Intex Pool Set, 8ft x 30in

Last updated date: November 24, 2019

DWYM Score
7.7

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We looked at the top 1 Swimming Pools and dug through the reviews from 16 of the most popular review sites including Leisure Rate, Pools And Tubs, Spa Trade, Pool Cleaner Blog, Pool Judge, Ultimate Pool Guide, Pool Cleaner Lab, Poolonomics, BestReviews, Top 10 Focus, Techy Beasts, Paramatan, Park Meridien, Which Inflatable, Pools for Dummies, Easyhome101 and more. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Swimming Pool you should buy.

Overall Take

In our analysis of 101 expert reviews, the Intex Intex Pool Set, 8ft x 30in placed 10th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
7.9
16 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
7.3
1,306 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Because of its tough laminated PVC material, it holds up to any rough play like jumping, bumping, and any other sorts of abrasions, not to mention that it’s also resilient against sunlight and salt water.
- Leisure Rate
April 6, 2019 | Full review
This is one of the most popular above ground pools in the market because of its quality and durability.
- Pools And Tubs
It’s extremely good value for money and will not collapse, even if the top ring becomes deflated.
- Spa Trade
The Intex Easy Set pool is one the easiest pools to install, easy to maintain and store. It is one of the popular pools in the small pool series because of its affordability which makes them ideal for a family of 3-4.
- Pool Cleaner Blog
October 10, 2019 | Full review
Because this is an inflatable pool, assembly requires only an air pump and a few short minutes of your time. The size makes this pool best for young children, or one to two adults at most.
- Pool Judge
October 4, 2019 | Full review
The filter cartridges are detachable, can be washed with mild soap and water.
- Ultimate Pool Guide
It has a large a stable bottom and the pool sides are smaller in circumference that travels up the rim or top of the pool.
- Pool Cleaner Lab
The best thing about this particular pool is in the assembly of it. Intex claim a 10-minute setup time until you can begin filling it with water.
- Poolonomics
Incredibly easy to set up – just inflate and fill. Made from durable PVC materials. Large enough for all ages. The best pool for those who need a quick and easy option that won’t break the bank.
- BestReviews
The great Hydro Aeration technology easily filters out the sediment at the bottom, increased negative ions for air freshness around the pool and induces iron and manganese oxidation resulting in sparking pool. It is sure to make your pool experience extra refreshing.
- Top 10 Focus
The filter cartridge is easy to clean as well. The signature Hydro Aeration Technology by Intex delivers many benefits such as improved circulation and filtration by making the sediments clump together at the bottom, improved water clarity by mixing air with water to keep it fresh and it ensures increased negative ions at the water surface which again make the water stay fresh.
- Techy Beasts
It is an easy setup pool with a maximum water capacity of 639 gallons.
- Paramatan
September 9, 2019 | Full review
The pool boasts quick assembly. It’s super easy to set up and only takes about 10 minutes to ready.
- Park Meridien
October 13, 2019 | Full review
The biggest advantage to these, regardless of what size you would choose is how easy they are to assemble and disassemble. Further, because they are not a permanent structure, that makes them suitable for any size yard.
- Which Inflatable
Extremely easy to setup, install and disassemble.
- Pools for Dummies
October 10, 2019 | Full review
Another great thing about Intex 8ft X 30in Easy set above ground pool is it’s tough PVC sidewalls which will provide protection against the hot summer sun.
- Easyhome101
What experts didn't like
Unfortunately, it doesn’t include a ladder, ground cloth, or pool cover, but considering it’s only 30 inches high, a ladder probably isn’t necessary.
- Leisure Rate
April 6, 2019 | Full review
It comes with a filter pump but does not include ground cloth, pool cover, and ladder. But then again, the pool being only 30 inches high, you may not need one.
- Pools And Tubs
The inflatable ring may be prone to leakage
- Pool Cleaner Blog
October 10, 2019 | Full review
Bear in mind that the inflatable frame is not made to last forever.
- Pool Judge
October 4, 2019 | Full review
A patch kit may be needed for some small pinholes during use.
- Ultimate Pool Guide
This Intex pool does not come with any ladder so you need to squish down the rim to step in and out of the pool which spills some water, but the water loss is kept at the minimum with the inflatable rim that returns to its original position to stop further water loss.
- Pool Cleaner Lab
Some owners of this model did have trouble piecing together the provided filter.
- Poolonomics
Not as durable as a steel-frame pool. Included pump needs improvement.
- BestReviews
There is no filter pump included.
- Paramatan
September 9, 2019 | Full review
Tends to leak.
- Park Meridien
October 13, 2019 | Full review
More importantly, the Easy Set Pools are not as durable as the metal frame and ultra frame models. One reason is their liner is thinner so they are more prone to leaks.
- Which Inflatable
Only recommended for areas with level ground
- Pools for Dummies
October 10, 2019 | Full review
In case of a sloped backyard unlevel pool might collapse
- Easyhome101

From The Manufacturer

Make a splash all summer long with the Intex Easy Set, one of the most easy to assemble pools on the market. This pool will make your backyard the place to be all summer as your family can relax and play. A 110-120 volt filter pump is included and is very easy to install- just hook up the hoses and enjoy clean refreshing water. Ready for water in 10 minutes, - simply spread out on level ground, inflate the top ring, fill the pool with water, and enjoy the fun! Includes: SUPER-TOUGH laminated PVC sidewalls. 110 - 120 Volt Filter Pump with 330 gallon per hour flow rate. Set-up and maintenance DVD. Convenient drain plug that connects to a garden hose so water can be drained away from pool or house area. Water capacity: (80%) 639 gallons.Customer Support our 800 number at 1-800-234-6839 to work with us to resolve any issues.

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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