A state licensed contractor in the state of Louisiana has to provide a lifetime structural/ gunite warranty to the original home owner. What does that mean for you, the homeowner? Well it means if your shell develops a structural crack, the contractor is responsible for fixing it. A structural crack, is a touchy subject. Some can be fixed more easy than others. In some cases, the only way to fix it is to break out the whole pool and re-build the whole job. This is a HUGE liability to a swimming pool contractor!!! What a homeowner does need to realize though is a warranty is only as good as a builder will be in business under his CURRENT company name. There are pool builders out there that say their name is ABC Pools, well they had to go bankrupt and change their name to ABC Aqua Pools, that voids ALL warranty’s from prior customers. It still sounds like the same company because of the first part of the company name but a simple add-on to the name and it can be a complete company restructure. As a homeowner, you need to realize that a warranty is only as good as the company and people operating the warranty. If one restructures every say 5 years it is easy to underbid contractors that actual CARRY the gunite warranty and follow through. A pool cracking can be a very serious issue and you do not want to play around with that principle of the gunite warranty. To fix a pool completely that suffered a bad enough crack, meaning the pool have to be replaced will cost you more than the pool is actually worth if brand new. Making the TRUE warranty worth EVERYTHING! So if you are researching for a swimming pool company that has been under one name, still carrying the liability to their prior clients, make sure you see how long they have been in business under their main name and not “ABC Aqua Pools” or give Jeff and Kevin with Crystal Pools a call or email us.
If you have ANY questions about a gunite warranty or any type of warranty or anything else pool related email us! Thanks!!
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