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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.

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.

Location:

United States

Description:

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

9099386126


Episodes

When to Drain Your Pool or a Pool on Your Route

4/13/2021
There is no real rule of thumb of when a pool needs to be drained. But there are some obvious chemical indicators like high CYA and of course staining on the pool surface. I go over some of the more common reasons to drain your pool and offer some cautions on the process of draining a pool. Leslie’s Pro: Pool Service Pro, open a Wholesale account today! Customer referrals, free cleaner repairs, free water testing, open 7-days a week. It is fast and easy to become a Leslie’s Preferred Pool...

Duration:00:15:41

Pool Service Pro - What is Your End Game?

4/12/2021
When you are young or relatively young and starting out you don’t think about getting old or really think about the next step in your pool business. I will be turning 50 this year so I can tell you that you do in fact get old. You can’t do weekly pool service forever and your body suffers a lot of wear and tear out there so what is your End Game? Listen to learn more about planning for the future. Leslie’s Pro: Pool Service Pro, open a Wholesale account today! Customer referrals, free...

Duration:00:27:40

Dogs in your Pool and Ways to Keep the Pool Balanced with Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry

4/9/2021
In this podcast, I go over with Bob Lowry the hidden dangers of dogs swimming in a pool with you. Bob Lowry is the author of over 23 books but this has to be one of his most relevant and shortest books coming in at just 19 pages thick. But it is packed with so many essentials on residential pool chemistry that you will want a copy to carry in your service truck. Bob Lowry has been in the industry for over 47 years and is the Lead Consultant at Lowry Consulting Group, leads the Pool...

Duration:00:23:17

Residential vs Commercial Pool Service with Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry

4/8/2021
Ever wonder what it takes to do Apartment complexes, motels, hotels, and HOA community pools? I go over some tips with Bob Lowry on when to know when you are ready to make the leap from residential to Commercial. Bob Lowry is the author of over 23 books but this has to be one of his most relevant and shortest books coming in at just 19 pages thick. But it is packed with so many essentials on residential pool chemistry that you will want a copy to carry in your service truck. Bob Lowry has...

Duration:00:14:43

Best Pool Water Testing Methods with Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry

4/7/2021
Test strips, reagent testers, or photometers. Which is the better testing method? Bob Lowry goes over the pros and cons of each of these methods. Bob Lowry is the author of over 23 books but this has to be one of his most relevant and shortest books coming in at just 19 pages thick. But it is packed with so many essentials on residential pool chemistry that you will want a copy to carry in your service truck. Bob Lowry has been in the industry for over 47 years and is the Lead Consultant at...

Duration:00:13:02

Products That Can Zero Out Your Pool’s Chlorine Level with Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry

4/6/2021
Adding a sequestering agent or stain removing product can negatively impact a pool’s chlorine level. It is not uncommon for pools to zero out when one of these products is added. I go over this and more with Bob Lowry in today’s podcast. Bob Lowry is the author of over 23 books but this has to be one of his most relevant and shortest books coming in at just 19 pages thick. But it is packed with so many essentials on residential pool chemistry that you will want a copy to carry in your...

Duration:00:15:39

Pros and Cons of UV and Ozone Systems with Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry

4/5/2021
Ever wonder if all the hype behind UV and Ozone is true? Bob Lowry is an expert in the field and he gives us his unbiased opinion about these systems in today’s podcast. Bob Lowry is the author of over 23 books but this has to be one of his most relevant and shortest books coming in at just 19 pages thick. But it is packed with so many essentials on residential pool chemistry that you will want a copy to carry in your service truck. Bob Lowry has been in the industry for over 47 years and...

Duration:00:30:05

Green Pool Clean Up Pricing Guide

4/2/2021
I go over the bidding process for a green pool clean-up in today’s podcast. There are many things to keep in mind when you are bidding on a green pool, the least of which is the pool itself. Learn how to bid on a green pool so you do not lose money. Leslie’s Pro: Pool Service Pro, open a Wholesale account today! Customer referrals, free cleaner repairs, free water testing, open 7-days a week. It is fast and easy to become a Leslie’s Preferred Pool Care Provider....

Duration:00:15:52

White Mold, Racoon Poop and Black Algae with Rudy Stankowitz

4/1/2021
“How to Get Rid of and Prevent Swimming Pool Algae” with Rudy Stankowitz - White Water Mold, Racoon poop, and Black Algae are covered here. You don't want to miss this episode. Rudy Stankowitz is unique among experts in the field as he has actual practical pool service experience. You can really see this in his new book, “How to Get Rid of and Prevent Swimming Pool Algae” as he tackles the algae issue from not just the perspective of a chemist but as a pool service tech. You can order his...

Duration:00:19:42

Mustard Algae with Rudy Stankowitz

3/31/2021
“How to Get Rid of and Prevent Swimming Pool Algae” with Rudy Stankowitz - we go over mustard algae for you in the podcast. Rudy Stankowitz is unique among experts in the field as he has actual practical pool service experience. You can really see this in his new book, “How to Get Rid of and Prevent Swimming Pool Algae” as he tackles the algae issue from not just the perspective of a chemist but as a pool service tech. You can order his book on Amazon from the link here and it is currently...

Duration:00:12:47

Green Algae in a Pool with Rudy Stankowitz

3/30/2021
“How to Get Rid of and Prevent Swimming Pool Algae” with Rudy Stankowitz. We tackle Green Algae in today's podcast. Rudy Stankowitz is unique among experts in the field as he has actual practical pool service experience. You can really see this in his new book, “How to Get Rid of and Prevent Swimming Pool Algae” as he tackles the algae issue from not just the perspective of a chemist but as a pool service tech. You can order his book on Amazon from the link here and it is currently priced...

Duration:00:14:21

“How to Get Rid of and Prevent Swimming Pool Algae” with Rudy Stankowitz

3/29/2021
Rudy Stankowitz is unique among experts in the field as he has actual practical pool service experience. You can really see this in his new book, “How to Get Rid of and Prevent Swimming Pool Algae” as he tackles the algae issue from not just the perspective of a chemist but as a pool service tech. You can order his book on Amazon from the link here and it is currently priced at $29.99. To order Rudy's book: https://amzn.to/39nEfoc Other episodes in this series: Green Algae in a Pool with...

Duration:00:39:41

PoolRx Cautions and Errors and Ways to Prevent Them with Fred Schweer of PoolRx

3/26/2021
User error is unavoidable with any product and fortunately, there is not much that can go wrong with using PoolRx in your pool if you follow the directions on the package. But things do happen and we unpack some cautions when using the product in this podcast. Learn more: https://poolrx.com/ Benefits of Using PoolRx & PoolRx+ in Your Pool with Fred Schweer of PoolRx: https://www.buzzsprout.com/110832/8144741 How to Sell PoolRx to your Clients and Ways it Can Save you Money with Fred...

Duration:00:14:31

Using PoolRx in a Green Pool and a Pool with Existing Algae

3/25/2021
There are a few adjustments to make when you use the PoolRx in a Green Pool or a pool with existing Algae. Fred goes over some steps you need to take when using PoolRx in a pool that does not have balanced water. Benefits of Using PoolRx & PoolRx+ in Your Pool with Fred Schweer of PoolRx: https://www.buzzsprout.com/110832/8144741 How to Sell PoolRx to your Clients and Ways it Can Save you Money with Fred Schweer of PoolRx: https://www.buzzsprout.com/110832/8145513 PoolRx Sizing and Use...

Duration:00:11:59

PoolRx Sizing and Use with Fred Schweer of PoolRx

3/24/2021
Sizing the PoolRx for your pool is easy to do once you know your pool size and by referencing the chart on their website. Using the PoolRx is also very easy and we go over sizing and use so that you can get the right size PoolRx unit for your pool. Benefits of Using PoolRx & PoolRx+ in Your Pool with Fred Schweer of PoolRx: https://www.buzzsprout.com/110832/8144741 How to Sell PoolRx to your Clients and Ways it Can Save you Money with Fred Schweer of PoolRx:...

Duration:00:14:13

How to Sell PoolRx to your Clients and Ways it Can Save you Money with Fred Schweer of PoolRx

3/23/2021
There are many benefits of using PoolRx as we discussed in the first part of this series. Learn some tried and true sales techniques of selling PoolRx and how using PoolRx on your pool route can save you money and time. Benefits of Using PoolRx & PoolRx+ in Your Pool with Fred Schweer of PoolRx: https://www.buzzsprout.com/110832/8144741 How to Sell PoolRx to your Clients and Ways it Can Save you Money with Fred Schweer of PoolRx: https://www.buzzsprout.com/110832/8145513 PoolRx Sizing...

Duration:00:12:52

Benefits of Using PoolRx & PoolRx+ with Fred Schweer of PoolRx

3/22/2021
I have done several podcasts with Fred Schweer who is the VP of Sales over at PoolRx Mineral Technologies. In this series of podcasts, we will really unpack the benefits of using PoolRx in your pool or your service accounts if you are a pool pro. This is the first episode in a 5 part series with Fred so make sure you tune in for all of them! Benefits of Using PoolRx & PoolRx+ in Your Pool with Fred Schweer of PoolRx: https://www.buzzsprout.com/110832/8144741 How to Sell PoolRx to your...

Duration:00:25:03

Budget Pool Company to Elite Pool Company

3/19/2021
When you are starting out in the pool business I would classify you as a Budget Company. You may not have the premium equipment, maybe you are using the family car and your route may not be very tight. As you progress you will get to the Elite status and you will need to adjust the way you think about your business. I go over this and more in todays podcast. Leslie’s Pro: Pool Service Pro, open a Wholesale account today! Customer referrals, free cleaner repairs, free water testing, open...

Duration:00:14:14

Riptide SL Updated Features: What I Like and Some New Features

3/18/2021
I’ve been using the Riptide Pool Vacuum System since early 2017 and they are on their 4th version of the Riptide SL. Like Ironman’s suits they keep updating and tweaking things here and there. The latest updated version is probably their finest and most complete system. I will go over some of the finer points of the Riptide SL for you here. Leslie’s Pro: Pool Service Pro, open a Wholesale account today! Customer referrals, free cleaner repairs, free water testing, open 7-days a week. It is...

Duration:00:16:09

Vacuum System Bags and Micron Ratings: What is the Best Bag Micron Rating?

3/17/2021
A Vacuum System is only as good as the bag you are using. Not exactly but I think you get my point. There are a wide range of micron ratings on the different manufactured bags. Anywhere from 25 microns up to 800 microns. I touch on the different bags available and my preferred micron rating. Leslie’s Pro: Pool Service Pro, open a Wholesale account today! Customer referrals, free cleaner repairs, free water testing, open 7-days a week. It is fast and easy to become a Leslie’s Preferred Pool...

Duration:00:16:08