Trendsetter to Know: Dane Palmero, Owner of Overflow Pool Construction & Repair

Name: Dane Palmero


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 Age:  67

Title: Owner

Married/Single: Engaged

Kids: 3

City you live in: Phoenix

A typical day in my life includes… Tug of war with my dog at 5am, working on pool plans, drawings, proposals and field job visits for my company Overflow Pool Construction & Repair, and its newest division that offers more affordable options, Simply Fun Pools.

I was born… In North Hollywood, CA.

My favorite thing about Arizona… The weather and the people.

I’m listening to… Arnold Schwarzenegger’s audio book.

My family… Cathy of 32 years, our children Brandon, Ryan, and Danny, we have 4 granddaughters Myranda, Cassidy, Layna and Izzy.

If I could have dinner with anyone, it would be… Cathy.

When I was younger, I wanted to be… a Police Officer.

I’m inspired by… People who are positive in life and happy.

The one person who motivates me is… My fiancé Cathy.

If I could change anything in the world, it would be… Too much technology, it needs to be controlled.

The perfect day would be… Every day.

My first job was…  Box Boy at Vons grocery in CA.

My favorite escape… Flying sail planes or fixed wing planes.

My life… Is good and I don’t have anything to complain about.

I’m currently working on… building a place in the back yard for my niece’s wedding reception.

Always… Be positive and try your best to see the best in people. Everyone has bad days so… (see next answer)

Never… get angry at someone if you don’t know the facts or what they are going through at the time.

Favorite Quote…  “Don’t Worry, Be Happy.”

Biggest Dream… Traveling all over the world

My Pet Peeve(s)… Common sense in society is slowly going away and that’s due to the technology we have today.

Bio on yourself/company: A veteran of the pool industry, who got his start in 1978, Dane Palmero has helped shape the pool industry in Arizona. From his beginnings as an underwater swimming pool repair specialist who also offered a weekly maintenance route servicing residential and commercial clientele, Palmero then moved into pool construction and discovered his true talent for design. Decades later, he is now one of the most sought-after award-winning pool designers in the industry at his company Overflow Pool Construction & Repair, and its new division Simply Fun Pools. His decades of knowledge and experience are also poured into the pages of his book, “The Ultimate Pool Buyers Guide,” which helps pool buyers understand the basic aspects of pool construction, what to expect during the construction phases and the right questions to ask a pool sales representative in order to avoid unknown issues.

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