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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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State of the Industry: Service

What does the future hold for service pros navigating the gig economy?

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Masters of Design Awards Gallery

Find inspiration in these stunning pool and spa projects

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Top 50 Builders

Meet the prestigious firms who have been named to our annual list.

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Quarterly Market Reports

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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Energy Efficiency: Study in Alamo City Energy Efficiency: Study in Alamo City

Findings from a retrofit and study in San Antonio could forward efforts to allow...

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Historic APSP/NSPF Merger

Portrayed by officials as a coming together of equals, the deal will take months to iron out. Stay in touch to follow its evolution and learn the new organization’s name, where it will live, and plans for handling duplicative educational programs, certifications and standards. Read the continuing coverage here.

Today's Stories

Mark Your Calendar for the 2016 PSP Expo

Start planning now for the 2016 Pool | Spa | Patio Expo in New Orleans.

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Trending: Multigenerational Households

These households offer opportunity and challenge for pool and spa professionals

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Anthony & Sylvan Pools Names Two General Managers

Barrett and Davis are hired to head two of the builder’s Texas regions

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Loop-Loc Donates $25,000 to Susan G. Komen Foundation

In addition, the cover maker will donate $90 for every cover sold with a pink...

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Processing the Merger between APSP and NSPF

After two of the industry’s largest associations announce their intent to merge,...

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This Spa Guy is an Internet Superstar

Chris Wheatley, owner of Hot Tub Universe, became a Web sensation with his...

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National Retail Federation Objects to New Overtime Pay Regulations

New overtime pay regulations would increase wages for nearly 5 million American...

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Pool Professionals Help in Fight Against Zika Virus

From safety messages to larvicides, industry firms are pitching in

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Houzz Study: Homeowners Want Backyard Upgrades Including Waterfeatures, Pools, Hot Tubs

The 2016 Landscaping & Garden Trends Study sounds promising for pool/spa industry...

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Georgia is the Latest to Adopt ISPSC Statewide

For the first time ever, the state will have a mandatory residential construction...

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PoolCorp Reports Record Quarter

The company attributes good weather and a healthy economy, leading to a jump start...

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Man Electrocuted Saving Daughter, Niece

Results of an investigation are pending, but officials suspect wiring on the light

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Organizations Come Together to Form Water Safety USA

The new organization is committed to providing consistent water safety and...

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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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