The swimming pool contractors from Cesar’s Pool Service in Palm Springs, California understand that there are many responsibilities that come along with owning a swimming pool. They offer 3 things to consider when hiring a pool service contractor. You may also find that when you hire a pool service contractor you will save money over taking care of the pool on your own. It’s true! You will definitely save time when you hire a pool service contractor and if time is precious to you, give us a call and let’s see what it will take for us to take over the care and maintenance of your pool.
3 things to consider when hiring a pool service contractor
- Is the pool contractor you’re looking to work with licensed and insured and legally able to operate in the area in which you live? If you contract with a company that isn’t licensed or insured you run the risk of a law suit if an accident happens and the contractor isn’t insured. Ask for proof of licensing and insurance.
- What will the contractor charge and what does the price include? Do they offer a satisfaction guarantee? Plan on paying about $100 a month for a quality pool cleaning service; this will vary depending on the service they provide, how often they visit and the area of the country in which you live. Ask for a written contract that spells out what service they provide so there are no surprises. Also, ask for the cost of special services like additional cleanings or pool opening and closing and even emergency service visits.
- What is your first impression of the pool contractor? Do they answer the phone when you call? Do they return phone calls? Do they arrive on time for their scheduled appointments? Does the pool contractor come in a uniform? Do they have a written contract or offer written receipts following service visits? If you’re not having the company owner on site performing the pool maintenance does his employee act professionally? Are you comfortable with the service provided and the person who is on site? If you have an issue, is the owner responsive?
When shopping for pool service, talk with at least two, proably three, potential contractors to receive estimates. Make your choice based on your research.