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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.

Language:

English

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9099386126


Episodes

Orenda Technologies Water Quality Issues Series Part 5 of 6: Balancing the LSI

3/27/2020
The LSI Index (Langelier Saturation Index) is a method that was developed to identify if your swimming pool water in scale forming or corrosive. I continue the series on water quality issues with Harold Evans from Orenda Technologies and in this podcast we touch on using the LSI to balance your pool water. Throughout this series of podcast the LSI Index has been a main feature of the Orenda teachings. In this episode Harold discusses how not balancing a pool with the LSI can be damaging to...

Duration:00:15:27

Orenda Technologies Water Quality Issues Series Part 4 of 6: High CYA

3/26/2020
Cyanuric Acid has been a big issue that has recently been debated in the swimming pool industry and I continue my series on water quality issues with Harold Evans of Orenda Technologies with a discussion on high Cyanuric Acid (CYA) and how it affects your pool water. Learn why high CYA in your pool can make balancing and maintain safe water more difficult. Orenda Technologies Water Quality Issues Series Part 1 of 6: Virtual Classroom and App (Episode 325):...

Duration:00:17:30

Orenda Technologies Water Quality Issues Series Part 3 of 6: Enzyme Treatment

3/25/2020
I continue the series with Harold Evens of Orenda Technologies and in this podcast, we go over how the use of enzymes can enhance your chlorine and make your filtration system more efficient. If you have never used enzymes in your pool and don’t know much about them, this podcast will give you all the information you need on using Enzymes in a pool. We also touch a little on Clarifiers at the end of the recording. Orenda Technologies Water Quality Issues Series Part 1 of 6: Virtual...

Duration:00:16:10

Orenda Technologies Water Quality Issues Series Part 2 of 6: Phosphates

3/24/2020
Phosphates are a much talked about subject in the industry and in this podcast I continue the series on water quality issues with Harold Evans of Orenda Technologies and we discuss phosphates and phosphate removers in detail in this episode. Listen to learn why phosphates are becoming more and more an issue and how they create water quality issues for your pool. Orenda Technologies Water Quality Issues Series Part 1 of 6: Virtual Classroom and App (Episode 325):...

Duration:00:16:59

Orenda Technologies Water Quality Issues Series Part 1 of 6: Virtual Classroom and App

3/23/2020
I spent some time recording this podcast series with Harold Evens of Orenda Technologies and I think you will find it one of the most comprehensive discussions on water quality issues for your swimming pool. In this first part, I go over what Orenda does and we touch on some of the products that Orenda makes to help both the pool pro and homeowner enhance their pool care. Listen to part one to learn what Orenda Technologies is actively doing to educate both the pool pro and consumer on water...

Duration:00:25:58

Navigating the Confusion of Pool Valves

3/20/2020
I can’t tell you how many people email me with photos of their valves and ask me what this valve does or that valve does. Typically you will have Jandy Valves before your pump and in the return line and if you have an attached spa this makes it even more confusing. I go over the ins and out of pool valves in this podcast for you. Leslie’s Pool Supplies has been do-it-yourselfers and pool trade professionals trusted partner since 1963, providing quality products and services to make pool...

Duration:00:14:33

The Problem with Both Low and High CYA Levels

3/19/2020
You can run into poor water quality issues because of both low and high Conditioner (Cyanuric Acid) levels in your pool. If there is too little Stabilizer (CYA) in your pool this will cause the chlorine to burn off quickly. If there is too much CYA in your pool this will cause the chlorine to be less effective. Learn what is the best CYA level for your pool and ways to correct both low and high CYA levels. Leslie’s Pool Supplies has been do-it-yourselfers and pool trade professionals...

Duration:00:10:47

Rookie Pool Guy & Gal Mistakes Part 6: Troubleshooting Problems

3/18/2020
One thing that can eat up a lot of time when you are new is when you run into a problem at an account. This will lead to much frustration and consume your time and energy. But it doesn’t have to be this way and I give you some tips on how to deal with a problem on your pool route. Learn how to avoid this typical rookie mistake in this podcast. Leslie’s Pool Supplies has been do-it-yourselfers and pool trade professionals trusted partner since 1963, providing quality products and services to...

Duration:00:14:25

What is Better? Liquid or Granular Conditioner?

3/17/2020
In this podcast I go over the pros and cons of using either the Granular Conditioner or the Liquid Pool Conditioner to add Cyanuric Acid to your pool. The Granular Conditioner is of course less expensive but it involves more of a process. The Liquid Conditioner while expensive is easy and safe to use. After listening to this you will have a better idea of which one is right for you. Leslie’s Pool Supplies has been do-it-yourselfers and pool trade professionals trusted partner since 1963,...

Duration:00:13:44

Choosing the Right Sanitizer for your Pool

3/16/2020
I recently did a sanitizer survey on my YouTube Channel and the results were very surprising. In fact, liquid chlorine came out on top by a slight margin over the 3” Tri-Chlor Tablets. So, which is the best way to sanitize your swimming pool? I go over the pros and cons of each product in this podcast so that you can make an educated decision for yourself. Leslie’s Pool Supplies has been do-it-yourselfers and pool trade professionals trusted partner since 1963, providing quality products...

Duration:00:24:46

Your Pool Filter Sucks!

3/13/2020
If you struggle with your pool each season, the answer could be a very simple one. Your pool filter is too small, not running correctly or a combination of both. Replacing your pool filter with a larger one will be a game-changer for your pool. Yes, it is a major expense, but in reality, you are spending a lot more on chemicals to keep the pool looking passable and you are wasting time and energy on treating algae each week. Listen to learn why replacing your undersized or old pool filter...

Duration:00:13:30

Portable Pool Clean Up Pumps

3/12/2020
There are many uses for a portable clean up pump and you can build one yourself for about $300. You can also get a completely portable system with a pump and filter on a cart and I go over building one yourself and the ones you can purchase. There is a use for both also and depending on your need you may want to purchase a complete portable filtration system. Leslie’s Pool Supplies has been do-it-yourselfers and pool trade professionals trusted partner since 1963, providing quality products...

Duration:00:13:02

Basic Homeowner Cleaning Equipment

3/11/2020
If you plan on cleaning your own pool, I go over the basic cleaning equipment you will need to clean your swimming pool each week. You don’t need a lot of equipment actually and you can get everything you need for around $150 or if you go for the premium equipment around $250. Listen to learn what you will need for cleaning your own pool. Leslie’s Pool Supplies has been do-it-yourselfers and pool trade professionals trusted partner since 1963, providing quality products and services to make...

Duration:00:14:42

How an Economic Slow Down Affects Your Pool Service Business

3/10/2020
Having gone through one of the most serious Recessions in 2008 and making it through it intact, I can shed some light on how the current economic client will affect your pool service business. In this podcast, I go over some of the things that happened in 2008 and how to prepare for them today. If the economy does turn south it will have some impact on your service business. Leslie’s Pool Supplies has been do-it-yourselfers and pool trade professionals trusted partner since 1963, providing...

Duration:00:13:45

Getting Your Pool Ready for the Season

3/9/2020
Now that the weather is warming up it is time to get ready for another swim season. If you are new to owning a pool, there are a few things to get set up so that you can have a fun-filled and worry-free swim season. It all starts at the beginning of the season when you first open up your pool or get it ready for the season. Listen as I go over some of the basics to start the season. Leslie’s Pool Supplies has been do-it-yourselfers and pool trade professionals trusted partner since 1963,...

Duration:00:24:15

Did you know Leslie’s Sells Wholesale?

3/6/2020
Leslie’s Pool Supply has a growing Wholesale Division and if you have a pool service company you can easily open a Wholesale Account at any of their retail locations. They are making a real push into the Wholesale market this year and their pricing is pretty competitive. They don’t stock as many products as PoolCorp but they are open later every day and they are of course open on Saturday & Sunday. Plus, if you have $1 million of Liability Insurance they will refer you to customers who are...

Duration:00:13:38

Overview of the Water Tech Battery Powered Vacuums

3/5/2020
One of the most overlooked products in the Industry is the Water Tech Battery Operated Cleaners. They may look and sound like toys, but they work very well. With the upgrades like lithium-ion batteries and many of the units being completely water sealed, if you were on the fence about purchasing one, now is the time. I go over the different models available for you in this podcast. Leslie’s Pool Supplies has been do-it-yourselfers and pool trade professionals trusted partner since 1963,...

Duration:00:13:33

Q&A about the Taylor Test Kits with Wayne Ivusich of Taylor Technologies Interview Part 3 of 3

3/4/2020
This is a fun podcast where I go over some of the questions submitted by my group members regarding some of the odd issues that can come about while using the Taylor test kits and the reagents. We cover somethings that you may encounter out in the field yourself and Wayne shows his deep knowledge of the Taylor test kits and offers some great troubleshooting tips. Leslie’s Pool Supplies has been do-it-yourselfers and pool trade professionals trusted partner since 1963, providing quality...

Duration:00:19:24

Free Chlorine Levels, Phosphates, Nitrates & K2000 Series NSF Certified Kits: Wayne Ivusich of Taylor Technologies Interview Part 2 of 3

3/3/2020
I continue my 3 part interview with Wayne Ivusich of Taylor Technology and we go acceptable free chlorine levels, phosphates, nitrates, and the new NSF approved Taylor K2000 Series test kits. Wayne explains the ideal chlorine level for a pool and we also touch on the effects of Phosphates and Nitrates in your pool water. We also discuss what it means for Taylor to have their test kits NSF certified. Leslie’s Pool Supplies has been do-it-yourselfers and pool trade professionals trusted...

Duration:00:18:08

High CYA in your Pool, Adjusted Alkalinity and the LSI Index: Wayne Ivusich of Taylor Technologies Interview Part 1 of 3

3/2/2020
In this interview with Wayne Ivusich of Taylor Technology, we tackle some of the tougher chemistry issues you may face with your pool including high Cyanuric Acid Levels (CYA), Phosphates and Nitrates, Adjusted Alkalinity and why you should calculate the LSI of your pool water on a regular basis. This is part 1 of a 3 part series and you will find a lot of great information in each of these podcasts that I recorded with Wayne Ivusich of Taylor Technologies. Leslie’s Pool Supplies has been...

Duration:00:24:52