Pool professionals can recommend a number of pool safety products to homeowners for added layers of protectionBy Michelle L. Cramer It’s not an uncommon concern, but pool safety doesn’t often become a priority for homeowners until they’re brought face-to-face with tragedy or the scare of a lifetime. Mike Tellegen, owner
Crafting a safety policy for an industry bursting with hazardsBy Andrew Lisa A few years ago, Lin Boyd, owner of Splash Pool Service in Kyle, Texas, found himself in a situation that might have been comical had it not been so serious. Alone in a remote area of Cedar Creek,
Work injuries industry pros lived through teach imperative lessons Paul Goebel owner, Goebel’s Pool and Spa Maintenance Hidden Valley Lake, California “When I first started doing pools for a company out of Novato, California, I was adding muriatic acid to a pool. One of the rocks around the edge was
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.
The Carry-Along Vacuum is Now Standard Equipment A RipTide XL works its magic in a pool in Tustin, California Pool pros use portable vacs to battle leaves, sand and just about everything else that can get into a poolBy Andrew Lisa At least half a dozen manufacturers now make portable