March 11 2011 Table of Contents

Chrissan’s Classics Taylor's Tunes Chrissan’s Classics

For this edition of Taylor’s Tunes, I’m stepping off my musical soapbox and passing the baton to Bryan Chrissan, owner of Clear Valley Pool and Spa Service & Repair in Temecula, Calif. Read more

Career Choices Schechner's Sports Stop Career Choices

Nine billion dollars. Read more

Shooting for Strength Design/Construction Shooting for Strength

The year 2010 marked a century since the process of pneumatically applying concrete was developed. Read more

Shotcrete 101 Design/Construction Shotcrete 101

The argument over shotcrete and gunite  strength hinges on what kind of mix should be used Read more

The Price Isn’t Right Spa Smart The Price Isn’t Right

A hot tub is not just a hot tub when it comes to deciding what it should cost consumers Read more

Stain-Free Salt Chlorination Service/Technology Stain-Free Salt Chlorination

Staining of cementitious surfaces is a problem in traditional and salt water pools Read more

Rough & Ready Service/Technology Rough & Ready

The pool service business uses specialized tools from custom wrenches to unique plumbing parts. Read more

Western Pool & Spa Show: Back to Basics Events Western Pool & Spa Show: Back to Basics

If hanging out with friends and colleagues in a sun-drenched city by the sea sounds appealing, you’ll want to attend the Western Pool & Spa Show in Long Beach, Calif., this month. Read more

We Are So Lucky Editor's Note We Are So Lucky

Recently, my son and I visited my uncle, who showed us a family heirloom that is literally priceless. Read more

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