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It takes teamwork to build large pool projects

Small projects can be accomplished with a small team; large sophisticated projects need the work of a small army. Designers, builders, and contractors rely on a diverse group of individuals that are highly trained, and often very specialized, to facilitate the end product.
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Understanding the differences between pool and hot tub water quality

Despite some long-held beliefs, a hot tub is not simply a small pool. There are major differences between the chemistry of these aquatic environments that are unique enough to warrant a separate discussion. For service technicians, understanding these differences and knowing how to alter a testing and treatment regimen geared for pools to one suited for hot tubs is critical for maintaining healthy water for their customers.
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Automatic chlorine generators

By Ray Denkewicz

Ten years ago, less than five per cent of Canadian and U.S. inground pool owners had heard of salt chlorination; fewer still (less than one per cent) had salt chlorination systems installed on their pools.

However, in the U.S. today, there are an estimated 1.3 million inground pools equipped with salt systems, comprising 20 per cent of the country’s 5.2 million inground pools. In addition, more than 60 per cent of the … Continue reading Automatic chlorine generators


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Identifying saltwater problems related to salt crystal chemistry

It goes without saying salt is a critical component of saltwater pools. Without it, electrolysis within the electrolytic chlorine generator (ECG) could not take place, and chlorine could not be produced to sanitize the water. Yet, ironically, poor quality salt can produce several problems in a saltwater pool, including...
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TRAINING/EDUCATION

Tips for pool and landscape businesses

Times are changing. As cliché as it sounds, it is a fact; however, this statement means something entirely different today than when it was first written. The reality is, times are not changing once and for all, but instead they are constantly changing. In many cases, especially where technology...+ Read More
TRAINING/EDUCATION

Tips for pool and landscape businesses

Times are changing. As cliché as it sounds, it is a fact; however, this statement means something entirely different today than when it was first written. The reality is, times are not changing once and for all, but instead they are constantly changing. In many cases, especially where technology...
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