The Pool Guy Podcast Show

The Pool Guy Podcast Show
In this podcast I cover everything swimming pool related, including answering your questions, interviews and general information about everything pool care.

What to Charge for on Your Pool Service Route
Feb 20 • 13 min
What should I charge my pool service customer for?
Ways to Speed Up your Day on your Pool Route
Feb 19 • 13 min
Speeding up your day on your service route
Waterway Power Defender Variable Speed Pumps
Feb 18 • 14 min
Waterway Power Defender VS Pump overview
Ways to Cure Cloudy Pool Water
Feb 17 • 21 min
Cloudy Water treatment methods
Safe D.E. Alternatives for your D.E. (Diatomaceous Earth) Filter
Feb 14 • 11 min
Adding D.E. to your filter safely
Using PoolRx on your Service Route: Sizing the Unit, Troubleshooting and More (Part 4 of 4)
Feb 13 • 16 min
PoolRx Dosage and troubleshooting
How to Effectively Sell PoolRx to your Pool Service Customers (Part 3 of 4)
Feb 12 • 16 min
Selling PoolRx to your service customers
PoolRx and Pools with High CYA & Green Pool Clean Up with PoolRx (Part 2 of 4)
Feb 11 • 13 min
Using PoolRx in a pool with high CYA
PoolRx FAQ with Fred Schweer VP of Sales at PoolRx (Part 1 of 4)
Feb 10 • 29 min
PoolRx Frequently Asked Questions
The One for One Rule for Your Pool Service Route
Feb 7 • 12 min
How to make your pool route the best it can be
Homeowner Rookie Mistakes Part 3: Water Testing Errors
Feb 6 • 13 min
Pool Water Testing errors
Polaris Quattro Sport (P40): The Best Pressure Cleaner of 2020
Feb 5 • 13 min
Polaris Quattro Sport (P40) Pressure Side Cleaner
Letting Pool Service Customers Clean their Own Pool Filter
Feb 4 • 13 min
Customer wants to clean their own filter
Saltwater Pool Facts & Myths
Feb 3 • 24 min
All about saltwater pools
Robotic Cleaners are Your Best Choice for a Pool Cleaner
Jan 31 • 13 min
Robotic cleaner model overview
Why You Need a Pool Vacuum System Now!
Jan 30 • 12 min
Swimming Pool Vacuum Systems
All About the Quad D.E. or Cartridge Type D.E. Filters
Jan 29 • 12 min
Cartridge type D.E. filter overview
Homeowner Rookie Mistakes Part 2: Pump Basket Fails
Jan 28 • 13 min
How to empty your pump basket
Aquabot is Now Two Different Companies
Jan 27 • 22 min
Aqua Products & AquaTron both now make Aqaubot cleaners
Dolphin Proteus Line of Robotic Pool Cleaners
Jan 24 • 13 min
Proteus DX3, DX4 amd DX5i overview
Rookie Pool Guy & Gal Mistakes Series - Part 3: Not Going the Extra Mile
Jan 23 • 12 min
Going the Extra Mile in your service business
Generic Automatic Cleaner Parts – Are They Any Good?
Jan 22 • 12 min
OEM or generic parts for your cleaner
Homeowner Rookie Mistakes Part 1: Not Adding Water to the Pool
Jan 21 • 13 min
Not adding water to your pool
Traditional Method of Pool Care & Chlorine Enhancers
Jan 20 • 23 min
The pool industry standard pool care method
High CYA and the Best Way to Lower It
Jan 17 • 13 min
Best way to lower very high Cyanuric Acid levels
What to Test for in Your Swimming Pool Each Week?
Jan 16 • 12 min
Test Factors for my pool and when to test for them
When to Add Salt to my New Saltwater Pool?
Jan 15 • 12 min
Best time to add salt to your new Salt Pool
No more 1099-Pool Service Employees in California
Jan 14 • 13 min
The end of Independent Contractors in California
New Plaster Pool Start Up Issues
Jan 13 • 22 min
Preventing staining and scalig in a new plaster pool
Health Hazards and Swimming Pool Chemicals
Jan 10 • 13 min
Some toxic pool chemicals to know about
Rookie Pool Guy & Gal Mistakes Series - Part 2: Not Having a Routine
Jan 9 • 13 min
Prevent mistakes by having a set routine
SweepEase Pool Brush is now the StingRay Brush
Jan 8 • 10 min
SweepEase is now the StingRay Brush
Effective Ways to Sell Products to Your Customers
Jan 7 • 12 min
How to compete with online prices
Why is my Pool Water a Green Tint?
Jan 6 • 19 min
Metals in your pool water
Buying a Pool Route Part 6: Buying a Partial Route
Jan 3 • 12 min
Expanding your business by buying a partial pool route
My Review of the Skim Doctor 2.0
Jan 2 • 11 min
Does the Skim Doctor 2.0 really work?
Get Educated or Get Left Behind – Resources for 2020
Jan 1 • 13 min
Season 4 of the show starts today! Resource overview
Using a Robotic Pool Cleaner for Commercial Service Accounts
Dec 31, 2019 • 11 min
Commercial accounts and Robotic Pool Cleaners
Investing in Quality Pool Cleaning Equipment
Dec 30, 2019 • 22 min
Quality swimming pool equipment and tools
Rookie Mistakes Series - Part 1: Under Bidding Service Accounts
Dec 27, 2019 • 13 min
Underbidding a pool service account
Effective Strategies for Selling Automatic Pool Cleaners
Dec 26, 2019 • 14 min
How to sell automatic pool cleaner to your customers
Best Replacement for my Pressure Side Cleaner
Dec 25, 2019 • 11 min
Swapping Out your Pressure Cleaner for a Robotic Cleaner
How to Effectively Refer a Pool Job Out
Dec 24, 2019 • 13 min
Subbing Out Pool Work
Bad Pool Product or User Error?
Dec 23, 2019 • 22 min
Is my swimming pool product defective?
To Vacuum or Not to Vacuum That is the Question
Dec 20, 2019 • 13 min
When the manually vacuum a pool
Should I Take on a Heavy Debris Pool?
Dec 19, 2019 • 13 min
Pools that are full of leaves each week
High Filter PSI: Some Things to Look For
Dec 18, 2019 • 14 min
Very high pool filter PSI
Buying a Pool Route Part 5: Now You Are on Your Own
Dec 17, 2019 • 14 min
On your own after a Pool Route purchase
Why You Should Use an Automatic Pool Cleaner
Dec 16, 2019 • 20 min
cleaner types. Automatic pool cleaner benefits
What to Expect with Your Pool After A Big Rainstorm
Dec 13, 2019 • 12 min
What to do with your pool after a heavy rainstorm
The Bottom Feeder Vacuum System Portability Kit
Dec 12, 2019 • 13 min
Upgraded Bottom Feeder Vacuum System
How Much Time Should I Be Spending at Each Pool?
Dec 11, 2019 • 15 min
Guideline for time spent at each pool service account
Buying a Pool Route Part 4: Making Changes to Your New Route
Dec 10, 2019 • 14 min
Raising rates on your newly acquired customers
Tips on Upgrading your Swimming Pool Filter
Dec 9, 2019 • 27 min
What swimming pool filter is the best
Christmas Time Tips for your Pool Route
Dec 6, 2019 • 11 min
can handle the Holidays including time off and gifts for your clients. Taking time off and gifts for your clients
How to Avoid False Readings with Your Test Kit
Dec 5, 2019 • 13 min
Common Pool & Spa Water testing errors
My Pool Heater is Not Turning On?
Dec 4, 2019 • 14 min
Reason why your Pool Heater is not working
Buying a Pool Route Part 3: What to do About Those Bad Pools
Dec 3, 2019 • 15 min
What to do about those “Bad Pools” in the deal
Winter Time Common Pool Care Errors and Mistakes
Dec 2, 2019 • 23 min
Pool care in the Winter months
Pool Filter Size Comparisons Between Sand, D.E. and Cartridge
Nov 29, 2019 • 12 min
Pool Filter Sizing
Cleaning a D.E. Filter is Sure Messy!
Nov 28, 2019 • 11 min
D.E. Filter cleaning tips
Changing the Billing for Customers and Vacation Time: Pool Business Talk 101 (Part 4 of 4)
Nov 27, 2019 • 13 min
Vacation time and your pool route
Best Way to Charge for Chemicals and Repairs: Pool Business Talk 101 (Part 3 of 4)
Nov 26, 2019 • 17 min
What chemicals should I charge the customer for?
Portable Filtration System VS a Pool Vacuum System
Nov 25, 2019 • 25 min
Portable Filtration Systems vs Vacuum Systems
Should I Hire an Employee?: Pool Business Talk 101 (Part 2 of 4)
Nov 22, 2019 • 11 min
When to hire an employee for your pool route
Drumming up Business in the Off Season: Pool Business Talk 101 (Part 1 of 4)
Nov 21, 2019 • 13 min
Landing service accounts in the off season
Different Ways to Test the Chlorine Level in Your Pool
Nov 20, 2019 • 11 min
Best way to test for chlorine
Buying A Pool Route Part 2: Gross Sales and Profits
Nov 19, 2019 • 15 min
Can I Buy a Pool Route and Make a Profit?
Should I Upgrade my Pool to a Salt Water Pool?
Nov 18, 2019 • 23 min
Upgrading to a Salt Water System
Buying a Vacuum System with or Without a Cart?
Nov 15, 2019 • 12 min
Vacuum System with or without a cart?
Hey, Your Pool Really Sucks Man!
Nov 14, 2019 • 13 min
How to effectively drop a bad service account
Polaris 360 Return Side Cleaner -No Booster Pump Needed!
Nov 13, 2019 • 12 min
All About the Polaris 360
Buying a Swimming Pool Route Part 1: A Brief Overview
Nov 12, 2019 • 12 min
What Exactly is Buying a Pool Route?
Why is My Pressure Side Cleaner Not moving?
Nov 11, 2019 • 23 min
Why is my Pressure Side Cleaner Not Moving?
Leaving the Your Pool Heater on All Week on Accident…Oops.
Nov 8, 2019 • 11 min
How Not to Leave Your Pool Heater On
My Hands are Freezing! Atlas WG772 Gloves Will Save You!
Nov 7, 2019 • 9 min
Atlas WG772 26-Inch Long Sleeve Nitrile Gloves
How to Sell A Cleaner to Your Customers
Nov 6, 2019 • 13 min
Effectively Demoing a Cleaner
Should I Buy Used Swimming Pool Equipment?
Nov 5, 2019 • 10 min
Buying Used pool Equipment
When is it Time to Replace my Pool Filter Elements?
Nov 4, 2019 • 24 min
When to Replace my Filter Grids or Cartridges
Polaris 280 vs Hayward TriVac 500
Nov 1, 2019 • 11 min
Polaris 280 Upgrade Options
Things That Scare Pool Guys!
Oct 31, 2019 • 11 min
Things that Scare Pool Guys and Gals
Hayward PoolCleaner (AquaNaut) Tricks and Hacks
Oct 30, 2019 • 12 min
Hayward Poolvergnuegen Hacks
Ms. Perfect, “There is a Leaf in My Pool!”
Oct 29, 2019 • 11 min
Perfectionists and your Pool Route
Why is my Suction Side Automatic Pool Cleaner Not Moving?
Oct 28, 2019 • 27 min
Why is My Pool Cleaner Not Moving?
Never Empty Your Pump Basket Again!
Oct 25, 2019 • 9 min
Skimmer Sock Saves your Pump Basket
Service Call Fees: When to Charge Them
Oct 24, 2019 • 11 min
Service Call Fees and your Pool Service
Running Your Pool Pump at Night: Bad Idea!
Oct 23, 2019 • 11 min
Pitfalls of Running Your Pool Pump At Night
Windy Day Schedule: How to Deal with Trashed Pools
Oct 22, 2019 • 12 min
Wind Storms and your Pool Route
Hot Tub Care 101
Oct 21, 2019 • 23 min
Hot Tub Care and Chemistry
Pentair Ichlor 30 Salt Cell vs IntelliChlor Salt Cell
Oct 18, 2019 • 11 min
Pentair iChlor vs Intellichlor
Hey Buddy You Owe me Money!: Dealing with Non-Paying Customers
Oct 17, 2019 • 12 min
Tips on Dealing with Non-Paying Customers
Suction Side Pool Cleaner Canisters – Which is the Best? Part 2 of 2
Oct 16, 2019 • 12 min
Best leaf canisters for your suction side cleaner
Suction Side Pool Cleaner Canisters – Which is the Best? Part 1 of 2
Oct 15, 2019 • 14 min
All About Suction Side Pool Cleaner Canisters
Fires and your Pool: Some Tips to Deal with the Clean Up
Oct 14, 2019 • 22 min
Fires and your swimming pool
Sizing a Pool Heater: Which Heater BTU is Right for my Pool?
Oct 11, 2019 • 11 min
Sizing swimming pool heaters
Getting Paid Right on the Spot
Oct 10, 2019 • 10 min
Getting Paid Right on the Spot
The Hayward Navigator and Pool Vac: Love Them or Hate Them
Oct 9, 2019 • 12 min
Review of the Hayward Navigator (Pool Vac)
Mr. Red Alert: Everything is an Emergency!
Oct 8, 2019 • 10 min
Customers who think everything is an emergency
Ducks, Raccoons and Rodents, Oh My! Critters and your Pool
Oct 7, 2019 • 21 min
Ducks, Raccoons and Other Critters in your Pool
Manually Vacuuming your Pool, Use a Canister!
Oct 4, 2019 • 10 min
Using a Canister when you Vacuum a Pool
Customer Buys Equipment for you to Install, What do you do?
Oct 3, 2019 • 10 min
Customer Buying own Pool Equipment
Zodiac Ranger vs the Zodiac G3
Oct 2, 2019 • 11 min
Zodiac Ranger vs G3
The True Cost of Photometer Testing
Oct 1, 2019 • 11 min
Photometer Water Testing Cost of Using
Salt Water Pool Fails
Sep 30, 2019 • 25 min
Salt water pool not working, no chlorine produced by my salt water pool, salt water generator not working.
What Happened to the Other Pool Guy?
Sep 27, 2019 • 9 min
What Happened to the Other Pool Guy?
VS Pump Parts are Expensive and Replacing the Entire VS Pump is Sometimes the Way to Go
Sep 26, 2019 • 8 min
VS Pool Pump Parts are Expensive
Should I Replace Just my Pool Motor or the Entire Pump?
Sep 25, 2019 • 10 min
Should I Replace Just My Motor or the Entire Pool Pump?
Pentair Kreepy Krauly Kruiser K60430 vs Kreepy Krauly ( 360042-360040)
Sep 24, 2019 • 10 min
Kreepy Krauly Kruiser vs Kreepy Krauly
Tips on Upgrading your Pool Equipment
Sep 23, 2019 • 26 min
What Swimming Pool Equipment Should I Upgrade First?
Tips to Make Your Body Last Out In the Field
Sep 20, 2019 • 10 min
Tips for your body when you do Pool Service for a living
The Primate 2X BETA 6ft – 11ft Carbon Fiber Pool Pole: Interview with the Creator Joe DiAnna
Sep 19, 2019 • 11 min
Primate 2X BETA 6 ft by 11 ft Carbon Fiber Pool Pole
The Primate 2X Carbon Fiber Pool Pole: Interview with the Creator Joe DiAnna
Sep 18, 2019 • 14 min
Primate 2X Professional swimming Pool Pole
The Hayward PoolCleaner vs the Zodiac MX8 Elite
Sep 17, 2019 • 10 min
Which is better the Hayward Poolcleaner or Zodiac MX8 Elite?
The Bidding Process from the Pool Service and the Homeowner Perspective
Sep 16, 2019 • 27 min
How to Bid a Service Call and what to look for as the customer
Leaf Bagger (Leaf Master) The Cheap and Easy Way to Vacuum Leaf Debris
Sep 13, 2019 • 9 min
Leaf bagger the best way to vacuum leaves from the pool bottom
Pool Service Rainy Day Schedule
Sep 12, 2019 • 8 min
Pool service and rainy day schedules
FlowVis Flow Meter: Know Your Flow
Sep 11, 2019 • 9 min
FlowVis flow meter know your flow
What is the Best Time to Take a Vacation on your Pool Service Route?
Sep 10, 2019 • 10 min
Swimming Pool Filter cleaning tips
Pool Filter Cleaning Tips: How to Speed up Your Filter Cleanings on your Pool Route
Sep 9, 2019 • 26 min
Swimming Pool Filter cleaning tips
Knowing When to Manually Vacuum a Swimming Pool
Sep 6, 2019 • 9 min
How to know when to manually vacuum a pool
Automated System “Service Mode” Tips
Sep 5, 2019 • 9 min
What is service mode on my automated system
The Smart Company Piranha II Leaf Rake
Sep 4, 2019 • 7 min
Smart Company Piranha II leaf rake
All About Home Warranties for your Pool Equipment
Sep 3, 2019 • 8 min
Home warranty policies for your pool
What is on my Pool Service Truck 2019 Updated
Sep 2, 2019 • 24 min
Things to carry on your service truck
How Far Can you Push a Pool with Borates in it?
Aug 30, 2019 • 9 min
How far can a borate pool go?
Should I get my Service Truck Wrapped?
Aug 29, 2019 • 8 min
Should I get my service truck wrapped?
Bi-Monthly Pool Service the Cons and Cons
Aug 28, 2019 • 9 min
Bi-montlhy pool service is a joke
Going the Extra Mile on Your Pool Route
Aug 27, 2019 • 9 min
Going the Extra Mile on your Pool Route
Some Tips for Those Heavy Debris Pools
Aug 26, 2019 • 26 min
Tips on cleaning a Heavy debris pool
Pool Lab 1.0 Photometer Pool and Spa Water Tester
Aug 23, 2019 • 10 min
PoolLab 1.0 Photometer pool and spa water tester
The ColorQ Pro 7 Photometer Pool and Spa Test Kit
Aug 22, 2019 • 10 min
All about the colorQ pro 7
What Testing Method is Best for my Needs?
Aug 21, 2019 • 9 min
What test kit is right for my pool and spa
Reagent Tester vs Photometer Tester vs Test Strips
Aug 20, 2019 • 10 min
Difference between a photometer water tester and a reagent tester
Some Tips for Draining a Swimming Pool
Aug 19, 2019 • 26 min
Some tips when draining your swimming pool
Scum Line on Pool Tiles? Here are some Tips to Prevent it.
Aug 16, 2019 • 7 min
How to prevent the scum line on my pool tile
When Should I clean my Pool Filter?
Aug 15, 2019 • 9 min
When should I clean my pool filter?
D.E. Filter Media Dust Hazards
Aug 14, 2019 • 9 min
Is D.E. filter media dust harmful?
Are Pool & Spa Test Strips Any Good?
Aug 13, 2019 • 8 min
Are pool water test strips any good?
Pool Acid Wash Tips
Aug 12, 2019 • 24 min
Pool Acid Wash Tips
Zodiac Ranger: A Great Buy at $145.00!
Aug 9, 2019 • 8 min
Zodiac Ranger the best suction cleaner on the market.
Sodium Bromide Errors When Treating Yellow Algae: What Not to Do
Aug 8, 2019 • 8 min
Common errors when using Sodium Bromide for yellow algae
New or Used Service Truck: which is Better for Business?
Aug 7, 2019 • 8 min
New or used service truck for my business,
Pool Pump Basket Fails: Common Mistakes and Errors
Aug 6, 2019 • 8 min
Emptying your pool pump basket
The Top 3 Suction Side Pool Cleaners are All the Same! Huh?
Aug 5, 2019 • 25 min
Top suction side pool cleaner
The Hole In One Basket is Revolutionary!
Aug 2, 2019 • 7 min
My Hole In One skimmer Basket
Why is my Jandy VS Pump Not Turning On?
Aug 1, 2019 • 7 min
My Jandy VS pump won’t turn on
Warning! Some Pool Salts Will Stain Your Pool like Clorox Pool Salt
Jul 31, 2019 • 7 min
Clorox pool salt stains pools
VS Pump Off All Week, Oh Man!
Jul 30, 2019 • 8 min
Why is my VS pump off all week?
Why Liquid Chlorine is the Best Pool Sanitizer
Jul 29, 2019 • 26 min
Why liquid pool chlorine is the best
What Pool Pole is Better? 8-16 ft of 6-18 ft?
Jul 26, 2019 • 7 min
Best pool pole size for service
There is a Dead Critter in my Pool!?!
Jul 25, 2019 • 7 min
What to do when you find a dead animal in your pool
Dawn Soap to the Rescue! See the Pool Bottom Clearly
Jul 24, 2019 • 6 min
Using dish soap to take the off of the pool surface
Same Pool Product Under a Different Name? Yup, They do That
Jul 23, 2019 • 7 min
Same products just with a different package
The Truth About Phosphates in Your Swimming Pool
Jul 22, 2019 • 24 min
When to use a phosphate remover in your pool
Warranties: Full vs Limited and Other Warranty Issues
Jul 19, 2019 • 7 min
All about pool equipment warranties
Sick Days for a Pool Service Company, Do They Even Exist?
Jul 18, 2019 • 7 min
How to plan sick days with your pool service company
VS Pump SCE Rebate Only Available at Leslie’s Pool Supplies, What!?!
Jul 17, 2019 • 7 min
VS pump rebate only available at Leslie’s pool supplies
Granular Trichlor, Use with Extreme Caution!
Jul 16, 2019 • 7 min
Use granular trichlor with caution
Pentair iChlor VS Jandy TruClear Salt System: Which is the Best
Jul 15, 2019 • 24 min
Pentair iChlor Vs the Jandy TruClear Salt Water System
Stop Aggressive Dogs Safely! Dog Dazer II
Jul 12, 2019 • 6 min
Dog Dazer II a safe way to stop aggressive dogs
Automatic Cleaner Up on the Pool Deck, Big Mistake!
Jul 11, 2019 • 7 min
Leaving your cleaner up on your pool deck
Water Tech Volt FX-8Li is the Best All Around Battery Vacuum
Jul 10, 2019 • 7 min
Why the Volt FX8 Li is the best battery powered vacuum
Danger: Salt System Not Working - Don’t Add More Salt!
Jul 9, 2019 • 7 min
Adding too much salt in your salt water pool
Choosing the Right Size Salt Cell & Total Chlorine Output
Jul 8, 2019 • 27 min
Choosing the right size salt cell
Lowering Very High Alkalinity - 200 ppm or Higher
Jul 5, 2019 • 7 min
How to lower very high alkalinity
Best Way to Clean Your Spa
Jul 4, 2019 • 6 min
Cleaning your spa
Pitfalls of Putting Your Pool into “Spa Mode”
Jul 3, 2019 • 6 min
Mistakes you can make while putting your pool into spa mode
Best Professional Pool Vacuum Hose
Jul 2, 2019 • 7 min
Smooth-Bor Professional Pool Hose
My Take on Retail Pool Stores
Jul 1, 2019 • 24 min
All about retail pool stores
Gardeners, Need I say More
Jun 28, 2019 • 6 min
Gardeners and your swimming pool
Skimlite SnapLite Pool Poles
Jun 27, 2019 • 6 min
Skimlite SnapLite pool poles
Skimlite Brute Pole is Unbreakable!
Jun 26, 2019 • 6 min
The Skimlite Brute Pole
Add Water to your Pool!
Jun 25, 2019 • 6 min
Add water to your pool
Adding DE to your DE Pool Filter: Helpful Tips
Jun 24, 2019 • 25 min
Helpful tips when adding DE to your pool filter
Most Underrated Suction Side Pool Cleaner
Jun 21, 2019 • 6 min
Most underrated suction side pool cleaner
Why I Like the Pentair Quad DE Filter
Jun 20, 2019 • 7 min
Why I like the Pentair Quad DE filter
Aquabot is Now Part of Polaris
Jun 19, 2019 • 6 min
Aquabot is now part of Zodiac/Polaris
Don’t Overdue It in the Heat!
Jun 18, 2019 • 6 min
Don’t overwork in the super hot days
Why Do I Have Algae in my Pool Every Week?
Jun 17, 2019 • 22 min
Algae in my pool every week
Portable Fire Pump Cart
Jun 14, 2019 • 6 min
Portable fire pump cart
My SPL App for your Smart Phone
Jun 13, 2019 • 5 min
All about my SPL App
Hayward PoolCleaner Lower Body Conversion Kit
Jun 12, 2019 • 6 min
Hayward PoolCleaner Rebuild Kit
The Pentair Rebel Needs a Rebuild Kit!
Jun 11, 2019 • 6 min
Pentair Rebel rebuild kit.
Green Pool Clean Up Methods
Jun 10, 2019 • 25 min
Green Pool Clean Up Methods
Is Liquid Chlorine Weak?
Jun 7, 2019 • 6 min
Is liquid chlorine weaker than shock?
Pool Pump Sizing
Jun 6, 2019 • 6 min
Pool Pump Sizing for your pool or spa
Using Your Own Automatic Cleaners on Your Route
Jun 5, 2019 • 6 min
Should I leave a demo cleaner at a customer’s pool?
Redundant Chemicals: PoolRX and the Frog for Example
Jun 4, 2019 • 5 min
Redundant Pool Chemicals
Who Makes the Best Variable Speed Pump?
Jun 3, 2019 • 24 min
Who makes the best variable speed pool pump
Vacuum System Bags - Money Saving Tips
May 31, 2019 • 6 min
Best generic vacuum system bags for your Hammer-Head Vacuum
Total Hardness and Calcium Hardness What is the Difference?
May 30, 2019 • 6 min
Total Harness vs Calcium Hardness
Are Test Strips Any Good?
May 29, 2019 • 6 min
Are Pool & Spa Test Strips any Good?
Taylor K-2005 vs K-2006 Test Kit
May 28, 2019 • 6 min
Taylor K-2005 vs K-2006 Test Kit
Don’t Get Sued: Things you Should Not Do in Your Pool Service Business
May 27, 2019 • 26 min
Avoiding liability in the pool service industry
Skimming Help for your Pool Surface
May 24, 2019 • 6 min
Ways to keep your pool surface clean
Using a Phosphate Remover to Kill Stubborn Algae
May 23, 2019 • 5 min
Using Phosphate remover to get rid of algae in a pool
PoolLab 1.0 Overview
May 22, 2019 • 5 min
PoolLab 1.0 photometer overview
pH and Chlorine: How High pH Reduces Chlorine Effectiveness
May 21, 2019 • 5 min
High pH and Chlorine effectiveness
Benefits of Adding Borates to Your Pool
May 20, 2019 • 21 min
Benefits of adding borates to your pool
Best Suction Side Cleaner of 2019
May 17, 2019 • 7 min
Best pool suction cleaners of 2019
Best Robotic Pool Cleaner Choice
May 16, 2019 • 6 min
Best choice for a robotic pool cleaner
Primate X 6 Foot Pole Extension
May 15, 2019 • 5 min
The Primate X 6 foot pole extension
Selling Automatic Cleaners to your Customers
May 14, 2019 • 6 min
How to sell automatic pool cleaners to your customers
Summertime and your Swimming Pool: Some Tips for a Great Season
May 13, 2019 • 26 min
Summer and your Swimming Pool
Easy Way to Calculate Chemical Dosage - MiniCast
May 10, 2019 • 6 min
Best way to get your pool chemical dosage
Pool Guy Coaching Benefits- MiniCast
May 9, 2019 • 6 min
Pool Guy coaching benefits
Best Cleaner for a Vinyl Pool - MiniCast
May 8, 2019 • 6 min
Best cleaner for a Vinyl pool
Ideal CYA Level in a Salt Pool - MiniCast
May 7, 2019 • 6 min
Ideal CYA level in a salt water pool - Interview with the Creator Jeff Posth
May 6, 2019 • 23 min
All about
Step by Step Guide to Cleaning a Pool: A Detail Look at What I do at Each Service Account
Apr 29, 2019 • 26 min
How to clean a pool step by step
Not Holding Chlorine: Reasons Why a Pool Does Not Hold Chlorine Week to Week
Apr 22, 2019 • 25 min
Why a Pool Doesn’t Hold Chlorine
Future Proofing your Pool: Buying the Right Stuff the First Time!
Apr 15, 2019 • 24 min
Buying the right pool equipment the first time
Common Pool Care Errors Part 3: Equipment Below Sea Level, Automatic Cleaner Fails and More!
Apr 8, 2019 • 25 min
Common pool care errors part 3
Hayward OMNI VS and Smart Pool Control - Interview with Bryan Chrissan Hayward Product Specialist
Apr 1, 2019 • 26 min
All about the Hayward OMNI VS and smart Pool Control
Choosing the Best Test Kit for your Pool & Spa
Mar 25, 2019 • 24 min
Choosing the best test kit for your pool & spa
PoolRX: Everything you Need to Know - Interview with Fred Schweer VP of Sales
Mar 18, 2019 • 26 min
All about using PoolRX
Must Have Equipment for your Pool Route
Mar 11, 2019 • 25 min
Best equipment for your pool route
Spring Time and your Pool Part Two of the Four Seasons and Your Pool
Mar 4, 2019 • 23 min
What to do to get your pool ready for the Spring Season
Worthy Upgrades for your Pool - a Salt Water System and a Variable Speed Pump
Feb 25, 2019 • 24 min
Worthy Upgrades for your Backyard Swimming Pool
Primate Pool Pole -Interview with Joe DiAnna
Feb 18, 2019 • 27 min
All about the Primate Pool Pole
Do Not touch! Common Mistakes by Touching Things Around Your Pool
Feb 11, 2019 • 24 min
What Not to Touch Around Your Swimming Pool, common errors with your pool timer, how to set your pool timer, common errors with your pool cleaner,
Interview with Ron Hash the founder of Skimmer Pool Service Software
Feb 4, 2019 • 22 min
Skimmer Pool Service Software
Winter Time and your Pool Part One of the Four Seasons and Your Pool
Jan 28, 2019 • 24 min
Winter and your swimming pool
All About Dogs - Dogs Swimming, Dogs Attacking, Dog Poop in the Pool and More
Jan 21, 2019 • 26 min
Dogs Swimming in the Pool and Other Dog Issues for your Backyard Pool
Setting Goals in 2019 for your Pool Service Business
Jan 14, 2019 • 24 min
Setting Goals in Your Pool Service Business
What is on my Pool Service Truck: My Current Tools and Equipment
Jan 7, 2019 • 26 min
What I have on my Pool Service Truck
How to Start a Pool Service Business From Licensing, Certifications, Supplies and More
Dec 31, 2018 • 26 min
A detail list of things you need to know to start your pool service business
My Pool Pool Guy and Gal Coaching Program: An Overview of the Benefits for as little as .33 Cents a day!
Dec 24, 2018 • 22 min
All about my pool guy and gal coaching program
All About Making an Effective Website
Dec 17, 2018 • 24 min
How to build an effective business website
Manually Vacuuming a Swimming Pool: The Do’s and Don’ts and Helpful Tips
Dec 10, 2018 • 25 min
How to manually vacuum out a swimming pool the correct way
All About the SPL (Swimming Pool Learning) App - Download it for Free!
Dec 3, 2018 • 18 min
All About the Best Swimming pool Care App the SPL App
Automatic Pool Cleaners 101: How to Choose a Cleaner and How to Sell to your Customers
Nov 26, 2018 • 27 min
How to pick the right automatic pool cleaner for your pool
Servicing Pools When it is Windy: Santa Ana Wind Event Clean-Up Tips
Nov 19, 2018 • 22 min
Cleaning a pool after a Santa Ana Wind Event
All About the Hole In One Basket - Connect a Cleaner at the Skimmer without Clogging the Pump Basket!
Nov 12, 2018 • 22 min
All about the Hole in One skimmer basket which keeps debris from clogging the pump with a pool cleaner attached
Interview with the Pool Chaser Podcast Wrap up - Automatic Cleaners, Coaching and Living Debt Free!
Nov 5, 2018 • 48 min
A talk on automatic pool cleaners and living debt free
All About my YouTube Channel - Interview with the Pool Chasers Podcast Part 3 of 4
Oct 29, 2018 • 31 min
How I started my Swimming Pool Tips YouTube Channel
The Pool Industry as Whole and How to Start a Pool Business – Interview with the Pool Chasers Podcast Part 2 of 4
Oct 22, 2018 • 29 min
The Pool Industry as a whole do we deserve the bad rap we get?
How I Got Started in the Pool Industry - Interview with the Pool Chasers Podcast Part 1 of 4
Oct 15, 2018 • 34 min
An Interview describing how I get started in the Pool Business
Just the Basics - Some Things to Know About Pool Care
Oct 8, 2018 • 21 min
Some basic things you need to know about pool care
Business Etiquette - The Do’s and Don’ts plus some Bidding Tips
Oct 1, 2018 • 24 min
Business etiquette and bidding tips for your pool business
What Type of Chlorine is Best for my Pool?
Sep 24, 2018 • 24 min
A detailed summary of the different Chlorine Types for your swimming pool
More Pool Guy & Gal Rookie Mistakes
Sep 17, 2018 • 22 min
More Rookie Pool Guy Mistakes that will cost you money
Why Do I Have Poor Flow in my Pool? Some Common Issues and Solutions
Sep 10, 2018 • 23 min
Poor flow in my swimming pool, causes and solutions
General Liability Insurance- Get Insured to Protect your Business & Personal Assets
Sep 3, 2018 • 21 min
Why you should have a general liability insurance policy
Calcium on Your Pool Tile and Pool Surface -Tips on How to Treat and Remove it
Aug 27, 2018 • 20 min
Calcium build-up on your pool surfaces
Pool Stains Part 2: Metal Stains & Mottling of the Pool Surface
Aug 20, 2018 • 23 min
Metal Stains in your Pool
Pool Stains Part 1 - Rust Stains and Organic Stains & How to Treat
Aug 13, 2018 • 23 min
Swimming Pool Rust Stains and Organic Stains
Are You Out There Just “Spinning Your Wheels” or are you Making a Profit in your Business?
Aug 6, 2018 • 23 min
Are you making a profit in your pool service business?
Tips on Preventing Errors While Servicing a Pool, Avoiding Common Mistakes
Jul 30, 2018 • 21 min
Tips on Preventing Errors While Servicing a Pool
Pool Guy and Gal Rookie Mistakes
Jul 23, 2018 • 21 min
Common mistakes you can make when starting a pool business
Why is my Salt System Not Producing Chlorine? Some Problems & Solutions
Jul 16, 2018 • 24 min
I discuss common problems on why a pool salt system does not produce chlorine
Being a Cheapskate with Your Pool and Tips for Pool Guys on How to Deal with Stingy Customers
Jul 9, 2018 • 22 min
Why being a Cheapskate with your pool will come back to bite you in the end
Common Mistakes with your Pool Filter and Pool Maintenance
Jul 2, 2018 • 21 min
Common mistakes and errors with your pool filter and pool cleaning
How Long Should I Run my Pool Pump?
Jun 25, 2018 • 21 min
A guide to how long you should run your swimming pool pump
Common Pool Care Errors: Not Adding Water, Leaving Pool Off, Valve Errors and More!
Jun 18, 2018 • 22 min
Common Pool Care Errors
Automatic Pool Cleaner Choices - Suction Side, Pressure Side or a Robotic Cleaner?
Jun 11, 2018 • 22 min
Which automatic cleaner is best for your pool
Pool Equipment Replacement Cost and How to Budget for it - Money Saving Tips
Jun 4, 2018 • 20 min
How much will it cost to replace my pool equipment and some money saving tips
Advanced Cleaning Tools for Your pool Route to Speed Up Your Day!
May 28, 2018 • 22 min
Tools that save you time on your Pool Route
How to Treat a Pool with Yellow, Green or Black Algae and How to Prevent it
May 21, 2018 • 22 min
How to treat algae in your swimming pool
“Swimming Pool Care The Essential Guide” eBook Overview
May 14, 2018 • 21 min
Swimming Pool Care eBook
Cloudy Pool Water 101: Cloudy Pool Water Causes and Cures
May 7, 2018 • 23 min
In this Podcast I go over the causes and cures for cloudy pool water
Green Pool 101 - How to Clear Up a Green Pool
Apr 30, 2018 • 25 min
I cover everything you will need to know about cleaning up a Green Pool
Pool Guy & Gal Coaching Program - Interview with Mike Waters and How He Has Benefited from my Coaching Program
Apr 23, 2018 • 23 min
Pool guy & gal coaching program testimonial
Automatic Cleaners & common Mistakes to Avoid (Part 3 of 3) - Interview with Mike Willard of “Your Pool Builder”
Apr 16, 2018 • 21 min
All about having a pool built things not to miss and costly mistakes
Having a Pool Built, Surface Types & Equipment (Part 2 of 3) - Interview with Mike Willard of “Your Pool Builder”
Apr 9, 2018 • 22 min
Advise on pool surface types and equipment for your new pool
Having a Pool Built, The Bidding Process and Construction (Part 1 of 3) - Interview with Mike Willard of “Your Pool Builder”
Apr 2, 2018 • 22 min
Having a Pool Built the Bidding Process and Construction
All About Robotic Pool Cleaners - Benefits, Features and Choosing the Right Model
Mar 27, 2018 • 22 min
All about Robotic Pool Cleaners
Remington Solar Chlorine Free Sun Shock and the SolaSkimmer, Interview with Murray Smith, President
Mar 19, 2018 • 18 min
All About the Remington Solar Chlorine Free Sun Shock and SolaSkimmer
All About the Service Industry News, Interview with Carrie Dibrell Owner & Publisher
Mar 12, 2018 • 18 min
All about the pool service trade publication, the Service Industry News
Using PoolRx to Start the Season & in a Green Pool Plus Tips for Pool Pros - Interview with Fred Schweer VP Sales of PoolRx
Mar 5, 2018 • 20 min
Using PoolRx in your and to clear up a green pool
The Western Pool & Spa Show, Interview with Glen Knecht President of Western Pool Show
Feb 26, 2018 • 17 min
All About the Western Pool & Spa Show
Pleatco Filter Cartridges - Interview with Abhi Pillai & Rich Medina Pleatco Engineers
Feb 19, 2018 • 22 min
All about the Pleatco Advanced Filter Cartridges
AquaSuite Pool Route Management Software - Interview with Cameron Craig
Feb 12, 2018 • 23 min
AquaSuite the Pool Route management software
The SkimDoctor 2.0 - Interview with the Inventor Ron smith
Feb 5, 2018 • 17 min
All about the SkimDoctor 2.0
All About the LaMotte Mobile WaterLink Spin Touch - Interview with Rich Demoss
Jan 29, 2018 • 19 min
All about the LaMotte WaterLink Spin Touch Pool & spa Water Tester
ColorQ Pro 7 and other LaMotte Water Testers - Interview with Rich DeMoss
Jan 22, 2018 • 17 min
ColorQ Pro 7 and other Pool Water Testers by LaMotte Company
Should you Service your Own Pool or Hire a Pool Service Company
Jan 15, 2018 • 19 min
I give you practical advice on how to clean your own pool and when to hire a pool service company.
Swimming Pool Filter Overview - D.E., Cartridge & Sand Filters
Jan 8, 2018 • 21 min
Which pool filter is best between a D.E., Cartridge or Sand Filter
All About the FlowVis Flow Meter -Interview with Paul Hackett H2Flow Controls
Jan 1, 2018 • 17 min
All About the FlowVis Flow Meter
Santa Ana Winds and Ash from the Fires - Helpful Tips for Pool Service Professionals
Dec 18, 2017 • 19 min
Tips for Pool Service Companies cleaning up pools after the Santa Ana winds hit
Basic Pool Cleaning Equipment for a Homeowner
Dec 11, 2017 • 19 min
Basic Pool Cleaning Equipment to Clean your Own Swimming Pool
All About Pinch A Penny Pool Stores, Interview with Bob Slaughter
Dec 4, 2017 • 15 min
All About Pinch A Penny Pool Stores
Taylor Test Kits, Interview With Wayne Ivusich Director of Education
Nov 27, 2017 • 19 min
All about Taylor Pool Water Test Kits
Water Tech Pool Blaster Cleaners - Interview with Guy Erlich, President of Water Tech Corp
Nov 20, 2017 • 19 min
All About Water Tech Corp and their Pool Blaster line
Buying Pool Supplies Online - Interview with Matthew Simmons from Inyo Pools
Nov 13, 2017 • 20 min
All about Inyo Pools and online pool shooping
All About D.E. Pool Filters
Nov 6, 2017 • 21 min
All About D.E. Pool Filters
Tips on Cleaning your Pool After a Wind Storm
Oct 30, 2017 • 19 min
How to clean your pool after a wind storm
Multi-Tork Filter Sockets: Interview with Tal Millican
Oct 23, 2017 • 20 min
An overview of the Multi-Tork Filter Socket sets
All About Pool Surface Skimming Products
Oct 16, 2017 • 17 min
Some Pool surface skimming products that help keep your pool clean
Aquabot Robotic Pool Cleaners - Interview with Steven Andrews of Aqua Products
Oct 9, 2017 • 17 min
An overview of the Aquabot Robotic Pool cleaners
Pool Service Equipment 101
Oct 2, 2017 • 22 min
Swimming Pool Professional Pool Cleaning Equipment 101
Hurricane Harvey Disaster Response - Interview with Charles Baird
Sep 25, 2017 • 19 min
In this Episode I talk to Charles Baird the Founder of National Pool Route Sales who spent 2 weeks volunteering in Houston helping clean up after the devastating effects of hurricane Harvey. We discuss his time in Houston as well as some tips for the Po…
Pressure Side and Return Side Pool Cleaners
Sep 18, 2017 • 19 min
In this Podcast I go Pressure Side and Return Side Pool Cleaners. I share the pros and cons as well as give you my recommendation for the best Pressure Cleaner for your pool. Vacuum Systems:…
SPPA General Liability Insurance - Interview With Danielle Bahr, President of SPPA
Sep 11, 2017 • 20 min
I cover General Liability Insurance for your swimming pool route in this episode. I interview Danielle Bahr, President of SPPA. We discuss Liability Insurance in Detail and the policies SPPa offers. To learn more: Join me on Patreon …
Pool Help & Resources for the DIY Homeowner and Pool Service Professional
Sep 4, 2017 • 19 min
In this episode I go over the various resources that I have created to help the homeowner and pool service professional with all of their pool care needs. I discuss my YouTube Channel, Website, eBook and Patreon Site in detail for you. YouTube: http://b…
National Pool Route Sales, Interview with Charles Baird Founder
Aug 28, 2017 • 22 min
In this Episode I interview Charles Baird the Founder of National Pool Routes Sales about starting a pool route by purchasing an existing established pool route through National Pool Route Sales. - National Pool Route Sales…
Riptide Pool Vacuum System, Interview with Matt Lopez V.P. of Riptide
Aug 21, 2017 • 23 min
In this episode I interview Matt Lopez the Vice President of Riptide Pool Vacuum System. He goes over the Riptide Vacuum System and the features of their Commercial Cart and their new SL Cart. I highly recommend a Pool Vacuum System to help you save tim…
Advantage Manufacturing Portable Filtration Systems - Interview with Lyann & Josh
Aug 14, 2017 • 17 min
In this Podcast I interview Lyann Courant the CEO of Advantage Manufacturing and Josh Hall the VP of Operations. We discuss their Portable Filtration Systems, Advantage’s pumps & motors and their new UV System. To learn more go to:…
PoolRx Explained - Interview with Fred Schweer of PoolRx
Aug 7, 2017 • 20 min
In this Episode I interview Fred Schweer, VP Major Accounts for PoolRx Worldwide, Inc. He explains in detail the use of PoolRx, the benefits and some of the cautions when using the product. PoolRx is an effective way to eliminate algae and prevent algae…
Suction Side Pool Cleaners & My Top 5 Cleaners
Jul 31, 2017 • 22 min
In this episode I go over Suction Side Pool Cleaners and briefly describe how they work. I also go over some tips and tricks for your suction side cleaner. This Podcast includes a discussion of the Top 5 cleaners fro your pool. If your thinking about ge…
All About Salt Water Systems & Salt Water Pools
Jul 24, 2017 • 20 min
In this Podcast I go over everything related to a Salt Water Pools and Salt Water Generators. I talk about various salt water systems and go over all the details related to salt water pools. And I answer the question, is it worth upgrading to salt? New …
Starting a Pool Business - Interview with Erik Taylor Chlorine King pool Service
Jul 15, 2017 • 20 min
In this Podcast I touch on what it takes to start a pool service business. What better way to talk about this than to interview a pool guy who has one year under his belt. In this episode I interview Erik Taylor of Chlorine King Pool Service in Seminole…
Pool Guy Show Introduction and Swimming Pool Basic Chemistry
Jul 9, 2017 • 22 min
In this episode I introduce my Podcast to the listener, share a little about my experience and background and cover basic pool chemistry for you.