More stories about Service/Technical

  • Techs Share Tips on Servicing Pool Chair Lifts

    Now that the Americans with Disabilities Act requires chair lifts at most public pools, it’s vital that techs add the servicing lifts to their routine at commercial pools.

  • Technical Guide to Using UV Sanitation on Swimming Pools

    Ultraviolet (UV-C) water treatment technology is one technique that has seen increased popularity thanks to its ease of use, reduced chemical consumption, health advantages and environmentally friendly benefits.

  • Pool techs discuss installing products purchased online

    Despite tough prices, savvy pool techs are finding new ways to survive the Internet competition.

  • Preparing to Open Pools for the Season

    For pool service technicians who work in the frost belt, the change of seasons brings new chores. In the spring, that means opening pools. The level of difficulty involved in that job has a lot to do with how well the previous fall’s pool closing was performed. If it was completed properly, the...

  • The 411 on Apps

    Walking back to a customer’s pool with a net, multitool and chemicals isn’t enough for some pool service technicians.

  • A Route to Success

    Leland Stith was a newcomer to the pool industry six and a half years ago when he decided to take the plunge and purchase a 50-pool route.

  • How to Smoothly Transfer a Pool Route

    It’s not always easy being the new guy.

  • Finding the Right Tool for the Job

    Maintaining a safe water balance can be a daunting task.

  • Social Gathering

    Since 1960, the success mantra for marketing has been about the five Ps (originally four Ps by E.J. McCarthy).

  • Making It Clear

    Turbidity is one of the most predominant water quality issues in the pool industry.