Feature Article - August 2014
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Welcome to Our Annual Problem-Solver Idea Book.

Packed with scores of ideas, this reference tool was designed to help you tackle your most persistent and universal challenges, covering all the big basic questions. Consider it an industry guidebook of sorts, chock full of straightforward problem-solving tips.


Improve Pump Room Efficiency
Boost Attendance at Your Pool
Simplify Pool Painting
Maintain Water & Air Quality in Aquatic Facilities
Ensure Water Clarity at Your Pool
Give Your Sprayground a New Look
Upgrade Pool Lights to Save Electricity
Control Noise in Your Natatorium or Gym
Find Effective Lane Line Storage
Use Your Pool Lift to Boost Revenue
Turn Your Water Into a Destination


Simplify Event Seating
Create a Standout Gathering Area
Create Effective Memorials
Keep Your Park Clean
Update Your Bike Path
Provide Comfortable, Compliant Spectator Seating


Get a Climbing Wall at Any Budget
Make the Most of Your Climbing Wall


Find a Restroom Structure to Fit Your Site
Add Cost-Efficient Flush Restrooms
Reduce Park Restroom Maintenance Costs
Create a Community Centerpiece
Find an Efficient Building Solution
Provide a Unique Look for Your Site
Add Sustainable Restroom Facilities
Provide Sun Protection at Sports Fields
Find the Right Structure to House Your Facility


Create an Inclusive Play Space
Create a Popular Play Space
Create a Playscape With a Natural Feel
Reduce Playground Maintenance Requirements
Be Sure of Your Playground Safety Surface


Expand Your Fitness Programming
Design an Effective Fitness Facility
Control Noise in Your Natatorium or Gym
Maintain Your Synthetic Turf Field
Simplify Cleanup for Members
Provide the Right Locker Solutions to Meet Patrons' Needs
Improve Your Locker Room Experience
Protect Fitness Patrons & Equipment
Install a Water Drainable Total Glue-Down Surface

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