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So you want to build a pool?

The thought of building a pool in your backyard can be overwhelming!  How do you choose a company?  How do you choose a design?  How long will it take?  The number one thing is to be sure you hire a company that is properly licensed and insured.  Use the Find a Florida Pool Prosm search for FSPA members in your area.  Get references and verify licenses at www.MyFloridaLicense.com.  Your pool company can guide you through design decisions that need to be made to come up with a final product. Visit our What to Expect page for a few things you may not have thought about before, like how much the weather can affect a project. On the Phases of Construction page is an outline of how a pool takes shape including permits, plumbing, equipment and interior finish.  And of course, enjoy the swim once your pool is finished!

Love My Pool the FSPA blog

Swimming pool repair and construction in Florida requires a license through the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR).  A “CPO” is not a license.  See what a license looks like versus a business license / tax ID (not the same thing!) in the image above.  To check a license, visit www.MyFloridaLicense.com Don’t forget to […]

Pool Safely is a national public education campaign that works with partners around the country to reduce child drownings and entrapments in swimming pools and spas. Find great resources for kids and adults at www.PoolSafely.gov, and of course, take the pledge! You can also find a wealth of information on our site under the Safety […]

John Ellsworth Splash Pools In September, the Florida Swimming Pool Association hosted the 40th annual Industry High School Invitational Swim Meet. Our industry built the pools where thousands of high school swimmers learned to swim. When they decided to swim competitively, they practiced and competed in swimming pools that were built and maintained by members […]