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What Size Pool for a Family of 4

What Size Pool for a Family of 4?

Swim spas have become a popular alternative to full-sized swimming pools due to their economy of size, diversity in function and their lower price point. Once you’ve decided that a swim spa is the best alternative for your family you’ll need to figure out an appropriate size. What size pool for a family of 4 will depend on the space you have, how you plan on using it as well as your body type. In this article, we’ll go through these considerations to help you make the right decision for your family.
Posted 2/11/2020
What Size Should a Backyard Pool Be

What Size Should a Backyard Pool Be?

Once you’ve decided that you want to install a backyard pool you’ll be faced with a lot of questions. What size should a backyard pool be? Would you be better served by an above ground pool or a swim spa? What needs to be done to prepare the area for installation? To help you answer these questions we’ve come up with an article that will allow you to think through your decision-making process and ensure you end up with the pool that’s ideal for you.
Posted 2/6/2020
Is a Small Pool Easier to Maintain

Is a Small Pool Easier to Maintain?

Owning your own swimming pool is amazing. You can swim whenever you want without the need for traveling, paying admission or dealing with crowds of people. But if you ask swimming pool owners about any disadvantages of owning a swimming pool, you’ll often hear that cleaning and water maintenance are the most disliked jobs. Is there any possibility of getting around the work associated with keeping a full-sized pool clean? Is a small pool easier to maintain? If you talk to swim spa owners, you’ll find that the smaller body of water requires much less work. In this article we’ll show how maintaining a swim spa is less hassle than keeping a full-sized swimming pool running.
Posted 2/4/2020
Why Close a Pool in Winter

Why Close a Pool in Winter?

Many people who live in areas with cold winters believe that a swimming pool might not be worth the investment. If you can only use the pool for a few months out of the year, then how is it worth it? But why close a pool in winter? Why not use it year-round? The fact is that full-sized swimming pools have too much water to keep properly heated to prevent freezing when the temperatures drop. But there is an answer for those with colder climates who want to swim all year round. That answer is a swim spa.
Posted 1/30/2020
Is it OK to Hot Tub Every Day

Is it OK to Hot Tub Every Day?

For those who are looking into the possibility of buying a hot tub, a very common question is, “Is it okay to hot tub every day?” The answer to that question is that it’s absolutely okay to enjoy your hot tub every day. In fact, using your hot tub on a daily basis can have many benefits which we’ll describe in this article. But some people worry that they’ll begin to use their hot tub less and less as the novelty wears off. While it’s true that ensuring you use your hot tub regularly may take a little practice, but once you get into the habit, you may find it very hard to shake. We’ll go over some of the things that you can do to make the most of your hot tub experience.
Posted 1/27/2020
What is the Best Time of Year to Buy a Hot Tub

What is the Best Time of Year to Buy a Hot Tub?

Congratulations! You’ve finally decided to take the plunge and buy a hot tub! We often hear the question from people who are in the market, “What is the best time of year to buy a hot tub?” It’s a valid query because hot tubs might seem to be on sale almost all the time. But really, the very best time to buy a hot tubis after you’ve done your research, have the money available to spend and are ready to go through the installation process. Beyond that we’ve come up with a few pointers that could help you get a good deal on your new purchase.
Posted 1/24/2020
Is Sitting in a Hot Tub Healthy

Is Sitting in a Hot Tub Healthy?

People use hot tubs for a wide variety of reasons. Some people use them to relax. Many athletes use them for therapeutic purposes. Other people use them as a centre for social activity. But is sitting in a hot tub healthy? As long as the water is fresh and clean there’s no reason why it shouldn’t be. In this article, we’ll go over several of the health benefits related to soaking in a hot tub.
Posted 1/20/2020
How Many Years Does an Outdoor Hot Tub Last?

How Many Years Does an Outdoor Hot Tub Last?

When it comes to the significant investment you need to make to purchase a hot tub, you’ll want to know approximately how long it will last. How many years does an outdoor hot tub last? As we’ll see below it’s dependent on many variables, but hot tubs can last anywhere from five to 20 years. The main factors involved with hot tub longevity are its quality and the care and maintenance you provide. In this article, we’ve compiled a list of tips and to help make the most of your hot tub.
Posted 1/14/2020
What Hot Tub Has the Most Jets

What Hot Tub Has the Most Jets?

If you’re trying to determine the difference between a hot tub and a tub full of hot water, you’ll ultimately realize the main characteristic that differentiates the two is the jets. Jets are what give hot tubs their characteristic swirling and bubbling water. They’re what provides the relaxing massage and makes a hot tub experience more than a simple hot bath. When people are in the market for a hot tub, they often ask the question of what hot tub has the most jets. And while this may seem like a legitimate question, a large number of jets doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll be getting a quality hot tub.
Posted 1/6/2020
Can You Leave Swim Spa Uncovered in Winter

Can You Leave Swim Spa Uncovered in Winter?

Swim spas are highly versatile units that allow their users to swim as if they’re in a full-sized swimming pool and soak like they’re in a relaxing hot tub. Compared with a full-sized swimming pool, the compact size and the smaller volume of water in a swim spa allows them to be kept warm enough to use all year round. However, if you plan on using your swim spa in the winter there are some precautions you’ll need to take. We’re often asked questions such as, “Can you leave swim spa uncovered winter?” “What should I do to prepare my swim spa for winter? or “What temperature should I keep my water at in the winter?” In this article, we’ll answer all those questions and more.
Posted 12/30/2019



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