Commercial Pool Construction

How much does it cost to demolish an inground swimming pool?

From Hometown Demolition Services

A swimming pool simply isnt for everyone.  Many people don't want the maintenance, the ongoing cost, or the risk of injury or drowning.  Some people simply want to reclaim their green space for other activities other than swimming.  For those people that are faced with the reality of owning a house with a swimming pool, the question arises: "How do I get rid of this thing?"  This post from Hometown Demolition Services addresses this complicated issue head on, and provides some rudimentary cost guidelines for swimming pool demolition and removal.  

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Could the design of the pool in Rio be fueling Olympic swimming records?


Nine world or Olympic records have already fallen in Rio, but credit could belong to the architects’ design and technology of the pool and venue.

From Sports Illustrated

When one typically thinks about swimming pool design, one conjures up images of fire bowls, infinity edges, and water features.  In a commercial or competition swimming pool design arena, swimming pool design revolves around less aesthetic features and more performance enhancing features.  This post from Sports Illustrated discusses these performance enhancements like pool depth and competition gutters and how they affect the "fastness" of a competition pool.

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Pros’ Picks
A look at the most useful and exciting waterpark products, selected by the people who know them best

From Aquatics International

For those that pay close attention to the residential swimming pool market, this is no secret:  Commercial Waterpark features eventually are demanded by residential swimming pool owners.  Most of the innovations in residential swimming pool design and construction have been spurned and inspired by features that people have enjoyed at pubic facilities.  Most people either encounter these amenities while on vacation, or at a local waterpark.  This post from Aquatics International polls some of the top aquatic designers and engineers for their current favorite water park amenities, which may be appearing in one form or another at a residential swimming pool near you.

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