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.

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May 24, 2022 17 min

Those days when the temperature is over 100 degrees can pose a special challenge to you out on your pool service route. There are simple things you can do to help speed up your day and some things to keep in mind on those blazing hot days.

 

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It might at first make sense to drain a green pool and just start over with fresh water. But there are some cautions with draining a green pool and draining a pool in general.

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May 22, 2022 25 min

Why is the pH going up in the pool each week and how can you combat it? I go over some reasons and ways to prevent rising pH in a pool. I also go over what is high pH based on using an LSI app. 

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This is not a which is the best type of podcast but I answer which one to use and when more or less. I also go over the pros and cons of each of these testing ethods for you.

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Those annoy white flakes in Saltwater pools, what are they? Why are they there and how do you get rid of them? I go ver this and more and hopefully offer a solution to the problem for you.

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What are some of the things to look for when a cartridge filter cartridge is going bad? I go over some of the more common things to look for when assessing a cartridge filter.

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May 16, 2022 18 min

One Commercial service account that is often overlooked is the HOA (Home Owner Community) pool and spa. These can be long-lasting accounts and easy to manage and the best thing is you are usually paid on time each month. 

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May 15, 2022 24 min

I go over some common myths and misconceptions about 3” Trichlor tablets. I try once and for all to clear up some of the misunderstandings behind them and touch on why they should not be your primary sanitizer.

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There a now a great many saltwater systems out there to choose from. Which one is the best and which one should you get for your pool? I go over this and more in today’s podcast.

 

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That cheap customer can drive you nuts. I mean, how can anyone be that cheap? They can be! Whether it is trying to get you to match an online price or trying to get you to return a product because it was too expensive, cheap customers are here to stay.

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May 10, 2022 17 min

It is normal to get a little lazy out there on your pool route. Everything that I talk about in this episode I have been guilty of. But laziness will always lead to more work and more problems. 

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The drought is here on the West coast and it might be here to stay for years to come. Usually, a drought cycle will last 4-5 years and it affects your pool service business in many off-hand ways if not directly. I go over some things to be aware of in a drought environment and some local regulations that may affect you and your business.

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There is nothing worse than a pool with a lot of surface debris. The skimmer gets impacted and much of the debris ends up on the pool floor. But there is help for you and I will go over several devices to make your surface skimming a thing of the past. Well, almost.

 

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The talk today is all about a pullback in the economy. The pool industry is somewhat recession-proof but you can actually take steps to insulate your business from any type of economic downturn.

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May 4, 2022 18 min

Do you have everything in place to start your pool business? Or maybe you are already well on your way and have been in business for awhile but are missing one of these elements. Do you have a good pool business matrix set up to grow and market your pool service company?

 

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It can be difficult sometimes to tell if your business is making a profit or not. With floating expenses and personal expenses are you truly making a profit in your business?

 

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May 2, 2022 17 min

If you haven’t been living under a rock for the last two years you know that the pool industry has seen inflation upwards of 120% on some products. Will the prices ever come back down or is this the new normal?

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May 1, 2022 22 min

If you are trying to turn a cloudy or green pool around the problem might be that you are not adding enough chlorine. How much chlorine do you need? More than you probably think.
 
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This is probably the most asked question and one that is very difficult to answer because of all of the variables, some out of your control. But I give it a shot based on my experience on my route. 

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You may buy into the idea that you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. But in reality that is what we all do. Make your first impression count. 

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