Understanding Pool Construction Terms and Techniques

Understanding swimming pool construction terms and techniques

When a client requests a concrete pool, spa, or water feature design, what they are essentially asking for is a vessel constructed of a mix comprising aggregate, sand, cement, and water that is placed over structural steel. One of the great benefits of designing a concrete vessel is the only limitation is the builder’s imagination. The execution of building the … Read More

Pool and Spa Push-Button Control

Pool and Spa Push-Button Control

Technology Makes Backyard Operation and Maintenance Easy Swimming pool and backyard automation systems have come a long way in the last 10 years not to mention what they once were-basic timers similar to what homeowners used to turn a lamp on/off when they were away on vacation. Fast forward to today and now there are various systems on the market—from entry-level … Read More

What Does the Future Hold for Pool and Hot Tub Automation?

What Does the Future Hold for Pool and Hot Tub Automation?

Imagine giving customers the ability to sit poolside on a warm summer evening, touching a familiar screen, and bringing their backyard to life in a way that suits their particular mood. One tap of their finger can transform their outdoor living space to reflect an ambiance or theme that matches the way they felt during that particular evening. Builders have … Read More

Another Way to Sanitize Pool Water Without Using More Chemicals

Another way to sanitize pool water without using more chemicals

Today, industry professionals face a number of questions from clients on how they can use fewer chemicals (i.e.chlorine [Cl] and/or bromine [Br]) in their pool, what alternatives are available to reduce chemical odours in and around the water, and what options do they have in cases where children may have sensitive skin and develop rashes or hives in pools using … Read More