Pools

  • Cart It Away

    Conger Concepts offers its new line of pool service carts.

     
  • Keep It Clean

    BioSafe Systems offers a complete lineup of pool and spa products under the GreenCleanMAX brand name.

     
  • Closed Arena

    Affordable enclosure for pools allows owners to extend their swim season.

     
  • APi Introduces EZ3

    This once-a-week spa water care kit now includes three main spa products

     
  • New Flowmeter Hits Market

    Blue-White introduces its BW Digi-Meter F-1000 series

     
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    Firm Debuts the Ultimate Pool

    Fabcote's new Ultimate Pool offers a solution for sloping backyards

     
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    Building Blocks

    With the economy struggling in recent years, architects, designers and contractors have continually searched for ways to make pool construction more economical.

     
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    Consummate Craftsman

    Jimmy Reed has worked with tile since he was a pre-teen helping his neighbor.

     
  • Product Showcase Award Winners: Int’l Pool | Spa | Patio Expo

    From a selection of more than 96 products displayed in the Product Showcase at the 2012 International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo [PSP], a panel of industry experts awarded “Best New Product” and “Best Green Product” to first, second and third place winners.

     
  • Lighting Up

    Any pool built more than a few years ago is probably equipped with either incandescent or fiberoptic lighting.

     
  • Setting Up the Barricade

    There’s nothing glamorous about waterproofing.

     
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    Circulation from the Inside

    Pool builders can make large gains in energy efficiency with relatively small changes, including the placement of return fittings.

     
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    A Specialty Inlet

    For Skip Phillips, suction and return fittings not only were laced with safety and sanitation concerns, but he also didn’t like the way they interfered with the sleek look of his vessels.

     
  • Taking Control

    Getting customers to spend substantial amounts of money for improved pool electronics can be a tough sell.

     
  • Photo courtesy Concord Pools

    Liner Notes

    The strides that vinyl-liner pools have made toward customization are well known: The liners have become more attractive, special-order panels allow contractors to build in virtually any shape, and plastic copings are often cast aside in favor of higher-e

     
  • Raging Waters

    Pools are designed to keep water in, of course — but with vinyl-liner vessels, a central need for builders and service techs is keeping water out.

     
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    Signs of the Times

    There was a time when practically all of Kevin Anderson’s customers requested package pools with a free-form design

     
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    Sophisticated Science

    Automated controllers are the most sophisticated pieces of equipment found in the pool and spa industry, hands down.

     
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    Palm Pilot

    Thirteen years ago, Eloy Sherlock and his partner, Bernard Zimring, sealed a deal for their pool-building firm by signing a contract on a paper napkin.

     
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    Promoting Fun

    Pool toys and games are the ultimate impulse products.

     
 
 
 

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