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The One-piece Pools Package

Synonymous with luxury, precision-crafted and technologically cutting-edge products, NIVEKO pools are available to the UK trade through Certikin International

Improved production techniques combined with quality materials plus the huge benefit of being able to be installed in a matter of days rather than weeks means that for many, one-piece pools are the perfect solution for a hassle-free pool build experience. Add in some impressive warranties and it’s easy to see why they have been embraced by both customers and installers alike. We discover what’s on the market for the 2019 season By Jon Wadeson


emand for one-piece pools in the UK has exploded over recent years and their popularity can be put down to a winning combination of factors. These include: greats looks, quick delivery, relatively straightforward installation, low ongoing maintenance costs, competitive pricing and some fantastic warranties. With plumbing, fittings and equipment in place and ready to go direct from the factory, they cause the minimum amount of fuss and disruption during installation – a factor that shouldn’t be under estimated. If time really is money, it’s no great surprise that both owners and installers are increasingly embracing them as a hassle-free and cost-effective option. Of course, peace of mind has also played its part with the majority of concerns from yesteryear having been addressed with improved durabilty and reliability backed up 65-68_SPN_April_2019_One_Piece_Pools.indd 65

with impressive warranties. There’s also now a huge range of finishing options too so in short, it’s difficult to see any downside to these one-piece wonders which can often last up to 50 years. Even access challenges are rarely an issue thanks to an array of creative delivery methods and options to split the pool and join it again on site. In short, one-piece pools provide an impressive and hard to ignore package of benefits versus other more traditional pool options and for many, it’s a package that’s just too tempting to ignore. Over recent years, a number of new brands have entered the UK market – some have failed to gain traction but others have been successful – and each hopes to enjoy some of the action within what appears to be a buoyant sector. With new entrants comes

more choice and in this issue, we discover what’s on offer in the one-piece pools sector.

LPW’S ONE-PIECE POOLS – MAKING MEMORIES FOR LIFE Available to the UK trade through Fairlocks Pool Products, LPW one-piece swimming pools will integrate smoothly into almost any setting. LPW offer various pool models – there’s over ten different styles, shapes and models to choose from – and each has been created and designed to satisfy a wide range of needs and budgets. Not all one-piece pools are the same – LPW use vinyl ester material in every layer combined with a honeycomb insulation, providing rigidity and minimising heat loss. The fibreglass swimming pools from LPW Pools are strong and self-supporting because of this unique honeycomb structure at

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SPN (Swimming Pool News) April 2019  

Informing the pool and spa industry since 1959. Covering the UK's wet leisure market, SPN (Swimming Pool News) is the UK's longest running a...

SPN (Swimming Pool News) April 2019  

Informing the pool and spa industry since 1959. Covering the UK's wet leisure market, SPN (Swimming Pool News) is the UK's longest running a...