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CHOOSING A CONTRACTOR

Choosing the company or contractor to build, repair, remodel or service your pool can be difficult.  Here are some tips to help you.

  1. Use the Find a Florida Pool Prosm search engine and recommendations from family and friends to make a list of at least three possible companies.
  2. Verify their license is current, active and covers the work to be done by visiting www.MyFloridaLicense.comSee what  a license looks like versus a business license / tax ID (not the same thing!)                                                                contractor                                                                     Click here to view the DBPR website for more information!
  3. Check references.  Request a list of references and take the time to give them a call.

FSPA members agree to a code of ethics when they join.  Ethics complaints can result in membership termination.

Unlicensed activity should be reported to the Department of Business and Professional Regulations.  Download the DBPR mobile app for quick and easy reporting. Learn the consequences of unlicensed activity by clicking here!

FSPA members are swimming pool builders, swimming pool service professionals, swimming pool retail stores and other professions related to swimming pools. There are 16 chapters across the state which are broken down by county.

Northwest Florida Chapter swimming pool companies are in the following counties and can be searched to compare for free: Bay, Calhouon, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsen, Gulf, Hamilton, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Suwanee, Taylor, Wakulla, Walton and Washington. This includes Tallahssee and Panama City pool companies.

Northeast Florida Chapter swimming pool companies are in the following counties and can be searched to compare for free: Baker, Clay, Columbia, Duval, Nassau, St. Johns and Union. This includes Jacksonville pool companies.

North Central Florida Chapter swimming pool companies are in the following counties and can be searched to compare for free: Alachua, Bradford, Citrus, Dixie, Gilchrist, Levy, Marion and Putnam. This includes Gainesville pool companies.

East Central Florida Chapter swimming pool companies are in the following counties and can be searched to compare for free: Flagler and Volusia. This includes Daytona Beach pool companies.

Central Florida Chapter swimming pool companies are in the following counties and can be searched to compare for free: Lake, Orange, Seminole and Osceola. This includes Orlando pool companies.

Space Coast Chapter swimming pool companies are in Brevard count and can be searched to compare for freey. This includes Cocoa Beach and Melbourne pool companies.

Florida West Coast Chapter swimming pool companies are in the following counties and can be searched to compare for free: Hernando, Pinellas and Pasco (western portion). This includes St. Pete pool companies.

Tampa Bay Chapter swimming pool companies are in the following counties and can be searched to compare for free: Hillsborough, Sumter and Pasco (eastern portion). This includes Tampa pool companies.

Polk County Chapter swimming pool companies are in Polk County and includes Lakeland pool companies and can be searched to compare for free.

Manasota Chapter swimming pool companies are in DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee and Sarasota counties and can be searched to compare for free. This includes Sarasota pool companies.

Treasure Coast Chapter swimming pool companies are in Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie counties and can be searched to compare for free. This includes Stuart and Jupiter pool companies.

Charlotte Harbor Chapter swimming pool companies are in Charlotte County and can be searched to compare for free. This includes Port Charlotte pool companies.

Palm Beach Chapter swimming pool companies are in Palm Beach County and can be searched to compare for free. This includes West Palm Beach pool companies.

Florida Gulf Coast Chapter swimming pool companies are in Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee counties and can be searched to compare for free. This includes Fort Myers and Naples pool companies.

Broward Chapter swimming pool companies are in Broward County and can be searched to compare for free. This includes Coral Springs and Fort Lauderdale pool companies.

Greater Miami Chapter swimming pool companies are in Dade and Monroe counties and can be searched to compare for free. This includes Key West and Miami pool companies.

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The DBPR is responsible for licensing and regulating contractors in Florida.  Read what they want consumers to know about swimming pool cleaning, repair and building.  When is a license required for work on a pool?  Find the answers here!