Pool / Spa Standards of Practice

Scope of Pool and/or Spa Inspection

The inspector may examine the following items at his discretion, as agreed with the customer by written contract.


Items to be observed with condition reported:

Location and type of pool or spa

Conditions limiting or otherwise inhibiting observation.

Enclosure and related gates/child protective barriers.

Hardscaping and drainage related to the pool or spa

Condition of visible portions of systems, structures or components.


The inspector is not required to:

Examine any above ground, moveable, freestanding or otherwise not-permanently installed pool or spa, or self contained equipment.

Come into contact with pool or spa water to examine the system, structure or components

Determine adequacy of spa jet water force or bubble effect.

Determine structural integrity or leakage of any kind of the pool vessel or underground piping.

Evaluate  heating elements, chemical dispensers,  low voltage or computer controls, timers, sweepers or cleaners, pool or spas covers and related components.

Operate or Evaluate filter backwash valves or systems.

Examine accessories such as but not limited to aerators, air blowers, diving or jumping boards, ladders, skimmers, slides or steps, waterfall or other water features and/or their equipment.

I have read and agree to the above scope of the pool and/or spa inspection


Signed:___________________________________ Date:_________________