5 Easy Steps of Evaluation: Should I Renovate or Replace my Bulkhead?

July 10, 2017 | Categories: New Products, Pool Equipment & Systems

First of all, stop stressing out and leave the hard work to the experts. You are not an engineer and you don’t design and manufacture custom pool bulkheads on a daily basis (if you do, ignore this sentence). We expect you to have questions and we are more than happy to answer each one of […]

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Pros and Cons of Saltwater Pools

June 30, 2017 | Categories: Blog

The debate between saltwater and chlorine pools is one as old as time, and while both pools have their perks, saltwater pools have garnered more attention and have become more popular over the past few years. Saltwater pools use the process of electrolysis to purify the water. Pool salt is poured into the water, and […]

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Vacuum Sand Filters: The Industry Standard for Commercial Pools

June 29, 2017 | Categories: New Products

Filtration is one of the most critical elements of your circulation system in your swimming pool or spa. A pool with sparkling clear water doesn’t happen by accident; it’s the result of careful planning before the build and investing in a high quality system that suits your pool. Proper filtration leads to clean, clear, sanitary […]

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12 Water-Saving Tips for Swimming Pools and Spas

June 22, 2017 | Categories: Blog

There’s a big source of water consumption in your backyard — it’s called a swimming pool. While the World Water Council is not asking you to replace that big pit with a vegetable garden, there are several ways you can practice water conservation with your pool or spa. Get smart — water smart — by […]

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Product Spotlight: GPM Grating

June 19, 2017 | Categories: Pool Equipment & Systems

GPM grating is custom fabricated from a marine-grade polymer and is environmentally stabilized to withstand the harshest aquatic conditions. It will not rot, fade, discolor or delaminate. Natare grating resists chipping and cracking and remains unchanged when presented with harsh pool chemicals. A low-maintenance finish eliminates repair and refinishing due to weathering and deterioration and […]

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What You Need to Know When Choosing a Pool Filtration System

June 14, 2017 | Categories: Pool Equipment & Systems

  Before buzz words like “green” and “eco-friendly” were being used, misused and over-used, we were helping facilities save water, save energy, and save money by increasing efficiency and eliminating waste. What energy efficiency really boils down to is saving, and when you’re flushing excess backwash, chemicals and water down the drain, you’re flushing away […]

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15 Weird Facts about Swimming… #12 is Pretty Gross

June 8, 2017 | Categories: Blog

Swimming is a fascinating sport. Swimmers are intriguing athletes. And there are so many interesting (and weird) things about both of them that you may or may not know about. Here’s 15 weird facts about swimming that will make you look at the sport in a new way. 1. Freedivers can hold their breath for […]

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Top 10 Benefits of GPM Grating

June 6, 2017 | Categories: Blog

GPM grating is custom fabricated from a marine-grade polymer and is environmentally stabilized to withstand the harshest aquatic conditions. It will not rot, discolor or delaminate and does not react with pool chemicals. Even repeated blows from a heavy hammer will not break GPM grating. 10-year full replacement warranty is included with every GPM grating […]

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6 Fun Pool Games for your Memorial Day Weekend Party

May 26, 2017 | Categories: Blog

Time to spice up your Memorial Day weekend! These are not your run-of-the-mill pool games… no “chicken” or Marco Polo here! Your kids will be impressed by your creativity (you don’t have to tell them you found these games on the internet)! All you need is a couple of pool floats, boogie boards, a pool […]

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Aquatic Fitness Trend on the Rise for 2017

May 23, 2017 | Categories: Blog

Simply put, swimming is fun! Whether it’s in a lake, the ocean, or the local community pool, swimming has always been one of America’s favorite pastimes, especially during the summer. In more recent years, however, swimming has gained more recognition as a therapeutic activity. When Michael Phelps became the most decorated Olympian in history as […]

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Identifying and Treating Different Types of Pool Algae

May 16, 2017 | Categories: Blog

Click Here for Original Source If you can think back to your science class you may recall that algae are one-celled plants. And if you happen to be an alga, you are not alone: there are more than 20,000 varieties. In a swimming pool or spa, algae is that green, brown, yellow, black or pinkish […]

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National Water Safety Month

May 10, 2017 | Categories: Blog

May is National Water Safety Month, with the majority of the world consisting of water; oceans, streams, seas, lakes, etc. and over 10.4 million residential and over 309,000 public swimming pools in the United States alone, safety is key. According to the Red Cross only a little over 50% of Americans are considered ‘water competent’. […]

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Guide to a Clean Pool: Water Distribution with Perimeter Supply Systems

May 1, 2017 | Categories: Pool Equipment & Systems

The proper supply and distribution of clean, filtered water is a primary concern when designing the return system for a commercial swimming pool.  Even the very best filtration system is of little value if treated water is not properly distributed. Read here to learn how to eliminate “dead spots” and have a clear and clean […]

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Building a Pool

April 24, 2017 | Categories: Blog

The most important part of building a pool is the preparation phase. An experienced pool builder can walk you through the design process, but it helps to have a general idea of what you ultimately want. Here are 5 important questions you should ask yourself before starting the construction of your pool project: 1. Why […]

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Flow Velocity and Properly Sizing Drains & Outlets

April 11, 2017 | Categories: Pool Equipment & Systems

When sizing drains, outlets and other openings that provide exiting flow from a swimming pool, spa or water feature, care must be taken to avoid suction entrapment. Excessive velocity and improperly installed or poorly maintained drains can cause serious injury or death. In general, best design practice requires that the velocity of the flow of a […]

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