• Is a Hot Tub Good After a Workout?

    Spending time in a hot tub is excellent for promoting relaxation, relieving stress and clearing the mind.  It can also be a great place to socialize with family and friends.  Furthermore, hot tubs can be used by athletes to improve their performance and speed up their recovery times.  And although hot tubs are well known […]

  • Why Hot Tubs Are Good For Your Health

    Most people understand that hot tubs are a great place for rest, relaxation and socialization, but are hot tubs good for your health?  It could easily be argued that spending time with your family and friends while relaxing in and around a hot tub is a great way to improve your health – at least […]

  • How to Keep an Above Ground Pool Clean

    When most people think of swimming pools their thoughts turn to sun and warm weather, fun and games, family and friends.  And while these are all very enjoyable aspects of having your own backyard pool, there are many jobs that need to be done in the background to allow its happy and healthy use.  To […]

  • Are Pool Toys Safe?

    Nobody loves a swimming pool more than small children.  For whatever reason, kids are attracted to the water no matter how cold it is or how bad the weather may be.  But with the sense of play that swimming pools provide, they can also pose a grave danger, especially to small children.  Pool toys may […]

  • Do Above Ground Pools Need Chlorine?

    The simple, one worded answer to the question of “Do above ground pools need chlorine?” is “Yes.”  Even if you have a saltwater pool or are using bromine to keep your pool water free of bacteria, algae and other microorganisms you’re still going to be using chlorine to some level.  In this article, we’ll go […]

  • Opening Pool: What Chemicals Needed?

    When the weather finally starts warming up you can start thinking about pool parties, backyard barbecues, and entertaining family and friends.  But before all this happens, you’ll need to open your swimming pool.  Many people outsource this annual rite of spring, but with a little time and effort, you can actually do this yourself.  And […]

  • How Are Above Ground Pools Installed?

    For new pool owners who are interested in DIY projects, installing a pool yourself can lead to a lot of satisfaction – especially once you’ve completed the job and are swimming in the pool!  With the proper tools, some DIY skills and a few helping hands it’s possible to install a pool yourself.  So, how […]

  • What Is the Largest Swim Spa?

    Most people choose a swim spa over a full-sized pool and hot tub because they lack the required space.  However, even if you have adequate space, a large swim spa can provide a great workout and enough room for an entire family with friends to enjoy.  If you’re wondering what is the largest swim spa […]

  • Is Cloudy Hot Tub Water Safe?

    Maybe your hot tub is getting a lot of use, it’s been awhile since you’ve cleaned it, or you’ve been experiencing heavy rainfalls and severe winds.  After any of these scenarios, you might notice the water in your hot tub is starting to get cloudy.  But is cloudy hot tub water safe?  The answer to […]

  • How Do Outdoor Hot Tubs Work?

    For some hot tub users, simply relaxing in the warm water is all they need or want to know.  However, there’s always the type of person who needs to know how things actually work.  And a common question we hear from both prospective hot tub buyers and current owners is, “How do outdoor hot tubs […]