More stories about Service/Technical

  • 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

  • Spot the Mark

    It’s an all-too-familiar story: The pool’s surface looked pristine when filling began — but a few weeks or months later, patches of small white spots have appeared along the walls or floor

  • Olympics: Keeping Up with Demand

    For a service technician accustomed to working on residential and small commercial sites, the first Olympic account can seem like a major step up.

  • Rules of Thumb

    Aside from the larger scale and higher bather loads of Olympic-size pools, some less tangible differences exist between these sites and a typical residential or small commercial account. Here are a few pointers:

  • An Intro to Ions

    It has been known since the time of the Greeks that copper has special properties that prevent the fouling of drinking water.