EXPERT ADVICE

Reviving a troublesome heater

It is very unpleasant to anticipate relaxing in a pool only to dip a toe in and find the water is frigid. This unpleasantness can easily spiral into frustration when maintenance is unable to provide a timeline as to when the issue may be resolved.
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TECHNIQUES

Best practices for installing interlocking concrete pavers

Interlocking concrete pavers (ICPs) are typically constructed as ‘flexible’ pavements on a well compacted soil subgrade and compacted aggregate base. Hand-sized concrete paver units are then placed on top of the base on a thin layer of bedding sand. The pavers are then compacted; sand is swept into the joints, and...
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Educating consumers on the benefits of sauna bathing

Due to their clinically proven health benefits, infrared saunas are now being used in medical practices, wellness clinics and health spas around the world. They are also manufactured in several sizes and sold to individual consumers who want to relax and...
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TECHNIQUES

Discovering the many options for lighting an outdoor space

Providing homeowners with a beautiful outdoor space is the ultimate goal of pool and spa professionals. Many design elements come together to create a backyard utopia and one often overlooked component is lighting. Without a doubt, when it comes to backyard entertaining, outdoor lighting is...+ Read More
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Understanding the concepts of moving water

Demand for residential swimming pools with moving water (e.g. lazy rivers and current-powered exercise/therapy pools) is coming on strong. Topping the list of market trends driving this demand is the growing number of people in the ‘Baby Boomer’ demographic who are becoming more concerned with overall fitness. That said,...
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