Intex Metal Frame Pool Review

Intex Metal Frame Pool SetThe Intex Metal Frame Pool is a very affordable step-up from an inflatable pool such as the Intex Easy Set Pool. The metal frame means that the pool is far sturdier than an inflatable pool, while still being easy to set-up.

Available in a wide range of sizes, you will have no problem finding the perfect size Intex Metal Frame Pool for your back yard. With setup being so easy you could even have it assembled and ready for use on the same day.

Available Sizes:

  • 12ft X 30in Intex Metal Frame Pool
  • 15ft X 48in Intex Metal Frame Pool
  • 18ft X 48in Intex Metal Frame Pool

What’s In The Box?

  • Pool
  • Krystal Clear Filter Pump
  • Setup DVD

Pool Materials: Steel frame bars, laminated PVC bottom and sidewalls (reinforced by circular band)

Water Capacity: Ranges from 1,718 gallons to 12,481 gallons (90%), depending on pool size


Best Features Of The Intex Metal Frame Pool

  • Simple Setup: Assembling this pool is very easy
  • Long Lasting: A step-up from an inflatable pool, if covered it can even survive the winter without needing to be taken down
  • East Storage: If you do decide to take it down for the winter months then storage is fairly easy and takes very little space
  • Great Price: Prices vary with size, no matter what size you choose you are getting great value for money

Intex Metal Frame Pool Review

Intex Metal FrameThe Intex Metal Frame Pool is an affordable pool that comes in a variety of different sizes. Setup of this pool really couldn’t be easier, it will only require two people to get this pool up and running in no time. Follow the setup DVD that comes with the pool and you could easily have the pool setup and ready for water in little more than an hour.

Often people who have never had an above ground pool before tend to worry about the quality of the materials and the thought of the pool splitting or springing a leak. The Intex Metal Frame Pool uses triple-strong, super-tough laminated sidewalls to ensure that any chance of this happening is minimal. The pool also comes with a 30-day money back guarantee.

Included with the pool is a Krystal Clear Cartridge Filter Pump (different capacities depending on size of pool you choose) and a setup DVD. Other handy features include a drain plug that can be connected to a hose for easy drainage.

It is very easy to see why this pool is so popular with consumers, the price, setup and longevity of the pool makes it very attractive with no negative issues to report whatsoever. If you are looking for a pool for your back yard that will last more than one season and won’t cost you a small fortune you really can’t go wrong with one of these.


  • You could have this pool assembled and in use on the same day as arrival
  • Much more durable than inflatable models
  • Easy to move or store during the winter months
  • Easy maintenance
  • Very sturdy components
  • Some consumers believe the pump provided is not powerful enough and an upgrade is required

Intex Metal Frame Pool Setup

For many people purchasing a new above ground pool the biggest worry is the initial setup of the pool itself. However, with just two pairs of hands the Intex Metal Frame Pool is very easy to get up assembled and running smoothly. Check out the video below to see just how easy it really is!

Pool Suggestions

  • Consider upgrading the pump


The Intex Metal Frame Pool is a great choice if you are looking for something a bit larger and a bit sturdier than an inflatable pool. The pool requires very little preparation and planning time, simply follow the instructional DVD and you could be swimming in your pool that same day.

With a wide range of sizes available you can find the perfect size for your back yard without it costing you a small fortune. Those who wish to store the pool during the winter months rather than winterizing it will be able to do so with little hassle as it doesn’t take up much storage space and is easy to take down and reassemble.

For those looking for a sturdy pool who don’t want to pay premium pool prices this is a great choice of pool and it’s easy to see why it’s so popular with customers.

8.7 Total Score
Low-Cost Pool That Is Far Sturdier And Longer-Lasting Than Inflatable Pools

If you're looking for a budget pool that will survive longer than your average inflatable pool then the Intex Metal Frame Pool is a great choice. Available in a wide range of sizes, this pool is easy to setup and perfect for those who want a fairly hassle-free pool.

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