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Selling, leasing or buying a Gold Coast property with a pool? You need a pool safety inspection.
A Poolinspec pool safety inspection helps you get your pool compliant with the latest QLD pool fence regulations. Whether you need a pool certificate, a pre-inspection pool safety inspection or a pool safety consultation, we go the extra mile to help you get your pool safe.book a pool safety inspection
How can we help?
At Poolinspec , we're committed to reducing the drownings in Queensland. By helping you get your pool safe, we're helping to save another life.
Do you need a pool safety inspection for a Gold Coast property? You can count on our 20 years of experience in pool safety fence design and manufacturing to help you get your pool safe. We'll give you peace of mind when you need it the most with our expert pool safety inspection methods. Poolinspec is your local family-owned business that understands the real concerns that you have as parents when considering the safety of your children. That's why our qualified and licensed pool inspectors give the same detailed attention to every pool that we inspect to ensure your family's safety. You can help reduce the drowning statistics of children under 5 years old in Queensland by making your pool safe and compliant with the latest pool safety laws. Please speak to our expert pool safety inspectors today. We'll help you to prevent drownings and avoid hefty fines.About us
A fully trained and certified pool inspector, licenced by the QBCC with advanced pool safety knowledge and experience will perform your pool safety inspection. We also carry professional indemnity insurance so that you are covered.
Your pool safety certificate is a guarantee that your pool is safe under the latest QLD pool safety laws. You'll only need a new certificate again if you sell or lease the property. However, it remains your responsibility as the pool owner to maintain your pool's compliance.
We'll deliver your pool safety certificate within 24 hrs on completion of the pool safety inspection. If there is work to be done to get your pool compliant, we'll refer you to a fast and professional pool safety contractor. Your pool safety work will be completed without delay so that we can issue your pool safety certificate.
What our clients say:
I needed an immediate pool safety certification to put a house up for sale at Elanora on the gold coast. I emailed Poolinspec late at night and Rob came and did it promptly the following day. Great service thanks.
Robert did a great job and we highly recommend him and Poolinspec.
Professionalism, Punctuality, Responsiveness, Value.
The Qld pool safety laws apply to all pools filled with water to a depth of 300mm. Therefore a spa and portable pool would have to comply.
If the boundary fence is directly around the pool, it acts as the pool fence. It represents a simple, efficient way to comply with pool safety legislation in Queensland and other states. Of course, your fence must comply with the relevant pool fencing standards in Queensland. If it does not, you will need to modify the barrier or build a separate one.
If you own a pool or spa in Queensland, you need to register your pool with the QBCC .
If you don’t register your pool, you can get an on-the-spot fine of $235.60 or a maximum court penalty of over $2000!
Local government authorities conduct compliance checks and have the power to penalise pool owners for non-compliant pools. The QBCC also checks that pools are registered and may fine those who have not registered their pools.
If you’re building or reconstructing a pool fence, you should ensure that it complies with the minimum pool fencing requirements. For a comprehensive list of standards, check out our pool safety checklist
Some of the requirements on the checklist include:
Local authorities have the power to investigate any pool owner to ensure their pool complies with regional safety standards. If they discover any breaches, they will order the pool owner to make changes and even issue an on-the-spot fine. For severe or persistent violations, the court can also impose financial penalties of up to $20 000!
A building and pest inspector can only perform a pool inspection if he is qualified and licensed by the QBCC to act as a pool safety inspector.