The strange connections that got one pool gal a free vac When Andrea Nannini of Port St. Lucie, Florida, won the 2018 Pleatco Perfect Pool Gal, it gave her the confidence to go out on her own. Nannini had started Hibiscus Pool & Spa in May 2018 while working for
Texas pool business pushes past hiring fears to build booming companyBy Michelle L. CramerPhotography by Thao Nguyen Patriot Pool & Spa in Austin, Texas, services nearly 800 pools a week and has more than 35 employees — but owner Hal Denbar still remembers how hard it was to hire the
Misty Knight and Bryan Banta Pool pros and their favorite product reps share how they succeed togetherBy Michelle L. Cramer Misty Knight, technical sales manager for Zodiac Pool Systems, says her customers become like extended family. Bryan Banta, owner of B&B Pools in Pompano Beach, Florida, can attest to that.
Pentair’s ETi High Efficiency HeaterBy Keith Loria One of the challenges of running a pool or spa is the cost of heating the water, which is why more pool dealers are hearing requests from customers for energy-efficient heaters. Pentair now offers a solution: The ETi 400, a pool heater with
We’re tackling stories that have been on my mind for awhile There are a few stories this issue that I have wanted to do for a long time. First off, Hal Denbar has been a great source for us over the years, and I am pumped to finally feature Patriot