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Bringing Automation Home

In the high-end business, integrating pool controls with home automation systems is becoming the norm. Professionals share tips and considerations.

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Courting Designers: How to Partner With the Design Trade to Sell More Grills, Outdoor Furniture

For backyard products dealers, relationships with interior designers and architects can be lucrative

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Quarterly Market Reports

Another Man's Treasure: How Some Pool Pros Profit From Junked Equipment Another Man's Treasure: How Some Pool Pros Profit From Junked Equipment

Dealing pre-owned pool appliances can be lucrative and dicey

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Vinyl Liners: State of the Market Vinyl Liners: State of the Market

Manufacturers assess the post-recession vinyl liner and package pool business

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Meet the 2016 Pool & Spa News Top 50 Builders
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Meet the 2016 Pool & Spa News Top 50 Builders

Find out which pool firms made our highly anticipated Top 50 Builders list this year. Read more

Today's Stories

Phoenix Products Appoints Semiraro

The firm’s new regional sales rep is announced

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Hanley Wood Launches Premier Hive 2016 Conference

HIVE 2016 will bring together the best and brightest from all areas of the housing...

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Lacy Joins AquaFinesse Team

The new vice president of sales and marketing is announced

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Why Are So Many Construction Workers Committing Suicide?

A new report from the CDC places laborers in construction among those most at risk...

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Hayward Acquires Kripsol

Hayward Industries has announced its acquisition of Kripsol Group

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Connie Sue Centrella Retires from Team Horner, Takes to the High Seas

Pool/spa industry educator’s career heads in a new direction

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What are Consumers Thinking?

Insights from the latest consumer confidence report

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This Unusual Performer Could Help Prevent Drowning

Twiggy, the water-skiing squirrel, carries an important message at each of her shows

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Two Master-Pools-Sponsored Wells Installed in Sierra Leone

Through its contribution to The Water Project, the builders group contributed to a...

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First Federal Pump Regulation; California to Address Motors

The Department of Energy is writing its first mandatory pool-pump regulation,...

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Poolwerx Intensifies Presence in Florida, California

An existing service franchise and a family from outside the industry are the...

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Ashley Furniture Launches Outdoor Line

Major furniture player's foray into outdoor goods is indicative of category's growth

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Hot Backyard Furniture

Timeless trends that spruce up backyards

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Fooling Nature: How to Make Artificial Rock Look Real It’s true that artificial rock is, as the name indicates, manmade. But the appearance shouldn’t give it away. Here, a rock contractor and his crew... Read more

Spa Corner

Award-winning Cedar Oasis Not Just for Hippies
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Award-winning Cedar Oasis Not Just for Hippies

Joseph Gordon Green designed a bamboo oasis around a cedar hot tub for his Masters... Read more

8-Person Spa Serves as Focal Point of Chicago Rooftop Retreat
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8-Person Spa Serves as Focal Point of Chicago Rooftop Retreat

Masters of Design winner Chicago Roof Deck + Garden created a sleek outdoor room... Read more

Hillside Spa Pops With Strong Geometric Design
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Hillside Spa Pops With Strong Geometric Design

Masters of Design winner Joseph Huettl created an elliptical spa design that... Read more

Three Steps to Successful Spa Placement
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Three Steps to Successful Spa Placement

Portable spa installers must follow special precautions when selecting and... Read more

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Location Lessons: From Building to Retail
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Location Lessons: From Building to Retail

Some customization is necessary for each store in the company Read more

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