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2017 pool trends — what's hot?

Pool design is currently going through a renaissance as pool owners look for a more refined, simple design. The days of flashy glass windows and swim-up bars are behind us.

Poolscaping 27 March, 2017

Always sometimes

As adults, how often do we always sometimes do a task that we know we should always do as responsible leaders?

Business 27 March, 2017

From Hurlcon to AstralPool: the evolution of Australia's largest manufacturer and equipment supplier

In November 2016, I finished up as MD of AstralPool Australia, 26 years after the company was founded as Hurlcon. During this time the company transformed from a small...

Equipment 13 March, 2017

Letter to the Editor RE: 'The future of energy and pools'

I am writing this letter in response to the article 'The future of energy and pools: is the status quo about to shift?' I believe this article contains a large...

Equipment 13 March, 2017

USA vs AUS — how our pool industry compares with the States

Pool+Spa had the opportunity to speak with someone who has inside intel on both Australia and the US: Don McChesney, the GM of A&A Manufacturing, the company...

Business 06 March, 2017

Featured Products
AIS EcoLine chlorine generator for domestic pools

AIS EcoLine chlorine generator for domestic pools

Australian Innovative Systems (AIS) has launched a domestic version of its EcoLine chlorine...

Futurewood EnviroSlat Cladding Boards

Futurewood EnviroSlat Cladding Boards

Futurewood's EnviroSlat Cladding Boards can be used for decorating as well as...

Surf-Air Wave Ride inflatable continuous wave ride

Surf-Air Wave Ride inflatable continuous wave ride

The Surf-Air Wave Ride is a surfing attraction with a fully inflatable ride surface and side...

Zodiac Pure Solutions app

Zodiac Pure Solutions app

The Zodiac Pure Solutions retail app is designed to help users recommend the most suitable...

LATICRETE 254 Platinum thin-set adhesive

LATICRETE 254 Platinum thin-set adhesive

LATICRETE has changed the name of its 345 Platinum thin-set adhesive to 254 Platinum. The same...

Wallace & Tiernan Barrier M UV water treatment system range

Wallace & Tiernan Barrier M UV water treatment system range

Available through Evoqua Water Technologies, the Wallace & Tiernan Barrier M range of UV...

Purex Chemicals Pure Care VETO microorganism treatment system

Purex Chemicals Pure Care VETO microorganism treatment system

Pure Care VETO removes microorganisms such as Cryptosporidium, Giardiasis and...

Elmich SpiraPave height-adjustable support pedestal

Elmich SpiraPave height-adjustable support pedestal

Elmich SpiraPave pedestals are engineered to provide a cost-effective solution to support raised...

Construction
Ensuring a smooth finish for Fiji resort pool

Ensuring a smooth finish for Fiji resort pool

There's no good time to close a resort pool. But the pool at the Outrigger Fiji Beach resort was 16 years old and was in need of some love. The...

Case Studies 05 December, 2016
Poolscaping
Clever decking system provides low-maintenance solution for boutique apartments

Clever decking system provides low-maintenance solution for boutique apartments

Hutchinson Builders were given some free rein to find the right solution for pool decking at the boutique Jade apartments in Albion, Brisbane....

Case Studies 20 February, 2017
Equipment
2016 Year in Review: Local Pool Heating

2016 Year in Review: Local Pool Heating

Michael Mansfield, owner of Local Pool Heating, shares his insights on the industry for the year just gone and the year ahead.

Case Studies 27 January, 2017
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