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Leaves and debris ending up in your pool? Keeping the area around the pool cleaner means less debris getting into the pool.  Isn't that what you want!!! A Water Sweeper Broom attaches to an ordinary garden hose and water sweeps 3 times faster, while using 1/3 of the water. Use it to clean pool decks, patios, walkways, chemical spills, winter pool covers, solar pool blankets, garage floors and, even, shingled roofs. Choose from 4 (four), quality, American-Made models.
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Water Sweeper Brooms

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Every now and then, a product comes along that changes everything!!! Improved and even more capable. The WaterLink SpinTouch Labs require only a single 3-ml sample of water and provide up to 10 different test results and a computer printout, in just one minute. Simple to use, even a novice can master them. The Mobile version display test results on the touchscreen and sends the test results to The Cloud, Android Smart Phones or Tablets. Factory Fresh -  Guaranteed.  The testers are the same, the main difference being the case, for portability. Now includes a test for salt, when a salt chlorine generator is being used.  WaterLink SpinTouch Labs

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New lower pricing!!!  From $699.00.  Disks, Software and Web Subscription Service are sold separately.   Don't delay!!!

WaterLink SpinTouch Lab

Why make a mess of things, when there's an easier way to clean pool or spa filter cartridges? The Blaster Filter Cartridge Cleaners simply attaches to a garden hose. The cartridge is quickly spray washed and cleaned, as the water pressure causes it to rotate. Available in 3 sizes.  Automatic Filter Cartridge Cleaners

Automatic Filter Cartridge Cleaners, for pools and spas.

Struggling with ugly staining and/or source water, that contains iron, copper or manganese? A METALTRAP Stain Reversal Kit can remove the stains and the metals, from surfaces and the water. Next, use a METALTRAP Filter to treat all new water additions, keeping metals out and avoiding future recurrences.   Stain and Metals Treatments
 
METALTRAP Stain Reversal Kit METALTRAP Filters - 3 Sizes
MetalTrap Stain Reversal Kit MetalTrap Filter, in 3 sizes.
Use the METALTRAP Stain Reversal Kit to remove any stains, as well as metals and phosphates, from the pool or spa water. Use a METALTRAP Filter, to treat all new water additions, preventing iron, copper and manganese, from being added to the pool or spa.
Why struggle with hard water issues, scaling and cloudy Pool or Spa water?  A Magnetic Water Conditioner helps prevent and remove scale deposits, improves water quality and reduces chemical usage. No moving parts and uses no energy. Simply clamp on to install. For Pools, Spas, Fountains or The Whole House.
Magnetic Water Conditioners
 
Magnetic Water Conditioners for Pools, Spas or Whole House
One set of Magnetizer - installed. Tormec Whole House Magnetic Water Conditioner.
Set of 4 magnets clamp around any return line, up to 2-inches in diameter. For use in Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs or Swim Spas. Sets of 8, 12 or 24 more powerful magnets clamp around pipes up to 1.5-2.0-inches. Models for use in Pools, Spas or the Whole House.
Is your Pool or Spa leaking? Or are you unsure about whether or not your pool or spa has a leak? Do the bucket test. It cancels out the effects of normal evaporation and provides the true extent of the water loss.  It's a simple and reliable test. Fix A Leak has been sealing all types of leaks, for over 35 years. The original and best. Available in pool and spa sizes.
Fix A Leak Helps Seal Pool or Spa Leak Problems
 
Fix A Leak for pools and spas. Fix A Leak seals pool and spa leaks.
Are you concerned about all types of aquatic Electrical Hazards? The Shock-Guard 24/7 Electrified Water Detection and Alarm System helps guard against the hazards of electrical malfunctions, by sounding an alarm, should hazardous conditions be present, in your pool, spa, dock or marina. 
Electrified Water Detection and Alarm System
Shock-Guard 24/7
Shock-Guard 24/7 Electrified Water Detection Alarm System.

Shock-Guard Alarm Unit
The Shock-Guard 24/7™ Volt Detector and Alarm System warns of electrical hazards and creates peace of mind and a safer aquatic environment. Shock-Guard 24/7™ monitors the pool or spa water, for the presence of electricity, 24 hours a day. If as little as 1.7 volts of electric current is detected, in the pool or spa water, it sounds an alarm, using its built-in buzzer, warning of the potential danger. Shock-Guard 24/7 ™ will continue making loud buzzer chirps, every 5 seconds, for up to 24 hours or until the electrical source is stopped or the unit is deactivated. An outdoor 6-12V DC siren (100 db) can be attached to the unit, making an even louder warning sound.  This makes it your first line of defense.

The unit includes detailed installation instructions.  However, installation by an licensed electrician is recommended. Installation takes about 30 minutes.  Anything not included, for installation, is readily available. in home improvement or electrical supplies stores.

Do you know what's in your water? Is your Pool or Spa Water Testing Reliable? Tired of color-matching and guesswork? An all-digital ColorQ tester might be just what you need. There's a model, for every sanitizing need and for Homeowner or Professional use.  ColorQ All-Digital Pool and Spa Testers
 
ColorQ All-Digital Photometer Test Kits, for Pools and Spas
ColorQ all-digital Pool and Spa Tester. ColorQ all-digital Pool and Spa Tester.

Guaranteed Factory Fresh!!!

Choose from 6 models that perform 4-7 different tests. Choose the one that's best suits your pool or spa homeowner or professional needs.

Choose from 5 models that perform 7-11 different tests. Features larger supplies of testing chemicals and some helpful, informational testing aids.

Is your pool left open, all year??? These Mineralizers work all year long. Don't fight a losing battle, against algae!!! Here's how to control, while using less chlorine? A Solar-Powered Pool Purifier/Ionizer/Mineralizer helps control algae, using Dual-Ion purification, even when the chlorine is low. Use less chlorine and have fewer sanitizing problems. Two models, for use in all types of pools, up to 32,000 Gallons. On sale now.
Solar-Powered, Dual-Ion, Pool Purifier/Ionizer

 
Solar-Clear Mineralizer SolarPur Mineralizer
Solar-Clear Pool Mineralizer SolarPur Pool Mineralizer
Time for a face lift. Ultra Poly One Coat is the Hybrid-Epoxy coating that lasts! It has a 15-year factory warranty, covers in one coat, requires no primers or sealers and preparation is easier. Used in gunite and fiberglass pools, spas, swim spas, water parks and, even, alligator pits, across the U.S.  Ultra Poly One Coat Hybrid Epoxy Coating
 

Ultra Poly One Coat

. . . the Hybrid-Epoxy Pool and Spa Coating that lasts!!!

Ultra Poly One Coat - before Ultra Poly One Coat - after
Before After
This Spa Salt Chlorine Generator is "smart enough" to only produce chlorine, when it is actually needed.  Do you want real chlorine automation, for your spa, swim-spa or pool, up to 17.000 Gallons?  The MegaChlor-CD salt chlorine generator features Chlorine Detection Technology, that monitors the actual chlorine content.  Never over chlorinate again.
Salt Chlorinators for Pools    Salt Chlorinators for Spa and Swim-Spas
MegaChlor-CD Controller Unit. MegaChlor-CD
Automated
Salt Chlorine Generator
with
Chlorine Detection Technology
Plug-n-Play Ready
Requires no installation
For Spas, Swim-Spas and Pools
Never Over-Chlorinate Again!!!
MegaChlor-CD Control Unit
MegaChlor-CD. Complete System

Only the MegaChlor-CD model, with Chlorine Detection Technology, uses a Blue Cable, with the salt-cell.  The MegaChlor model, without the Blue Cable, does not include the
Chlorine Detection Technology.
MegaChlor-CD Salt Cell
MegaChlor-CD, Complete MegaChlor-CD Salt Cell
Don't let falling leaves get the best of your pool!!! You're going to love this product!!! Want to keep a cleaner pool, with less effort? A Robotic, Solar-Powered, Pool Skimmer-Cleaner works all day, to keep leaves and debris, from sinking to the pool floor. No hoses and no tangles. Saves on electrical usage, by reducing filter cycles.  Acts as a trichlor feeder, too. Latest Model. Order Now!!!  Pool Surface Skimmers-Cleaners

Robotic, Solar-Powered Pool Skimmer-Cleaner.

 It's simply a better, easier way to keep the pool clean and reduce energy and chemical costs!!!

Are you dealing with recurring stains and discoloration problems? Well water causing you problems? There are solutions!!! If you must use well water, be prepared to remove iron, metals, sulfur and sediments, before adding new water. Use a Dual-Cartridge MetalTrap Filter and avoid problems.  MetalTrap Dual-Cartridge Filter for Preventing Stain and Discoloration Problems

MetalTrap Dual-Cartridge Filter, for pool and spa use.
Don't you want to make pool or spa maintenance easier? Who doesn't? It's easy to Improve Surface Skimming, with the right product.  A Robotic Pool Cleaner makes pool vacuuming virtually automatic.  A Portable Battery-Powered Pool or Spa Vacuum eliminates the hoses, cords and tangles. A Water Sweeper Broom washes away debris, from decks, patios, walkways and pool covers, and cleans up chemical spills.

Pool Maintenance

Pool Surface Skimmers Robotic Pool
Cleaners
Portable
Vacuums
Water Broom Sweepers
Floating Pool Skimmer Blue-Diamond Robotic Pool Cleaner with Remote Control. Batter=powered vacuum for spas and small pools. Water Sweeper Broom
Choose from 5 very different models. Four models, for inground pools 7 models, for every pool/spa use Four models, for outdoor cleanup
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Pool Water Disposal Fountain

Want a better way to dispose of Pool Waste Water? It's not always legal to pump excess pool water down the driveway or into the street. Now there's an easy way to dispose of the excess water, without damaging landscaping or risking erosion.  The simple-to-use Eco Pool Drain returns the water, to the ground, by creating a fountain. Pool Waste Water Disposal Fountain

It is too important, not to have better circulation!!! Put and end the "dead zones", that promote algae blooms. Pool Cloudy or dealing with algae? Want to make the most, out of every hour of pool filter operation? You need to improve pool water circulation! No matter what time of the season, The Circulator improves sanitizer distribution, eliminates algae-prone dead zones, allowing you to reduce pump running times.  The Circulation Boosting Return Jet Replacement Fitting

The Ciruclater replacement return jet fitting improves pool water circulation.
Want to get and keep a cleaner pool? Better skimming makes for a cleaner pool? Here are some choices that never make you choose between filtering or skimming. For use in any type of pool. Little or no installation is required. Can be used to supplement existing skimmers, for a clean pool.  Pool Surface Skimmers
 
Pool Surface Skimmers-Cleaners
Floating Pool Surface Skimmer
Floating Pool Skimmer, that connects to any standard suction line and can be used with or without a suction-side cleaner.
Solar-Breeze Robotic Pool Surface Cleaner
This Robotic
Solar-Powered
Surface Skimmer
cleans the surface, preventing debris and insects from sinking to the floor. Two models.
Remote-Controlled Pool Surface Skimmer
This Remote-Controlled Pool Surface Skimmer is fun to use.  The kids will actually want to clean the pool. Rechargeable.
Return-jet powered pool surface skimmer.
This Return-Jet Powered skimmer creates powerful skimming action. Debris collects in its easily emptied bag. For all pool types.
Is is too hot, for you to keep up with the sanitizer demand? Want to improve upon traditional pool sanitizers?  The addition of a Salt Chlorine Generator, Floating, Solar UV Sanitizer, Ultraviolet (UV) Sterilizer or Solar-Powered Mineralizer can reduce chemical usage, improve water quality and provide better algae control. Used in combination, with each other or traditional products, they clearly produce better results and fewer problems.
 
Alternative Pool Sanitizers
Satron Retro Salt Chlorine Generator CARD-ON-GUARD UV SANITIZER FOR RESIDENTIAL POOLS AND SPAS. NUVO Ultraviolet Sterilizers for residental pools, of all types. Solar-Powered Mineralizer
Salt Chlorine Generators Floating Solar
UV Sanitizer
Ultraviolet Sterilizers Solar-Powered
Mineralizers

clearly better results

Make your pool beautiful!!! Create a wonderful, new look. Want the appearance of a real tile mosaic, without spending a fortune, in any kind of pool?  A drop-in Pool Graphic Mosaic Mat looks like the real thing, in any type of pool.  Simply place in the pool and position, with a pool pole.  It's weighted, now even more, to better keep it in place.  Choose from 3 sizes and a variety of designs.
Pool Graphic Mosaic Mats

 

Premium Pool Graphic Mosaic Mats, in 3 sizes - Just Drop In Place!!!

Large Chasing Dolphin Pool Graphics Mat.
Large Size: 47-inch diameter (119.4 cm)

Medium Single Dolphin Pool Graphics Mat.
Medium: 23.5-inch

Small Chasing DolphinsGraphic Pool Mats.
Small: 10.5-inch

Isn't Sparkling, Crystal-Clear Pool or Spa Water what you really want? And don't you want to use fewer chemicals? Nano-Stick Clarifiers could be just the product, to help you reach those goals. Nothing to install.  Simply hang the 10-inch spa clarifier stick or 32-inch pool clarifier stick, in the pool or spas.  That's all it takes and lasts for about 4 months.
Nano-Stick Clarifiers for Pools and Spas

 
Nano-Technoloy Test Before. Nano-Technology Test after.
Photo-catalytic porous ceramic
crystals contain
Nano-Titanium
,
utilized in the new Nano-Stick
for Pools and Spas.

Why settle for 20th century results, when you can have all the benefits of a  21st Century revolution in Pool and Spa water clarity and purity?

Light activates the Nano-Titanium and organic contamination is destroyed, while Pool and Spa water clarity and quality improves.


This is how
Nano-Titanium

reflectors look
under the
microscope
.

 

Nano-Technology Products for Pools and Spas.
 
This is a great gift, for kids, with a pool. Are you ready, for some family fun time? Whether it's gift time or fun time, who wouldn't want to play with this set of Remote-Controlled Pool Racing Boats. Ideal for kids, of all ages, big and small. Rechargeable batteries provide hours of family fun.  Remote-Controlled Pool Racing Boats

Remote-Controlled Pool Racing Boats

Want to improve upon traditional pool sanitizers?  The addition of a Salt Chlorine Generator, Floating, Solar UV Sanitizer, Ultraviolet (UV) Sterilizer or Solar-Powered Mineralizer can reduce chemical usage, improve water quality and provide better algae control. Used in combination, with each other or traditional products, they clearly produce better results and fewer problems.
 
Alternative Pool Sanitizers
Satron Retro Salt Chlorine Generator CARD-ON-GUARD UV SANITIZER FOR RESIDENTIAL POOLS AND SPAS. NUVO Ultraviolet Sterilizers for residental pools, of all types. Solar-Powered Mineralizer
Salt Chlorine Generators Floating Solar
UV Sanitizer
Ultraviolet Sterilizers Solar-Powered
Mineralizers

clearly better results

Using well water? Do you have a iron, copper, manganese or phosphate problem? Phosphates make algae growth more likely, especially when sanitizer levels are low. Heavy metals cause staining and discoloration, no matter the time of the year. The 2-part, TotalTrap Pool Refresh treatment can remove phosphates and dissolved metals.
Pool Refresh TOTAL TRAP Treatment

Pool Refresh Total Trap removes phosphates and dissolved metals, from pools and spas.
Do you know what's in your Pool or Spa Water? Test it and find out. Want Factory-Fresh replacement chemicals and supplies, for ALL LaMotte testers? We have all the ColorQ supplies, all the WaterLink Express supplies, all the WaterLink SPIN Lab supplies,  all of the Test Strips, all of the PockeTesters and all of the Individual Testers items.. Factory-Fresh Guaranteed. LaMotte Test Kit Replacements
 
Want to do Aquatic Training like a Pro and swim endlessly in place? This product is recommended by coaches and used by athletes of the U.S. Olympic Swimming Team. You don't need a bigger pool - all you need is the right Aquatic Fitness Trainer. It's Professional-Grade and it's easily done, in any kind of pool. Models for Inground Pools, Above Ground Pools, Swim Spas and Travel. Swim without having to turn around.   Aquatic Fitness Trainers
 
Super Swim Pro Deck Mounted Model
SuperSwimPro - to swim endlessly, in place.
Do you use a Salt Chlorine Generator, in your Pool, Spa or Swim-Spa? Proper salt testing helps assure proper performance and helps extend the life of the salt-cell. Choose from two, easy-to-use, all digital, dip-n-read models, that only require one press of a button.   SafeDip and SaltDip Testers
 
6-in-1 Dip-n-Read Tester 2-in-1 Dip-n-Read Tester
Safe-Dip 6-in-1 Pool and Spa Tester SaltDip 2-in-1 Salt and Temperature Tester.
The SafeDip Pool and Spa Tester performs tests for:  Salt, TDS, Free Chlorine, pH, ORP and Temperature. All-Digital. Uses no testing chemicals. Six tests in just minutes. The SaltDip Pool and Spa Tester performs tests for Salt and Temperature. All-Digital. Uses no testing chemicals. Simple to use. Just fill sample cup and press a button.
Ultraviolet kills what chlorine may not. Cryptosporidium, Giardia and E. Coli are serious aquatic pathogens and UV can kill them.  Want to reduce chemical usage and improve pool sanitizing? A NUVO Ultraviolet Sterilizer kills microorganisms, that most other sanitizers cannot, when used at normal usage rates. Get better water quality and control health risks, while reducing overall chemical additions.  Ultraviolet Pool Sterilizers

NUVO Ultraviolet Sterilizers for Residential Pools.

Want to reduce chlorine and chemical usage? A Floating Solar UV Sanitizer, with BioPhotonX™ UV Light Conversion Technology, captures and magnifies ultraviolet light, breaking down a portion of the water molecules and creating Free Radicals.  These active Free Radicals attack, weaken and inhibit reproduction of algae and bacteria, allowing you to use less chlorine and fewer chemicals, in your pool or spa.
Floating, Solar UV Sanitizer

Card On Guard, Solar UV Sanitizer, for pools and spas.

Structural cracks can be serious!!!  Need to make a structural concrete crack repair, in a pool, spa, fountain or foundation? Torque-Lock Staples make Rock-Solid repairs and set the standard. Exerts 5,000 pounds of torque, preventing the repaired crack, from expanding.  Torque-Lock Repair Kits

Torque-Lock Staples make structural concrete crack repairs.

Want an easier way to clean up the whole pool or just do some spot-cleaning? Tired of hoses and power-cord tangles? Battery-powered hand vacuums are cordless and hoseless and attach to poles, for a longer reach. Choose from a variety of portable models, to suit every budget and every pool or spa homeowner or professional requirement.
Portable, Hoseless, Battery Powered Pool and Spa Vacuums

 
Hand Held vacuum model PB-MAX No More Tangles Model SV battery-powered Spa Vacuum.
7 Models suitable for all pools, from small to large No More Hoses 4 Models suitable for all spas and swim spas.
Look at what a thermal cover-lifter and a scenic mural can do for a spa?  Add a cover lifter and thermal cover removal becomes easy.  Attach a water and chemical resistant, scenic mural backdrop, to the uplifted cover and you can create your own little bit of paradise.  Do one or both. Simple to install.   Scenic Spa Mural Backdrops

Mural Scenic Backdrop, for uplifted spa thermal covers.

Want to add lights, to your pool or backyard? These waterproof lights are wireless, floatable, remote-controlled and rechargeable. Easy to charge - run time is 6-12 hours. Use them in the pool or around the deck or patio. Choice of models and sizes. Select a color or run all 16 and create a light show.   Outdoor Lighting and Music Products
 
Rechargeable, waterproof and weather-proof outdoor light
Waterproof Outdoor Lighting Weatherproof, rechargeable outdoor light. Outdoor lights for pools and the backyard Waterprrof Outdoor Lighting.
Beacon Gum Drops Spheres Cone
Lighting Up Outdoor Living!!!
Want a better way to use chlorine, in a spa, hot tub or swim spa?  A salt provides better control, less odor and eliminates the measuring, handling and storage of chlorine products. Choose from an affordable selection of models, including several that are Plug-n-Play ready, with Automatic Chlorine Detection Technology. No Installation Required.
Salt Chlorine Generators for Spas and Swim Spas

 
Salt Chlorine Generators, for Spas and Swim Spas
ChlorMaker Drape-Over Salt Chlorine Generator, for spas and swim spas. MegaChlor salt chlorine generator for spas, swim spas and pools up to 10,000 gallons.
Looking for some practical and useful spa accessories?  Need a Holiday Gift Idea? Check out these interesting items and more. You'll find the latest in water testers, battery-powered spa vacuums, salt chlorine generators, spa cover lifters, scenic backdrops, spa-side rails, spa steps and more.
Stuff for Spas

Stuff for Spas - accessory products.

Make your kids want to clean the pool? Falls leaves can be a problem. It can be fun, when using a remote-controlled pool surface skimmer. The Joy-Stick Controller will turns this in a fun thing. Operates on rechargeable batteries, which are included. Imagine kids wanting to help clean the pool?  It can be done!!!
Remote-Controlled Pool Skimmer
 
Remote-Controlled Pool Surface Skimmer
Remote-Controlled Pool Surface Skimmer

●  For all types of pools and small ponds.
●  Fully assembled
●  Fast, Easy and Fun!!!
●  Powered by a heavy-duty Ni-MH rechargeable battery pack. 
●  
Includes charger and battery pack. 
●  Easy to use joy-stick controller. 
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Detachable skimmer net. 
●  Full 1-year factory warranty.

How much chlorine does a pool need? One size doesn’t fit all. Chlorine needs vary with the season and bather usage. A salt chlorine generator allows you to vary chlorine output, to match the changing demands. This is the better way to do chlorine. 
Salt Chlorine Generators for all types of Pools

Salt Chlorine Generator, for all types of pools.

Leaves and debris sinking to the pool floor? A battery-powered leaf vacuum is what you need. No hoses or power cords to tangle. Operates independently of the pool pump. Don't clean a messy pool, without one.
Battery-Powered Leaf Vacuum for Pools

Battery-Powere Leaf Vaccum for all types of pools.

Want to use test strips, to perform a variety of tests, using Professional grade Test Strips? In addition to all of the basic tests, you can also do Borates, Phosphates, Salt, Biguanide, Peroxide. Monopersulfate, Sodium Bromide, Copper, Iron and More.  Insta-Test Strips_for Pools and Spas
 
 
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