14 June 2022

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How to tell your customers you are raising rates

How to tell your customers you are raising rates


Have you raised your monthly service charge yet? According to pool service professionals across the country, monthly service charges are going up and are expected to rise more still. What was in many regions a $100-per-month service charge, generally including chemicals, has risen dramatically this year, as pool professionals struggle to keep up with the cost of doing business. This year, service

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Chemical leaks close several pools

Chemical leaks close several pools


Several commercial pool facilities were temporarily closed this spring after chemical leaks created hazardous chemical exposure conditions. On May 27, a 41-year-old woman and a 6-year-old girl were taken to a hospital after they were exposed to toxic gas at the Francis Scott Key Family Resort pool in West Ocean City, Maryland. The woman and girl complained of severe difficulty breathing and were

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Employee injured collecting trichlor

Employee injured collecting trichlor


A pool company employee collecting recalled products was taken to the hospital when a bucket containing trichlor tabs exploded. The incident occurred in Spring Grove, Illinois, on May 16 and involved 50-pound buckets of ProTeam High Tech Tabs that the Haviland Pool and Spa Products employee was collecting following their recall. The recalled products included 50-pound buckets of ProTeam 3”

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Apply by June 30 for  So. Calif. educational  scholarship

Apply by June 30 for So. Calif. educational scholarship


The Ralph A. Kerber Memorial Foundation is accepting applications for educational scholarships from pool and spa industry members. They are looking for eligible candidates who would benefit from financial help in funding their education. Applicants must demonstrate employment background in the Southern California Swimming Pool and Spa Industry or be a dependent of someone who is. They must be currently

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CPSA member? Start getting your hotel discounts

CPSA member? Start getting your hotel discounts


If you are planning a vacation, you can take advantage of special hotel discounts available with your CPSA/PHTA membership. CPSA and PHTA have partnered with Hotel Engine to offer members discounted rates on hotel stays and services. Members save up to 60 percent off of corporate hotel rates, get intuitive search and filtering for intelligent booking, enjoy time-saving expense tracking tools and available