The Pool Guy Podcast Show

The Pool Guy Podcast Show


Latest Episodes

How the Tri-Chlor Shortage Can Bring Positive Change to the Industry with Harold Evans of Orenda Technologies
May 17, 2021

In this podcast, I asked Industry expert Harold Evans his thoughts on the Tri-Chlor shortage, and in his opinion, this can bring positive change to the industry. He believes the overreliance on Tri-Chlor was ultimately bad for the industry and he offers s

Tips on Selling Pool Pumps to Customers Under the New DOE Regulations
May 14, 2021

So how do you sell a customer on forking over an additional $1,000 for what would have been a simple $500 motor swap out? I go over some ways to smooth the ruffled feathers of customers who are not forced to upgrade their pool equipment under the new DOE

Common Pool Pump & Motor Noises and What's the Problem - Screech, Hum & Click!
May 13, 2021

Certain noises that your pool pump and motor make can be an indicator of a problem. I go over some of the more common sounds you will hear and what each one indicates. From screeching to humming and other common noises.Leslie’s Pro: Pool Service Pro, open

Hayward VS Pump Line-Up and How to Choose the Right VS Pump with Scott Petty of Hayward
May 12, 2021

Hayward is a  leading manufacturer of pool pumps and they have a wide variety of pumps and vs pumps available today. In this podcast, we go over some of the pumps in the Hayward family of pool pumps. Scott Petty  has over 17 years of experience with Haywa

Common Misconceptions on the New DEO Regulations and VS Pumps with Scott Petty of Hayward
May 11, 2021

There are many misconceptions about the new DOE pool pump regulations and about Variable Speed Pumps in general. We unpack some of the most common ones for you in today’s podcast. Scott Petty  has over 17 years of experience with Hayward  in their pump de

DOE Pump Regulations Explained with Scott Petty of Hayward "The Pump Guy"
May 10, 2021

Starting July 19th, 2021 the DOE will begin to regulate which pool pumps can be manufactured. Basically, any pump deemed to be not energy efficient will no longer be allowed. Some of the only pumps that will be sold legally will be Variable Speed Pumps. I

Color Bodies: Why Your Water Has That Odd Color to It with Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry
May 07, 2021

Have you ever had a pool where the water color looked a bit off but it wasn’t for lack of chlorine nor are there metals in the water? It could be Color Bodies. These are colors introduced into the pool from pollen and flowers around your pool. Bob Lowry t

What is TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) with Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry
May 06, 2021

No one in the industry talks much about TDS. But TDS or Total Dissolved Solids should not be a reading that you totally ignore. There is only one way to test for it and that is with a digital meter and Bob Lowry goes over the acceptable TDS level for your

Signs a Swimming Pool Has a Leak with Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry
May 05, 2021

A pool with a leak can be a lot of work. Bob Lowry goes over some tell tail signs that your pool may have a leak. Listen to learn what to look for chemistry wise to determine if your pool has a leak.Bob Lowry is the author of over 23 books but this has to

Are Adding Borates an End All Cure-All? With Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry
May 04, 2021

I think many are under the impression that once you add borates to your pool you are done with your pool care. Borates do make things much easier but you still need to maintain your pool. We also go over the different ways to add borates to your pool.Othe