Ask these questions about a contractor’s experience, range of services, credentials, and methods/materials before deciding which local swimming pool installers to hire.
In New Jersey specifically, how long have the swimming pool contractors been designing, building, and installing new swimming pools? (Different regions have unique soil conditions and weather to take into consideration, and a swimming pool builder’s experience in your exact location can indicate their familiarity with these aspects.
How many installations has the New Jersey swimming pool company done that are similar to yours; in terms of job size, residential versus commercial, in ground pool versus above ground pool, fresh water versus salt water, etc?
Can the local 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 bearing the Prime Buyer’s Report—TOP 10 symbol have already had their customer references called by research staff at The Prime Buyer’s Report so you do not have to.)
Will the swimming pool contractors in New Jersey and your area 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?
Do the New Jersey pool builders provide a written warranty for their labor along with manufacturer warranties?
Will pool building permits be needed? If so, will the local pool construction contractors be responsible for getting them, or do they leave that up to the client?
Do the pool construction companies use only their own employees, or do they hire subcontractors? What are the names of those companies? Are they covered by the pool company’s insurance and guarantees? Or will you need to verify insurance and guarantees on your own?
Can the pool building company vouch that all employees sent to your property are legal to work in the U.S.? (All swimming pool companies in New Jersey bearing The Prime Buyer’s Report—TOP 10 symbol have already signed an agreement to only hire documented workers.)
Will the new pool builders show you proof of active workers’ compensation and liability insurance? (All swimming pool contractors bearing the Prime Buyer’s Report—TOP 10 symbol have already had proof of insurance verified by research staff at The Prime Buyer’s Report so you don’t have to.)When you’ve chosen the best swimming pool contractors in New Jersey for your specific needs, make sure they are properly licensed by the state of New Jersey. (All swimming pool installers bearing the Prime Buyer’s Report—TOP 10 symbol have already had their license verified by research staff at The Prime Buyer’s Report so you don’t have to.)