If you are looking for an Intex above ground pool that is spacious enough for playing volleyball, the Intex 18 x 9 x 52 rectangular pool is great to pick. If you just want an above ground pool that is roomy for your kids to host a small party in a pool, the Intex 18 x 52 round pools are also perfect to choose. Here are the Intex 18 x 52 pools reviews.
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Intex 18ft X 52in Ultra Frame Pool Set with Sand Filter Pump
The frame is constructed from Steel frames that can ensure the durability. In addition to this, the steel tubes are powder coated for rust resistance. Also, it adds more unique look to the pool. The pool is also designed with a new type of dual suction outlet fittings so that the water circulation are improved, resulting in better water hygiene and clarity.
Especially, the pool takes fairly easy steps to be sucessfully installed, but it is easier and quicker if you have 3 people to install. There is one thing to cause a bit dissapointment for your installing, that is the vague instructions. But, the instructional DVD will help on the way.
Additionally, like other Intex above ground pools, you also get some additional items when purchasing this pool. They consists of Krystal clear sand filter pump 2, 100 GPH (110 – 120V), ladder, ground cloth, debris cover, and set-up and maintenance DVD. Lastly, there is one thing that online shopping sites don’t claim, it the warranty for the liner. When scrolling down the feedbacks left on somewhere, I see that customers say it comes with 15-day warranty after receiving the product. So, you can make a calll to the seller that you buy the pool for more details.
Intex 18ft X 52in Ultra Frame Pool Set with Filter Pump & Saltwater System
In comparison with other Intex 18ft x 52in pools, this pool is no difference in the way the pool is constructed and the materials are used. The construction is also built from steel frame that can provide more durability and strength. But, this pool set includes more additional items. They are filter Pump & Saltwater System, Ladder, Ground Cloth, Pool Cover, Deluxe Maintenance Kit & Volleyball Set. However, this price is also a bit more expensive than those that don’t come with Deluxe maintenance kit, and volleyball set.
Intex 18ft X 9ft X 52in Ultra Frame Rectangular Pool Set with Sand Filter Pump
The most outstanding feature that you can easily identify this pool is its shape. It doesn’t come in round shape like others. Instead, it has rectangular shape. This makes it more ideal for kids to swim in and make swimming laps as compared to the round pools.
However, it still has many similar features to its siblings. First is its steel frame that powder coated for rust resistance, so it is better to be used with salt water. Also, it brings itself a unique look. In terms of the sturdiness and strength, the wall is tough enough for kids to hand on it, or hope over without collasping the walls. In addition, it is also designed with a new type of dual suction outlet fittings. This feature helps the water improve its hygiene and clarity. For the additional items when purchasing the pool, Krystal clear sand filter pump 1, 200 GPH (110 – 120V), ladder, ground cloth, debris cover and Set-up and maintenance DVD. Especially, the ladder comes with this model is sturdier and more stable.
Round Pools Vs Rectangular Pools
There are not much different between Intex 18 x 52 round pool and Intex 18 x 9 x 52 pool. They are constructed from the same materials that provide the same durability and strength. And, Both of two shapes come with 52-inch depth that will be perfect used for certain age of swimmers. As for kid’s uses, this depth is good to be sunken in the water.
However, due to the unique shape, it can be suitable for certain things. The round pool helps your kids to make whirlpools for enjoying the fun from it. Meanwhile, the rectangular shape makes it elongate, so the length is more ideal to make swimming laps.
Is the water capacity different for each pool?
Answer: all of three need to be filled 90% of the pool, but the round pool needs 6, 981 gallons of water, whereas, the rectangular pool needs 4, 545 gallons of water, as descriptions at online shopping sites.
Which one is the most expensive?
Answer: the most expensive pool is the rectangular pool, and the least expensive is the round one with less included items.
How many people can fit an Intex 18 x 52 above ground pool?
Answer: the pool is fairly spacious. It can fit 10 – 15 teenagers in this pool all at once playing volleyball.
All of three mentioned pools come from one line. That’s why they are constructed with the same way, similar materials and same depth. This also leads to the same durability and sturdiness. The differences just come from the additional items, shapes, and prices.