More stories about Service/Technical

  • Setting Up the Barricade

    There’s nothing glamorous about waterproofing.

  • Nancy Dozier: Winning Over Skeptics

    “Sometimes I feel I must double-prove myself,” says Nancy Dozier, co-owner/operator, ASP of Lake Oconee, Ga. Local homeowners have been known to react to the female pool service tech with “Are you kidding me?” So Dozier is determin

  • Tina Brown: Hands-On Approach

    Tina Brown says she was “just a mom who had some issues with management of my community pool.

  • Woman’s Work

    Here we are in the 21st century, yet it still surprises many people to see a female-owned pool service company. It shouldn’t.

  • Deb Weaver: A Go-Getter

    “You can’t fail if you haven’t tried.” That philosophy has guided Deb Weaver through the ups and downs of the pool business for 24 years.

  • Denise Wolfgang: The Strategist

    After 15 years in corporate America, Denise Wolfgang decided it was time for a change.

  • Diamonds in the Rough

    In 2010, Rick Colosimo had a problem. The recession had cut his spa business to a fraction of what it had been a few years previously.

  • 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