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What is Gunite? Gunite is the same thing as concrete. It is basically identical material to the concrete in a house foundation or a concrete floor. The only real difference is the application process. Gunite is applied using compressed air to force the material down a...
Ah, the age old question, how long does a gunite pool last? It's a fair question. After all, for such a large investment, homeowners are right to ask questions and expect a strong pool warranty. Typically, a gunite pool lasts for about 100 years. Most pool builders...
The largest part of pool maintenance is cleaning out the dirt and debris from the bottom. This is normally done by manually using a pool vacuum if you do not have an automated cleaner. If your pool has an automatic cleaner such as a Polaris or a PCC2000 in-floor...
An inground pool for your backyard is an important investment that requires research and commitment. Did you know that there are different types of inground pools? Once you have made the decision that you are ready for an inground pool in your backyard, there is...
Let's face it, pools are beautiful, but the equipment that keeps them running, not as much. Our pool equipment suppliers produce the most effective and durable products on the market. Although, an equipment's level of attractiveness does not rank very highly on its...
The pool industry, especially in New England, is a very cyclical business. In the middle of Winter, things get fairly slow. After all, no one likes risking frostbite to swim. When the heat rolls in during Spring and Summer, hundreds of calls come in per week. Of...
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“They build a gorgeous pool. The finished product is exactly what I wanted. I came very close to working with another vendor as I did not think I could afford a quality Gunite pool. I quickly made the switch as SSG worked with me to customize a pool within my price range. Best decision I made and best pool ever! I am very happy with my decision”
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“These folks did a great job building and finishing our pool. We also needed them to move the equipment after adding an outbuilding, which they did on time and on budget and without complaining! The service people are friendly, punctual, and very professional. Overall, an excellent customer experience.”
– Frank I. | Saunderstown, RI | Google Review
"The staff at SSG went above and beyond to make this pool happen for us, in the least stressful manner possible, amidst a Pandemic that shut down manufacturers, suppliers, deliveries. They worked outdoors in masks in 90 plus degree weather. They designed and created a beautiful backyard oasis for us. SSG is an exceptional company. They do high quality, gorgeous work, and they stand behind their name. They are a FIVE star company!"
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"We worked with SSG Pools for the installation of our gunite pool and deck. We found them wonderful to work with and the pool turned out spectacular. Stunning! It is a wonderful gathering space for our family and friends now. SSG Pools has a wonderful and skilled staff. Through the whole process we were in good hands and the pool they built was the one we dreamed about. I highly recommend this company and also love the lifetime warranty."
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