IG Package Pools - Vinyl Liners

One way the industry meets the needs of its middle-class customer base: the package pool, which features a vinyl-liner interior. While formerly known as a “cookie cutter” product, package pools are now just as customizable and beautiful as their gunite counterparts.


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Vinyl Liners: Measure Twice, Order Once

So your client wants radiused steps, a tanning ledge and waterfall in their pool — and you have to fit it with a vinyl liner. Here are some best practices for measuring and installing that should lessen your apprehension about adding special features to your customers' vinyl pools this season.

Product Focus: Rejuvenating Your Pool, the Vinyl Liner Way

More and more homeowners are looking to renew their backyards, and to do so, they're turning to vinyl liners. Here's a roundup of the latest patterns.

A New Way to Line the Pool - Another Recycling Breakthrough?

This new company is making it a goal to truly recycle materials, like billboard vinyl, which happens to be the same thickness as pool vinyl liners. Can the pool industry embrace such a true form of recycling?

The Total Package - February 2008

Forget Botox. Package pools are getting a facelift with more versatile options to please homeowners across the board. Here, we see how they've evolved.

Wrapping The Perfect Package

Vinyl-liner pools are massively popular among middle-class families, and builders who serve this market stand to make a healthy profit. Here, a few vinyl-liner builders share their insights, tips and techniques for crafting a well-built package pool.

What's underneath the vinyl in a vinyl-liner pool?

What you find under the vinyl is just as important to a successful pool installation as the vinyl itself. In this story, we peel back the layers and explore the anatomy of a vinyl-liner pool.

Vinyl-liner pool blends with natural surroundings

Challenging climate conditions didn't hamper builders from crafting the natural-looking vinyl-liner pool this homeowner requested.

Vinyl-liner renovations popular in this economy

Spending patterns indicate that customers are more willing to restore what they have rather than buy new. With existing vinyl-liner pools more common than ever, there's a perfect market for builders at hand: older pools in need of an upgrade.

Good Things Come in Pool Packages

Package pools are increasingly upgraded with higher-end pumps. We examine the trend.

The Fine Art of Vinyl

It's one of the industry's great mysteries: Who exactly designs the vinyl liners we see on showroom floors? Here, we meet someone who does just that.

2014 Vinyl Liner Product Roundup

We take a look at the newest and best-selling vinyl liner patterns in the pool industry.

The Wide World of Custom Package Pools

From shape, pattern options and new features like steps and shelves, package pools are becoming increasingly custom.

How Hybrid Pools Can Help Grow Your Business

In his latest column, Al Curtis of Ask the Pool Guy explains how specializing in a unique style of pool helped set himself apart from other builders.

Custom Contours

With new features and add-ons, vinyl-liner pools are getting more advanced with every pool season. We take a look at what's new and trending.

60-Mil On The Surface

In some parts of the world, thick, welded liners have become a popular renovation technique as well as a surface option for new construction.

Getting to the Bottom of Wrinkled Vinyl Pools (Sponsored Content by Tara Manufacturing)

Despite a trouble-free installation, some pool pros are seeing bad wrinkles in their liner installations. Why does this happen?

A Thick New Pool Skin

A 60-mil liner wins new fans ​in D.C. renovation project.

De-Vinyl Lines

Pros explain the virtues of vinyl as a concrete alternative.

Package Pool Iinstallation Pointers

Practical advice for top-notch package pool installations.

A Pool Solution to Hilly Backyards

Semi-inground hybrid pools provide an option for customers living on sloping lots and limited means.

Concrete Pools in Days, Not Weeks

These prefab pools cut construction time by 90 percent or more.

Package Pools in the Mix

Inground package pools keep pace with both concrete and fiberglass in an increasingly competitive sales landscape.

Package Pools: Floors and Walls

For maximum life, vinyl liners need good support.

Visions in Vinyl

An ode to the best of the best in recent vinyl projects and the builders that brought them to life.

Tara Manufacturing

Built to be the best since 1984, Tara vinyl liners and safety covers have set the standard for precision, beauty and dependability. This year we've changed our look but not our commitment to being your trusted source for quality pool and outdoor products.

In addition to a new logo, we have updated our website to be even more functional and user-friendly. Our new Envision pool designer takes the guesswork out of choosing the perfect liner pattern. See how our patterns look in real pools. Compare how each pattern looks in different pool shapes and with various decking choices.

Our 2021 pattern collection is our most dynamic and exciting collection to date. We have added seven new patterns that expand the palette of colors and designs for vinyl liners. Our new Shimmertone patterns, Aquamarine and Moonstone are sure to be customer favorites. See all the refreshing new changes at www.tarapools.com.


Sponsored Content

Getting to the Bottom of Wrinkled Vinyl Pools (Sponsored Content by Tara Manufacturing)