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FAIRLOCKS 10th ANNIVERSARY Fairlocks have enjoyed a great relationship with Covrex® Pool Protection and are the Belgium manufacturer’s largest Covrex® distributor worldwide

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Celebrating 10 Years Of Success

Now established as trusted supplier within the UK pool industry, this issue we take a look at Oxfordshire based Fairlocks Pool Products, a company which has gone from strength-to-strength over the last decade

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airlocks is a name well-known within the pool trade thanks to the success of the long established Fairlocks yellow vac head – a product which has been manufactured for many years – but on 19 September 2006, a new company which featured the Fairlocks name was formed and since then, there’s been no looking back. With extensive backgrounds in customer service, sales and the swimming pool industry, Paul Webb and Julian Hunnable founded Fairlocks Pool Products Ltd with Back in 2007, Fairlocks started to offer the UK’s first pool inverter heat pump range for the domestic market

Paul Webb with the company’s first offering of Profile Pools at SPATEX 2007

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the intention of delivering great products combined with the best possible customer experience to the UK pool trade. The company started out selling one-piece fully tiled fibreglass swimming pools and spas made in Dubai and sold in the UK under the Profile Pools brand. After reasonable success, the profile pools brand continued, but early in 2007 Fairlocks found themselves involved in the slatted cover market, which were already commonplace on UK pools, but Julian saw the potential for business growth by always striving to achieve the best and highest standards of customer service in the market. This strategy worked, and the range of products was expanded further in 2007 with the UK’s first pool inverter heat pump range available for the domestic market. Using a Heatinverter heat pump can be up to six times more energy efficient than other conventional types of heaters, which use either electricity, gas or oil for their fuel. This, for Fairlocks, was all they needed. The constant strive to find efficient, exciting and innovative swimming pool products meant the company had no choice but to take on

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