The purpose of a pool inspection is to evaluate the current condition of all accessible pool components, and the inspection consists of four phases:
- Pool/spa placement and protection. This includes fencing, gates, screen enclosure, proximity to electrical wires, location of electrical outlets, and placement to the home.
- Pool/spa vessel and coping. This includes the pool and deck surface condition (cracks, discoloration, and pitting) and the coping surrounding the pool (open joints, cracking)
- Pool / spa equipment. This includes inspection of pool/spa lights, the presence of GFCI devices, junction box condition and location, pumps, filters, piping, timers, disconnects, heaters, controls, accessories, skimmers, and,
- Upon completion of the pool/spa inspection, a detailed report will be generated. The report will summarize our findings and include general maintenance tips, identify areas in need of attention. These added-value tips will help you understand how to make the pool operational and reasonable to maintain. Our report enables you to proceed with confidence in your purchasing decision and to look forward to becoming a pool owner.
What to expect from a pool inspection?
During the inspection, the inspector will check the pool pump, pool motor, heaters, lights, and any other components that rely on electricity for proper grounding and bonding. Maintaining the right balance of chemicals in your pool can be critical for keeping it safe for swimmers.
What do pool inspectors look for?
A professional inspector will look for a pool inspection including open wiring, broken conduit, defective GFCI outlets, loose broken or missing handrails, decking cracks, cracks in the pool itself, and inoperable equipment.
How to Inspect A Swimming Pool
- How’s the water level? If it’s down more than a foot from its actual capacity, it’s a red flag
- Check the drains. The intakes need to be covered with federally-approved anti-entrapment coverings to be both safe and in compliance with the law
- Turn on the equipment. Pools have some complex machinery that keeps them clean and safe
What is a pool safety inspection?
Pool safety inspectors. A pool safety inspector’s role is to inspect pools to determine whether they comply with the standard.
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