Help protect your customers with these tools Shock Alert This summer, there were so many reports of deaths from electrical shock in water that the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals issued a special statement. The majority of those accidents happened around boat docks, not in swimming pools, but tragedy
Calculate your way out of potential buying mistakes By Danielle Lavallee Wasson Going to trade shows is always so exciting. You get to preview new product lines from suppliers, and discover many new products and services. As you walk the show, it is easy to think this or that product
Pen Fabricators has introduced a new welding technique, Clean Seam, for vinyl pool liners. With Clean Seam there is no raised extrusion edge on the liner weld, which can trap debris and algae. This welding technique also makes the weld 27 to 33 percent stronger, according to independent testing.
Homeowners with an Amazon Echo device can now use it to control their pool through Hayward’s OmniLogic. Once installed, a user would simply give a command, such as “Alexa, ask Hayward to turn on my backyard lights,” to operate. “Pool owners today are seeking the ultimate in convenience and Alexa
The National Swimming Pool Foundation has added four new members to its board of directors, Troy Franzen, managing director of Zodiac Pool Systems; Karl Frykman, Pentair’s senior vice president of water; Captain Julie Gilchrist, a pediatrician and medical epidemiologist recently retired from the Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention at the