North Fort Myers, FL asked in Construction Law for Florida

Q: Can I hold the last payment on my pool due to cosmetic errors that needs to be repaired?

I had a pool build and my last payments was to be $4300.00 however I paid $3000.00 in advance in order to get the lanai done, now i only have $1300.00 left to pay, I have informed the owner of the company that the finish of the pool has a defect that need to be checked before I make the last payment, she got upset and said that I can keep the payment and that she is no longer given me the one year warranty, the pool was just build I want to pay I just want to make sure the finish gets repaired if needed it have an area that looks like had not enough product look lighter and feels ruff. Thank you

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Alex McClure
Alex McClure
  • Lake Mary, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: If you do, you risk having a lien placed.

You should consult with an experienced construction law attorney before taking any action so that you dont find yourself in the wrong.

You can use google to locate attorneys near you. Hope this helps.

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