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Liner Vocabulary

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The terms used to describe different measurements or parts of the pool can vary across different regions, manufacturers and product categories. We put together a list of terms that we often get asked about. Below is the definitions for some of the most common terms we use in liner manufacturing.

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DIY Anchor Puller

Safety Cover Anchor Puller

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When you’re installing safety covers one of the problems you might encounter is the need to remove an anchor. If you run into this situation, there is a simple and inexpensive way to extract an anchor from the pool deck. The tools you need are all pretty common and can be found at Lowes or Home Depot. Please let us know if you find this method helpful.

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Measuring Freeform Pools

Of all the pool shapes, a freeform is the most difficult to measure. To get an accurate measurement we recommend using the A - B point to point method. It involves measuring a series of points around the perimeter of the pool from two fixed points roughly 5 - 10 feet from the pool. This method is versatile and can be used for any size or shape of pool. If it’s done right and all of the measurements are recorded correctly, it gives the designers a very accurate layout of the pool’s perimeter. If you use this method you can measure any pool that comes your way.

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Fix A Floating Pool Liner

This year we have not been able to catch a break from the rain. So far, it's been one of the wettest on record. That means many of us are dealing with flooding and high water tables which can easily lead to floating pool liners. When water builds up behind a liner it can lead to wrinkles, balloon shaped swelling or the liner coming loose from the track.

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Holding on to Good Employees

Quality products and services can’t be delivered without quality people. For businesses to thrive in today's economy they need to have strong stable workforce. The knowledge, skills, relationships and camaraderie that your employees posses are valuable assets. When you loose a good employee it can cost you more than you may realize. So, investing in your employees is one of the best investments you can make.

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Selling the Value of Safety Covers

A safety cover is a large investment for any pool owner. The cost can make alternatives, like water bag covers, look attractive. However, a safety cover can actually be a cost saving addition to a pool. Of all the products you sell, safety covers have some of the greatest cost saving benefits. Explaining this to pool owners, can persuade them to upgrade to a safety cover. In this article we give you some solid evidence for selling the value of safety covers.

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