Following the release of a study that found a staggering 75% of Australian parents say they lack the necessary CPR skills to save a life, Poolwerx has teamed up with Australian Red Cross and Laurie Lawrence's Kids Alive program to launch April Pools Day.
Clark Rubber has a number of franchise opportunities available across the country, for both existing and greenfield sites. Three models are available: the full retail model of a Clark Rubber Store; a Clark Pool and Spa shop; and a mobile pool service territory with a Clark Pool Care Service mobile van.
Jim's Pool Care owner and General Manager Brett Blair is planning to crack the century this year. Now 13 years old and with more than 90 franchises, the company is on track to celebrate its 100th mobile franchise in 2017.
The Zodiac Pure Solutions retail app is designed to help users recommend the most suitable chemical products and correct dosages to their customers. It is suitable for use with all pool types, from traditional freshwater pools to mineral pools.
Pooltrackr has announced its first distribution deal with chemicals manufacturer Lo-Chlor Chemicals. An end-to-end job management app, Pooltrackr has already attracted interest from hundreds of parties, from sole traders to global enterprises.
Pure Care VETO removes microorganisms such as Cryptosporidium, Giardiasis and E. coli that affect swimmers' health and can be used to manage a one-off situation or as part of an ongoing maintenance program.
Swimart has enhanced its bricks-and-mortar model with the launch of its first two mobile franchisees, one in Byron Bay and the other in Mackay. This expands the company's network to 73 franchise outlets and more than 250 mobile service vans across Australia and New Zealand.
Cyanurate is probably the most misunderstood and overused chemical in the aquatics industry. Let's go over the basics to clear up any misconceptions. In this article, John McKenny discusses cyanurate: what it does, why it's important and how best to use it.
The Pentair Racer LS pressure-side cleaner is designed for maximum debris material. Its quad-jet technology delivers 25% more cleaning power than other pressure-side cleaners, according to the company.
Available from Pentair, the Prowler 920 Robotic Pool Cleaner offers good cleaning for in-ground pools. It gives the pool's walls and floor a deep scrubbing and strong vacuuming action, all the way up to the tile line.
The Filtrite Sanit-eezy range is a chlorine-free solution for use in pools, spas and filtered portable pools. The products do not contain chlorine or bromine, making them suitable for asthmatics and skin allergy sufferers.
It's quite predictable to receive comments whenever I do presentations or write articles on the addition of common pool chemicals. After all, we're dealing with potentially dangerous, hazardous chemicals. I always welcome comments and feedback should someone disagree with anything I write.
Waterco's Aqua-Health Mineral Crystals are a magnesium chloride-based mineral additive. Working alongside existing water-balancing chemicals, the fast-dissolving product improves pool water with a blend of naturally occurring minerals while moisturising skin.
Not understanding pool chemicals, and not knowing the effects they have on the pool water when added, is usually the main cause of poor water quality, which — along with algae growth and frustration — leads to some owners filling in their pool to make a garden.
I recently read an article in the Nov/Dec issue of Pool+Spa, which I have to say left me greatly concerned. My concern in particular was with his opinion on alkalinity — and I say opinion as that is what it is; there is no scientific evidence nor legislation that supports this.