When this author’s company (Pool Craft) was initially contacted by a homeowner in King City, Ont., for a pool and landscape project, it seemed as though it was going to be a typical installation; however, it was quickly discovered the project was going to be quite different from others.
Education and training are integral components for those in the pool industry who strive to be the best. For far too long, the approach most builders took was the in-house, transfer-of-knowledge style of teaching. While this may be an easy and effective method, it rarely explores new practices and methods.
So many options can be added to a pool these days that it can sometimes be overwhelming when deciding which ones to offer a customer. To this end, it is important to design a project that can accommodate a number of different options to achieve the client’s idea of their ‘dream pool.’