a Twenty Year (20) Guarantee. We can also manufacture bespoke pools to your exact design and specifications. You would need to contact us with your plan details for us to price that individually.

There are several benefits to fibreglass pools. One example is the speed in which it is installed. Installation of concrete pools is a far longer process. Fibreglass / polyester pools also tend to be less expensive and feel much better for swimmers due to being coated in a gel coat that is softer on your feet.

Everything you absolutely NEED to get you up and running, including:
  • Pool Shell (basin)
  • Skimmers x 2
  • Return jets and fittings
  • Plumbing and pipework
  • Circulation Pump
  • Sand Filter
  • LED lights

Many of our customers do quite a bit of landscaping, plus additional Stainless Steel Ladders, a Swimming Pool Heater or Heat Pump, Technology Boxes, Safety/ Debris Cover and/or a Retractable Pool Enclosure. Please be sure to consider these costs in your overall budget

All inground swimming pools require a local contractor to dig a hold and add a level concrete base. Preferred Partners

It is very difficult to estimate as there are so many variants. The size of the pool, weather conditions, if the pool is covered and to what temperature the pool is heated to are all contributing factors. MY POOL DIRECT is a retail distrubutor only and solely rely on our customer feedback.

Typical ELECTRIC cost is £100 per month when the pool is in use. Therefore, if the pool is in use all year round, that would still probably work out less than one family holiday abroad.

Apart from the initial filling of the pool, it requires very little Additional WATER for continued usage, UNLESS you live in extremely hot and arrid areas of the World.

A swimming pool owner must also consider periodic costs for pool cleaning supplies, and hired help.

Summer is our busiest times of year, however, it would appear that a lot of families are receiving refunds for cancelled holidays and will not be going abroad again in 2021. This might explain why orders have reached unprecedented levels in the past few months.

Delivery times are currently 7-8 weeks for new customers, but that figure is going up as the weeks go on. Our recommendation is to discuss your Pool Project with one of our Sales / Customer Service Staff Members as soon as pratical. We'll be able to provide reasonable expectations and help you throughout the procurement process.

Pool Installation FAQ's & Info

If you need specific questions answered, please don't hesitate to Contact Us.

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MY POOL DIRECT offers two types of modern and economical pool heaters for purchase:
  • Air-source heat pumps: These are a less expensive option and perfect if you don’t want to use the pool all year round, just throughout the milder weather. These can operate in temperatures of -5c and come with a two-year warranty. Product LINK
  • Inverter heat pumps: Perfect if you want to use your pool all year round as they operate in temperatures as low as -15 degrees. They are capable of heating your pool to temperatures of +10c to +32c and come with a three-year warranty. Product LINK

There are several benefits to fibreglass pools. One example is the speed in which it is installed. Installation of concrete pools is a far longer process. Fibreglass / polyester pools also tend to be less expensive and feel much better for swimmers due to being coated in a gel coat that is softer on your feet.

Everything you absolutely NEED to get you up and running, including:
  • Pool Shell (basin)
  • Skimmers x 2
  • Return jets and fittings
  • Plumbing and pipework
  • Circulation Pump
  • Sand Filter
  • LED lights

Many of our customers do quite a bit of landscaping, plus additional Stainless Steel Ladders, a Swimming Pool Heater or Heat Pump, Technology Boxes, Safety/ Debris Cover and/or a Retractable Pool Enclosure. Please be sure to consider these costs in your overall budget

All inground swimming pools require a local contractor to dig a hold and add a level concrete base. Preferred Partners

It is very difficult to estimate as there are so many variants. The size of the pool, weather conditions, if the pool is covered and to what temperature the pool is heated to are all contributing factors. MY POOL DIRECT is a retail distrubutor only and solely rely on our customer feedback.

Typical ELECTRIC cost is £100 per month when the pool is in use. Therefore, if the pool is in use all year round, that would still probably work out less than one family holiday abroad.

A swimming pool owner must also consider periodic costs for pool cleaning supplies, and hired help.

Summer is our busiest times of year, however, it would appear that a lot of families are receiving refunds for cancelled holidays and will not be going abroad again in 2021. This might explain why orders have reached unprecedented levels in the past few months.

Delivery times are currently 7-8 weeks for new customers, but that figure is going up as the weeks go on. Our recommendation is to discuss your Pool Project with one of our Sales / Customer Service Staff Members as soon as pratical. We'll be able to provide reasonable expectations and help you throughout the procurement process.

If you are serous about purchasing a swimming pool and need more detailed information, our PDF Manuals, Brochures, and Installation Docs can be Viewed and Downloaded, HERE!

You will also receive everything that you need upon pool product Delivery.

All Electrical should be performed by a licensced professional. However, the overall setup is dependant upon your back garden configuration and electrical needs. We provide a basic ELECTRICAL WIRING INSTALLATION GUIDE that contains a wiring diagram between your pool circulation pump, filters, lights, and swim jey accessories. View Documents.

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