Episode 59: What You Need to Know When Taking on Commercial Pools with Katie Crysdale of Lakeview Aquatic Consultants LTD

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In this episode, we sit down with Katie Crysdale of Lakeview Aquatic Consultants LTD. Katie has years of experience in aquatic facilities management and commercial pool settings. With her business, she is now following her passion for being a teacher and mentor. We discuss a variety of topics surrounding the commercial sector of the industry. Most service companies we talk to either service commercial pools or have thought about it in some way, shape, or form. We wanted to have a discussion with Katie about what is all involved when you’re considering if commercial pools are a good fit for your business. We believe this episode will help you understand the responsibilities you take on when servicing commercial accounts and hopefully it will set you up for success when doing so. There is a ton of great info, so if you can take notes we suggest doing so. 

You can find Katie and Lakeview Aquatic Consultants LTD below:

Website: http://bit.ly/LakeviewPWU

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You can find the books discussed below:

Quiet: http://bit.ly/QuietPWU

The Power of Habit: http://bit.ly/PowerofHabitPWU

The More of Less: http://bit.ly/TheMoreofLessPWU

Show-Notes

0:42 Getting to know Katie

6:41 Being a Manager of an Aquatic Facility

15:27 Opening up an Aquatic Facility in the Morning

26:32 How Often are you Checking Chems and Why

30:22 Pool Manager or Detective

41:45 What Kind of Chemicals are Used in the Commercial Sector

49:33 Ventilation for the Chemicals and for the Pool

54:25 Secondary Disinfection and Residual Chlorine or Bromine

1:03:58 What are Health Inspectors Looking For

1:10:08 Working with Service Companies

1:29:36 Recommended Books and Podcasts

1:34:47 Where to find More Information About Katie


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