Intex Metal Frame Pool Set, 15ft x 48in

Last updated date: November 24, 2019

DWYM Score
9.0

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 103 expert reviews, the Intex Intex Metal Frame Pool Set, 15ft x 48in placed 3rd when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
9.7
18 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
7.5
462 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
You will be happy with its height as it covers almost the entire body. The small ladder helps in easy climbing.
- Julie Pro
A filter and pump mean you’ll be able to use the pool safely right away once it’s been set up. The pump even features new “hydro aeration” technology that keeps the water clearer and more pristine than ever before. It’s the perfect option for buyers looking for a reasonably priced above ground pool the whole family can enjoy.
- Pool Judge
October 4, 2019 | Full review
Solid PVC material for assurance against holes, tears, and openings
- Gostraightreview
It is equipped with dual suction outlets to enhance water circulation for improved hygiene and water clarity.
- Pool Cleaner Lab
This amazing Intex pool includes a Krystal clear cartridge filter pump with 1,000 GPH power, allowing you and your family to enjoy clean, refreshing water all summer long.
- Globo Turf
October 7, 2019 | Full review
Triple-strong laminated sidewalls are reinforced with an all-around powder-coated steel band and feet. Ladder included. Easy DVD setup instructions. Water capacity is 4,400 gal. (filled to 90%). Includes: Krystal clear cartridge filter pump 1,000 gph (110V-120V), ladder, ground cloth, and debris cover. Convenient drain plug connects to a garden hose.
- BestReviews
According to buyers, assembly is relatively easy (but it doesn’t hurt to have a few friends help you out) and the frames’ snap-on joints means you don’t need any tools to finish the job.
- Leisure Rate
April 6, 2019 | Full review
Its triple strong and extremely tough laminated walls are reinforced using an all-around band to keep its frame legs sturdy and firmly in place.
- Z7 Premium
July 6, 2019 | Full review
This model has been awarded for safety as it conforms to UL and CSA standards
- Optima Institute
July 4, 2019 | Full review
Speaking of the construction, this unit is very durable all because of its triple-strong sidewalls and metal frame. These walls are reinforced with an all-round band to keep frame legs firmly in place.
- Home Stuff Pro
The pool is a great option for families and people who intend to have guests using the pool due to its large diameter.
- Pool Homeschool
The filter pump has a Krystal clear cartridge and will help keep the pool clean and safe for swimming.
- Best For Your Home
March 11, 2019 | Full review
The strength of the pool’s frame, with metal poles and a band for reinforcement, impressed several reviewers, who said that their kids were able to hop over and sit on the sides without worrying about them buckling
- Jump Splash
Drain plug that connects to garden hose to so water can be drained away from house & landscaping
- Simply Fun Pools
Despite its tough design, setting up this pool is relatively simple with the DVD simplifying both the setup and its maintenance.
- Best Above Ground Pool Reviews
Besides this it is very easy to assemble and disassemble the swimming pool. In winter season you can disassemble the pool set up and store it in storage or put a cover on the set up.
- iExpert Reviews
October 17, 2019 | Full review
The strong, laminated wall is reinforced with a thick band that wraps around the pool for stability.
- TPA10
New dual suction outlet fittings improve water circulation resulting in better water hygiene and clarity; easy assembly.
- King Stop Best
What experts didn't like
Liner appearance deteriorates over time
- Pool Judge
October 4, 2019 | Full review
Pump lacks in cleaning ability for large pools
- Gostraightreview
Although these are remote complaints, people who have used it are concerned that the ground cover/tarp is too thin. This may not be enough to safely cover the ground or dirt to prevent puncturing the base of the pool.
- Pool Cleaner Lab
Ladder is a little flimsy.
- BestReviews
Ground needs to be level so frame won’t stress and break
- Leisure Rate
April 6, 2019 | Full review
The cartridge has to be cleaned very often
- Optima Institute
July 4, 2019 | Full review
Water height only reaches around 42 inches.
- Pool Homeschool
The ground needs to be leveled out first
- Best For Your Home
March 11, 2019 | Full review
Several people mentioned that both the pump and the filter are too small for the pool, so you will have to purchase an upgrade on these parts separately
- Jump Splash
most recommend a bigger filter
- Simply Fun Pools
You have to remove debris manually since it doesn’t have a skimmer
- Best Above Ground Pool Reviews
Filter pump lacks the power to keep these large pool very clean unless it is on very frequently.
- iExpert Reviews
October 17, 2019 | Full review
Metal supports could rust over time
- TPA10
Do not set up the pool on sand, mud, or any soft or loose soil conditions.
- King Stop Best

From The Manufacturer

Beat the heat all summer with the Intex metal frame pool set. Engineered for strength, this pool is supported by strong, durable steel frames which are powder coated for rust resistance & beauty. This pool will make your backyard the place to be all summer as your family can relax & play. Triple strong, super-tough laminated sidewalls are reinforced with an all-around band to keep frame legs firmly in place. Ready for water in 45 Min, - follow the instructional DVD for easy set up, & enjoy the fun! water capacity: (90%) 4, 440 gallon. Includes: Krystal clear cartridge filter pump 1, 000 GPH (110 - 120V). ladder. Ground cloth. Debris cover. Set-up & maintenance DVD. Convenient drain plug that connects to a garden hose so water can be drained away from pool or house area. New dual suction outlet fittings improve water circulation resulting in better water hygiene & clarity.

Overall Product Rankings

1. Intex Metal Frame Swimming Pool Set, 15ft x 48in
Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 3
2. Intex Swimming Pool, 8.5ft x 5.3ft x 2.13ft
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 2
3. Intex Metal Frame Pool Set, 15ft x 48in
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 18
4. Intex Rectangular Pool Set, 24ft x 12ft x 52in
Overall Score: 8.9
Expert Reviews: 9
5. Intex Above Ground Swimming Pool, 12ft x 30in
Overall Score: 8.7
Expert Reviews: 3
6. Intex Rectangular Pool Set, 32ft x 16ft x 52in
Overall Score: 8.6
Expert Reviews: 12
7. Intex Metal Frame Pool Set, 10ft x 30in
Overall Score: 8.5
Expert Reviews: 5
8. Summer Waves Above Ground Pool Set, 12ft x 33in
Overall Score: 8.4
Expert Reviews: 9
9. Intex Prism Frame Pool Set, 12ft x 30in
Overall Score: 8.2
Expert Reviews: 8
10. Intex Pool Set, 8ft x 30in
Overall Score: 7.7
Expert Reviews: 16

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