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What To Know Before You Hire a Contractor

Posted by: Pool Scape Concepts | March 5th, 2015

What you should know before hiring a contractor
Have you been dreaming of adding a pool and/or spa to your backyard? With  Poolscape Concepts  at your side, there’s no better time than now to take the plunge. However, before you begin the process, review these tips on hiring a contractor: 1) Make sure the contractor has experience building in environments such as yours. Ask to see samples. 2) Make sure the contractor has considered all factors in the cost estimate. 3) Is the contractor Licensed, certified, insured and versed in all applicable regulations for your town or village? Has he or she weighed any specific safety concerns? 4) Does the contractor understand your vision and can they create it as cost-effectively as possible? 5) Does the contractor participate in continuing education to stay abreast of best practices and the latest industry technologies? 6) Is the contractor an APSP Certified Professional? APSP certification ensures your contractor has proven knowledge of design and construction, and is committed to upholding the highest standards. Now that you’re well-versed, contact Poolscape Concepts, Inc at 516-377-0952 or Email: and let us help you create your own personal aquatic oasis.