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Hey, Kids
Be Careful Out There!



It's always fun to see the kids "Trick or Treating"especially the littlest ones that are trying it for the first time. The costumes change every year to coincide with the latest movie or tv characters. What ever happened to simple home made costumes that used whatever we had in the house. Of course there were the kids that had a mom that was creative and could sew - but whatever you wore, the best thing about the night was the "loot".



What kid doesn't love going through a bag of candy to find their favorites. Well, that hasn't changed much and I hope everyone has a great time, but remember, Be Careful Out There!





 Pete Coccaro

Owner Nautilus Pools
President Florida Swimming Pool Association  




Have You Signed Up for Our  
25th Anniversary Contest?
Our last drawing is December 31

The GRAND Prize?
A Free Standing Gas BBQ

a $250 Value 

 Just download the Contest Registration Form and send it in to our office and we'll put your name in the "pool" (pun intended).

Good Luck! And thanks for all your support!



Great D-I-Y Project


Create a Garden Cart from an old BBQ  

What do you do when your grill dies? Sure you can put it out for trash, but why not take another look at it. It would make a perfect garden cart!


We're all into recycling and re-purposing and here's an easy project to take on. I found this article on the "A Spotted Pony" site and you can visit the site for all the details.  


Basically you take off all the "working" grill parts...gas lines, knobs - and of course, the TANK. Spray paint it a cheerful color (or leave it black if you're not into the extra work) add some hooks and start rolling it around the yard to have your gardening "stuff" where you need it. You can even use the interior of the grill for a potting station.


Check out all the details on "A Spotted Pony" and enjoy your gardening.  


By the way, enter our final contest and maybe YOU will WIN a NEW GRILL!   









Hire Only Licensed Contractors


PUBLIC NOTICE FSPA hire licensed contractorsWARNING:

Homeowners Face Penalties For Hiring Unlicensed or under licensed Contractors. According to Florida Law, consumers who knowingly hire unlicensed construction contractors could face a fine of up to $5,000.00. 
Chapter 455.228

Here are some links to help you make an educated decision when choosing a Builder, Remodeler or Contractor. 

  Checklist for Finding and Hiring a Builder or Remodeler.

Verify your contractor's  

State of Florida license.

Verify your contractor's  

Charlotte County license or  

Certificate of Competency.   

 Charlotte County's Building Construction Services department.  

 NOTE: Check both County and City Government Agencies for specifics on rules for your location.   

A Charlotte County or Punta Gorda BUSINESS TAX RECEIPT is NOT a License to perform construction work.

CDBIA hire licensed contractors



Want to Earn $200?
Hands holding money
Check out our Referral Program
Realtors - Clients need a new pool at that resale you're showing?
do you have friends, neighbors, relatives
that are thinking about a new pool or remodeling their existing pool?
These are the referrals we would love to have! And we're willing to pay $200 for them!
Call us at
and we'll be happy to explain our referral program.


- Locally Owned/Operated since 1989 by the Coccaro family
- Successfully completed over 2300 pool projects
- Local Showroom, Office and Knowledgeable Staff


- Serving SW FL -

Charlotte, City of Punta Gorda, DeSoto, Arcadia, Lee, Cape Coral, Boca Grande, Sarasota and City of North Port


- Award Winning Designs -

9 International Awards and 12 State Design Awards


- Voted"Best Charlotte County Pool Contractor" 5 years
- New Construction or Remodeling Existing Pools -
Residential or Commercial - Concrete Pools & Spas - Heating Systems, Beach Entries, Water Features,
Infinity Edges, Salt Chlorination & Screen Enclosures
- Repairs & Warranty Work -
include but not limited to: Changing Drain Covers, Loose Tile Repairs, Solar Units, Pool Pumps, Filters,
Automatic Equipment


Call us for an appointment...



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In This Issue
25th Anniversary Contest Grand Prize Drawing 12/31
DIY - Garden Cart from BBQ
Hire ONLY Licensed Contractors
Nautilus Team Earns CPR
Heat Pumps & LED Lighting
Why Build a Nautilus Pool?
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Nautilus Employees Earn 
 CPR Certification

The Charlotte Harbor Chapter of the FSPA (FL Swimming Pool Asso) held their first ever CPR certification program. Beth & Renee Coccaro and Maryann & Gina Gaconi all participated and received their certifications.

The certification, which is good for two years, was presented by the American Heart Association and emphasized the newest techniques in providing CPR to those infants, children and adults in need of assistance.  The training included use of the Automated External Defibrillator machine found in most public places. 

The program was sponsored by a grant from Insurance by Ken Brown.The training was held at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Charlotte County facility in the Family Services Center.

Having taken the course before, the ladies were surprised at the amount of changes there were to the techniques with the new format.

 The program was available to the public and swimming pool industry members alike.




 Product of the Month
It's That Time Again!

Heat Pumps!

Cooler weather (and cooler water temperatures) are right around the corner. If you don't already have a heat pump for your swimming pool, now is the time to make an appointment with Nautilus to see which model is best. The Hayward pumps that we offer are high performance, energy-efficient, quiet and economical - all while consistently maintaining your ideal water temperature.

The Hayward HeatPro incorporates titanium heat exchangers- designed for durability and efficiency to ensure maximum heat transfer and resistance to harsh pool chemicals. There are models available for new pools as well as replacements for existing units.


Would you like to take your pool lighting to the next level? The ColorLogic 4.0 system offers a complete spectrum of colors in sharp LED lights. It comes with five fixed colors and seven color-changing shows and can be integrated with the Pro Logic automation control, for eleven themed light shows, plus other customizable shows and a total spectrum of over 101 colors.
You can automate your entire backyard and take the work out of owning a pool by automating virtually every function on your pool pad...including filter, heater, pump, PH and sanitization. It also lets you control a variety of ancillary functions like patio and yard lights, pond pumps and fire pits!

Call TODAY to make an appointment to see how the heat pump and lighting can make your pool and yard more enjoyable year round!

And don't forget the cool lighting displays for the upcoming holiday season!




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