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By ProMatcher Staff



Pool Cleaning: Cost Factors



The cost of hiring a pool cleaner will increase or decrease based upon a number of factors. This article is intended to provide you a checklist of questions to ask yourself and your contractor.

This key will serve as your guide:

$0 = No additional cost
$ = Standard cost
$$ = Additional cost

Ask Yourself:

How large is my pool?

$ - For a standard size pool

$$ - For a larger pool

Do I have a chlorinated pool or a saltwater pool?

$ - When cleaning a saltwater pool

$$ - When cleaning a chlorinated pool

Do I have an indoor pool or an outdoor pool?

$ - When an indoor pool is cleaned

$$ - When an outdoor pool is cleaned

What condition is the pool currently in?

$ - When the pool is currently in good condition and the water is clear

$$ - When the pool water is extremely dirty or murky

How frequently does the pool need to be cleaned? (Some companies may offer a discount for purchasing multiple cleanings or signing a contract for the season.)

$ - When the pool is cleaned monthly

$$ - When the pool is cleaned bi-weekly

$$$ - When the pool is cleaned once a week

What type of service do I need?

$ - Standard pool cleaning

$$ - For opening service or closing service

$$ - When minor repairs are made

$$ - When additional chemical treatments are necessary

$$ - For acid washing

Does the pool filter need to be replaced?

$0 - When the pool filter is in good condition

$$ - When the pool filter needs to be replaced

Questions to Ask the Pro:



1. How long should I expect each cleaning to take?

2. Are you properly licensed and insured?

3. Do you have any references available?

4. How often should I have the pool cleaned?

5. What services are included in the cost of a basic pool cleaning?

6. What time of day will you be arriving?

7. Do you offer any seasonal service packages?

8. Do you recommend any additional treatments (conditioner, algaecide, etc.)?

9. Does your company only provide cleaning services or can you also perform minor pool repairs?

10. How do you mostly commonly charge for services?

11. If I have an automatic cleaner, will the pool require less cleaning?

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Orlando, FL 32803

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