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The Best Pool Builders in Pinellas County FL Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire


Swimming pool contractors in Pinellas County FL bearing The Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 symbol are ones that have exceeded the minimum Florida regulatory standard. They are the ones proven by our independent research to have passed the TOP 10 requirements for ability and safety, carry liability insurance as protection for you the customer, who have agreed to hire only employees legal to work in the U.S., and for whom our staff has called previous customers to verify high satisfaction with them as pool installers or custom pool builders in Pinellas County FL, including saltwater pools, fiberglass pool installers, and above ground pools.

 

Updated August 1, 2017

 The TOP 10 Swimming Pool Contractors in Pinellas County FL

J&M Pool Construction Inc
(727) 526-3420
3910 54th Ave N
St Petersburg, FL 33714

Areas Served: Safety Harbor,Seminole,St Petersburg,Lealman,Tarpon Springs,Pinellas County Florida
Services: swimming pool construction company, custom pool design

Gulfstream Pools & Spas
(813) 925-0909
3916 Tampa Rd
Oldsmar, FL 34677

Areas Served: Pinellas County,Boca Ciega,St Petersburg,Palm Harbor,Dunedin,Clearwater Florida
Services: swimming pool construction, pool repair

Mr Pool Inc
(727) 541-1587
8190 US Highway 19 N
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Areas Served: Tarpon Springs,Pinellas County,Largo FL,St Petersburg,Palm Harbor,Clearwater FL
Services: pool builders, pool repair

Premium Pool Renovations
(727) 725-3114
28 Booth Blvd
Safety Harbor, FL 34695

Areas Served: Lealman,Pinellas County,Palm Harbor,St Petersburg,Boca Ciega,Clearwater,Largo Florida
Services: swimming pool design and construction

Aquamarine Swimming Pool Co
(727) 299-9600
13217 Automobile Blvd
Clearwater, FL 33762

Areas Served: Pinellas County,Tarpon Springs,St Petersburg,Clearwater FL,Dunedin,Largo,Seminole
Services: in ground pool builders, swimming pool repair

Freestyle Pools & Spas
(813) 855-4040
301 Burbank Rd
Oldsmar, FL 34677

Areas Served: Pinellas County,Seminole FL,St Petersburg,Lealman,Clearwater,Tarpon Springs,Largo
Services: new swimming pools, in ground pools, above ground pools, custom pools

Sekas Custom Pools
(727) 522-2300
4635 4th St N
St Petersburg, FL 33703

Areas Served: Pinellas Park,Clearwater,Largo FL,Pinellas County,St Petersburg,Boca Ciega,Seminole
Services: swimming pool contractors, custom pools, pool designers, pool installers

The Best Pool Builders in Pinellas County FL Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire 


The state of Florida requires builders of concrete or fiberglass swimming pools in Pinellas County FL to be licensed as swimming pool contractors which requires a minimum amount of experience and passing an exam (except for installers of above ground pools for which there is no state regulation).

But even the state license for in-ground pool contractors is no guarantee that any particular swimming pool contractor in Pinellas County FL is doing business ethically, providing real value, and satisfying customers.

This makes it all the more significant that all companies for swimming pools in Pinellas County FL bearing The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have been cleared by our research staff as having passed all the requirements for Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 status such as survey phone calls to previous customers to verify high satisfaction, verified state license,  good complaint record, verified worker's comp and liability insurance, only employees legal to work in the U.S., and more.








Good Swimming Pool Contractors in Pinellas County FL Can Design and Construct Many Styles of Pools

Swimming pool contractors learn specific skills that allow them to construct swimming pools, spas or hot tubs, and install the heating equipment for them. More specifically, they can install or repair the basics, like new in-ground pools, above ground pools or vinyl pools, and there are many innovative types of custom pools that they can construct for both commercial and residential settings. Some of the swimming pool contractors in the Pinellas County area have experience with more advanced projects, such as vanishing edge pools, salt water pools, waterfall pools, infinity pools, fiberglass pools, and hillside pools. In these instances, installation includes new gunite, filtration equipment, vinyl lining (if applicable), and heating units. If you're worried about your pool draining excessive energy or otherwise negatively affecting the environment, some pool contractors have extensive experience with energy efficient pools that are solar heated, gas heated, or temperature controlled. Most of the swimming pool companies in Pinellas County do regular work on existing pools as well. Certain wear is inevitable after time, and your aging pool might require extensive renovation, including relining, re-facing, gunite replacement, pool plastering, or concrete work, all of which can be completed by an accomplished pool contractor. If your pool is in need of major renovation, skilled contractors can even create a custom redesign based on your existing layout.

Swimming Pool Contractors in Pinellas County FL Customize New and Existing Pools

If you've already dedicated a sizable budget to a new swimming pool, why not infuse the project with accessories that will make it truly unique and enjoyable? A look at any skilled swimming pool contractor's portfolio will reveal a plethora of options that you can have installed in addition to the pool itself. There are in-pool features such as diving boards, stairs, ladders, and slides. You can enhance the pool area with waterfalls, quartz pool interior finishes, or water features. Contractors can install mechanical and electrical systems within the pool too, including fiber optic pool lighting, automated pool lighting, computerized systems, pool cameras, antimicrobial filters, regular filters, solar powered pumps, regular pumps, and automatic safety covers. There's also your new yard to consider. Swimming pool contractors can build or subcontract different landscape additions, such as patio heaters, pool decks and safety pool fencing, pool houses, fire pits, saunas, Koi ponds, special rock formations, and poolside tile work. Down the road, your new pool will likely require maintenance and replacement parts. You may be able to contract with the initial builder to provide for these instances by supplying new liners, vinyl covers, chemicals for advanced purification, or new pumps or filters.




Swim Spas in Pinellas County FL

There is an increase in popularity of swim spas in Pinellas County FL. Swim spas are smaller than typical in-ground swimming pools but create a current of adjustable speed that you can swim against without moving, like a treadmill for swimming. Swim spas come in a variety of sizes and can be installed indoors or outdoors.  They are a popular option because of their ability to save space in a yard, while still providing the exercise of a full length swimming pool, and often the relaxation properties of a spa.  Swim spas cost less to buy and install than full-size swimming pools, and because they hold less water, the ongoing maintenance costs are less. The best swim spa dealers in Pinellas County FL can provide proof of lots of previous experience as swim spa installers in Pinellas County FL.

Common brands of swim spas in Pinellas County FL include Arctic Spas, Cal Spas, Dimension One Spas, Michael Phelps Swim Spas, Master Spas, Dynasty, Endless Pools, H2X, Hydropool, SwimEx, ThermoSpas.


Some Swimming Pool Contractors in Pinellas County FL Are Better Than Others

The Prime Buyer's Report lists these swimming pool contractors in Pinellas County FL: Sekas Custom Pools, J&M Pool Construction Inc, Aquamarine Swimming Pool Co, Mr Pool Inc, Freestyle Pools & Spas, Gulfstream Pools & Spas, Premium Pool Renovations. Other swimming pool contractors in Pinellas County FL who might still be in business include: Curtis Pools Largo FL. Didn't find what you wanted with the TOP 10 Swimming Pool Contractors in Pinellas County? Then click here to see additional companies in this category.



  

 

 

Questions To Ask Swimming Pool Contractors in Pinellas County FL 


When choosing which swimming pool installers to hire, ask these questions about their experience, range of services, credentials, and methods and materials before deciding:


• How long have they been installing swimming pools in Pinellas County specifically? (Different regions have their own unique soil conditions and weather to take into consideration and experience in your exact location specifically shows familiarity with these aspects.)

 
• How many installations have they done similar to yours, in terms of size of job, residential versus commercial, in ground pool versus above ground pool, freshwater versus saltwater pool, etc.?

• Can the swimming pool contractors give you names and numbers of customers who had a similar kind of installation done who you can call as references? (All swimming pool builders in Pinellas County FL bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had their customer references called by our research staff so you don't have to.)



• Will they provide a written estimate that is detailed, including the amount of labor being proposed, the amount of material to be used, brand names if any, and product numbers if any? (A company might only appear cheaper than another by skimping on the amount of material, the installation method used, products or fixtures.)


• After you explain what you want in a new swimming pool, is there a similar, but less expensive alternative to what you've asked for and what would you lose? Similarly, is there a big leap in quality or function that can be had for just a little bit more money?

• What are the manufacturer warranties on the material to be used?


• Will they show you their Florida state license to do in-ground pools, which is required by law? (All swimming pool installers in Pinellas County FL bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had their state license or state registration verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)


• Do they provide a written warranty for their labor, aside from manufacturer warranties?

• Will permits be needed? If so, will the contractors be responsible for getting them or do they leave that up to you?

• Do they use only their own employees, or do they hire subcontractors, and if so, what are the names of those companies?

• Can the company vouch that all employees sent to your property are legal to work in the U.S.? (All swimming pool companies in Pinellas County FL bearing The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already signed an agreement to only hire documented workers.)



• Will they show you proof of active workers' compensation and liability insurance? (All swimming pool contractors in Pinellas County FL bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had proof of insurance verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)


When you've chosen the best swimming pool contractors in Pinellas County FL for your specific needs, make sure they have a good complaint record. (All swimming pool installers in Pinellas County FL bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had their good complaint record verified by our research staff  so you don't have to.)



 

 

 

Resources About Swimming Pools in Pinellas County FL 




Licensing & Trade Associations Relevant to Swimming Pools in Pinellas County FL

APSP Association of Pool and Spa Professionals www.theapsp.org
BBB Better Business Bureau (www.bbb.com
Forida Attorney General Consumer Protection www.myfloridalegal.com/consumer
Florida DBPR Department of Business & Professional Regulation www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/Pro/cilb/index.html
FSPA Florida Swimming Pool Association www.floridapoolpro.com
IPSSA Independent Pool & Spa Service Association www.ipssa.com
NSPI National Spa & Pool Institute www.nspi.org





Media & Web Resources Relevant to Swimming Pool Builders in Pinellas County FL

Aqua Magazine
Pool and Spa Living Magazine
Pool Science Magazine
Poolsearch Magazine
Swimming Pool Magazine



The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 Swimming Pool Contractors in Pinellas County FL within the following zip codes:

33774, 34677, 33777, 33741, 33772, 34683, 33771, 33786, 33742, 33756, 33758, 33785, 33711, 34698, 33784, 34697, 33706, 34681, 33770, 33755, 33757, 34691, 34660, 33704, 33738, 33712, 33778, 33744, 33708, 34684, 33736, 33765, 33773, 33714, 33715, 33762, 33705, 34695, 33766, 33763, 33761, 34689, 33759, 33760, 33767, 33779, 33731, 33781, 33764, 33703, 33733, 33713, 34688, 33707, 33743, 33782, 33710, 33702, 34685, 33709, 33775, 33716, 33776, 33701, 33734, 34682, 34690, 33732 and 33780



The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 Swimming Pools in Pinellas County FL within the following cities:

Treasure Island, Boca Ciega, St Pete Beach, East Lake, Largo, Safety Harbor, St Petersburg, Lealman, Madeira Beach, Pinellas Park, Tarpon Springs, Gulfport, Clearwater, Dunedin, Oldsmar, Seminole, South Highpoint, Kenneth City, Palm Harbor, West Lealman, Indian Rocks Beach and Bardmoor



 
 

 

 

 

 

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Swimming Pool Contractors in Pinellas County serving Treasure Island, Boca Ciega, St Pete Beach, East Lake, Largo, Safety Harbor, St Petersburg, Lealman, Madeira Beach, Pinellas Park, Tarpon Springs, Gulfport, Clearwater, Dunedin, Oldsmar, Seminole, South Highpoint, Kenneth City, Palm Harbor, West Lealman, Indian Rocks Beach and Bardmoor

 

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