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Homes with pools are a hot commodity on the real estate market. Whether people are buying or selling, it seems like homes with a pool sell faster and for more money than comparable homes without one. But when you try to buy or sell a house with a pool, you need to determine the pool's condition before the sale.



Do home inspectors check pools? In short, no. When it comes to real estate pool inspection, you need a dedicated pool inspector to analyze the pool to know whether it will be an asset or a liability to the home's sale. A home inspector pool inspection is mostly a myth. You need to call a professional pool inspector aside from the home inspector to get the answers you're looking for before selling a home with a pool. 


Benefits of Home Pool Inspections

Conducting a professional pool inspection and understanding the true value of a home go hand in hand. Here are the major benefits of hiring a professional to conduct home pool inspections:

  • Follow all regulations: Every state and locality has specific regulations pool owners must follow. These regulations can impact the sale of the home. For instance, many towns could have a regulation demanding that all properties with a pool must also contain a fence. The fence must meet its own requirements like height, gate regulations, construction materials, and more. A professional pool inspection will ensure the property meets all pool-related regulations. 

  • Know if the pool is in good shape: A bad pool can cost homeowners a lot of money in repairs, fixes and even replacements. A pool inspection will reveal whether the pool is an asset to the property or a huge money pit in the near future. 

  • Understand the pool's electric and plumbing needs: A pool inspector can discover if a property's pool has any issues with its plumbing or electrical systems. Pools use a lot of electrical and plumbing components to work, and no homeowner wants to discover those issues after the sale. 

  • Get information on the surrounding deck: Many properties have a deck around the pool. In-ground pool inspectors can inspect these pool decks to give further details on the property's true value. 

  • Discover if any equipment needs repair or replacement: Pools have many crucial parts, including the heater, filter system, pump and more. It's a lot to keep track of, and a professional pool inspector will check it all so you can better know the actual condition of a property's pool.

What We Inspect

Quantus Pools performs meticulous pool inspections to ensure you know all the necessary information about a property's pool, whether you are buying or selling a home. Our inspections include two types of evaluations — the plumbing evaluation and the 14-point evaluation. 

Plumbing Evaluation

A good plumbing system is essential for a functioning pool. Quantus Pools performs a plumbing evaluation on every pool we inspect that includes the following checklist:

  • Main drain

  • Pool returns

  • Cleaner returns

  • Pool skimmers

  • Booster returns

  • Spa drain

  • Spa returns

  • Spa blower

  • Waterfalls

  • Fountains

  • Other components like slides, diving boards and other features. 


Not every pool will have each of the above features. But Quantus Pools' detailed plumbing evaluation checklist ensures we analyze every part of your pool, whatever its specifications. 

Point Evaluation

The next part of our inspection process is the 14-point evaluation, which includes the following items where applicable:

  1. Pump

  2. Second pump, when present

  3. Filter

  4. Heater

  5. Cleaner

  6. Blower

  7. Chemical feeder

  8. Control system

  9. Pool exterior

  10. Deck

  11. Auto cover

  12. Lights

  13. Deck accessories

  14. Booster 1 and Booster 2, where applicable

The Quantus Pools Difference

At Quantus Pools, we understand the importance of a proper pool inspection. A properly inspected pool helps real estate agents estimate a property's value more accurately. It can also help homebuyers know more about what they could be getting into if they choose to buy a home with a pool. 

If you want to experience the peace of mind that comes with a professional pool inspection, Quantus Pools is the team to call. Here's what sets us apart from the competition:

  • Professional staff: Our team consists of professionals who are experts in the pool industry. And if one of our team members doesn't have the answer to one of your questions, they will always direct you to someone who can better serve you. 

  • The latest technology: We use the best and latest technology to serve each of our clients' needs. Staying at the cutting edge of the pool industry ensures we can achieve the best results possible. 

  • Quality products: We use quality products for every pool inspection, repair and installation. We stay at the forefront of the industry to know when new products are available that can help us better serve you. 

  • Savings: Our services, including our pool inspections, can help you avoid future issues that will cost you both time and money. 


Contact Quantus Pools Today

If you need a home pool inspection near you in the Chicagoland area, then Quantus Pools is the answer you've been looking for. We offer comprehensive pool maintenance services to give you the best experience with your pool every time you use it. Contact us today to learn more about our pool inspections or schedule a service call!


Schedule A Service Call

When it comes to pool opening services in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, Quantus Pools is the team to beat. Our professionals will make your life easier and make sure your pool is in perfect condition. If you're ready to get started, schedule a service call today!

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