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5 on 5: Introducing the 2016 PSN Top 50 Builders' Customer Service Honorees

This year's Top 5 Customer Service winners share the five keys to earning those referrals

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Pool Covers: Thorough Communication is Key

A whole lot goes into planing for a pool cover, be it automatic or safety. Make sure your customers know what's involved.

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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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First Glance

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

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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Controlling Moisture and Humidity in Indoor Pools

Indoor pools require maintenance practices that go beyond the traditional service...

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Talking Spas with Olympic Hot Tub’s Don Riling

The new company president offers insights

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What Pool Industry Members Need to Know About the Rising Cost of OSHA Compliance

OSHA’s bombshell catch-up increase will take effect August 1.

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Tips For Protecting Your Pool Jobsite Crews From The Summer Heat

Here's how to take preventative action now and ensure your crews are safe in the sun.

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Master Spas Holds Michael Phelps Swim Spa Challenge at U.S. Olympic Trials

Fans were invited to swim at Phelps’ training pace in an MP Signature swim spa...

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Pleatco, Genesis and NSPF Launch Contest for Best Service Techs

2016 Perfect Pool Guy, Pool Gal contest is accepting submissions until September 30

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PoolCorp Anti-Trust Lawsuit Over

The case seems to have dwindled away through a series of summary judgments.

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Community Pool Celebrates 55 Years of 'Swimming Across Texas'

After operating for more than half a century, the Texas Pool hopes to reach...

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Master Pools Partners with MLB All-Star Game

As part of the arrangement, the builder's group gains a prominent ad to get the...

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Gas Fireplace Pilot Lights Set to be Obsolete

Considered an energy waster, pilot lights could be phased out by 2019

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Safe Kids and Nationwide Release Report on Water Safety

The work explores current patterns of fatal drowning and parental water-safety...

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Video

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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