• Image

    September 01, 2009

    Winterizing Salt

    Closing a traditionally sanitized pool is a routine event that many of us have done over and over again. But the spectacular growth of saltwater pools brings new considerations to this old routineRead More

  • Image

    September 01, 2009

    Salt Pool Primer

    The following links will provide you with greater details on the unique characteristics of saltwater, especially in regards to conductivity and temperatureRead More

  • Image

    August 14, 2009

    Solving Stains

    Salt chlorine pools have become popular over the past few years.Read More

  • Image

    June 12, 2009

    A Force to Reckon With

    As pool industry professionals, we are being directed by the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act to install anti-entrapment drain covers and safety vacuum release systems (SVRS) on many public pools.Read More

  • Image

    May 15, 2009

    Breaking Point

    The practice of overapplying chlorine is a serious problem that’s resulted in negative media coverage for commercial pools. Many techs assume so-called breakpoint chlorination eliminates chloramines, but actually it can exacerbate the problem.Read More

  • Image

    April 15, 2009

    Why UV?

    As frequent reports about recreational water illness and bacteria outbreaks mount, many commercial pool operators are choosing UV sanitation in order to comply with water quality testing parameters and state mandates.Read More

  • Graphic by Nick Orabovic

    March 01, 2009

    Algae Altogether

    Algae are a familiar plague of even the most diligent service techs.Read More

  • Illustration by Nick Orabovic

    February 01, 2009

    Community Service

    Most bacteria thrive in an aqueous environmentRead More

  • Image

    January 01, 2009

    Testing 1-2-3

    Changing a light bulb is the stuff of dumb-blonde jokes. But pool lights can be a bit trickier.Read More


Pool & Spa News' Network

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Google+ pinterest

Pool & Spa News on Twitter


Free e-Newsletter