A proposed city bylaw in Guelph, Ont., could result in several new safety measures for backyard pools and hot tubs. According to a Guelph Today report, the mandate looks to replace a 25-year-old bylaw and would require fencing around new inground and above-ground pools, hot tubs, and fence replacements.
When updating its aquatic centre, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), not only wanted to redesign the facility to better serve the needs of its members, but also wanted to use the most energy-efficient equipment to control operating costs.
For retailers, the pool cleaner can basically sell itself using a video display or interactive display—the ideal product for busy summer store hours. Before finalizing sales plans for the 2019 season, retailers should be sure pool cleaners are incorporated into their retail and service plans.
Chlorine became popular for pool use in the 1920s. A form of calcium hypochlorite containing 70 per cent available chlorine, and known as high-test hypochlorite (HTH), became available in 1923. This form of chlorine became very popular as a bleaching agent, as well as a sanitizer for pool water, and production increased rapidly.
Whether a pool builder is asked to plan a full outdoor renovation or the homeowner is just looking to install a new element or two, selecting the right mix of hardscaping can turn their backyard into a visual masterpiece.