You know it’s a good idea to have your home inspected to keep tabs on its condition. Most of the time what you generally think about in terms of a home inspection involves the interior and exterior of the house itself. Those aren’t the only areas that benefit from inspections though. Private pools can as well.
Having your own private pool can be a lot of fun, but it can also be a very real, and very dangerous safety hazard. It’s up to you as the owner to make sure that both your pool and the surrounding area are safe enough to be used. It’s also your responsibility to make sure that people are kept out when they aren’t supposed to be using it. Having your private pool inspected can help alert you to problems surrounding the safety of your pool so that they can be addressed before someone gets hurt.
Staying in Compliance
As a pool owner, you’re probably aware that there are laws that govern the use of pools, including private ones. Most of these deal with reducing the ability of others, especially children, to access the pool when they aren’t supposed to. Failing to be in compliance with the local regulations can result in being fined or even sued, depending on the circumstances. It’s a lot easier to make sure your pool is in compliance with the law if you know both what the law says and where your pool stands in relation to it.
Protecting Your Pool
If you’ve owned a pool for much time at all, or if you’ve spent time regularly in one, you know that it’s important to keep a pool in good condition so that it’s safe to swim in. If that’s not a good enough reason, consider the expense that goes into having a pool installed in the first place, or the additional cost you had to cover when buying a home with a pool. Pools aren’t cheap. Keeping them in good condition helps reduce the need for more costly repairs and maintenance down the road. Having your pool and its equipment inspected on a regular basis keeps you aware of the condition it’s in so you can address problems before they become more serious.
Few things are more refreshing than going for a swim on a hot, sunny day, and having your own private pool makes it that much more convenient to do exactly that. There’s a lot more to being a responsible pool owner than just using it on a regular basis though. Pool inspectors are your friends when it comes to making sure your pool stays in good condition. Let them help you take good care of your pool so you can enjoy it more in the years to come.
Has it been a while since your pool was last inspected? See how we can help you with a Pool and Spa Inspection today.