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Weather Watchers

All eyes have been set on the skies as hot tub retailers enjoyed generally favourable conditions for this year’s outdoor show season helping to drive sales to record levels. The warm weather enjoyed in June and July certainly heightened interest in the outdoor living lifestyle and its associated products with many dealers reporting record-breaking sales […]

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Fit For Purpose

A highly profitable addition to a holiday letting, the holiday hot tubs market is booming. According to self-catering specialists Hoseasons, a private hot tub is the number one searched for item on the website, accounting for more than 100,000 searches each month. Now seen as the must-have ingredient in the recipe to holiday booking success, […]

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Bells and Whistles

Bells and Whistles

An East Sussex-based retailer is celebrating becoming a Wellis authorised dealer, in a move that will complement its already strong relationship with Elite Spas. Homewood Leisure is a swimming pool, hot tub and sauna retail and service company, based on the outskirts of the historic town of Rye. By becoming a Wellis dealer, the company […]

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Barn

Barn Bathing

When Gerry and Rachel Mee purchased the disused barns on Charity Farm near Shrewsbury seven years ago, they started an ongoing renovation programme to turn the barns into self-catering holiday cottages, which opened in 2014. The site, now known as Burlton Cottages, has since undergone further renovation, with the addition of an indoor pool and […]

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Retailer

Hot Tub Retailers Set For Record Year

2017 is set to follow in the footsteps of 2016 with another record breaking year for hot tub retailers predicted. Following steady growth in the market in 2016 and early 2017, targets are set be smashed across the board, and some of the industry’s biggest brands are reporting increases up to 30 per cent. Graham […]

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Safety

Nationwide Hot Tub Safety Warnings

The British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association has warned of a growing trend for some companies supplying hot tubs to claim or imply that the goods they sell are manufactured in the UK or North America when in fact, they come from elsewhere in the world. This misleads customers into thinking they are […]

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Site

Second Show Site

The family team behind Castle Hot Tubs celebrated the opening of their second showroom earlier this summer with an exclusive launch event attended by Olympic gold medallist Jack Laugher. The new showroom is located on Swansea’s Enterprise Park and complements Castle Hot Tub’s flagship show site in Haverfordwest. As well as a broad selection of […]

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Cycle

Charity Cycle Ride

Caldera Spas Scotland chose to mark their tenth anniversary by sponsoring a charity cycle ride from Land’s End to John O’Groates in aid of a local charity – Chloe’s Chemoo Cows. The charity was set up in memory of 11-year-old Chloe McNeil who tragically passed away from a brain tumour. Her parents Mark and Elaine […]

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PPG

PPG On The Move

New faces at PPG include John Harrold who has been appointed as Business Development Manager and Chrystel Pattenden as Office Manager. It is a busy time for the PPG team who will be relocating to new offices on August 3rd and 4th. During the relocation period there will be a limited office cover on the […]

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Dartmouth

Cost Efficient Dartmouth

The opening of the new Fusion Lifestyle run Dartmouth Indoor Swimming Pool in December came about after many years of hard fundraising by the local community. Devonshire pool specialists, Westcountry Leisure installed the 25m swimming pool embracing the recent advances in pump technology and maximising the benefits of variable speed pumps, and opting for the […]

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Hotel

New Hotel Spa Complex Unveiled

Ye Olde Bell Hotel in Nottinghamshire, has unveiled a new multimillion pound spa. The new development, located in Barnby Moor, offers ten different spa experiences as well as a Herb Garden Brasserie, outdoor relaxation areas with alpine lodges and a beauty salon. The heated indoor and outdoor vitality pool is at the heart of the […]

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Marketplace

Plastica Relax

Optimum Performance

Plastica’s recently launched range of Relax pool hall dehumidifiers have generated much interest from the UK pool trade. The slim, sleek glass fronted units resemble a giant smart phone, so require minimum space and make an attractive addition to the pool area. The aesthetically pleasing units can remove over 100 litres of water per day, […]

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Sunquest Success

As a subsidiary of Sundance Pools’ retail outfit, trade supplier Sunquest Pools combines twenty years’ unparalleled customer service and in-depth pool industry knowledge with the highest quality product available on the market. The Sunquest range of one-piece fibreglass pools are all UK-manufactured, involving much shorter lead times than imported pool shells along with associated lower […]

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Fin Touch

Finishing Touches

Ideal for pool surrounds, coping finishes and patio areas, the Sahara and Ardoise range of natural stonework is available in yellow, white and grey and is supplied with skimmer covers, gratings, plinths and shower bases to match the tiles. The stones contain metallic oxides so age as they would in a natural environment with a […]

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Unmissable Glide System

Unmissable Glide

An irresistible addition to your swimming pool cover portfolio, the Glide is a high-quality pool cover that puts safety and security first without compromising on quality, design or reliability. Fast and easy to open and close, the Glide is an essential part of any home pool to give added peace of mind. The Glide is […]

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Jolly

Jolly Good News

Leading water treatment supplier Mineral Supplies International (MSI) has ventured in to the UK’s spa market with the launch of its Jolly Gel Spa range. Jolly Gel Spa (JGS) follows the huge success of Jolly Gel flocculent for residential and commercial pools, both in the UK and worldwide. The formulation of JGS has been specifically […]

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Bromine

Now for Bromine Testing

Listening to the user base and specifically hot tub users, the Lovibond® team has now redesigned the Scuba II to include a direct test for Bromine (0.2-13.5mg/l). Concurrently, the team has also introduced new, enhanced housing for this popular domestic photometer. Easy, immediate and accurate readings can be taken by scooping water into the unit’s […]

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Display Offer

Display Offer

The Relax Spa Water Treatment range has been given a new look with eye catching, contemporary branding and point-of-sale display stands. Why not enhance your showroom and take advantage of the Relax Spa Display – presenting core water treatment products and optimising exposure of ‘impulse sales’ such as Aromatherapy Fragrances and Spa Jolly Gel. Simply […]

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Space Saver

Space Saver

Aqua Warehouse are helping bathers utilise their space to relax with this stylish and simple but convenient way to store your towels. Aqua Towel Rail is one of those simple products that enhances your spa experience by storing your towel a short distance from splashing water and steam but within easy reach. When not in […]

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Water Care

Water Care Partners

Aqua Spa Supplies are proud to have teamed up with water care specialists O-Care to become a UK distributor of their products. O-Care is designed to remove and prevents biofilm, reduces chemical usage, provides soft odourless water and reduces wear and tear on hot tub components. The treatment helps maintain clear, soft and hygienically clean […]

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Hygromatik

Humidifier Site

HygroMatik has announced the launch of its new website which has been designed with the customer in mind, delivering a smooth and enhanced platform that is user-friendly, with advanced navigation and functionality. As a leading manufacturer and supplier of commercial air humidifier systems, HygroMatik’s new website had to match the company’s clean image while providing […]

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Rinnai

Standard Set

Rinnai, the UK leader in continuous flow hot water delivery systems and units, has introduced a new service which gives contractors access via telephone or internet to unlimited Technical Support and Management. The service is available, free of charge, with immediate effect to all installers, premises owners and facilities managers which have Rinnai units or […]

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ROBOT DOLPHIN

Clean Sweep

A new addition for SCP in 2017 is the latest in the POOLSTYLE range of robotic cleaners by Maytronics/Dolphin. This new cleaner is suitable for smaller pools up to a maximum of 8m in length and features a 15m cable. The POOLSTYLE Plus will clean the floor and wall of the pool in a cycle […]

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Astral LED

LumiPlus Advantages

LED technology has made great advances in the past few years and electronic components that run on DC have taken over, as they are far more effi cient and cheaper to run. The new LumiPlus DC PAR56 V1 & V2 range bring a reduction in potential failures as lights are less affected by voltage drops […]

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WT5 Paramount

Traffic Lights

Paramount is introducing the new LED UNIVERSAL Light for replacing Adagio/Savi type lights. The WT5 has been designed to screw into a dedicated 1.5” BSP type inlet (concrete or liner) making it an adaptable and diverse replacement for existing lights. The range is available in red, green, blue or white and the WT5 faceplate is […]

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Phosphate

Hard or Soft

EU phosphate directives still apply when it comes to requirements to add phosphate to water supplies, significantly reducing lead and copper levels to our drinking water. Increased phosphate levels in water supply have a significant impact on source water for swimming pools, encouraging increased outbreaks of algae. Phosphates are, basically, fertilizer and can encourage algal […]

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