These porcelain panels are completely waterproof, frost proof, fade proof, pool chemical resistant, slip resistant, and very scratch resistant. Any image can be kiln-fired as the glaze and it will never fade. Panels are 1200mm x 2400 mm (~47.25" x 9
It is phenomenally interesting.
Blog by: Laurie Batter, originally posted on NSPF's blog at http://www.nspf.org/en/blog.aspx
It's 6am, the sun is just up, and I’m strapping on goggles and preparing for my daily lap swim. It’s a passion I have. People often remark, “Laurie, you are
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Mobile is no
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Whether you blog for yourself or hire a content marketing expert
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In order to ensure a long-lasting and stain resistance finish, new quality pool plaster (including quartz and pebble) requires at least six to eight hours of proper curing (humidity) before filling with water, and requires the fill water to have a po
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Back in the day if you were to ask a business owner why they were putting an ad in The Yellow Pages, the typical response one might get is “because all of my competitors are so why shouldn’t I?”
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A CPO and IPSSA member had contracted with a pool plasterer to re-plaster a swimming pool near Los Angeles. Within a week after plastering, the IPSSA member notified the plasterer that he could see some long cracks in several locations. The plaster
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