Brief Update: California Drought By Scott Webb April 9, 2015 9:52 AM To summarize recent developments, on April 1, Governor Brown of California announced a statewide water conservation mandate that so far spares the pool and spa industry. Golf courses, cemeteries and school grounds were singled out for restrictions, part of an overall push to […]

IPSSA Membership Requirements PSSA changes membership requirements: minimum insurance coverage defined Effective immediately, members will be required to have the following minimum insurance requirements: Commercial general liability insurance of $1,000,000 coverage per occurrence This policy should cover the member’s work, i.e. pool service/repair or pool remodeling The member should have his/her carrier provide a certificate […]

Pool-Spa Chemicals CategoryBy Kevin Woodhurst, President & CEO of Precision Aquascapes LLC 15 Tips For Keeping Your Home Swimming Pool Sparkling Clean and Healthy To Use Check pool chemistry 2-3 times per week during the summer and once per week in the winter. Clean out skimmer basket(s) weekly, or as needed if conditions exist. Clean […]

Do’s and Don’ts For service technicians, when payments are past due, don’t overextend  yourself to collect By Nate Traylor By and large, Darrell Gehrig’s clients pay promptly for his services. If they don’t, he stops servicing their pools. Simple as that. Gehrig has a near-zero tolerance policy when it comes to losing money. When he […]