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Myth 12: inground pools can be built in a couple weeks

Myth 12: inground pools can be built in a couple weeks – Gauging The Truth Cause General ignorance, combined with some marketing strategies and sales promises, leads many consumers to believe that pools and an be built more quickly than they really can Effect Clients become impatient and irritated with the whole pool-building experience when […]

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Splash bombs

Splash bombs – marketplace Shannon Harman By Prime Time Toys * Features: line of soak `n’ throw products and larger play sets; soft and safe * Offerings: volume discounts; freight allowances * Contact: Prime Time Toys, Denville, N.J. (973) 627-7736; Booth 2219 Circle 443 on Postage Free Card [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] COPYRIGHT 2002 Hanley-Wood, Inc. COPYRIGHT […]

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New Aqua-Toss™ football game

New Aqua-Toss™ football game Pool Shot Products[TM] has unveiled the new Aqua-Toss[TM] football game that challenges quarterbacks to throw waterproof, non-absorbent, cushioned footballs into four target holes. Shaped as a giant football, the Aqua-Toss features Pool Shot’s patented winged backboard technology that corrals errant throws and keeps the hall in the pool. The rugged, rotationally […]

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Eco-matic saltwater sanitizing system

Eco-matic saltwater sanitizing system Joshua Keim by Balboa Direct Features: automatic cleaning system designed to be environment friendly, economical and easy to install Contact: Balboa Direct, Tustin, Calif. (800) 645-3201 Write 177 on Postage-Free Card [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] COPYRIGHT 2004 Hanley-Wood, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group

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U.N. inspectors report jars market

U.N. inspectors report jars market – Making News Bob Dumas Stocks fell sharply with the Dow Jones industrial average finishing below 8,000 for the first time since Oct. 14, as investors shrugged off upbeat news about the U.S. economy and focused instead on a sobering report from United Nations weapons inspectors that could indicate war […]

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All-weather storage

All-weather storage Made of a solid through-color polymer composite board with UV inhibitors. Signature series outdoor cabinetry is designed to withstand the elements and will not rot, split, change color, or swell. The cabinets are resistant to more than 300 chemicals and come in six colors. Five door styles are available. In & Out Cabinetry. […]

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Stacking the deck

Stacking the deck – Aboveground Pools Bob Dumas Because if the Swiss Family Robinson built a pool, it might look something like this. Because the irregular-shaped deck–from its built-in bench to its thumb-shaped dining area–creates organic places for living. Because the cantilevered deck hides any telltale signs that this is actually an aboveground pool. Because […]

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Product section

Product section – A-Frames-Heaters, Jetted Bathtub Manufacturers and their phone and fax numbers are listed by product categories. If you need additional information on any manufacturer listed in this section, please refer to the orange pages. A-FRAMES (SEE POOLS PACKAGE; POOLS STEEL & STAINLESS STEEL) ABOVE GROUND POOLS (SEE POOLS, ABOVE GROUND) ACCESS EQUIPMENT, DISABILITY […]

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Fountain fixture

Fountain fixture Joshua Keim by Pentair Pool Products Features: lighting fixtures are constructed of cast bronze with natural finish; can be combined with company’s SAL automated color lights; base and yoke mount rotate 360 degrees; light pivots from horizontal to 15 degrees vertical Contact: Pentair Pool Products, Sanford, NC (800) 374-4300 Write 1031 on Postage-Free […]

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Electronic water-purification equipment

Electronic water-purification equipment Joshua Keim by Carefree Clearwater Ltd. Features: made to automatically sanitize pool or spa; designed to maintain a stable sanitizer residual and reduce bacteria and algae without affecting water balance: LED’s for power, polarity and anode status: self-cleaning anode design; variable power output Offerings: co-op program Contar. Carefree Clearwater Ltd., Cornelia, Ga. […]