Top Ten Things to Look For When Choosing Your Pool Builder 1. Do Your Homework. The Builder should be a member of the local BBB, Chamber of Commerce and professional trade organizations. 2. Do They Participate in Continuing Education? This is necessary to keep up with industry and equipment changes. 3. Do They Have a Support System in Place for your Future Service and Maintenance Needs? 4. How Does Their Warranty Measure Up?5. Are They Adequately Staffed to Properly Supervise Your Project? Make a Point to Visit the Construction Office and Meet the Staff Responsible for Building Your Project. 6. How Long Have They Been in Business Under Their Current Company Name? 7. Will They Provide You With a Referral List That Includes Older Pools? 8. They Should Have a Design Center/Showroom, a Permanent Location You Can Visit to Select the Materials and Products that they will be Using on Your Project. 9. Make Sure to Visit More Than One Pool They Have Built. If the Builder is Doing a Good Job, Most of their Customers will be Willing to Show You Their Pool. 10. The Designer Should Provide You With a Proposal that Includes All Design and Equipment Specifications, including Pricing and any Potential Unforeseen Additions. For more pool builder tips, please subscribe to our blog or find us on facebook. The Pool Man Inc., is a Houston Pool Builder serving the Tomball, Cypress, Magnolia and Houston areas since 1981. We are BBB (Better Business Bureau) accredited member, receiving a BBB Awards for Excellence for 2012/Pinnacle Winner.