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Hudson - Litchfield News | March 30, 2012 - 15 The Blue Sky Emporium Your Source for Unique Jewelry and Gift Items at Reasonable Prices!


Now Open at 222 Central St., Hudson, NH Next to Cookie’s Chuck Wagon


Unique Pieces direct Sterling Bracelets,


Make Your Own Jewelry, Unique Gift Items One of a Kind Pieces


Dave & Li Ying Gilbert ask you to stop by and check out the new Blue Sky Emporiom!


www.blueskyemp.com


from manufacturer sources Jade, Crystal, Pearls, Beads,


Salute to Business Salute to Business


Advanced Spa and Pool- Serving The Area For Nearly Two Decades


It’s been nearly two decades since Advanced


Spa And Pool (ASAP) opened its doors in Pelham. The original store was inside of the old Pelham Flea Market building. In a noisy and drafty showroom the vision focused on creating a family business in the swimming pool and spa industry where exceeding the customer’s needs is the primary goal. Fast forward nearly 20 years and Advanced Spa And Pool has evolved into the area’s largest Swimming Pool and Spa specialty retailer. ASAP has been Nationally recognized as an NSPI (National Spa and Pool Institute) “Retailer of Excellence”, been featured on My TV’s series Buy New England, and has won two industry design awards for In Ground Pools by the APSP (Association of Pool and Spa Professionals New England Region). Quality and Excellence take effort. ASAP is constantly striving to better ourselves individually and as a team. Industry education and certification have been critical to Advanced Spa and Pools success. Twice per year the entire company closes and all the staff (retail, service, and installers) attend advanced water chemistry training and various certification classes. To our customers this means they receive the most educated, professional, and committed


contracted for.” Many customers elect to be their own general contractor and just contract the pool to Advanced. Even in this capacity Jim will offer advice and design help to keep the project moving along smoothly.


ASAP builds in-ground pools from the simplest rectangle to elaborate custom shapes. Some of the options on in grounds are custom benches, stairs, and spas, in floor cleaning/circulation systems, automation, LED or fiber optic lighting, and mineral sanitizers. Today’s pools are far more energy efficient and easy to maintain than a pool built even five years ago. Keeping up on the latest innovations keeps us ahead of many of the other pool builders in the area. If you already have a pool or spa, don’t forget ASAP when you need a helping hand. Advanced Spa And Pool retains the highest qualified service staff in the area. Not only is owner Jim Hedlund certified but Jim is the President of the APSP (Association of Pool and Spa Professionals New England Region) and each year at the APSP education seminars Jim teaches swimming pool service and construction certification to peers from all over New England. Every lead service technician from ASAP is industry trained and certified. ASAP feels it is important to be professional in


The Blue Sky Emporium, Hudson’s New Go-To Place


Since opening in November The Blue Sky Emporium is fast becoming the Go-To place in Hudson for unique quality gifts and jewelry. Specializing in things not usually found in the mall stores The Blue Sky Emporium offers Crystal, Jade, Sterling, Silk and more.


Located next door to Cookie’s Chuck Wagon in the Central Street Plaza (behind Burger King), The Blue


Sky Emporium brings to Hudson a selection of locally made items too. Working with local craftsmen The Blue Sky Emporium wants to support “Made in the USA.” Currently available is local art by Stephen A. Ralls of Hudson and handcrafted multi-wood designs by Richard Koch of Pelham. Mr. Ralls offers prints of his original art under glass in frames from Vermont while Mr. Koch incorporates as many as six different kinds of wood all to form a single piece of work.


In keeping with its uniqueness, The Blue Sky Emporium is the exclusive supplier of the up and coming “Design You Own” jewelry line in stainless steel. Both inexpensive and fashionable the selection of brightly colored and interchangeable components fits the Ring, Cuff Bracelet, and Pendant. With the “Design Your Own” line you can change your look every day for almost nothing. A look that needs to be seen to be appreciated.


To view what the Blue Sky Emporium has to offer just stop by and say hello! The Blue Sky Emporium


is open Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.


chose to close its Pelham store. We regret the inconvenience to our Pelham location customers, but we invite you to check out our recently redesigned Hudson Store. Right off the highway and plenty of parking, you won’t be disappointed! We have more toys and accessories, patio furniture, Spas, hot tubs, grills, and the most conscientious staff in the industry. We look


forward to seeing you very soon. Visit us at 199 Lowell Road (Route 3A), one mile north of Walmart and Sam’s Club in Hudson. Call us ASAP! At 579-ASAP (2727). E-mail us at asappool@aol.com. View us on YouTube! Or check us out at: www.advancedspaandpool.com or www.facebook.com/advancedspaandpool.


Get Ready For The Summer Pool Season! Above & Inground Pool Sales


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service attainable. ASAP strives to be the absolute Best in our industry, bar none! If you’re looking to build a new pool let


Advanced Spa And Pool help you design the backyard of your dreams. Using 3D software Owner Jim Hedlund will design and estimate just the swimming pool or the complete project. Jim is a licensed contractor with near 30 years’ experience in both home construction and swimming pool installations. Being experienced in both trades is a great benefit to the consumer because knowing how the pool relates to the home, the elevations, grades, and the mechanical interactions lets ASAP provide expertise and convenience completing the project. ASAP works with the finest contractors for patio, fence, and landscaping. Only contractors who share the “customer comes first philosophy” get to work on an ASAP project. Jim is personally involved in every in ground pool project from the proposal to the final steps. “The homeowner gets my cell phone number. I am in constant contact all through the project. One of my favorite comments I hear from my customers is that they loved the communication. I keep them informed prior to every step of the project we are


every step we take. From pool openings and closings, leak detecting, and underground pipe repairs Advanced offers competitive pricing and superior quality workmanship. We offer Installations of Above Ground and In Ground Pools, liner changes and complete pool restorations on both vinyl and gunite pools. “Like” ASAP’s fan page www.facebook.com/ advancedspaandpool or visit www.advancedspaandpool. com to see pictures of the many projects completed by the team ASAP. Jim also services most major manufacturer’s spas and hot tubs. For prompt professional service call us ASAP!


2010-2011 were challenging


years for everyone especially in retail. Maintaining two separate locations 20 minutes apart is just not viable. Last fall ASAP


Pool Chemicals & Supplies On-Site Water Testing


Inground pools


Pool Toys, Floats, etc. ASAP Service!


Pool Toys, Floats, etc. ASAP Service!


Pool Chemicals & Supplies On-Site Water Testing


Above Ground Pools


ASAP is giving away a Free Nordic Hot Tub!


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any Inground Liner replacement purchased in the month of April


$300 OFF


Pool Openings Show us your


2011 Opening invoice from any other local pool store and we'll BEAT their price by 10%


199 Lowell Rd (Rt. 3A), Hudson, NH 603-579-2727


advancedspaandpool.com • e-mail: asappool@aol.com


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