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What is a container pool?

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Asked by: Shannon Lougee

A shipping container pool is more than just a shipping container filled with water. The manufacturer goes through an expensive conversion process. Typically, they weld another layer of steel inside the corrugated steel walls to make the shipping container watertight from the inside.

How do you make a container pool?

At this stage of the production we marry the fiberglass shell with the upcycled shipping container included in there is a steel skeleton to give it the rigidity required.

What is the width of a container pool?

Standard container pool sizes are 8 feet wide by 20 feet, 30 feet, 40 feet or 45 feet long.

How much are container pools in Australia?

between $20,000 and $30,000

The average container pool price in Australia is between $20,000 and $30,000, which is still a significant saving on the cost of having a pool installed in-ground in your backyard.

How much is a mod pool?

The Modpool is definitely cheaper than other pools, however, priced at $26,900 for an 8’x20′ shipping container. A forty-foot model is also available.

Are container pools any good?

They make excellent lap pools

Calling all athletes! The rectangular shape and vast length of these pools make them excellent for racing and swimming laps. Circular pools are often good enough for swimming laps as well, but shipping containers can provide the length that you need for quality training.

Can shipping container pools be in ground?

Above ground vs below ground container pools

Container pools can be installed above or below the ground.

How expensive are shipping container pools?

How much are shipping container pools? According to one shipping container pool manufacturer, base prices typically range from $16,500 to $39,900, with other sources estimating $20,000 or less. Still far less than traditional in-ground pools that cost anywhere from $35,000 to nearly $65,000.

What is the cheapest pool to install?

vinyl liner pools

Generally, vinyl liner pools have the lowest initial costs. Thus, you will spend the least amount of money purchasing a vinyl liner pool. On average, vinyl liner pools cost $35,000 to $65,000 to install. Homeowners can customize this pool into various shapes and designs.

How high is a container pool?

“When a lot of people think ‘container pool’, they imagine a standard container which is 2.5 metres high, or a high cube which is 3 metres high,” says Painter. “We’re only half the height, so it’s not overbearing – it fits into the surrounding landscape nicely.

What is a modular pool?

Simply speaking, a modular pool is a pool that is put together in a modular way. We have set sizes and shapes that we manufacture and these can be increased by a set modular distance. Modular pools are a perfect alternative to concrete and fibreglass pools, particularly for difficult sites.

Can modular pools be heated?

Modpools are designed to be plug-n-play, meaning everything you need to run your pool comes built-in. Modpools come equipped with a pump and filtration system, a heater, wifi control, and a color-changing LED light.

How many years do above ground pools last?

A high-quality above ground pool from Valley Pool & Spa should last between 10 and 20 years depending on how well you care for it. However, your pool liner will not last as long as your pool. Contact a pool expert at our store to see if you need a new liner before you decide to replace your entire pool.