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

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

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

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English

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9099386126


Episodes

Buying a Vacuum System with or Without a Cart?

11/15/2019
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Buying a Swimming Pool Vacuum System is a big investment and I am often asked if it is better to purchase it with or without the cart. I think it depends on the usage, your service area terrain and if investing in a full vacuum system is really worth it. I have used them both ways and will go over some of the pros and cons of having a cart and going without one.

Duration:00:12:27

Hey, Your Pool Really Sucks Man!

11/14/2019
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Everyone has taken on a pool that is just flat out terrible. Either you didn’t bid it carefully and now notice the equipment is terrible or the debris level is just crazy bad. Or the customer is totally cheap and won’t even approve a new skimmer basket. How to you drop an account like this without getting the dreaded 1 star review? INYOPools: http://bit.ly/INYOpools Inyopools.com has been helping pool owners find the right pool parts since 2001. With over 50,000 pool parts in stock, order...

Duration:00:13:09

Polaris 360 Return Side Cleaner -No Booster Pump Needed!

11/13/2019
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The Polaris 360 is a great option for pools with heavy debris but without a dedicated Booster Pump installed for a Pressure side Cleaner. In this podcast I cover the benefits and drawbacks of the Polaris 360 Return Side Cleaner (Non-Booster Pump Cleaner). INYOPools: http://bit.ly/INYOpools Inyopools.com has been helping pool owners find the right pool parts since 2001. With over 50,000 pool parts in stock, order online today and have your parts delivered right to your door.

Duration:00:12:57

Buying a Swimming Pool Route Part 1: A Brief Overview

11/12/2019
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There are many aspects to purchasing a swimming pool route. In this podcast, I give you a general overview of what buying a pool route is. This is the first episode in a long series of podcasts on the benefits and pitfalls of purchasing a pool route. INYOPools: http://bit.ly/INYOpools Inyopools.com has been helping pool owners find the right pool parts since 2001. With over 50,000 pool parts in stock, order online today and have your parts delivered right to your door.

Duration:00:12:58

Why is My Pressure Side Cleaner Not moving?

11/11/2019
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Pressure Side Cleaners with a Booster Pump or a Return Side Cleaner are usually very reliable. But once in a while you may find it sitting dead on the pool bottom or moving very slowly. In this podcast, I go over some of the reasons why your Pressure Side Cleaner may not be moving. INYOPools: http://bit.ly/INYOpools Inyopools.com has been helping pool owners find the right pool parts since 2001. With over 50,000 pool parts in stock, order online today and have your parts delivered right to...

Duration:00:23:26

Leaving the Your Pool Heater on All Week on Accident…Oops.

11/8/2019
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Almost two or three times each year I get to one of my service accounts and the pool is heated to 895 degree. Not on purpose, but because the customer forgot to turn the heater off after using the spa. Here are some helpful tips on preventing this. INYOPools: http://bit.ly/INYOpools Inyopools.com has been helping pool owners find the right pool parts since 2001. With over 50,000 pool parts in stock, order online today and have your parts delivered right to your door.

Duration:00:11:39

My Hands are Freezing! Atlas WG772 Gloves Will Save You!

11/7/2019
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Dealing with the elements is all part of the job. One thing that is really tough is sticking your hands in freezing cold water in the fall and winter months. When the cold air hits your wet hands it feels like they are going to fall off. Not to worry, these Atlas Gloves will save you. INYOPools: http://bit.ly/INYOpools Inyopools.com has been helping pool owners find the right pool parts since 2001. With over 50,000 pool parts in stock, order online today and have your parts delivered right...

Duration:00:09:05

How to Sell A Cleaner to Your Customers

11/6/2019
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Automatic cleaners are a great way to save time on your pool route. But how do you convince customers to purchase one? Here is the method I use and it is highly effective is selling cleaners to my customers. INYOPools: http://bit.ly/INYOpools Inyopools.com has been helping pool owners find the right pool parts since 2001. With over 50,000 pool parts in stock, order online today and have your parts delivered right to your door.

Duration:00:13:29

Should I Buy Used Swimming Pool Equipment?

11/5/2019
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If you are on a tight budget you may be tempted to purchase some used pool equipment. I go over some reasons why you shouldn’t and give you some exceptions to the rule. Inyopools.com has been helping pool owners find the right pool parts since 2001. With over 50,000 pool parts in stock, order online today and have your parts delivered right to your door.

Duration:00:10:33

When is it Time to Replace my Pool Filter Elements?

11/4/2019
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If you have a D.E. Filter or a Cartridge Filter it can be tough to know when to replace the grids or cartridges. I spend some time giving you some of the things to look for when you notice poor filtration. I also cover Sand Filters and when to change the sand. INYOPools: http://bit.ly/INYOpools Inyopools.com has been helping pool owners find the right pool parts since 2001. With over 50,000 pool parts in stock, order online today and have your parts delivered right to your door.

Duration:00:24:09

Polaris 280 vs Hayward TriVac 500

11/1/2019
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The Polaris 280 is the workhorse cleaner by Zodiac and it is probably the best-known pressure cleaner on the market today and when it comes time to replace it should you switch to another pressure cleaner like the Hayward TriVac 500? The answer may surprise you. Jobber: https://getjobber.com/im/pool/ Jobber's field service scheduling software and the app is the best way to organize your service business. Quote, schedule, invoice, and get paid—all in one place. INYOPools:...

Duration:00:11:57

Things That Scare Pool Guys!

10/31/2019
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There are many things that keep us Pool Guys and Gals up at night. From Wind storms to vicious dogs and everything in between. If you do pool service for a living I think you can relate. Jobber: https://getjobber.com/im/pool/ Jobber's field service scheduling software and the app is the best way to organize your service business. Quote, schedule, invoice, and get paid—all in one place. INYOPools: http://bit.ly/INYOpools Inyopools.com has been helping pool owners find the right pool...

Duration:00:10:46

Hayward PoolCleaner (AquaNaut) Tricks and Hacks

10/30/2019
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The Hayward Poolvergnuegen, AquaNaut and Phoenix cleaners are some of the best on the market today. I have over 20 of these on my pool route and over the years I have learned some tricks and hacks. If you have one of these you will learn how to make it work even better in your pool. Jobber: https://getjobber.com/im/pool/ Jobber's field service scheduling software and the app is the best way to organize your service business. Quote, schedule, invoice, and get paid—all in one...

Duration:00:12:18

Ms. Perfect, “There is a Leaf in My Pool!”

10/29/2019
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Everyone who has been servicing pools long enough has come across a perfectionist customer. The common, “I found a leaf in my pool after you left,” can be annoying at best. Constant complaints of crystal clear pool can get on your nerves. Here are some helpful tips on dealing with perfectionist on your route. Jobber: https://getjobber.com/im/pool/ Jobber's field service scheduling software and the app is the best way to organize your service business. Quote, schedule, invoice, and get...

Duration:00:11:54

Why is my Suction Side Automatic Pool Cleaner Not Moving?

10/28/2019
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There are a number of things that can stop your suction side automatic cleaner. It can range from the equipment and filtration down to the cleaner itself. In this podcast I cover the main reasons and offer tips on getting your cleaner moving again. Jobber: https://getjobber.com/im/pool/ Jobber's field service scheduling software and the app is the best way to organize your service business. Quote, schedule, invoice, and get paid—all in one place. INYOPools:...

Duration:00:27:52

Never Empty Your Pump Basket Again!

10/25/2019
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Tired of emptying your pump basket each week? Or do you have a very hard pump basket to empty that is time-consuming and difficult? Here is a way to run your pool and never empty your pump basket. Jobber: https://getjobber.com/im/pool/ Jobber's field service scheduling software and the app is the best way to organize your service business. Quote, schedule, invoice, and get paid—all in one place. INYOPools: http://bit.ly/INYOpools Inyopools.com has been helping pool owners find the...

Duration:00:09:38

Service Call Fees: When to Charge Them

10/24/2019
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Every pool service needs to have a set hourly service call fee. Depending on your area the fee can range from $65 to $95 or more. When should you charge a service call fee and when should you waive it? I cover this and more in the podcast for you. Jobber: https://getjobber.com/im/pool/ Jobber's field service scheduling software and the app is the best way to organize your service business. Quote, schedule, invoice, and get paid—all in one place. INYOPools:...

Duration:00:11:22

Running Your Pool Pump at Night: Bad Idea!

10/23/2019
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In this podcast, I go over the drawbacks of running your pool pump at night. If you think running your pump from Midnight to 7 am is a good idea and will save you money on your energy cost, think again. Jobber: https://getjobber.com/im/pool/ Jobber's field service scheduling software and the app is the best way to organize your service business. Quote, schedule, invoice, and get paid—all in one place. INYOPools: http://bit.ly/INYOpools Inyopools.com has been helping pool owners find...

Duration:00:11:30

Windy Day Schedule: How to Deal with Trashed Pools

10/22/2019
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In this podcast, I go over my set windy day schedule and policy. Here in California, we have massive Santa Ana Wind events and many pools are completely trashed. How do you finish your pool route and leave the pools clean after a major wind storm? Listen to learn how. Jobber: https://getjobber.com/im/pool/ Jobber's field service scheduling software and the app is the best way to organize your service business. Quote, schedule, invoice, and get paid—all in one place. INYOPools:...

Duration:00:12:19

Hot Tub Care 101

10/21/2019
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In this podcast, I go over the basic hot tub care including chemistry and when to drain your Hot Tub. If you have a Hot Tub or service Hot tubs as part of your pool route you will find these tips helpful in balancing your Hot Tub. Jobber: https://getjobber.com/im/pool/ Jobber's field service scheduling software and the app is the best way to organize your service business. Quote, schedule, invoice, and get paid—all in one place. INYOPools: http://bit.ly/INYOpools Inyopools.com has been...

Duration:00:23:52