SUCCESS BREEDS SUCCESS

New location but same winning formula for popular competition… What better example of success breeding success than the annual UK Pool & Spa Awards which again hit record levels for 2022, the 12th year of the competition. A significant number of first-time entrants have thrown their hats into the contest ring, knowing that accreditation in the […]

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FLEXIBLE FRIENDS

The win, win case for the panel pool system… Presented with so many options for modern pool construction, the panel pool system continues to sustain its unrivalled credentials as the industry’s flexible friend. The panel pool covers all bases; ideally suited for both indoor and outdoor installations, whether in a garden, in a barn or […]

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BETWEEN THE POOL COVERS

Insights on cover sales for both pools and swim spas… With many swimming pool companies struggling to find and retain qualified in-house staff, it is no wonder that demand has never been so high for swimming pool cover specialists. “We try to provide a reactive service, generally responding within seven days to attend either a […]

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GAME CHANGERS

There has never been a better time to trigger the salt chlorination switch…   With news of chlorine shortages impacting on both residential and commercial pools and persistent enquiries for more eco-friendly pool water treatment, now could be the ideal opportunity to add the option of saltwater treatment systems to your customer offering. You could […]

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TOP PERFORMING SWIM JET IS UK MADE

Nearly a year of research and design preceded the Lighthouse Pools launch of its new Velocity counter current system, unveiled at the end of last year. Fully patented, most signifcantly, the new unit is British manufactured, neatly side-stepping the extended waiting times and carbon foot print, associated from importing around the world. OUTRIGHT SUCCESS Tested […]

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GLITTERING CELEBRATIONS

More than 70 companies will be kicking of the new year with a timely marketing boost following their success in the recent UK Pool & Spa Awards competition. Open to all water leisure business across commercial, residential and wellness sectors, regardless of trade affiliation, the popular contest attracted more than 200 entries and the widest […]

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ADDED DIMENSIONS – Panel Pools

Heatform fills a much-needed market gap… Panel pools are not new to the industry and have been around for a long time in plastic or steel form. Few have been insulated and even fewer made in the UK. An eco-innovation by Dan Phillips and the team at Lighthouse Pools, Heatform is the first panel pool […]

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HOT STUFF

Emily Martin checks out the eco benefits of heat pumps… In a world becoming increasingly and urgently conscious of the environment, energy-efficient solutions like heat pumps have never been hotter news. With a 30-year history in water leisure, heat pumps are hardly new wave – no pun intended. Still widely considered to be the eco-friendly […]

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AGAINST THE FLOW

The dazzling potential of counter current units… You can be forgiven for being dazzled by the sheer spectrum of product choice available when it comes to counter current systems for both residential and commercial pool markets. The one thing all distributors agree upon is the recognition of the recent stampede in demand – and they […]

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RECORD BREAKERS

Reporting from the UK Pool & Spa Awards… The 2020 UK Pool & Spa Awards recognised investment in the hot tubs and swim spa sector that had soared by an estimated 75%. Believed to be worth some £300 million pounds annually, the residential spa sector saw an unprecedented rise in demand as home-owners, unable to […]

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