More stories about Service/Technical

  • Taking Control

    Getting customers to spend substantial amounts of money for improved pool electronics can be a tough sell.

  • Raging Waters

    Pools are designed to keep water in, of course — but with vinyl-liner vessels, a central need for builders and service techs is keeping water out.

  • Finding the Fault

    When it comes to spa service calls, one of the most common is a ground-fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) that won’t stop tripping

  • Chemical Concerns

    Electrical issues aside, many of the most common spa troubles stem from failures to properly maintain the water’s chemistry.

  • Understanding SVRS

    A safety vacuum release system (SVRS) is a system or a device that disables a pool pump’s suction ability so that a body or object trapped against the suction outlet is freed.

  • The State of Salt

    Get a group of pool servicepeople together in a room, and the subject of salt chlorination will come up sooner or later

  • Proper Performance

    Just because salt chlorination is largely an automated process doesn’t mean it is maintenance-free.

  • Upping Efficiency

    In today’s economic environment, it’s easy to focus on purchasing the lowest-priced item available.

  • It’s Easy Being Green

    The word “audit” doesn’t exactly conjure pleasant emotions for a small business owner.

  • Sale Support

    Experts agree that the most effective sales technique for energy-efficient equipment is to show the customer the results of an energy audit calculation — but even so, making a few extra preparations can further increase the likelihood of a sale