I have a fibreglass pool that has spots no bigger that the head of a pin on the bottom and steps of a pool.....have tried vitamin C along with Bioguards product, metal free and stain free, ....nothing touches it
water balance is correct
Added by Laurie Batter on September 23, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
In advance of closing any sale and overcoming objections, you need to check your prospect’s buying temperature before you ask for the sale. If you ask at the wrong time, you risk losing the sale.
Trial Closes are questions that elicit your prospects’ opinion well in advance of asking for the sale
It isn’t enough to just prepare yourself to ask for the sale; you have to prepare your prospect as well. So how does one do that? By using Trial Closes. A closing…Continue
Added by Marco Longley on September 22, 2011 at 12:29pm — No Comments
Media relations, public relations, marketing folks we love to talk about our clients, but when it comes to highlighting ourselves we are often a bit shy. As was I when Spa Retailer magazine asked to write a feature on me. In fact, it's a really nice piece, (blush), and yet I was feeling odd telling you all about it. Yet, all my colleagues insisted you would want to read. So please, here it is, tell me what you think?
Each of us has been on the good and the bad side of the wheel; even the best sales pros have bad days or weeks, maybe even months. Don’t get discouraged, because it will happen to you as it has happened to me and every other sales professional out there selling every product in every market.
Remember successful selling is a marathon event and not a sprint. Some days you get a “lay down” and can’t miss making the sale while other days you think you have completed the best…Continue
Added by Marco Longley on September 14, 2011 at 11:40am — No Comments
Here's the latest in the Fall River, Mass horrific drowning story.
Don't let this be the pool you care for, make sure your operators are trained, certified, conscientious and not driven to look the other way.
State pools often stay open after failed tests
Health inspectors’ findings ignored; water quality frequently bad
State-run pools came under intense scrutiny this summer after Marie Joseph drowned in…
Added by Laurie Batter on September 11, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments
We are planning on installing a sacrificial anode on a granite water feature with stainless steel grating. The grating is rusting/deteriorating, possibly at weld sites and looking to slow down the degradation. Is Zinc the best metal to use?
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. August 31, 2011—While most families will hold fond memories of the fun they had at the pool or beach this summer, at least 1,592 families will remember the summer of 2011 with deep sorrow as the time when their loved one drowned.
“This summer was marred by tragedy for…
Added by Laurie Batter on September 2, 2011 at 9:57am — No Comments
1. Think of a number from 1 to 10
2. Multiply that number by 9
3. If the number is a 2-digit number, add the digits together
4. Now subtract 5
5. Determine which letter in the alphabet corresponds to the number you ended up with (example: 1=a, 2=b, 3=c, etc.)
6. Think of a country that starts with that letter
7. Remember the last letter…Continue