Mike the Poolman

Equipment Repair

SunTouch Controller Replacement?

SunTouch Controller Replacement?

April 11, 2017

The SunTouch Controller is a lemon! Pentair has a well-earned reputation for designing and manufacturing the finest swimming pool products […]

Beware of high Cyanuric Acid when using Trichlor tablets in your swimming pool

Beware of high Cyanuric Acid when using Trichlor tablets in your swimming pool

February 21, 2017

This is an excellent post I found the web. Thanks to Majestic Pool Service for granting permission for the reprint. […]

SMUD pool pump rebate increased to $350 on January 3, 2017

SMUD pool pump rebate increased to $350 on January 3, 2017

December 15, 2016

NEWS FLASH: Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) has increased its pool pump homeowner rebate to $350. Effective January 3, 2017 […]

Does Zinc Anode reduce corrosion in swimming pools?

Does Zinc Anode reduce corrosion in swimming pools?

May 5, 2016

First of all, what is a zinc anode ? Any time you have different metals (copper, stainless steel, etc.) in […]

Gluten Free Pool Service !

Gluten Free Pool Service !

January 1, 2016

Happy New Year. We are proud to announce that beginning January 1st, 2016 we now offer Gluten Free Pool Service […]

SMUD pool pump rebate increases to $150 for remainder of 2015

SMUD pool pump rebate increases to $150 for remainder of 2015

September 10, 2015

Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) has raised the bar – again. Effective August 10, 2015 and for the remainder of […]

Swimming pool salt generator cell- Pentair IC40 with calcium buildup

Swimming pool salt generator cell- Pentair IC40 with calcium buildup

February 26, 2015

Have you ever wondered what calcium build up looks like in a swimming pool salt generator cell? Most of you […]

Another pool rebar stain (with video)

Another pool rebar stain (with video)

November 24, 2014

Here’s another swimming pool rebar stain I repaired. The rebar was sticking THROUGH the gunite without coverage on the tips […]

Video: Cleaning a DE Filter (The Sta-Rite Modular DE)

November 12, 2014

I have yet to see a video on YouTube about cleaning the Sta-Rite Modular Diatomaceous Earth DE Filter so I […]

Pool Filter Crack & Rupture

Pool Filter Crack & Rupture

October 10, 2014

I don’t see a pool filter crack very often and I don’t think I’ve ever seen one rupture like the […]

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