Your guide to raising rates while keeping customers happyBy Hannah Brashers For pool service professionals, raising prices can be a tricky topic. How much to raise prices and how to inform customers of the changes are decisions that should be approached with care. Beau DeRohan, the owner of Great White
PoolToday, a pool service marketplace, is now available to the general public in over 100 cities across Florida, California, Texas, Arizona and Nevada. PoolToday offers an Uber-like experience for homeowners to manage their weekly pool service and order additional on-demand cleanings with as little as two-hours’ notice. The company has
Keep customers happy as your business expands By Hannah Brashers Pool service professionals often acquire service routes, typically because another company has gone out of business, or the route owner has retired or moved. This can be an efficient way for an established company to expand, or for new pool
One panelist shares her experience doing both Heather Lintonco-owner Swim Carefree, LLCCarrollton, Texas ResidentialPool Cleaning, Repair and MaintenanceRenovations, Remodels and InspectionsEmployees: 9Accounts: 150 We purchased a route in 2010 or 2011. We were brand new into the business and we had one route, but my husband wanted to get out
Manning Pool ServiceHoustonManningPoolService.comPhotography by Derek Salyer David Manning, 29, Maintenance managerAna Manning, 29, COOJeffrey Manning, 31, Repair manager As of January 2020, the baton of ownership for Manning Pool Service in Houston, Texas, will be passed to the second generation: Brothers Jeffrey (Jr.) and David Manning and David’s wife, Ana.