ABOVE: Pwtag advises on ph correctants for swimming pools.

Acid Test Recommendations

When deciding on a pH correctant for your pool it is important to do a risk assessment in accordance with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health regulations (COSHH). You need to think about the possible harms, how they can be reduced and whether avoided by using something else, or a safer version. If you […]

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ABOVE: UK Pool Store’s Dane Wilson, pictured right, receives the Jim Johnson Filtration Shield from ISPE Vice-Present, Colin Day.

New Year Honours for ISPE Members

ISPE Vice-President Colin Day, who was chairing the meeting in the absence of ISPE President John Cheek, announced two special presentations at the 117th ISPE One-Day Seminar in Clevedon, North Somerset. The first was the presentation of the Jim Johnson Filtration Shield to Dane Wilson from the UK Pool Store in Kent. This trophy is […]

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ABOVE: Make a date to visit the Heatstar team at the forthcoming SPATEX trade show.

Unprecedented Success For Heatstar

Heatstar, the British owned manufacturer of swimming pool environmental control units, has enjoyed unprecedented success during 2017.In response to this increased demand for their renowned, superior quality products, Heatstar has actioned two significant investments. Firstly, they have invested in a premises expansion enabling the offices and stores to be relocated. This has released more than […]

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ABOVE: International automatic pool cover specialists, the Oase team is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Golden Celebration For Oase Team

When Belgian entrepreneur, Bertrand Claeys, began talking about automatic swimming pool covers some 50 years ago, the swimming pool market thought his ideas were at the very least eccentric, responding with disbelief at such a preposterous notion. Some 50 years on and Oase automated pool covers are installed on an estimated 10,000 pools in 25 […]

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Heatstar Technical Seminar

Free Technical Training Seminars

The pool trade can boost their knowledge and expertise in the vital area of energy efficient climate control system by attending free training seminars being organised by market leading Heatstar. Throughout 2017, Heatstar have been piloting free technical training seminars for pool installers at AstralPool’s head office in Fareham in the south of England. The […]

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Record Turn Out For Institute

At the recent 116th ISPE One-Day seminar, held near Hemel Hempstead, ISPE Vice President Colin Day announced that the day’s attendance of over 50 delegates was the highest attendance at an ISPE Seminar since November 2008. The morning’s sessions looked at various aspects of water treatment and water problems and there were seven, 15-minute presentations. […]

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Black Friday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales Boom

Pool suppliers experienced a surge in sales at the end of November thanks to the increasingly popular special sales days. The American tradition sees prices plummet on the day after Thanksgiving, with the British market adopting the tradition in recent years. For suppliers to the residential pool market these savings are a huge draw from […]

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Ocea Web Window

Ocea Unveils New Web Window

Ocea automatic swimming pool covers has unveiled its new, industry-leading website designed to work as an on-line interactive brochure allowing visitors, including trade specialists and architects, as well as end users, to see all the aspects and benefits of the Ocea automatic swimming pool cover system. Most importantly, it will serve as an enhanced sales […]

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Winning Formula For Pollet

The team from Pollet Pool Group welcomed delegates to its annual UK seminar, held in Cheltenham last month, confident they would find the event both informative and enjoyable. Delegates were introduced to the technicalities of a range of new and upgraded products with a slick programme of seminars featuring flagship brands. “At Pollet Pool Group […]

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Winning Work And Play Recipes

Bosta UK recently gathered customers, from all over Europe, for a grand tour of its state-of-the art European distribution centre near Veghel, in Holland. The 11,000m2 surface area ‘smart’ warehouse is packed with €20m stock at any one time representing a staggering 19,000 product lines. The mammoth building boasts 18,000 pallet stations, ten loading docks […]

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