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    A Jewel

    It was a tough task. The expert jury (two architects and two home builders) had to vet more than 400 entries to select just 29 winners of the 2012 Custom Home Design Awards.

     
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    New Faces

    A few months ago, Pool & Spa News’ managing editor, Dan Schechner, informed me that he had been offered the top editorial position with another magazine.

     
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    On the Road with Bryan Chrissan

    When I recently spent a hot summer day with Bryan Chrissan, owner of Clear Valley Pool and Spa in Murrieta, Calif., I thought I was prepared. Sunscreen: Check. Water bottles: Check.

     
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    Florida Code May ‘Create Hazards’

    An entrapment last month at a public pool on Merritt Island, Fla., has safety advocates questioning the validity of a state code

     
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    Pool Firms Boost Leads with Pinterest

    When prospective clients started showing him pools they’d “pinned” during sales calls, Bill Murphey knew it was time to join Pinterest

     
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    Industry Awaits Effect of Affordable Care Act

    When a recent hire became eligible for benefits with A&M Corson’s AquaValue, she was unsure if she should opt for the company’s health plan

     
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    Recent Entrapment Raises Installation Issues

    Crucial questions are surfacing about an entrapment that took place at a public pool in Nashville.

     
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    2012 Expo Releases New Mobile App

    The International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo has released a new mobile app available for iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry.

     
  • Finding the Fault

    When it comes to spa service calls, one of the most common is a ground-fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) that won’t stop tripping

     
  • Chemical Concerns

    Electrical issues aside, many of the most common spa troubles stem from failures to properly maintain the water’s chemistry.

     
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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