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2 Port and 3 Port Valves: A Guide for Pool and Spa Owners Swimming pools and spas require proper components to function properly. One such component is the valve, responsible for controlling the flow of water. In this guide, we’ll discuss two types of valves: 2-port and 3-port valves. 2 Port Valves: Simple solution for […]

Extend Your Swimming Season Through the Fall with Solar Panels

Now that the kids are home for longer than usual, what better time to maximize your use of the pool? As we get into the fall months and those nights get cooler and cooler, you don’t have to lose the warm water in your pool! Thermocraft solar panels provide an incredible way to keep your […]

New 3D Pool Studio Software Systems Make Designing the Perfect Pool Easy

CMI is proud to announce we are now utilizing new 3D pool studio software systems that make designing the perfect pool easy. While pool design is always a very personalized process, you can now visualize exactly what that new pool is going to look like in your backyard! For homeowners who would love to spruce […]

Create Your Own Backyard Vacation with a Swimming Pool

Anyone that grew up with a backyard swimming pool knows just how wonderful that one item can be when it comes to creating lifelong memories. When you have a pool in your yard, there is never any reason to venture off your own property in the heat of summer. Every day can be like a […]

What is Equipotential Bonding?

Equipotential bonding creates a connection between all of the potentially conductive elements, electrical components, and metallic objects within a pool area, within five horizontal feet of the water. How is it that swimming pools can have large pieces of electrical equipment near them and literally inside them, in the water, without proving to be a […]

How much money can Solar power heating save you?

Most of us are familiar with the savings that traditional photovoltaic panels can generate for their owners since they are producing electricity for the home. However, producing electricity isn’t the only way that solar panels can bring savings into a home. Solar panels can be used in a number of ways, and one of the […]

How to Bond a Swimming Pool

Safety should be the top concern for anyone installing a swimming pool and it is important to consider from many angles. When it comes to pool safety, people tend to think of common dangers like slip and fall injuries on a wet deck or drowning. However, there is also another risk to consider: bonding and […]

Pool Heater Options: Why Solar Pool Heating?

Pools are a great way to relax and unwind. To ensure as many days of enjoyment as possible, a robust pool heater is a must. Of all the pool heater options, solar is a great choice if you’re looking to get more days in the water without the added stress of high monthly bills. One […]

What is the Main Purpose of Equipotential Bonding?

The amount of voltage present near a pool can be hazardous. Equipotential bonding is the most effective way to limit voltage differences between sources. It also keeps people safe, reduces risk for the pool builder and mitigates legal issues. The Difference Between Grounding and Bonding Stray voltage exists in the ground when it escapes a […]

Pool bonding: Why handrails, decks, and water could shock you

Have you ever felt a shock while on your pool deck or while you are swimming? Have you ever considered getting shocked in your pool a possibility, outside of swimming during a thunderstorm? If so, the likely cause is stray voltage, and it is usually related to pools constructed without proper grounding. The practice of […]

Maintenance Tips for Your Solar Pool Heating

A swimming pool can provide year-round fun and relaxation; however, it can also be quite expensive to heat and maintain, often diminishing many of the benefits of having a pool or spa. Expense is one of the top reasons people switch to solar pool heating. While it is an initial investment, once the solar panels […]

What Our Customers Are Saying:
  • Our pool heater is 17 years old and broken. Instead of replacing it with a regular gas heater, we went solar. For only a few dollars more, my original pool builder came out and installed Thermocraft Solar Panels by CMI, and now we are making our money back by not having to pay heating bills anymore! We were paying over $300/ month with the gas heater! I also feel great about "going green" and helping the environment.