Month: October 2019
When to Winterize Above Ground Pool?
If you’re unfortunate enough to live in an area that gets harsh winters, you’ll need to close down your pool when the weather starts to get too cold. If you’re wondering when to winterize above ground pools, a good rule of thumb is when the temperature starts to consistently stay below 65 degrees Fahrenheit. The […]
Why is Pool Exercise Preferred to Exercising in a Gym?
If you have an above ground pool or a swim spa, you might not realize it, but you have easy access to a professional gym in the comfort of your own backyard. The exercise you can get in a swimming pool or swim spa rivals anything you can do with an expensive gym membership. It […]
How to Store Above Ground Pool for Winter
Many of those who have an above ground don’t realize that it’s possible to pack it up and store it over the winter. They aren’t known as portable pools for no reason at all! However, storing your pool properly over the off-season will ensure it’s ready to go once the warm weather returns. If you’re […]
Is Pool Exercise Good for Arthritis
Arthritis is a term used to describe inflammation and other disorders of the joints. There are many different types of arthritis and it can affect people of any age. Common symptoms include joint pain, swelling, stiffness and decreased range of motion. Exercise can be a useful way to alleviate the symptoms of arthritis, but caution […]
Will a Hot Tub Help a Sprained Ankle?
Most people think of a hot tub as a place to relax and reduce stress levels or as a place for socializing with family and friends. Convalescence is not usually the first thing that springs to mind when someone mentions a hot tub. However, a hot tub can play an important role in recovery from […]
How to Raise Hot Tub pH?
When most people think about hot tubs, they usually think about relaxing in the warm, massaging waters while allowing their cares to melt away. What most people don’t consider when thinking about hot tubs is what’s needed to keep the water clean, safe and healthy. Unbalanced water chemistry in a hot tub can cause a […]
What is a Hot Tub Blower?
When a house features a hot tub, there are typically many people who benefit from its use without ever really knowing or caring how the hot tub works. And there’s no problem with that! Worrying about the internal workings of a hot tub is hardly conducive to relaxation. However, some people are naturally more curious […]
Are Hot Tubs Healthy?
Although many people might think that hot tubs are simply used for fun, socialization, and relaxation, they may not realize that there can also be health benefits associated with hot tub use. Warm water has many properties that can be beneficial to both the body and the mind. And although you should check with your […]