Swimming Pool Salt Water Chlorine Generator Reviews

From Swimming Pool Steve

If you are looking for thougtful, informative, technical information about swimming pools, nobody in the industry will bring this type of content to more effectively than Swimming Pool Steve.  In this post, he brings the issue of Salt Water Swimming Pool Chlorine Generators to the forefront, with the disclaimer that salt pools ARE NOT an alternative to chlorine.  He also reviews the major brands and presents the pros and cons of them.

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Wheeling, IL

Platinum Pools surpassed its peers to win a prestigious industry design award from The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP). The Wheeling, IL-based company received an APSP International Award for Excellence for their outdoor living project in in Bull Valley, IL. The installation exemplifies creativity and quality workmanship in Residential Concrete Pools.

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This amazing home features a backyard patio and pool area with a spectacular custom pool with many features including island which feature sitting areas and fire pit, a spa, a lazy river,  as well as incredible slide which goes into the swimming pool.  This amazing backyard was designed and built for a home in Bull Valley Illinois.

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Firms across the United States and around the world submit hundreds of entries to the competition each year. The APSP International Awards of Excellence program then recognizes the most beautiful and creative installations of pools, spas, hot tubs and water features. "We are honored and humbled to have been recognized by this prestigious organization", noted James Atlas, Principal of Platinum Pools.

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The APSP Fan Favorite Award recognizes the most popular winning entry in the International Awards of Excellence Program. Platinum Pools is eligible to compete for the Fan Favorite Award. Vote for The Bull Valley Outdoor Living Project at CLICK HERE TO VOTE until October 28, 5 pm EDT. The entry with the most votes will be presented the Fan Favorite Award during the APSP Awards Reception in New Orleans, Nov. 1.

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About Platinum Pools:

Platinum Poolcare Aquatech, Ltd., founded in 2007, and resulting from a merger of Platinum Aquatech, Ltd. (luxury swimming pool construction) and Poolcare Aquatech, Ltd.(service, repairs, renovations of swimming pools and spas), specializes in all aspects of pool design, landscape design and construction, and swimming pool renovation with added focus on specialty aquatic features such as waterfalls, lazy rivers, rock water applications, statuary and other luxury waterscape amenities. The company also provides installation and maintenance services for its customers.

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About APSP:

The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) is the world's oldest and largest association representing swimming pools, hot tubs and spa manufacturers, distributors, manufacturers' agents, designers, builders, installers, suppliers, retailers and service professionals. Dedicated to the growth and development of its members' businesses and promoting the enjoyment and safety of pools and spas, APSP offers a range of services, from professional development to advancing key legislation and regulation at the federal and local levels, not consumer outreach and public safety. APSP is the only industry organization recognized by the American National Standards Institute to develop and promote national standards for pools, hot tubs and spas. For more information, visit APSP.org.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 10:01

Is There Hot Tub Health Risks and Dangers?

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Health Risks of Using Hot Tubs

From Swim University

Hot Tubs are renowned for the benefits, such as relaxation, therapy and recovery.  Ofter overlooked, sometimes, are the actual health risks and dangers that a hot tub can present.  This post from Matt Giovanisci of Swim University outlines these risks, which include accidential injury and illness.

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Understanding the Pressure Gauge on your Pool Filter

From Swim University

Taking a look at a swimming pool equipment pad, with the pump and motor humming and the heater firing can be an interesting adventure.  Trying to figure out where the water in certain pipes goes, and how to work the equipment is something that DIY'ers always want to know, just in case something goes wrong and they want to attempt a repair.  One of the things that tends to baffle most people, however, is the little gauge on top of the swimming pool filter.  This post from Matt Giovanisci of Swim University explains what the pressure gauge is, what it does, and what it is telling you.

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Monday, 19 September 2016 08:04

How Long Is Too Long To Be in a Hot Tub?

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How Long Should You Soak In a Hot Tub?

From Swim University

If there is one thing that Matt Giovanisci of Swim University has mastered, it is blogging about swimming pool and hot tub related topics that most people have wondered about at one time.  This post about soaking in a hot tub is certainly no exception.  Matt examines the factors that play into the answer to this question, such as environment, temperature, health, etc.  

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