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

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 […]

How CMI’s Venturi Jets Are Different

How CMI's Venturi Jets Are Different

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think about a spa tub? Chances are it is not the lights or what kind of sterilizing agent is used. As soon as you enter the tub we all do the same thing – turn on the jets. We know that as soon as […]

Pool Bonding: Why Handrails, Decks, and Water Could Shock You

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 […]

What is the Main Purpose of Equipotential Bonding?

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 […]

How to Bond a Swimming Pool

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 […]

How Can Equipotential Bonding Keep You Safe?

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 […]

Create Your Own Backyard Vacation with a Swimming Pool

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 […]

2-Port and 3-Port Valves: A Comprehensive Guide for Pool and Spa Owners

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 […]