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How to Get in the Groove with Underwater Speakers for Pools

Your customers won't miss a beat when the pool and patio are wired for sound.

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Pros Talk Waterproofing Pools and Spas

With ever more complicated pools and spas, waterproofing continues to confound.

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How Pool, Spa Pros Deal with the Multigenerational Company Phenomenon The generations: Watters Aquatech, a family firm, includes (L-R) owners Russ and Susan Watters, Nani Swecker and Dustin Watters.

If handled deftly, generational differences among staff can work to a company’s benefit

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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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Vinyl Liners: Tackling the Toughest Stains of All, the Kind Behind the Liner Vinyl Liners: Tackling the Toughest Stains of All, the Kind Behind the Liner

When brushing and sanitizing doesn't cut it, you may have to come at it from the...

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Pool Covers: Covering the Bases Pool Covers: Covering the Bases

Conservation awareness is helping the pool cover market as it continues to recover...

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First Glance

2016 Top 50 Builders: A Sneak Peek
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Here's a Regional Breakdown of the 2016 Pool & Spa News Top 50 Builders

Look at how many builders were chosen from your region, as well as the revenue...

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2016 Top 50 Builders: A Sneak Peek

Take a look at some key data from the 2016 Top 50 Builders list

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PSP Expo Recognized as a TSNN Top 250 Winner

The Int'l I Pool I Spa I Patio Expo ranks 146 on the list

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Study of Top 50 Builder Mainstays Yields 10-Year Revenue Trend Chart

Certain Builders are on the Top 50 list for at least the 11th consecutive year. To...

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Key Revenue Figures from Top 50 Builders

This group's total revenue and other figures show why everybody is so busy.

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Final Rule on Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

OSHA's new rule hopes to "nudge" employers and employees to prevent workplace...

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White House Increases Overtime Eligibility

A rule to be issued by the Labor Department will state that most salaried workers...

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In Toronto, Public Pools Must Display Inspection Results

Public health official believes signage will spur facilities into compliance

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Last-Minute Safety Bill Takes California By Surprise

Bill 470 contains two new requirements increasing safety devices and calling for...

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With Deadline Passed, Confusion Continues to Surround EMV Installation

The transition hasn’t been a simple one, leaving many pool stores without...

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Cool Pool Marketing Tool: 360 Degree Camera

Ricoh Theta S captures stunning, immersive footage of swimming pools

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APSP Official Helps Kick Off Safety Month in D.C.-Area Town

Event offered training on the 2012 International Swimming Pool & Spa Code

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Hydrofloors Changes Name, Enlists Benedetti for New U.S. Division

Paolo Benedetti will serve as president of U.S. operations of TwinScape Group

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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

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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

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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

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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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