Saw this article today. In case anyone needed inspiration on why we take care of our own:
Being written by a pool maintenance company owner, it's no surprise he left off item 6
6. Taking care of your own pool maintenance is not nearly so hard as the guy trying to sell you a maintenance contract makes it out to be. Just head over to the Pool School at Trouble Free Pool and you'll soon understand and be in control of what's going on in your backyard paradise.