Features

Show Them the Ropes: How to Train Your Next Pool Maintenance Tech

Pool care is complicated. Training doesn’t have to be. Industry experts explain how they make newcomers easily understand a difficult job

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Goin’ Back to New Orleans

The 2016 PSP Expo returns to a favorite host city

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How to Sell Hot Tubs to Senior Citizens

This often overlooked demographic should be your next big target for spa purchases.

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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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Exclusives

This Builder Benefits from Twitter and You Can, Too This Builder Benefits from Twitter and You Can, Too

A social media manager with PSN Top 50 builder Puryear Pools explains how.

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The Instant Island: A New Category of Outdoor Kitchen is an Affordable Alternative The Instant Island: A New Category of Outdoor Kitchen is an Affordable Alternative

Prefabricated island grills offer high-performance cooking, versatility at half...

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Controlling Moisture and Humidity in Indoor Pools Controlling Moisture and Humidity in Indoor Pools

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

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Backyard Living Spring 2016

A must-see video on artificial rock creations. The emerging outdoor office/workspace trend. Automation. Odd lots. Building outdoor cabinets. The latest edition of our virtual magazine has it all. Read the fall 2016 issue here.

Today's Stories

Bill Proposes Removal of Swipe Fee Caps

The National Retail Federation has asked Congress to reject legislation that could...

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Jacuzzi Celebrates Diamond Anniversary

The industry pioneer marks the milestone in a number of ways

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Second Appeal Filed in Poolcorp Case

The distributor now will face both sets of plaintiffs in a rehash of the...

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Martin Silver of Bel-Aqua Pool Supply Passes Away

A respected industry leader, mentor, family man has left our midst

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World’s Largest Swimming Lesson Still Going Strong

The 2016 event made a splash heard ‘round the world

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Opt Out Workers’ Comp Movement Hits Roadblock

A campaign to restructure the nation's workers' comp regulations has hit a road...

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Concrete Repair Group Launches New Online Certification Program

Online program offers two-tier certification process on concrete surface repair

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Utility Company to Family: Take Down Pool or Go to Court

Homeowner and First Energy clash over the location of a backyard pool

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Florida Pool Contractor Turns Himself in to Police

The president of a pool construction company surrendered himself to police amid...

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The 2016 PSP Expo Serves up an Educational Feast

Builders, technicians and retailers can easily satisfy their hunger for more training

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PSP Expo Focus: Pool and Waterfeature Design and Construction

Builders will find an abundance of construction-related classes this year

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Sutro Will Pitch Product at SXSW Eco Startup Showcase

In what's likely an industry first, a pool product is involved with a mega-hip...

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PSP Expo Focus: Pool and Spa Service Business

Service technicians wanting to sharpen their skills have come to the right place

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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

2016 Master of Design: Concrete

Sonoran Steel
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Sonoran Steel

Earth, air, water and metal combine to create a modern scene that looks perfectly... Read more

Modern Outlook
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Modern Outlook

Clean lines and well-defined planes perfectly frame the Palm Springs landscape below Read more

A Butte in Copper
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A Butte in Copper

An impressionist desert tableau highlights Phoenix’s Pinnacle Peak Read more

Subtle Revolution
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Subtle Revolution

Several light-handed innovations add up to create an overwhelmingly modern but... Read more

Blue Ice
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Blue Ice

A rooftop pool adds a subtle glow from above and below Read more

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