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Networking, both in person and online are great ways to build a business. If you’re a new business owner wondering how to go about spreading the word about who you are and what you do, I have some advice.
Here are some of the strategies I…Continue
Posted by Rex Richard on December 30, 2013 at 12:12pm
Hi all, this is CJ. I work for the City of Blair, in Nebraska. I have about 16 years pool experience. My current project is the ageing pool that the city has, it was originally built in the 1930's. With a patchwork of renovations since then,…Continue
Have you ever heard the saying: “When you stop being better you stop being good”? I believe that is true and I am constantly doing things to improve myself and my life — both business and personal. If you stop learning you stagnate, you aren’t an…Continue
Posted by Rex Richard on December 15, 2013 at 8:30am
Both white pool plaster coupons below have been in water for one year. Sometimes the water was slightly aggressive (negative LSI), and sometimes the water was slightly scale forming (positive LSI).
The top coupon was formed with only one…Continue
Posted by Kim Skinner on December 14, 2013 at 12:03pm
One would think that when mixing white cement with white limestone aggregate, the final pool plaster product would always be white. But that is not always the case.
Unfortunately, white pool plaster sometimes turns gray (or grey) either…Continue
Posted by Kim Skinner on December 9, 2013 at 4:34pm
If only you could be an overnight sensation, right? Even those “overnight sensations” that we read and hear about on Facebook and Twitter, likely were not so immediately overnight; They might seem like overnight sensations to us, the reading…Continue
Posted by Rex Richard on December 1, 2013 at 8:30am
Attitude is everything — at the holidays and year round. Consider the phrase, ”A person is about as happy as he makes up his mind to be.” If you think about it, it’s true. If you’re unhappy, your negativity will follow…Continue
Posted by Rex Richard on November 25, 2013 at 6:30am
The end of the year is typically a time when business owners step back and slow down. I think it’s the best time of year to spend time planning for the new year ahead. Many individuals and entrepreneurs look at January 1 of any year as that…Continue
Posted by Rex Richard on November 21, 2013 at 8:44pm
One of the most absurd conclusions by the NPC/NPIRC study has to do with the causes of craze cracking (shrinkage cracks) in pool plaster.
It has been known for decades in the cement/concrete industry that high water to cement ratios,…Continue
Posted by Kim Skinner on November 20, 2013 at 12:38pm