The Pool Guy Podcast Show

The Pool Guy Podcast Show

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Buying a Vacuum System with or Without a Cart?
November 15, 2019

Buying a Swimming Pool Vacuum System is a big investment and I am often asked if it is better to purchase it with or without the cart. I think it depends on the usage, your service area terrain and if investing in a full vacuum system is really wort...

Hey, Your Pool Really Sucks Man!
November 14, 2019

Everyone has taken on a pool that is just flat out terrible. Either you didn’t bid it carefully and now notice the equipment is terrible or the debris level is just crazy bad. Or the customer is totally cheap and won’t even approve a new skimmer bas...

Polaris 360 Return Side Cleaner -No Booster Pump Needed!
November 13, 2019

The Polaris 360 is a great option for pools with heavy debris but without a dedicated Booster Pump installed for a Pressure side Cleaner. In this podcast I cover the benefits and drawbacks of the Polaris 360 Return Side Cleaner (Non-Booster Pump Cle...

Buying a Swimming Pool Route Part 1: A Brief Overview
November 12, 2019

There are many aspects to purchasing a swimming pool route. In this podcast, I give you a general overview of what buying a pool route is. This is the first episode in a long series of podcasts on the benefits and pitfalls of purchasing a pool route...

Why is My Pressure Side Cleaner Not moving?
November 11, 2019

Pressure Side Cleaners with a Booster Pump or a Return Side Cleaner are usually very reliable. But once in a while you may find it sitting dead on the pool bottom or moving very slowly. In this podcast, I go over some of the reasons why your Pressur...

Leaving the Your Pool Heater on All Week on Accident…Oops.
November 08, 2019

Almost two or three times each year I get to one of my service accounts and the pool is heated to 895 degree. Not on purpose, but because the customer forgot to turn the heater off after using the spa. Here are some helpful tips on preventing this.

My Hands are Freezing! Atlas WG772 Gloves Will Save You!
November 07, 2019

Dealing with the elements is all part of the job. One thing that is really tough is sticking your hands in freezing cold water in the fall and winter months. When the cold air hits your wet hands it feels like they are going to fall off. Not to worr...

How to Sell A Cleaner to Your Customers
November 06, 2019

Automatic cleaners are a great way to save time on your pool route. But how do you convince customers to purchase one? Here is the method I use and it is highly effective is selling cleaners to my customers. INYOPools:

Should I Buy Used Swimming Pool Equipment?
November 05, 2019

If you are on a tight budget you may be tempted to purchase some used pool equipment. I go over some reasons why you shouldn’t and give you some exceptions to the rule. has been helping pool owners find the right pool part...

When is it Time to Replace my Pool Filter Elements?
November 04, 2019

If you have a D.E. Filter or a Cartridge Filter it can be tough to know when to replace the grids or cartridges. I spend some time giving you some of the things to look for when you notice poor filtration. I also cover Sand Filters and when to chang...