The death of a four-year-old boy in Tasmania's Launceston back in 2014 prompted the state's coroner to call for mandatory fencing laws earlier this month. Tasmania introduced legislation in 1994, but it only applied to pools built after that date.
Pool ColourGuard from Aqua Technics is an advanced surface finish for fibreglass pools. It incorporates patented technology to ensure that swimming pool interiors will not fade and will resist the effects of ultraviolet rays.
The newly refurbished SoleVital health centre in Bad Laer, Germany, incorporates a new building housing a swimming pool area, an exercise and treatment pool with a height-adjustable floor, an 'experience' room with a steam bath, a wellness department complete with gymnastics hall and rooms for physiotherapy and other treatments.
A rendered masonry wall can add instant value to a home, but bricks are expensive, building is a messy process and render can be prone to cracking. With the surge in demand for bricks and the increasing cost of bricklayers, many home owners are looking to alternative fencing solutions.
Designed with a single depth throughout and clear swim channels for continuous tumble turn swimming, the Narellan Pools Panama Lap Pool is available in lengths of 8.3 and 11.3 m. The child safety ledge around the perimeter and non-slip surfaces also make it suitable for teaching kids to swim at any age.
An Adelaide man who circumvented council and failed to stop work on an unapproved backyard swimming pool has been ordered to pay $55,000 in legal bills and fines, according to a Messenger Local News report.
The Quad Skimmer Lid from Skimmer Lids matches pool coping or surrounds and is finished flush to the top surface. The lid is available in four depths and can be lined in any tile, paver or other material.
LATICRETE has released a new grout product, PLASMA Grout, suitable for use in most applications including: ceramic tile, glass tile and stone, floors and walls, as well as regrouting. It can be used in residential and commercial applications for grout joints between 1.5 and 12 mm wide.
It's tempting to avoid anything that may distract from the appearance of a tiled pool interior. However, movement is a natural part of these installations and must be accommodated. Movement joints are vital to ensuring the success of a tiled interior.
The Ceramic Tile Distributors Association (CTDA) has named LATICRETE as its Supplier of the Year. The prestigious award was announced on the opening day of the Coverings 2015 show in Orlando, Florida.