Award-winning retailers such as Wensum Pool, maximise the potential of add-on sales with attractive showroom displays.

Summer Sizzle

Think about your last big investment, say, a new car. While you may not have been thinking about accessories such as floor mats or mud guards at the time of purchase, the mention of it during the process can trigger valuable add-on sales income. It’s very much the same in the hot tub industry, where, […]

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Golden Celebration

Serving the South West since 1969, and capping a golden 50th anniversary year, the big winners of this year’s SPATA members’ competition were Cannings H20 who bagged four golds and the Dick Millward Trophy for the Pool Contractor of the Year. The Cannings H20 team topped the categories for Residential Outdoor Pools under £50,000, Residential […]

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Industry Feels The Heat

According to findings from the Wet Leisure Industry Survey, released earlier this year, the industry is planning on another strong year despite political and economic uncertainty.If we ever doubted we were like an industry of ice-cream sellers, 62.9 per cent said the weather would be the biggest influence on their business year on year. Businesses […]

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Sauna Sales Continue To Warm Up

Sauna Sales Continue To Warm Up

Sales of saunas and steam rooms significantly increased compared to last year’s figures, with saunas being a particular area of growth. Erik Soderlund, Technical Sales and Account Manager at Golden Coast, attributes this in part to changing public trends. “There is a growing market for saunas as people are becoming more aware of the health […]

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Smarter Working Technology

Customers are always on the lookout for ways to save time and money. But, unless they know about these innovative products and services, that opportunity could be lost. “Whether you’re working on a new pool or one in good need of refurbishment, it’s important to make your customers aware of what’s possible,” says Golden Coast […]

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Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Automatic dosing is essential for efficient pool management…. The equivalent of switching to cruise control in your car, or even driver-free for the most advanced systems, automatic dosing is not a new phenomenon but never has it made more sense. Not only does automatic dosing offer more economic pool management, it is safer for staff, […]

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Top Of The Class – School Pools

School pools across the country, provide the key ingredient to a joined-up approach to community sports provision. For example, the London borough of Edmonton, clubbed together to raise an outstanding £4.5 million, in just 18 months, to be able to invest in what has turned out to be an award-winning swimming pool and sports centre. […]

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Packing A Punch – Counter Current

Never have counter current systems enjoyed a bigger following.Their capacity to add the key element to help re-energise tired old pools while offering huge plus points for building smaller new pools – there is no doubt that counter currents packs a pretty impressive sales punch.Golden Coast Managing Director, Jamie Adams. thinks he knows why: “In […]

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ABOVE: A family called on JB Elite Services for its pool upgrade.

Top Priority For Home

Within weeks of moving into their new home, a Birmingham family was keen to really make it their own… starting with updating a tired looking pool. With young children, safety was top priority. But, they didn’t want to compromise on aesthetics. The couple turned to James Chapman of JB Elite Services for advice. The pool […]

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Fresh Strokes

As winter approaches the number of new-build pools will inevitably decrease. Traditionally this opens a window of opportunity for refurbishment and renovation projects, both in the commercial and residential sectors. With all aspects of modern living constantly evolving, customers also want their pools to follow suit. They are always keen to hear about how they […]

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