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Pool service can be demanding, particularly on the knees. Is there a way to get the job done while also being kind to your body? Industry pros share their insights:
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Victor GonzalezSwamp Thing Pool Service | South Pasadena, Fla.
"What tips would you give to save your knees?"
Wesley LanceA & L Pool Service | High Bridge, N.J.
"I've worn gel knee pads for years now. Lowe's has the good ones that don't pinch your skin. They last about three months, and I buy another pair."
Mike MazzeoSolar Living | Fair Lawn, N.J.
"Keep moving. Chondroitin and glucosamine supposedly help lubricate joints."
Dennis DonnellyNewport Pool Company | Newport, R.I.
"My employee recommended turmeric. Started taking it during spring openings and within a week, all swelling and pain was GONE and hasn't returned. All natural, no side effects."
John PomaA+ Pool Service, LLC | Lakeland, Fla.
"I use a boat cushion after having an emergency knee surgery due to an infection that was life threatening almost two years ago."
Ryan JohnsonSuburban Pool Service | Folsom, Calif.
"I actually carry one of these with me, which I use to kneel on."
The Legend is calling on AQUA readers to share your craziest, funniest stories from the working world of pool and spa pros! Maybe you’ve got a customer that drinks from her own pool. Maybe you’ve got a route dog that can empty a skimmer basket. The best stories will be featured in the September issue of AQUA. If your story is chosen you will receive lifetime Legendary status, AQUA glory and some sweet swag.
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The second annual Million Dollar Pool Design Challenge is back, with entries due August 15. The contest, created by builders Mike Farley and Reid Schindler, challenges designers to take a real-life scenario and design a lavish poolscape with a $1 million budget. The winner will be named at the PSP Expo in November and take home a $5,000 cash prize.
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The popular emergence of the swim spa as a ‘tweener — a vessel between a pool and a spa in both size and temperature — has evoked a question. How do you sanitize it? Do you use pool chemicals on a smaller scale, or spa chemicals on a larger scale?
That depends on who you talk to; there are two completely different schools of thought. According to Jennifer Gannon, proprietor of BonaVista Pools, Spas and Outdoor Living’s retail store in Toronto, the swim spa is a small pool. “The...
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