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Time to invest in an above ground pool – Calais Spas Pools & Billiards

Time to invest in an above ground pool – Calais Spas Pools & Billiards

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It’s summer, it’s hot  and all one wants to do is soak in a cool pool after a long day in the heat. Calais understands that and also understands that not everyone can afford a major pool development project for the backyard. Have a nest egg put away for a pool and want something decent,  but without all the construction and hassle? That’s why Calais offers above ground pools. They’re far more durable than the average Joe setup that's seen in the front yard. We’ve all the seen the inflatable blue pools that were a couple hundred dollars and did not make it until the end of summer. Think about this, one pool a summer at a couple hundred dollars a pool for three summers is 600 dollars, roughly. It’s…
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Calais Spas Pools & Billiards is an Award Winning Pool Company

Calais Spas Pools & Billiards is an Award Winning Pool Company

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At Calais Spas/Pools & Billiards, our top priority is and always will be “to make the greatest contribution possible, to the health, safety and welfare of the public in the installation, maintenance, operation and repair of swimming pools, spas and hot tubs”. Calais Spas/Pools team of professionals have achieved multiple National Awards in above ground and in ground Pool Installations and Design, and treat every project with the same high level in quality and workmanship our customers have come to expect and enjoy. To achieve this goal, Calais Spas/Pools & Billiards owners Gary Barber & Murray Renner decided early on in 1994, that the education and training of our team, was essential! We started this process by first joining the (N.S.P.I.) National Spa & Pool Institute of Canada, presently known…
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Above Ground vs In-Ground Pools

Above Ground vs In-Ground Pools

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In-ground vs Above Ground Pools If you’re thinking about taking the plunge for a pool, the decision whether to have an inground or above ground pool is a very important one. Cost The biggest factor is cost, as most inground pools are going to be significantly more expensive than an above ground pool.  An inground pool, whether it’s made of vinyl, concrete or fiberglass, is going to cost on average between $45,000 to $100,000. That cost is reflected in the installation of the pool, the size of the pool, the patio or decking around the pool, electrical hookups, grading and landscaping and accessories such as heaters, covers and chlorine generators. The size of the pool and the options one chooses will determine whether the inground pool is on the high end…
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Why Pick Calais Pools?

Why Pick Calais Pools?

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Calais Spas Pools & Billiards believes in education of its staff, referred to as “the team”. Gary Barber and Murray Renner opened the business early in 1994 knowing that industry education in the building of their team was essential. “Education is key”, says Barber. “ “In the pool & spa industry, people need to understand the importance of doing business with professionals who have achieved proper industry education, training and the certifications to back it”. Our levels of industry knowledge, training and certification you will never receive online or from the Big Box stores. Barber, who is president of the Vancouver Island chapter of the Pool & Hot Tub Council of Canada, also serves on the National board of directors. Since opening the doors, the top priority at Calais Spas…
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