Started by Clemente Rivera in Pool Water Chemistry and Sanitizers Mar 19.
Started by Jason in Business Growth, Expansion, and Current Opportunities. Last reply by Lee Davis Jan 8.
Started by Lee Davis in Business Growth, Expansion, and Current Opportunities. Last reply by Lee Davis Nov 19, 2015.
Some plasterers are occasionally finishing pools so fast that it detrimentally affects the quality and durability of plaster surfaces, and are not even aware of the consequences. And the NPC is enabling for this to happen. This needs to stop.…Continue
Posted by Kim Skinner on February 24, 2016 at 2:25pm
Imagine, service techs: from day one, you maintain the pool water in perfect balance, yet get blamed for causing various plaster discolorations or defects. That is not a pleasant thing to deal with, especially if you are being told to pay…Continue
The swimming pool publication, Service Industry News and its’ PhD chemist, recently peer reviewed the NPC/Cal Poly (NPIRC) Phase 2 pool plaster study report and concluded that white spotting (soft spots, spot etching, and spot alteration) of…Continue
Posted by Kim Skinner on September 18, 2015 at 6:00pm
If NPC leaders would just acknowledge what improper plastering practices do to pool plaster, there would not be a controversy within the industry - and there would be fewer plaster defects and discolorations occurring.
Case in point:…Continue
Posted by Kim Skinner on September 3, 2015 at 10:30am
Instead of writing a “he said, she said” article about the plaster spotting controversy, Service Industry News (SIN) thought it would better serve the pool industry by conducting their own investigation to determine what information is true, and…Continue
So I just got a Power Vac PV2100 and filmed it for my YouTube Channel. It is a pretty awesome product and will speed up my time out in the field tremendously.
It seems even in my area the Hammerhead is more popular and was wondering if it…Continue
As we know, sales of newly constructed in-ground pools have plummeted in recent years, however there are builders who are thriving in this new environment through various methods which include adding value and differentiating their businesses…Continue
Posted by Joe Valentino on June 19, 2015 at 7:55am
The NPC has drafted a plastering standard which has been submitted to ANSI for approval. But the NPC did not include and address many proper and improper workmanship practices, such as, limiting water content (water-to-cement ratio), calcium…Continue
Read the news here about why the YMCA of the USA, who engages more people in aquatics than any organization, chose the CPO Certification Program from NSPF.
YMCA of the USA and National Swimming Pool…Continue
Posted by Laurie Batter on May 6, 2015 at 10:22am