top of page
  • Writer's pictureA POOL AND SPA

Hiring the right pool contractor

Making sure you are hiring the best swimming pool contractor for your in ground pool will be one of the most important decisions to make. Hiring the right contractor to build your pool will make all the difference in the world. More so, hiring the wrong contractor would potential cost you, often times in more ways than one. So how may you avoid hiring the wrong contractors? Just go with the first option and hope for the best? You could do that, but that may be incredibly risky and could cost you a hefty amount of money.

Pool Building Advice

My best pool building tips, as a retired pool builder, is to do your homework before you hire someone to build a new pool for you. Aside from this vague and very unspecific piece of pool building advice there are a number of real world steps that you can take that will definitively help you to find the right builder for your pool project.

In short you need to educate yourself as to the pool installation process such that you can ask informed questions, and interpret the answers you get in an informed way. Only by understanding the process of pool installations better from a technical perspective will you be able to accomplish this. It is not reasonable to think that you can actually learn all of the technical aspects of how to build a pool, but you certainly can hone in on some important areas and educate yourself enough to ask informed questions during the interview and selection process.

What to ask a pool builder -

Don't be afraid to ask any and all questions that come to mind with your contractor. We are there to help you get exactly what you want in the best way possible. With A Pool and Spa, we are more than willing to answer all your questions.

Since the swimming pool industry almost universally lacks regulations, building codes, trade certifications or inspections the quality of your pool installation will rest almost entirely on the skill and experience of your builder. You are going to need to put a lot of trust into the company that you choose to build your pool. This makes it all the more important to pick the right builder (and avoid the wrong ones) for your pool.

bottom of page