KNOW THE LAW!

pool service and repairAny unlicensed or uninsured contractor that gets hurt at your home you are 100% liable!
(Always ask to see license and insurance before job starts, not a driver’s license and vehicle insurance)

All work to be done needs to have a permit
(Ask to see the permit before the job starts)

Any contractor using unlicensed and uninsured sub-contractors you are 100% liable
(Make sure a license and insurance has been issued to contractor’s)

Any people who work on or provide material for your job and do not get paid you are 100 % liable
(Get lien release at each payment)

Any damage done to city or county property you are 100% liable
(Broken sidewalks, waterlines, pavement, etc)

Any environmental damage done you are 100% liable
(Dumping trash, draining water, killing protected plants)

 

KNOW THE WARNING SIGNS

  • Low, too good to be true price
  • Ready to start right away, do most work on weekend
  • Vehicles with NO Signs
  • No job signs

Employees with no company shirts

No license number on proposal, card, or vehicle

 

Pool and Inground Spa Drain Cover Recall

The following manufacturers, in cooperation with The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), have announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer pool and spa drain covers. Read the CPSC press release here and click here to read the Notice to Associations.     There are approximately 6.2 million residential and public inground pools and inground spas. This recall will affect less than 5 percent of these installations. For more facts about the recall, click here.

Consumers with one of these drain covers in their pool or spa, and builders, installers or service companies who have installed any of these drain covers should refer to the manufacturer websites below for recall information. The Drain Cover Recall Hotline, at (866) 478-3521, is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Company Model Information (Websites)
Dates Sold
Remedy
A&A www.aamfg.com Dec. 2008- Apr. 2011 Replacement or Retrofit
AquaStar www.aquastarpoolproducts.com/draincoverrecall Dec. 2008- Apr. 2011 Replacement or Retrofit
Color Match www.poolfittings.com/drain_cover_recall.htm Dec. 2008- Apr. 2011 Replacement or Retrofit
Custom Molded Products www.c-m-p.com/DrainCoverRecall.htm Dec. 2008- Apr. 2011 Replacement or Retrofit
Hayward www.hayward-pool.com/draincoverrecall Dec. 2008- Apr. 2011 Replacement
Pentair www.pentairpool.com/draincoverrecall June 2009- Apr. 2011 Replacement or Retrofit
Rising Dragon www.risingdragonplastics.com/en/draincoverrecall.html Dec. 2008- Apr. 2011 Replacement or Retrofit

Several other manufacturers have recalled drain covers as well. For a complete list of the manufacturers, go to cpsc.gov.