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How Do Outdoor Hot Tubs Work?

How Do Outdoor Hot Tubs Work?

For those who are considering the purchase of a hot tub, and even for those who may already have one, a common question is, “How do outdoor hot tubs work?”  We’re often faced with idyllic pictures of hot tubs on social media, in the movies and in advertisements, but what makes these providers of warm
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What Do Hot Tubs Cost to Run?

What Do Hot Tubs Cost to Run?

For those in the market of their first ever hot tub, a common, yet legitimate, concern is what do hot tubs cost to run?  After all, how easy would it be to actually relax in the warm, bubbly waters if you’re constantly concerned about what your time in the hot tub is doing to your
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How Do Lap Pools Work?

How Do Lap Pools Work?

If you’re the type of person who spends most their time in the pool swimming laps rather than playing games or floating around on a water mattress, a backyard lap pool might be a good idea for you.  At the same time, if you’re a homeowner who loves swimming, but lacks the backyard space for
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What Is a Rooftop Infinity Pool?

What Is a Rooftop Infinity Pool?

Instagram has revolutionized the backyard pool.  No longer is your average kidney pool, wooden pool deck or poolside deckchair enough to garner the admiration of friends, family and strangers alike.  In today’s social media-driven culture, the infinity pool reigns supreme.  Only when the horizon melds directly into the landscape from the selfie lens of a
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How to Read Pool Water Test Strips

How to Read Pool Water Test Strips

To fully enjoy your backyard pool, you’ll need to ensure your water is fresh, clean and balanced.  To make this happen you’ll need to test the water on a regular basis.  Most public swimming pools are required to test their water every hour.  You won’t need to do it quite that often, but you should
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Can You Use A Hot Tub in The Summer?

Can You Use A Hot Tub in The Summer?

Hot tubs are a welcome respite on a cold or rainy day.  Relaxing in warm, bubbling water when you can actually see your breath is a great way to take your mind off the inclement weather and allow your stresses and aches to melt away.  But what happens when the temperatures begin to rise during
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What Is Hot Tub Shock?

What Is Hot Tub Shock?

For those who aren’t intimately familiar with hot tubs but have come across the term, “hot tub shock,” they may feel slightly uneasy or possibly even frightened.  But the fact is there’s no reason to be scared.  What is hot tub shock?  Fortunately, it isn’t a disease and it has nothing to do with electricity. 
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What Are Hot Tubs Used For?

What Are Hot Tubs Used For?

Many people associate hot tubs with fancy hotels, skiing holidays or the lifestyles of the rich and famous.  The fact is that hot tubs can be accessible to most anyone.  More and more people are installing them in their backyard while many public places such as swimming pools and gyms now feature hot tubs.  With
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Can You Put a Swim Spa in a Basement?

Can You Put a Swim Spa in a Basement?

Installing a swim spa indoors is a popular idea amongst those living in colder climates.  Not only does it increase the chances of being used year-round, indoor installation will make access easier and bring heating bills down.  But can you put a swim spa in a basement?  The fact is there are many reasons why
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