The Pool Guy Podcast Show

By David Van Brunt

In this podcast I cover everything swimming pool care-related from chemistry to automatic cleaners and equipment. I focus on the pool service side of things and also offer tips to homeowners. There are also some great interviews with guests from inside the industry.

  1. 1.
    What Exactly is a PPM? Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry Explains
    15:23
  2. 2.
    Switching from Tri-Chlor to Cal Hypo Tablets – Some Cautions with Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry
    19:28
  3. 3.
    About “Pool Chemistry for Service Pros” book with the author Bob Lowry
    13:06
  4. 4.
    Proper Pool Filtration and Cloudy Pool Water with Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry
    29:23
  5. 5.
    Salt Water Pools as Easy as Set it and Forget it?
    14:03
  6. 6.
    Spa Air Venturi, Air Blowers and Spa Booster Pumps 101
    12:50
  7. 7.
    The Pool Caddy I Use
    13:52
  8. 8.
    What to Test For Each Week in a Pool
    15:01
  1. 9.
    Best Variable Speed Run Times
    25:26
  2. 10.
    When to Add Salt to Your Saltwater Pools
    13:24
  3. 11.
    Swimming Pool Deep Freeze: Tips on Pool Equipment and Freezing Weather Damage
    15:02
  4. 12.
    Test Strips Pros and Cons
    13:42
  5. 13.
    “Add More Chlorine!” – Not That Simple
    14:04
  6. 14.
    Poolife NST Slow-Dissolving Cal Hypo Tablets with Michael Villegas of Sigura
    33:23
  7. 15.
    Solar Covers, Safety Nets and How to Deal with Them on Your Pool Route
    15:09
  8. 16.
    You Get What You Pay For, Don’t Go Cheap on Your Pool!
    14:24
  9. 17.
    Adding A Pressure Washing Service to Your Pool Service
    13:22
  10. 18.
    What I Believe About Pool Chemistry
    15:47
  11. 19.
    Pool Pro Roundtable: Tips on Being Successful In the Industry and Customer Relations
    1:07:43
  12. 20.
    Saltwater Generators Pros and Cons with Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry
    26:06
  13. 21.
    Non-Chlorine Shock and Shocking a Pool with Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry
    12:35
  14. 22.
    The Different Chorine Types With Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry
    13:59
  15. 23.
    Raising and Lowering the pH in a Pool With Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry
    17:18
  16. 24.
    pH and Why it is So Important in Balancing a Pool With Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry
    28:09
  17. 25.
    Tips on Setting Your Repair and Install Rates
    13:57
  18. 26.
    Lease or Buy a Truck, Which is Better?
    15:24
  19. 27.
    $1,000 Pool Test Kit – Is it Worth it?
    14:51
  20. 28.
    Woman In the Pool Industry with Kelli Carrillo
    18:29
  21. 29.
    All About IPPSA (Independent Pool and Spa Service Association) With Kelli Carrillo
    24:23
  22. 30.
    Balancing Your Pool and Tips on When to Drain with Joe Laurino of CuLator Metal Stain Eliminator and Stain Preventer
    17:37
  23. 31.
    Fill Water Issues with Joe Laurino of CuLator Metal Stain Eliminator and Stain Preventer
    15:23
  24. 32.
    Tips for Pool Pros on Metal Staining with Joe Laurino of CuLator Metal Stain Eliminator and Stain Preventer
    14:09
  25. 33.
    Tinted Pool Water Solutions with Joe Laurino of CuLator Metal Stain Eliminator and Stain Preventer
    13:25
  26. 34.
    Metal Staining 101 with Joe Laurino of CuLator Metal Stain Eliminator and Stain Preventer
    26:10
  27. 35.
    Best Way to Approach a Customer About Changing Their Filter Elements
    14:19
  28. 36.
    Set a Mental Timer on Your Pool Route
    13:47
  29. 37.
    Cal Hypo Tablets in Place of Tri-Chlor Tablets? The Pros and Cons
    13:36
  30. 38.
    Compact or a Full-Size Truck for Your Pool Service Company?
    14:44
  31. 39.
    “Borates, Are They for Real?” With Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry
    24:14
  32. 40.
    “Swimming Pool Metal Staining 101” With Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry
    14:22
  33. 41.
    “Preventing Algae in Your Pool” With Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry
    12:31
  34. 42.
    “Is Cyanuric Acid Testing Accurate?” With Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry
    11:51
  35. 43.
    “Is High CYA Really a Problem?” With Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry
    14:09
  36. 44.
    “Why is Balancing Your Pool Important Anyway?” With Chemistry Expert Bob Lowry
    29:54
  37. 45.
    Certified Residential vs CPO Certification What is the Difference?
    15:01
  38. 46.
    Taking on Above Ground Pools as Service Accounts
    15:07
  39. 47.
    VS Pump Run Time – Best Speeds and Run Times to Set
    14:26
  40. 48.
    VS Pump Sizing – How to Pick the Right Variable Speed Pump
    14:15
  41. 49.
    Know What’s in That Chemical? Like With Clorox Xtra Blue 3” Tablets?
    22:14
  42. 50.
    Sign in Sheet and Other Tips to Let the Customer Know you Showed Up
    14:16

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