Everything to start a a swimming pool business

Here is a list of everything you will need to start a swimming pool service business in Florida.



1. According to Florida State Law, if you want to do anything other than, add chemicals & take out debris in a swimming pool, you will not need a license. (and you wont make any money)  a link to the state law is Here

Broward County

Palm Beach County

State License


2. Obtain a NSPF Certified Pool Operator Certification. This is a prerequisite of submitting your application.

you can take the class here and you can learn more about it here


3. Insurance - You can either get your own policy from an insurance company - I recommend Neighbors

or you can join a Pool Trade organization like IPSSA and get a group policy


4. Workers compensation Insurance - I recommend -> Payroll services they offer payroll services also. 


5. Supplies needed here is a list


6. Suppliers List of South Florida Wholesalers


7. Customer ? How do I get them?


My blog about other things you will need


I hope that this is enough to get you started.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.




Rob Estell