Fall Pool Care Tips

Fall Pool Care Tips

The Fall season is much different than Summer Time and it poses some unique challenges for your pool care service. There are some good things about this season as well as some negatives such as rain, wind, and here in…

Riptide Bottle Caddy: A Great Way to Store and Transport Industry Standard Bottles on Your Riptide!

Riptide Bottle Caddy: A Great Way to Store and Transport Industry Standard Bottles on Your Riptide!

Tired of removing your industry chemical bottles and sprayer whenever you need to transport your Riptide between stops. Or do you have to shuffle the bottles around to get your other large chemicals to fit? The Riptide Bottle Caddy solves…

How To Keep Your POOL Open All WINTER (Follow These Safety Measures!) | Swim University

How To Keep Your POOL Open All WINTER (Follow These Safety Measures!) | Swim University

Thinking about keeping your pool open all winter? If you don’t want the hassle of winterizing your pool equipment or you don’t like the look of a winter cover in your backyard, there are a few precautions you need to…

PSS (Pool Service Software) and LaMotte Spin Touch and ColorQ Integration: Send Results to the App!

PSS (Pool Service Software) and LaMotte Spin Touch and ColorQ Integration: Send Results to the App!

The LaMotte Spin Touch and the new ColorQ 2x Pro 7 and Pro 9 are great pool service photometers. One aspect of these devices is that you can store and send the readings to your email via their WaterLink Solutions…

Some things I Learned this Pool Season

Some things I Learned this Pool Season

I like doing different tests out on my pool route and of course trying out things my podcast guest suggests out in the field. Here are some of the results of trying different things out on my pool route and…

WaterLink Spin Touch vs ColorQ 2x Pro 7 vs ColorQ 2x Pro 9 - Which is Best for Your Pool Service?

WaterLink Spin Touch vs ColorQ 2x Pro 7 vs ColorQ 2x Pro 9 – Which is Best for Your Pool Service?

If you are in the market for a photometer test kit, LaMotte makes 3 models that are great for pro use. There is no direct comparison really between the WaterLink Spin Touch and the ColorQ 2x units, but for the…

GAS POOL HEATER: How Does It Work & Is It Worth It? | Swim University

GAS POOL HEATER: How Does It Work & Is It Worth It? | Swim University

The most powerful pool heating option is a gas pool heater. It has the power to heat up your pool water quickly and effectively, even in colder temperatures. But there are a few drawbacks and it doesn’t come cheap. So…

What If? With Bob Lowry Part 1 of 2 - Your CYA is 200 and your Adjusted Alkalinity is Zero & More!

What If? With Bob Lowry Part 1 of 2 – Your CYA is 200 and your Adjusted Alkalinity is Zero & More!

“What If?” Episode In this series with chemistry expert Bob Lowry, I take a page from Marvel comics and ask Bob a series of “What If?” questions. Bob applies his 48 years of pool industry knowledge to answer these questions…

Tips on Selling Robotic Pool Cleaners on Your Pool Route

Tips on Selling Robotic Pool Cleaners on Your Pool Route

Selling a Robotic Pool cleaner to your pool service customer is a great way to enhance your pool service and leave their pool swim-ready every day. Although they are not for everyone, I think robotic cleaners are the best cleaner…

7 Common POOL CLOSING and WINTERIZATION MISTAKES | Swim University

7 Common POOL CLOSING and WINTERIZATION MISTAKES | Swim University

If you’re getting ready to close or winterize your pool, you may be asking a few common questions: Should you add antifreeze to your water? What about shock or algaecide? And should you drain your pool or leave the water…