Using Hot Tubs and Spas to Obtain Your Fitness Goals

Achieving maximum weight loss and fitness goals is an important part of everyone’s life, but it’s not always as easy as people might like to believe. Good health requires more than just exercise or a healthy diet alone. It requires a total lifestyle change, and that is wherein the biggest problem lies for most people. They’re unwilling to spend time making healthy changes in lieu of hoping adding gym visits or just eating better will do the trick. It’s true both do help with weight loss and an overall healthier lifestyle, but neither exercise or a healthy diet can do the full job alone. It’s time to make healthy lifestyle changes, and learning how to use your spa and/or hot tub to help is only going to make weight loss more attainable. Read more

The Basics of Pool Maintenance

One of the most important parts of owning a pool is to maintain it throughout the year with a high level of care that is provided. Proper pool maintenance ensures that the water is safe to swim in and that the equipment will last longer. When you want to understand how to care for your pool, there are a few basics that come with pool maintenance. Read more

5 Wonderful Water Features to Add to Your Pool

Having a pool in your backyard is a great feature in and of itself. Whether you use your pool predominantly for swimming laps, hosting pool parties, or as a great way to keep the kids occupied; there are also many ways in which you can enhance your pool with water features. Water features not only add beauty to your pool, but they also help create a tranquil, serene environment when you are lounging or enjoying your morning coffee poolside. Here are 5 great water features that will make your pool even more enjoyable. Read more

Pool Construction: What You Need to Know

Most people love the presence of a pool in their backyard, as it can provide relaxation at the end of the day, burn calories easily, adds a way to spend valuable family time, etc. Also, many people think that as a status symbol, they wanted to have a wonderful swimming pool on their lawn. Most of them are not aware where to reference the information on how to construct a swimming pool, what are the procedures, and what steps they need to construct it. Before constructing a pool, you should know some facts, as these can help in building the pool better. Read more

Correctly Maintaining Your Swimming Pool Chemicals

The lazy days of summer! I have fond memories of hours in the pool, no worries of school or homework. However, my summers were also spent maintaining the correct chemical balance in the pool. My dad taught me how important it was to keep track of the pH and chlorine levels in the pool. Two of the most important reasons to test your water are: out-of-balance water may foster algae and bacteria and an imbalance in chemicals is detrimental to people.

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New Year’s Resolution: Getting a Pool for Your Home

Put the finishing touch on your dream home with the addition of a new pool. Whether you’re happy to go with a basic shape or want a custom design that will stand out in the neighborhood, there are many benefits to this upgrade. If you have an open space in your yard that’s just begging for something wonderful, then it may be time to start planning your new water feature. Read more

Hosting the Holidays from Your Hot Tub

You gather your daily mail to find your first holiday card of the year and along with it is an invitation to a party. ‘Tis the season for holiday parties once again. You would like to gather a group of your friends for a casual meet and greet, but you don’t want to throw the same old type of holiday party that everyone will be expecting. Why not bring a little summer to your holiday party by putting your hot tub to work and throwing a holiday hot tub party? Read more

How to Clean Your Hot Tub: A Beginner’s Guide

There are several benefits of buying a hot tub. It is a great way to relax after a long day. If you have sore muscles or any type of aches and pains, a hot tub can help. A hot tub also needs regular maintenance. The good news is that if the water gets too dirty, you can always drain the hot tub and start over. Since this can be a huge hassle, it is best to know how to care for your hot tub so that draining won’t be necessary. Read more

Top 3 Things You Should (And Shouldn’t) Do in Your Hot Tub

Hot tubbing is the way to go for intimate social contact or to Zen out in a solitary soak. Believe it or not, there are some do’s and don’ts about a hot tub, beyond just cleaning it occasionally and checking for bacterial growth. Some of these seem self-explanatory, but interesting things have been known to happen in hot tubs, not all of them good. Here are a few tips for tubbers. Read more