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SMUD pool pump rebate program ending May 31, 2020

SMUD pool pump rebate program ending May 31, 2020

May 1, 2020

If you are thinking about installing a variable speed pool pump and SMUD is your electricity provider, do so before […]

Corona Virus/ COVID-19 Swimming Pool Updates

Corona Virus/ COVID-19 Swimming Pool Updates

March 20, 2020

For Corona Virus/ COVID-19 updates regarding swimming pools and service, please visit our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/MikeThePoolman We can post […]

MikeThePoolman.com recognized as one of The Best Pool Owners Websites For 2020

MikeThePoolman.com recognized as one of The Best Pool Owners Websites For 2020

March 7, 2020

Once again our blog has received positive feedback from a fellow member of the swimming pool industry. The Pool Review.com […]

Is pH 8.0 to 8.5 Okay for Swimming Pools?

Is pH 8.0 to 8.5 Okay for Swimming Pools?

January 23, 2020

Reprinted with permission from onBalance January 2020 There should NOT be a mandate to close down swimming pools when the […]

SMUD Updates Contractor Rebate Program Qualifications

SMUD Updates Contractor Rebate Program Qualifications

January 16, 2020

News Flash: SMUD has updated its requirements for variable speed pool pump installation contractors: SMUD Pool Pump Instant Rebate Program […]

Voted Best Pool Service in Folsom & El Dorado Hills

Voted Best Pool Service in Folsom & El Dorado Hills

November 30, 2019

We are honored to announce that once again Mike the Poolman has been voted the Best Pool Service in Folsom […]

When is it time to turn on/ open pool solar?

When is it time to turn on/ open pool solar?

April 9, 2019

When is it time to open the swimming pool solar system for the swim season? I’m asked this question every […]

The Art of Good Swimming Pool Plaster Color

The Art of Good Swimming Pool Plaster Color

November 27, 2018

(reprinted with permission from onBalance Nov 2018) The Art of Good Swimming Pool Plaster Color An attractive plaster color (other than white) […]

The History of Pool Plaster Problems: Pool Builders, Service Techs, Pool Owners Undermined

The History of Pool Plaster Problems: Pool Builders, Service Techs, Pool Owners Undermined

November 15, 2018

(reprinted with permission from onBalance Oct 2018)  Pool Builders, Service Techs, Pool Owners Undermined  Many industry people probably think that the controversy […]

How will SMUD’s 2019 rate change affect my pool pump operating costs?

How will SMUD’s 2019 rate change affect my pool pump operating costs?

October 15, 2018

Sacramento, your summer electricity bill is about to jump. Here’s what to do about it BY TONY BIZJAK AND SHARON […]

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