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Articles from Pool & Spa News (April 19, 2002)

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A conversation with ... package pool and vinyl liner manufacturers: Pool & Spa News' round table discusses the business of design choice with leading manufacturers--and we also share tips for incorporating brick and rock coping for a custom-look package pool. (close up). Harman, Shannon 3067
A cottage industry: offering consumers natural backyard getaways, cottage or secret gardens have bloomed into a profitable niche for retailers. (retailing). Bitterman, Karen 1442
A layered effect: brimming with a variety of lush plants, this softscape is a model for how to layer effectively and use color subtly. (Aqua Scapes[TM]). Robledo, Rebecca 489
A natural combination: to design truly integrated backyards, builders must think about the softscape at the same time as the hardscape. It's a philosophy of form--and function. (Aqua Scapes[TM]). Robledo, Rebecca 1858
A solid foundation: service technician Bill Storm strongly believes in education and giving back to the industry. (profile). Dumas, Bob 555
Board positions NSPI for future. Robledo, Rebecca 394
Bouncing back ... 102
Coping methods: attaching brick and rock coping to package pools creates the look of a concrete pool. But before you start laying stone on those steel walls, make sure you have a step-by-step plan to prep, build and finish off your projects. (vinyl liners & package pools close up). Conway, Tim 731
Going green: plants can do more than just make your hardscape look better. If used correctly, they also can help shape the backyard room. (Aqua Scapes[TM]). Robledo, Rebecca 2598
Industry leaner, meaner after recession. (business currents). Naditz, Alan 505
ISCAP forming ... 116
May 2002. 344
Meeting angers SVRS makers. (news). Dumas, Bob 257
NSPI accredits ETS online training. (news). Dumas, Bob 281
NSPI-Florida to fight code. Naditz, Alan 344
On deck: recoating cooldeck surfaces is an important step in deck repair. This step-by-step pictorial shows how to apply a coating that lasts. (service). Brooks, Bob 1073
On solid ground. (reflections). Taylor, Erika 285
Pool and spa industry stock market transactions: quotations are for April 3, 2002. (business currents). 1395
Pool and spa permits. (business currents). 876
Romancing the staff: when you buy an existing business, you're also introduced to a whole new staff. Here are some ways to win them over and make them love the new boss. (management). Naditz, Alan 1353
Setting the standard: by the mid-1960s, the National Spa & Pool Institute was a fledgling trade organization just beginning to hit its stride. But when it made the decision to begin writing its own industry standards, it took a big step. (backflip). 312
Spa dealer indicted for fraud. (news). Robledo, Rebecca 165
Switch. (Advertisement). 366
Washington eases electrician law. (news). Naditz, Alan 325

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