Maintenance

Chlorine-free system creates healthy water for swim school

04 December, 2017 | Supplied by: Waterco Limited

Swim school owner-operator Margie Thorpe spends up to seven hours a day in her indoor learn-to-swim pool. The combination of corrosive pool chemicals and fumes produced in the enclosed space caused significant hair loss. Since switching to Hydroxypure, her hair has grown back and her students love the feel of the water.


AIS CEO warns of "ticking time bombs" at public and home pools

20 November, 2017

As the peak summer swimming season looms, Australian Innovative Systems (AIS) CEO Elena Gosse is a woman on a mission to raise awareness and reduce the potential risk of chemical leaks in public and backyard swimming pools by ending the dependence on hazardous chlorine dosing. It's not chlorine that is the enemy, rather the method of dosing.


AstralPool Virtual Pool Care platform

07 November, 2017 | Supplied by: AstralPool

AstralPool's Pool & Spa Automation solutions enable pools and spas to be controlled no matter where in the world their owners are.


Zodiac Pure Solutions ServiceM8 integration

03 November, 2017 | Supplied by: Zodiac Group Pty Ltd

Zodiac Pure Solutions water-testing software allows pool store staff to become confident chemical experts and to make product recommendations based on easy-to-read water test reports.


Many NSW pools still failing to comply

24 October, 2017

A recent investigation by 9NEWS has found that tens of thousands of pools across NSW have failed to meet mandatory fencing regulations. According to 9, the number one issue is problems with self-closing gates, followed by climbable items found near fences or barriers, the presence of gaps under or to the side of fencing and no available resuscitation charts.


Poolwerx names top performers at 25th annual convention

26 September, 2017 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Poolwerx

Poolwerx has named its best and brightest franchise partners at a gala evening following its three-day convention at the InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa.


Jim's Pool Care wins trifecta at SPASA National Awards of Excellence

22 September, 2017 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Jim's Pool Care

Jim's Pool Care has had a successful run at this year's SPASA Australia National Awards of Excellence, taking home the trifecta of a gold, silver and bronze award across the service categories.


Rookie wins 2017 Swimart Australasian Franchisee of the Year

21 September, 2017 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Swimart

A rookie franchisee has taken out the top state and Australasian awards at the 2017 Swimart Awards. Ashley Weekes of Swimart Jindalee is in his first year of operating the franchise, but took out both the Queensland Franchisee of the Year and Australasian Franchisee of the Year.


Swimart appoints dedicated new franchise development manager

15 September, 2017 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Swimart

Swimart has appointed Alex Johnson as its new dedicated franchise development manager. Johnson is a senior entrepreneurial executive with more than 10 years' experience in the franchise industry.


Australian chemical compliance with GHS

11 September, 2017 by Laura Whiteman, Senior Regulatory Specialist | Supplied by: UL Australia

Most states and territories have mandated the use of GHS compliant classification, labelling and safety data sheets. Those that haven’t do accept the new standard and still require chemical hazards to be communicated. This essentially means that all hazardous chemicals must now have a GHS-compliant safety data sheet and be classified according to the GHS guidelines.


Zodiac announces support of autism spectrum charity

30 August, 2017 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Zodiac Group Pty Ltd

Through its MagnaPool brand, Zodiac Australia is supporting families with children on the autism spectrum by sponsoring the charity Spectrum Journeys.


Common pool industry personalities

28 August, 2017 by Steve Goodale, aka Swimming Pool Steve*

The swimming pool industry is full of interesting personalities and anyone who has worked in the trade can attest to this. Time after time I have met new swimming pool workers at new swimming pool companies, but each time I encounter the same personality types I have seen many times before.


Waterco Hydrochlor MK3 Mineral Chlorinator

15 August, 2017 | Supplied by: Waterco Limited

Waterco's energy-efficient Hydrochlor MK3 Mineral Chlorinator enhances chlorine production while reducing energy consumption. It is an addition to the company's EnviroPro pool care range, which is suitable for pools using salt chlorination and the company's Mineral Crystals.


How a smartphone app is changing pool care for good

14 August, 2017 | Supplied by: Pooltrackr Limited

Work has changed for the better for Jim's Pool Care franchisees. A new smartphone app that handles time-consuming routine tasks means franchisees are saving hours in their working day, freeing them up to see more customers, secure more revenue and deliver superior customer service.


Maytronics to distribute Ozone Swim domestic products

31 July, 2017 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Maytronics Australia Pty Ltd

Maytronics Australia has formed a partnership with Brauer Industries which will see Maytronics become the exclusive distributor of Ozone Swim domestic products throughout Australia.


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