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

How to Get Your Pool Ready for Winter

With winter coming, now is the time for homeowners to consider closing their pool for the season. Ideally, this should be done well before the really cold weather sets in, to lower the risk of the pool and its accoutrements being subject to freeze damage. The best time to start closing up the pool is when the water is below 60F.

Preparation
Since you’ll be working with caustic chemicals, it’s important to wear protective gear like safety goggles and rubber gloves. Instructions on containers also need to be followed to the letter. Read more

The Amazing Benefits of Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy is a type of alternative medicine that uses water to maintain health or treat disease. It is used to treat a variety of conditions including headaches, arthritis, infections, acne, and pain.

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How does it work?
Practitioners of hydrotherapy believe water has many attributes that make it useful in healing. Such properties include the following:

• Water can help blood flow
• Water can store and transport energy and heat
• Water can soothe, relax, and calm people
• Water can dissolve substances like minerals or salts
• Exercising in water provides resistance and can take weight off a painful joint
• Water occurs in a variety of forms like ice and steam, and such forms have therapeutic uses. Ice can be used to cool patients and steam can be used in steam baths or in treatments to ease breathing Read more

Find Hot Tub Deck Design Inspiration With These 5 Great Ideas

Your backyard is your sanctuary. A place you can go after long day to unwind and recharge. Because of that, creating a space where you can relax is important not only for your mental health, but your emotional and physical well-being too.

One feature many people want in their outdoor space is a hot tub because of the relaxing effect they have on reducing stress. Hydrotherapy has been a popular practice for thousands of years and one that continues to be used today to improve overall health and well-being. Read more