*The secrets of water maintenance trade professionals are revealed in this detail-by-detail guide to keeping pools, spas, and other recreational water containment units in tip-top shape. *Offers inside-out coverage of chlorine alternatives, automation, noise control, pool-side safety, portable spas--and everything from minor maintenance to major fixes and remodeling. *A must for pool maintenance and spa technicians, this book includes environmentally friendly product resources, along with troubleshooting tips and project checklists that make caring for a pool or spa less costly.
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“If you want to buy one book on swimming pools, this is it!”
—Review from Amazon.com
Written for both the professional and the homeowner, this comprehensive field guide clues you in to the secrets of water maintenance, providing details on keeping pools, spas, and other recreational water features in tip-top condition. With over 10 million site-built pools and spas in the United States, the pool maintenance technicians have to be ready to conquer, and with this useful book they can be. As for homeowners, even if they hire a pro, this book can turn them into educated consumers, able to negotiate the best price for a job or even do some quick fixes themselves.
This guide covers:
*Everything from minor maintenance to major repairs and remodeling
*Product resources*Automation and noise control
*Pool side safety*Water features such as ponds, rockscapes, and waterfalls
*Environmental concerns with new information
Homeowners and professionals will recoup the cost of The Ultimate Pool Maintenance Manual many times over with the savings they’ll experience from using it. New technologies in heaters and pumps, environmentally conscious water chemistry, chemical disposal strategies, and the increased interest in above-ground and indoor pool technology make this second edition a must for both professional and homeowner.About the Author:
Terry Tamminen is a leading expert on pools and spas, serving as technical advisor on a variety of water chemistry and pool technology projects. He is the executive director of Environment Now, working with activist organizations such as the Santa Monica Bay Keeper and the San Diego Bay Keeper, dedicated to preserving and protecting coastal resources in California.
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