Our
blog

Should you choose an in-ground or semi in-ground pool?

13 June 2022

Whether you want to have a good time with friends, have fun with your kids or simply cool off during the dog days of summer, an in-ground pool is a must in your back yard. There are several different types of in-ground pools to choose from, including pools with vinyl liners, concrete pools and insulated concrete form (ICF) pools. Often, certain constraints may prevent you from installing an in-ground pool in your yard. In these cases, a semi in-ground pool just might be the ideal solution for enjoying the summer season to the fullest.

 

What exactly is a semi in-ground pool?

 

A semi in-ground pool is a concrete or ICF pool that’s slightly raised. As a result, the surface of the water is above ground level. You can surround the exposed part of your semi in-ground pool with imitation wood, concrete or even stone. This type of pool is ideal if your back yard is on a slope or if it’s so rocky that it would require significant blasting in order to perform the installation. A semi in-ground pool represents a great compromise between an in-ground pool and an above-ground pool.

 

Safety first with a semi in-ground or in-ground pool

 

Whether you end up choosing an in-ground or semi in-ground pool, it’s important to enclose it and to include all of the necessary elements to ensure everyone’s safety. Val-Morin Pools follows all current municipal regulations to the letter so that clients can enjoy a pleasant, worry-free dip in the pool anytime they want, throughout the summer season. Are you having trouble deciding between an in-ground or semi in-ground pool? Don’t hesitate to contact our team. They can advise you as to the best possible choice, depending on your needs, your budget and the characteristics of your back yard.

Click here to learn more about our ICF in-ground pools or our concrete in-ground pools. If you would like to submit a request for information, simply fill out our convenient online contact form, and we’ll get back to you as quickly as possible.

Related articles

Why opt for a concrete in-ground pool?

18 May 2022

Since the start of the pandemic, the back yard has become an increasingly popular place to spend quality time with friends and family. As such, the installation of an in-ground pool is a big plus when it comes to enjoying the summer season to the fullest. There are two main categories of in-ground pools: vinyl […] Read more

Read more
Matériaux de piscines creusées
Possible materials for in-ground pools

4 August 2021

In-ground pools with vinyl liners   An in-ground pool equipped with a vinyl liner can be installed with galvanized steel, resin or polypropylene panels offering strong resistance to periods of frost, a reinforced concrete bottom, a retaining support system on the outside, crushed stone filling and a concrete walkway. The vinyl liner that covers the […] Read more

Read more
type de piscines creusée
What’s the best type of in-ground pool?

26 July 2022

When the time comes to choose your future in-ground pool, it’s important to determine the most appropriate type, depending on your budget, the area and topography of your land, the exterior style of your home, your family’s lifestyle and the amount of time you want to devote to pool maintenance. Each type of in-ground pool […] Read more

Read more
Show All Posts
CONTEST

Newsletter Signup

Receive our news, tips and much more by subscribing to our newsletter.

Information request