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The Ultimate Pool Maintenance Manual: Spas, Pools, Hot Tubs, Rockscapes, and Other Water Features By Terry Tamminen

The Ultimate Pool Maintenance Manual: Spas, Pools, Hot Tubs, Rockscapes, and Other Water Features
by Terry Tamminen

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Provides details on how to keep pools, spas, and other recreational water features in good condition. This book covers: minor maintenance, major repairs and remodeling; chlorine alternatives; product resources; automation and noise control; pool side safety; water features such as ponds, rockscapes, and waterfalls; and, water chemistry.
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The Ultimate Pool Maintenance Manual: Spas, Pools, Hot Tubs, Rockscapes, and Other Water Features Summary


The Ultimate Pool Maintenance Manual: Spas, Pools, Hot Tubs, Rockscapes, and Other Water Features by Terry Tamminen

'If you want to buy one book on swimming pools, this is it!' - Review from Amazon.com. Written for both the professional and the homeowner, this comprehensive field guide clues you in to the secrets of water maintenance, providing details on keeping pools, spas, and other recreational water features in tip-top condition. With over 10 million site-built pools and spas in the United States, the pool maintenance technicians have to be ready to conquer, and with this useful book they can be. As for homeowners, even if they hire a pro, this book can turn them into educated consumers, able to negotiate the best price for a job or even do some quick fixes themselves. This guide covers: everything from minor maintenance to major repairs and remodeling; chlorine alternatives; product resources; automation and noise control; pool side safety; water features such as ponds, rockscapes, and waterfalls; water chemistry; troubleshooting; and, environmental concerns with new information. Homeowners and professionals will recoup the cost of "The Ultimate Pool Maintenance Manual" many times over with the savings they'll experience from using it. New technologies in heaters and pumps, environmentally conscious water chemistry, chemical disposal strategies, and the increased interest in above-ground and indoor pool technology make this second edition a must for both professional and homeowner.

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The Ultimate Pool Maintenance Manual: Spas, Pools, Hot Tubs, Rockscapes, and Other Water Features Reviews


You need a copy of "The Ultimate Guide to Above-Ground Pools," by Terry Tamminen. Regardless if you just acquired an above-ground or on-ground pool or have had one for years, you'll find far more value from the book than its price. San Jose Mercury News 20040430

About Terry Tamminen


Terry Tamminen is a leading expert on pools and spas, serving as technical advisor on a variety of water chemistry and pool technology projects. He is the executive director of Environment Now, working with activist organizations such as the Santa Monica Bay Keeper and the San Diego Bay Keeper, dedicated to preserving and protecting coastal resources in California.

Table of Contents


Introduction. Chapter 1. The Pool and Spa. Chapter 2. Basic Plumbing Systems. Chapter 3. Advanced Plumbing Systems. Chapter 4. Pumps and Motors. Chapter 5. Filters. Chapter 6. Heaters. Chapter 7. Additional Equipment. Chapter 8. Water Chemistry. Chapter 9. Cleaning and Servicing. Chapter 10. Special Procedures. Chapter 11. Spas, Hot Tubs and Water Features. Chapter 12. Commercial Pools. Chapter 13. Winterizing. Chapter 14. Basic Electricity. Chapter 15. The Toolbox. Chapter 16: 50 Things Your Pool or Spa Can Do for Our Environment. Appendices: A: Facts and Formulas Summary. B: Labor Reference Guide. C: Typical Pool and Spa Health, Safety, and Building Codes. D: Meter Reading - Gas, Electric and Water.

Additional information

GOR001630634
The Ultimate Pool Maintenance Manual: Spas, Pools, Hot Tubs, Rockscapes, and Other Water Features by Terry Tamminen
Terry Tamminen
Used - Very Good
Paperback
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
2000-09-27
528
0071362398
9780071362399
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.