The Pool Guy Podcast Show

The Pool Guy Podcast Show

In this podcast I cover everything swimming pool related, including answering your questions, interviews and general information about everything pool care.... Show More

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In this podcast, I continue with my overview of the different leaf canisters available for your suction side cleaner. This is an essential item for your pool when you use a suction side pool cleaner. 

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In this podcast, I go over why you need to use a canister with your suction side pool cleaner and which one is the best. I go over all the major brand leaf canisters and give you the pros and cons of each one.

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In this podcast, I go over some steps you can take if there is a fire in your area. Besides the debris from the wind, there is often a lot of ash that gets in the pool and I will offer you some tips on cleaning up the mess after a fire. 

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In this podcast, I go over the different heater sizes for your pool with an attached spa or a stand-alone pool and spa. If you are in the market for a new pool heater or if you are having a pool built, listen to see which heater would be right for your pool.

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October 9, 2019 10 min

In this podcast, I go over some methods you can use to get paid right at the service account for work performed or to collect a deposit. This comes in handy when you are doing work where the part is high priced or a clean up where you need the payment or deposit before beginning the work.

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The Hayward Navigator (Pool Vac) is the top-selling suction side cleaner on the market today. It is not a bad cleaner and it will leave your pool spotless every day but it does have some drawbacks. I find that you either love it or hat it and I will go over some of the finer points here.

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In this podcast, I touch on one customer personality type. The one where every little thing is an emergency with their pool. If you do pool service long enough you will land one of these types and I give you some tips on dealing with them in this podcast.

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In this podcast I go over some of the ways to rid your pool of ducks, raccoons and rodents. One of the problems you will run into as a pool owner is critters using your swimming pool. Listen in for some tips on how do deal with critters in your pool.

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In this podcast, I go over why I think it is essential to use a canister when you are manually vacuuming a swimming pool. I go over the cons of not using one and highlight the features of the two best leaf canisters for pool service use. 

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This is a very common thing with the wide variety of equipment now for sale on the internet. What do you do when a customer purchases a pump online or other equipment and asks you to install it for them.

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October 2, 2019 11 min

In this podcast, I compare the Zodiac Ranger with the Zodiac G3 and let you know which one I prefer. They are both a great choice for a suction side cleaner and the bouncing type cleaner are highly underrated. 

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September 30, 2019 11 min

Photometers are a great way to get your test factors in your pool or spa. The actual photometer testing unit is more expensive than a reagent test kit, but what is the real cost of using a photometer for your water testing. You may be surprised.

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September 29, 2019 25 min

In this podcast, I go over some reasons why your salt water generator is not making chlorine. There are a number of reasons for this and I will list them here for you in the order that I check when I run into this issue. 

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September 26, 2019 9 min

In this podcast, I will go over one of the red flags that the new account you just picked up may not be as great as it seems. If the other pool guy stopped service, disappeared or went MIA there may be a very good reason for this. Listen to find out more. 

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In this podcast, I explain why it might be logical to just install a new VS Pump when a part on an older one breaks down. In some cases, if you add up the cost of the replacement part it is wiser to just install a new pump instead. Strange but true. 

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In this podcast, I go over when I think it is better to replace both the pump and motor vs just the pool motor. There are some rules of thumb as to when to replace just the bad motor or when it is better to replace both the pump and motor known in the industry as replacing the pool pump. 

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In this podcast, I go over the differences of the Kreepy Krauly Kruiser and the standard Kreepy Krauly Standard or Classic, the old familiar model. I will compare these two cleaners and let you know which one of these two that I like best.

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September 22, 2019 26 min

In this podcast, I go over some things to consider when you are planning on upgrading your pool equipment. What piece of equipment is the most important to upgrade and why? I will go over this and more in this podcast.

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In this podcast, I go over some tips on protecting yourself while you are working out in the field doing Swimming Pool Service. I am a bit older than when I first started and there are some things you can do to prevent injury and strains. I will cover some of them here for you. 

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In this podcast, I continue my interview with Joe DiAnna the creator of the Primate Pool Poles. We talk in-depth about their latest skimming pole the 2X BETA which is a small 2-piece 6 ft by 11 ft pool. It is small but very versatile.

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