Part 3 of 5: Caring for finishes depends on materialBy Andrew Lisa It’s not an exaggeration to say great pools demand a lot from their finishes. Pumps and plumbing have to work well but don’t have to look good. Aesthetic amenities have to look good — and not much else.
Texas pool business pushes past hiring fears to build booming companyBy Michelle L. CramerPhotography by Thao Nguyen Patriot Pool & Spa in Austin, Texas, services nearly 800 pools a week and has more than 35 employees — but owner Hal Denbar still remembers how hard it was to hire the
Part 2 of 5: Luxury water careBy Andrew Lisa Steve Kenny says you can only achieve and maintain luxury water if you treat every pool as an individual. “I’m working on a pool right now in Montauk,” Kenny says of the famous shore town on the easternmost tip of Long
Personal, professional changes lead California mom to pool career By Michelle L. CramerPhotography by Austin Mullen Two years ago, Natalie Scott’s friend from junior high school posted an ad for a pool tech position with his company — a position he was willing to train. At the time, Scott was
Beginning July 30, 2019, pool service contractors and pool builders/installers doing projects in the state of New Jersey will have licensing requirements, per a new bill signed into law by New Jersey governor Phil Murphy on January 31. “Through the advocacy efforts of the Northeast Spa & Pool Association, and our PennJersey