How to Overcome Price Resistance and Make a Profit

How to Overcome Price Resistance and Make a Profit In Swimming Pool Service Industry

Like any good businesspeople, most pool and spa service providers try to do everything right. They hire service people with a good aptitude and attitude and give them distributor- and manufacturer-sponsored training. They promote their companies to the local community and make considerable investments in various marketing initiatives. Having put their best foot forward, a customer calls to make a … Read More

Emphasizing the Importance of Supervision Around Backyard Pools

Emphasizing the Importance of Supervision Around Backyard Pools

Each year there are tragic stories of children who drowned because an adult turned their attention away—even just for a minute. Any one of a number of distractors can occur in the backyard, whether it is answering the phone, talking to someone, flipping burgers on the barbeque, or simply getting a towel. Many people are surprised to know drowning is … Read More

Improving Pool Maintenance Department Efficiencies with Smart Service Routes

Improving Pool Maintenance Department Efficiencies with Smart Service Routes

Service is the backbone of the aquatics industry. Once a pool and/or spa/hot tub is installed, it needs to be serviced so homeowners continue to enjoy their backyard investment. In most cases, the service technician is the face of the business and is the customer’s regular contact; therefore, they should be punctual and exemplify professionalism on all levels. For some … Read More

Educating Outdoor Workers on the Dangers of Sun Exposure

Educating Outdoor Workers on the Dangers of Sun Exposure

A new infographic released by Deb Group underlines the risk of skin cancer for outdoor workers, particularly those in construction, and offers best practices for protection. The company, which works to establish skincare regimens for all types of workplace and public environments, made the infographic available as part of its annual ‘Sun Protection for Outdoor Workers Campaign.’ The graphic explores … Read More