In our part of the country with a water table that doesn't typically cause any issues because it is so deep we don't use hydrostatic relief valves. Instead we plug the port in the bottom of the main drains as the pool is being filled. The other hydrostatic relief plugs not in the main drains (closer to the shallow end) also get plugged.
When the customer every has to empty their pool, we advise removing the plugs just to be on the safe side (even though our water tables…Continue
As we get ready to head into spring and customers start opening their spas, it is time once again to review some important steps that will not only maintain, but prolong, the life of a spa cover. These are great tips to pass along to your customers when they purchase a cover.
First of all, for those who have not used their spas during the winter months, it is important to pull the cover off of the spa and flip it over, exposing the bottom to the sunlight and giving it a…
Although salt water has been used successfully for some time in cured plaster pools, there doesn’t seem to be much scientific documentation on the effects salt may have (detrimental or not) on plaster when it is new and still curing. There seems to be some consensus to wait 30 days before adding salt, yet some say it is okay to add salt within a couple of days of filling the pool. So who is right?
To answer that question, let’s take a look first at what happens in the initial…Continue
My company will start the hiring process in the next couple of weeks, and they asked me to come up with some good job descriptions to put on craigs list for construction, service & general laborers.
If anybody has any good ads, I'd love to see them! Thanks!
We are located in ME & NH if any experienced people are looking.........email me for more info.
Added by Scott Tarr on February 19, 2011 at 8:25pm — No Comments
50 year old pool and spa service, construction and multiple location retailer needs several additional pool and spa service technicians. We have continues to grow and gain market share even in this tough economy. Join our growing team now for the career opportunity you deserve.
If you or someone you know are interested in this opportunity, respond now as hiring will start in early March!
Thank you, Phillip M. Perry, for publishing a very positive "Retail Forecast 2011" in Aqua Magazine. If you haven't had a chance to read the article yet, check it out at
I love it when the voice of our industry is shouting out positive numbers and headlines like "Economic recovery…
Opportunity in Orlando Florida Area (02-10-11)
If you want to throw your hat in the ring, let me know ASAP. I can set it up for you to get in the mix. Let…Continue