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COMPACT SOLUTIONS

Being so compact makes it easy to find a suitable outside position to site the unit to give maximum efficiency especially with the whisper quiet <56db at 1m noise emission. The aptly named AG Mini is the ideal choice for heating above ground pools up to 20 cubic metres. They are light and easy to […]

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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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SPOTLIGHT SHINES ON WATER LEISURE

Tenth anniversary UK Pool & Spa Awards goes on-line… Showcasing the best examples of swimming pool design from across the country, and around the world, the UK Pool & Spa Awards celebrated its tenth anniversary with a spotlight focused on pool industry people, projects and products. Winners across 30 categories in both commercial and residential […]

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INSIDE OF THE BOX

SPATEX offers a virtual world of water leisure… Unprecedented times call for thinking outside of the box except, for SPATEX, that should read inside the box. The industry’s annual exhibition is, for 2021, coming to you via your laptop, computer and tablet. When the virtual curtain is lifted on SPATEX Virtual from Tuesday February 2nd […]

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PRESSING THE REFRESH BUTTON

New pools for old with advice from some leading industry suppliers… All swimming pools, no matter how well built, will require some kind of repair or renovation at some point in the future. Taking the time to maintain your customers’ pools will save them money in the long-term and is cheaper than building a new […]

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GOLDEN YEAR FOR GOLDEN SERVICE

STATUS QUO

COMMERCIAL POOL MARKET REVIEW PART ONE The 2019 State of the UK Swimming Industry Report reveals that the UK public swimming pool provision has not changed significantly in the last 12 months with 26 sites opening while 27 have closed. Based on figures gathered over the 12 month period to the end of March 2019, […]

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Plastica Focus On Swimming Pool Safety

According to The Royal Life Saving Society UK, over 700 people drown in the UK and Ireland every year and many more suffer injury, some life-changing, through non-fatal experiences. More people die from drowning in the UK and Ireland than from domestic fires or cycling accidents. With over 48 years of experience in the pool […]

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Swimming Pool Heartbeat

The heartbeat of any pool system, the pump is responsible for circulating the pool water, ensuring the water treatment chemicals are evenly distributed and preventing stagnation. Having the correct pool pumps running the filtration element of the pool, combined with correct swimming pool filters and water treatment, will ensure that the pool water stays crystal […]

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The Marmite Effect of Salt Chlorination

A bit like marmite, salt chlorination is a love it or loathe it concept for the UK pool and spa trades. While an estimated 90% of all Australian residential pools and half of new domestic pools in France and North America favour salt water chlorination, the British market share languishes at a mere one per cent.

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