Maintenance

The future of chlorine

22 October, 2014 by Alice Richard

Recently, the Pool+Spa team sat down with three industry experts to discuss the future of chlorine in the pool and spa industry. We posed five questions to get the conversation rolling and the result was a healthy debate about key issues facing the industry today.


Focus Products Banish Phosphate Remover

08 October, 2014 | Supplied by: Focus Products

Focus Products has released the Banish Phosphate Remover. The Lanthanum-based product is designed to remove up to 6 ppm of phosphates from the water in a single dose.


Letter to the Editor: On the future of chlorine

26 September, 2014

I agree chlorine is here to stay in the pool industry and drinking water treatment as well - even more so in light of the toxic algae and brain-eating amoebas that were recently discovered in surface water sources for drinking water.


Daisy Pool Covers UltraDome solar pool cover

15 September, 2014 | Supplied by: Daisy Pool Covers

All Daisy Pool Covers are constructed using the company's trademarked UltraDome technology, which ensures that every bubble has a consistent thickness with two-thirds of total polyethylene (PE) in the lower layer.


Supreme Heating blanket rollers

10 September, 2014 | Supplied by: Supreme Heating

Supreme Heating has available a range of blanket rollers that help make the process of removing and replacing a pool cover easy. The rollers are constructed of a stainless steel frame that is then powder-coated.


Pooltex Air winter shutdown cover

01 August, 2014 | Supplied by: ABGAL Liners and Covers Pty Ltd

The Pooltex Air shutdown cover enables pool owners to winterise their pools. The cover is custom made to fit each pool using UV-stabilised reinforced vinyl.


Sensorex SAM-1 Smart Aqua Meter

01 July, 2014 | Supplied by: Envirosensors Pty Ltd

The SAM-1 Smart Aqua Meter from Sensorex converts handheld smart devices into meters to measure and record pH, ORP, conductivity and temperature values.


Dirty spa causes two cases of Legionnaires' disease in NZ

29 May, 2014

Two cases of Legionnaires' disease in New Zealand have been traced back to a spa pool that had not been maintained or cleaned. A 79-year-old man and a 65-year-old woman contracted the disease from a spa pool at a motel in Hokitika in 2013.


Maintenance goes into hibernation over winter for 50% of pool owners

26 May, 2014 | Supplied by: Poolwerx

More than half of all Australian pool owners fail to maintain their pools during the winter months, the 2014 PoolWerx Winter Pool Care Survey has revealed.


Swimart seeks operators for mobile franchise network

22 May, 2014 | Supplied by: Swimart

Swimart is seeking operators for its new mobile franchise network. The company is offering existing mobile pool operators the chance to join Swimart for free, plus a contribution of up to $8000 towards the conversion cost.


Pool chemical injuries land thousands in hospital each year

16 May, 2014

Pool chemicals are responsible for nearly 5000 emergency room visits in the US each year, according to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


Bad bugs

14 May, 2014 by NSW Ministry of Health

Pool operators, owners and swimmers often hear about Cryptosporidium and Giardia, germs that may be present in pools and spas and if ingested make swimmers sick. So what exactly are these bugs and how are they transferred from one person to another?


BioGuard Smarter Sticks sanitising tablets

08 April, 2014 | Supplied by: BioLab Australia & New Zealand

BioLab has launched an additional version of its Smart Stick: BioGuard Smarter Sticks. The sanitising tablets combine the benefits of Smart Sticks with SilkGuard chemistry.


Paramount SwingSweep cleaning and circulation enhancement system

04 April, 2014

The SwingSweep cleaning and circulation enhancement system can be used as a standalone system to improve both cleaning and circulation, or combined with any Paramount in-floor cleaning system.


Abgal Liners and Covers HRA6 Advanced pool cover reel

04 April, 2014

The HRA6 is an advanced pool cover reel with an adjustable attachment clamp for frame-style, above-ground pools.


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