Month: August 2019
Pool Chemicals: What Do They Do?
If it wasn’t for swimming pool chemicals you would basically end up with a stagnant pool of water full of algae, bacteria and potentially harmful viruses. Pool chemicals allow you to keep your swimming pool water clean, fresh and safe no matter how many people are using the pool or what the outside conditions are […]
What Pool Toys Should I Get?
Swimming pools are great places to cool off, relax, get some exercise or spend time socializing with family and friends. But what if you want to up the fun factor a notch? One of the best ways to make your pool more fun is to get some pool toys. Now you’re probably asking yourself, “What […]
How to Measure Above Ground Pool Size
Above ground swimming pools are great for relaxing, playing and exercising. But the fact is that there is also some hard work needed to maintain one. Aside from regularly keeping track of the chemical levels in the water, cleaning and vacuuming the pool walls and floor, skimming the surface and maintaining the water pump and […]
Can Hot Tubs Be Installed Indoors?
When someone imagines a hot tub in their mind’s eye, they might see a romantic couple sitting in warm bubbly water under a starry sky with a full moon illuminating the water’s surface. But this then begs the question, “Can hot tubs be installed indoors?” The fact is that they can! But that’s not to […]
Can Hot Tubs Help You Lose Weight?
Our modern society is clearly obsessed with image. Although it may not be as extreme as it has been quite recently, slim, svelte and slender bodies are continually foisted upon us as the ideal body type. For this reason, whole industries have been created and shaped by the desire to lose weight. The hot tub […]
How to Run a Hot Tub Economically?
For those in the market for a new hot tub, whether first-time buyers or hot tubbing veterans, one of the considerations that always seems to come up is how much they will cost to run. This is a valid concern since your electricity and water use will go up once you’ve installed a hot tub. […]
How are Swim Spas Heated?
For those who but don’t have a lot of space but are interested in being able to swim and soak within the privacy of their own property, a swim spa can be a great compromise. Swim spas are composed of a compact water tank which contains a powerful motor that creates a current strong enough […]
How Much Electricity Does a Swim Spa Use?
There are many questions to consider when installing a swim spa in your home or backyard. How big is your budget? How much space do you have to spare? How do you plan on using your swim spa? You might also be wondering about the operating costs of a swim spa. To help shed some […]