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tens of thousands of small, sharp dots all over pool.

New gunite pool as of July 2015.  Opened this season 2 weeks ago and…

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Posted by Ethan on May 31, 2016 at 9:46am — 5 Comments

What is the NPC up to?

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.…

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Posted by Kim Skinner on February 24, 2016 at 2:25pm

Pool Service Techs: Don't Get Hoodwinked

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…

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Posted by Kim Skinner on October 26, 2015 at 1:38pm — 3 Comments

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Posted by Randall Schmidt on September 22, 2015 at 9:52am

Plaster Spotting Exposed Again

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…

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Posted by Kim Skinner on September 18, 2015 at 6:00pm

NPC & Color Plaster

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:…

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Posted by Kim Skinner on September 3, 2015 at 10:30am

Kudos to Service Industry News

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…

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Posted by Kim Skinner on August 7, 2015 at 2:53pm — 2 Comments

Power Vac vs. the Hammerhead Vacuum

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…

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Posted by David Van Brunt on June 21, 2015 at 8:05pm — 3 Comments

The Benefits of Aquatic fitness and Hydrotherapy

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…

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Posted by Joe Valentino on June 19, 2015 at 7:55am

Article on Plaster Standard Misleads Industry

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…

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Posted by Kim Skinner on June 5, 2015 at 1:21pm — 1 Comment

 
 
 

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