So we have had our 18' Intex for 3 years now and the wife and kids have proven that they will help maintain a pool and that we would use it enough to get our money's worth out of a big pool. So I began shopping. I knew that I wanted:a swg--love mine on the intex, an expandable liner--so that we had a deep end, a cartridge filter--we are on a well and backwashing a sand filter wastes a lot of water.
Well after going to every pool store in my area I'm at a loss. It seems noone in my area wants to do a deep end for liability purposes, none of them recommend swg's and said it would void the warrenty, and they all recommend sand filters and price the cartridge filters three times higher.
I just wanted to see if anyone else had these problems and what they did?