The Pool Guy Podcast Show

The Pool Guy Podcast Show

In this podcast I cover everything swimming pool care-related from chemistry to automatic cleaners and equipment. I focus on the pool service side of things and also offer tips to homeowners. There are also some great interviews with guests from inside the industry.

Episodes

February 22, 2024 16 mins

I review some noises you don’t want to hear on your pool route. It's a humorous but honest take on some unpleasant noises. 

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If you are thinking about doing some commercial pools I go over some of the negatives as well as the positives for you here. That way you will make an informed decision. 

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February 20, 2024 17 mins

Most of the chemicals we use in pool service can be very hazardous. Here are some ways to stay safe out there on your pool route. 

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February 19, 2024 23 mins

Rain is becoming an emerging problem in my area of California. We never really thought of it much since we have been in a drought for several years. But it is affect us now more than ever and other regions of the country as well. 

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February 16, 2024 18 mins

 When it comes to taxes there can be many layers you need to be aware of and I touch on many of the tax issues that I am often asked about. A good CPA is of course a must. 

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February 15, 2024 18 mins

 I answer some more of the tough questions I get on YouTube, and I think you can benefit from some of these answers. 

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February 14, 2024 18 mins

The Polaris 360 is one of the most underrated cleaners on the market today. I go over why you may want to use one instead of a suction side cleaner. 

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February 13, 2024 19 mins

When I was doing this episode, the “Cops” song kept popping up in my mind. But it’s not that kind of issue you will be having, at least not for most of us; it is more like code violations and other things that you will run into out in the field.

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February 12, 2024 24 mins

I sat down with Jack Nelson and Niki Acosta, and we went in-depth into the report Skimmer produced on the state of the pool service industry in 2024. You will benefit from the information in this report, and we will unpack some of the more significant takeaways from the report. 

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 Having low filter PSI can be caused by a number of reasons. Here I continue going through the list of some common causes and I touch on some bizarre ones as well. 

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 Having a very low pool filter PSI is a common problem that you will encounter on your pool service route. While there are some prevalent causes there are also many uncommon ones. I will go over some here today for you and continue in part two as well.  

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February 7, 2024 17 mins

Micron ratings are a bit confusing, and they are used for everything from pool filtration to robotic pool cleaners to vacuum bags. What exactly is a micron, and which micron ratings are the best?

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Some pool pros think automatic cleaners will replace them, so they don’t sell them to customers. On the contrary, they not only speed up your day but leave the pools to swim-ready every day. Enhancing your pool service more rather than replacing you. 

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I sat down with Glen Heffernan the owner and creator of the Bottom Feeder who talked openly about some of the issues that have plagued the Vacuum System over the past year and why this upcoming version of the Bottom Feeder will be the best one yet! 

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 Everyone knows the basics of Variable speed pumps. They save you money and energy, but there are some things you will discover when working out in the field that no one told you about.  

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February 1, 2024 18 mins

When you hire your first employee, what should be his or her duties? I go over some things that you should require of your employee and why, in pool service, your employee is more like a partner than anything. 

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January 31, 2024 19 mins

When you reach a certain level in your pool service business, you think about expanding. But should you grow your pool service or branch off into something else? I discuss bringing on an employee and the best ways to expand. 

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January 30, 2024 19 mins

 Metal treatment can be a tricky business. Will the stain lift off, and is it even a metal stain? How do I remove the metal ions from the pool water? I go over all of this and more for you here. 

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January 29, 2024 21 mins

Cartridge filters are widely accepted as a good choice as a swimming pool filter. But I still hear these common myths about cartridge filters, which I hope to dispel here for you.

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January 26, 2024 17 mins

Burn Out is a real issue that is faced by many pool service pros. I think the repetitive nature of our job is a contributing factor and I go over ways to prevent burn out.  

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