Approximate costs for maintaining a concrete/gunite pool vs fiberglass pool for 10 years

Gunite Pools
Acid wash – as least 2 ($350/each)

700.00

Re-plastering – once (average lifetime for plaster is about 7 – 8 years)

3,800.00

Tile replacement (with re-plastering)

1,400.00

Chemicals – $40.00/month for 10 years (Algaecide, Acid, Chlorine)

4,800.00

Electricity – $45.00/month for 10 years

5,400.00

Estimated maintenance costs for 10 years

$16,100.00

Fiberglass Pools
Acid wash – not required

0.00

Re-plastering – not required

0.00

Tile replacement – not required

0.00

Chemicals – $15.00/month for 10 years

1,800.00

Electricity – $25.00/month for 10 years

3,000.00

Estimated maintenance costs for 10 years

$4,800.00


Estimated concrete maintenance costs for 10 years

16,100.00

Estimated fiberglass pool maintenance costs for 10 years

4,800.00


Your savings


$11,300.00