Building a home swimming pool is a significant undertaking and needs careful planning if you are to reap the rewards of your investment. The size and specification of your dream pool will ultimately (and undeniably) affect the cost.
Before you start trawling through the internet and your diary is full of pool contractor appointments to come and quote for the work, it’s advisable to read the following tips to avoid the pitfalls by getting the right contractor for your particular project in place from the outset. Taking note of this simple advice could save you from some difficulties and future problems (and may also save you time and money).Read more →
Winners Hosted by the European Union of Swimming Pool and Spa Associations (EUSA), the annual European Pool and Spa Awards celebrate the best of the industry, with award winners from across Europe competing for the highest accolades.
Each year, EUSA holds an awards event to celebrate the fantastic work of their Association members. The European Pool & Spa Awards are annually held at a different pool and spa exhibitions across Europe, and the 2018 event is the sixth time the event has been held. Piscine Global in Lyon, France provided the venue on Wednesday 14th November. Twenty-Six winners were announced in seven award categories from across the current thirteen EUSA member countries.Read more →
There’s something universally calming and cooling about colours such as aquas, turquoises, and twinkling dappled mosaic tiles. In our fast-paced, switched-on world, swimming pool blue invites us to slow down. It’s a soothing shade that creates a serene oasis, evoking wide-open expanses of crystal clear water and cloudless skies. Swimming Pools are known for their health properties, but now they have given inspiration to designers to create art and decor for home interiors, in this feature from Living Etc. Magazine.
It just got easier to find hot tub and swimming pool retailers and installers in the UK!
The two UK trade associations, BISHTA (the British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association) and SPATA (the Swimming Pool and Allied Trades Association), have relaunched their consumer websites with some great new features. To help put hot tub and pool owners and purchasers in direct contact with companies who are approved by the two trade associations, which can bring peace of mind when purchasing these ‘high ticket’ items.Read more →
Revealing the British entries shortlisted for the 2018 European Pool and Spa Awards
Since 2013, the European Pool & Spa Awards has been putting a spotlight on the most innovative domestic pools, spas and hot tubs on the continent. The sixth European Awards, hosted by EUSA (European Union of Swimming Pool and Spa Associations) are set to be announced in November at Piscine Global in Lyon, France. Read more →
It is a current requirement for pool owners to notify their relevant Water Authority that they have a swimming pool. If the water is drawn from the main supply supplied by a Water Authority, then a meter is expected to be installed. Therefore, pool owners are paying for their water use and will be careful about the consumption. Read more →
BISHTA & SPATA offer helpful tips to maximise water fun at home for fitness and good health.
Summer is here, and it’s, therefore, the perfect time to get body fit and improve general wellbeing by taking up some form of regular exercise, and what better way to get fit than having a splash around in the water!Read more →
As more people choose to spend their leisure time in the UK and Ireland, there has been a growth in the popularity for installing hot tubs in holiday accommodation, to enhance the visitor experience at these venues. As a guest, it is expected that the room and sheets have been cleaned and changed between guests and the same goes for the water in the hot tub!Read more →
The latest industry guidance document was recently released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) at the CIMSPA conference in February 2018. The guidance is ‘Managing Health and Safety in Swimming Pools’, and it is more commonly referred to as ‘HSG 179’.Read more →
Creating harmony in our lives is every person’s desire, and with our ever increasing busy lifestyles, adding the pleasure of water at home can provide the dream lifestyle and that ultimate feeling of paradise! With so many options on offer, making the right choice can be a tricky decision.Read more →
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