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12 essential questions you need to ask a pool company - part 3

Time for question number 3... If you missed it, in this blog series, we're breaking down 12 questions you should always ask pool companies before you decide who to use. Plus in the process we'll tell you a little more about us over here at orbro POOLS.

These 12 questions will give you essential information and only the best and most professional companies will disclose this information with you, when you are making the decision to choose which one to go with.

It is very easy for suppliers to say the pool shell is structurally sound in any ground condition, just to get the chance to sell it. It isn’t just simply a case of digging a hole and fitting a pool into it.


You need to establish are your walls strong enough when the pool is empty of water? Do you need to backfill the structure with concrete?

At Orbro, we carefully consider the ground conditions, so that you can be confident we will get it right for you.


We have conducted extensive research into the strength of the SolidPool system. Paul Bonsor MSc, Fiche, C Eng. designed concrete structures in Nuclear Power stations and did a week-long study into the system, checking the French calculations.


Whether the pool is in ground or above ground we will advise on what shell suits your project and can Specify both the amount of rebar needed and concrete strength, to meet the most relevant building codes for water retaining structures.

An as always if you have a question, tap the email or phone number below to get in contact. No question is ever too silly to ask. Our friendly team are here to help support you with your dream pool build. Call us: 01903 944594 Email: sales@orbro.co.uk Opening hours - Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays) 8am to 5pm.

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