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How does a Swim Spa Work?

Slightly larger than a regular hot tub, but smaller in size compared to a pool, a swim spa makes use of a propulsion system that generates a current of gushing water against which users can swim. Most swim spas come with therapy jets and are great to relieve stress and loosen muscles. Read More

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Five Interesting Ideas for a Custom Pool Cover

Pools are the best option during summer months as they keep homeowners and families entertained outdoors when the weather is hot and sunny. However, some shade is also required to keep away from UV exposure, and custom pool covers make for great respite to avoid sunburns and relax in the pool all day long. Read More

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Hot Tub Breaker Keeps Tripping

Merry Christmas to all our friends at Bonavista! Here are a few more hot tub troubleshooting tips that may help you get through a seamless holiday season. Circuit breakers trip for a reason, and it means that something is wrong when they do. Your hot tub circuit breaker detects the amount of current that travels from the electrical source to the tub’s wired components. When it detects that the circuit is carrying too much electricity, it trips and shuts off the current. Avoiding Risk Until you know what causes the breaker to trip, it is risky to ignore it. … Read More

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Troubleshooting Hot Tub Electrical Elements

The main electrical element in a hot tub is the heater element and assembly, which is inside the hot tub’s cabinet. The assembly houses the element coil and a filament surrounded by compacted insulating powder. A sheath of incoloy protects the coil and filament by resisting heat and corrosion and preventing water from coming into contact with the coil. Some assemblies also have sensor components, such as a thermostat and a hot tub high limit switch. Electricity travels through the coil to create the heat, which warms the water when it passes through the tube. If the element is … Read More

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Hot Tub Gazebos Plans for Creating a Spa Oasis

Hot tub gazebo plans can turn your garden or backyard into a restorative spa that restores your physical, mental and spiritual strength. Nothing works like a hot both to relieve stress and rejuvenate your outlook. The perfect gazebo turns your hot tub into a secluded garden spa for relieving winter’s chill and relaxing and year-round. Hot Tub Enclosure Options Soaking in style depends on your surroundings, and a gazebo enclosure enhances your outdoor décor and living space. Outdoor additions to homes have become increasingly popular, increase functional living space and raise the value of your property. Your hot tub … Read More

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A Look at Hot Tub Essentials

If you are looking to turn your home into a Victorian-style home that exudes style, you’ll of course want to add a hot tub. With a bit of assistance from the professionals, you can choose luxurious accessory items that will allow your new tub to fit nicely with the rest of the decorative scheme. With a few smart hot tub essentials, you can enjoy your hot tub with your significant other for years down the road. Covers If the tub is going to be placed outside on a porch or deck, you’ll need to ensure that it is adequately … Read More

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Hot Tub Pump Repair

Enjoying your hot tub to the fullest requires that you keep its mechanical components in good working order. When your pump begins to malfunction, it is critical that you know what hot tub pump repair steps to take to ensure that you do not have to replace the pump altogether. In fact, repairing your pump may be a relatively simple process when you understand what remedies to use. You can avoid having to replace your pump by using these repair strategies for some of the more common malfunctions. Priming Malfunction When your pump fails to prime, you may repair … Read More

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Swim Spas Exercise Routines

Swim spas are a great way to exercise. Moving in water is easy on your joints because it removes impact stress. Swim spas exercise routines create resistance, requiring increased effort that’s similar to using weights on land; more effort equals more calories burned. Here are a few ways to get a good swim-spa workout. Cardio Work Swimming: This is a primary use for a swim spa. If you’re not comfortable with swimming, a kick board can keep you afloat while you move your legs. Start with five or 10 minutes. Note: Swim spas are typically only four or five … Read More

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Hot Tub Deck Plans

As you look forward to long and relaxing hours in your new hot tub, you may come to wonder how you will get in and out of it with ease. Rather than get your hot tub dirty by stepping in and out on the bare ground, you can make your new addition more enjoyable and safer by installing a deck. Your hot tub deck should be built with your family’s comfort and safety in mind. Before you build it, you can plan for the best hot tub deck by keeping these tips in mind. Deck Materials One of the … Read More

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Hot Tub After Surgery

Patients with arthritis who employ hot tub therapy enjoy less stiffness and discomfort. Hot tub use also lowers high blood pressure. Professional athletes and weekend warriors alike use hot tubs to relieve the pain of competition. People who regularly soak in a hot tub tend to lose weight and lower their blood sugar level, which is why physicians recommend hot tubbing to diabetics. All these benefits will help you after a surgery. After a knee operation, you can hit the hot tub in about a week. Thanks to the increasing age of the baby boomer generation, more people than … Read More

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