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Why Close a Pool in Winter?

Why Close a Pool in Winter?

Part of the reason why many people in the Great White North choose not to install a backyard swimming pool is the number of winter months we experience. Then why close a pool in the winter? Unfortunately, a full-sized swimming pool can’t be used all year round. The volume of water is so large that
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Is it OK to Hot Tub Every Day?

Is it OK to Hot Tub Every Day?

Getting a brand new hot tub can be a very exciting time. But if you’re new to the hot tub scene you may end up with more questions than answers. Quite often, new hot tub users are unsure about how often they should use their new purchase. Is it OK to hot tub every day?
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What is the Best Time of Year to Buy a Hot Tub?

What is the Best Time of Year to Buy a Hot Tub?

Making the decision to buy a hot tub can be a very exciting period. But at the same time, it’s possible to become overwhelmed with questions and reservations. Everyone wants a great deal, so we often hear people ask, “What is the best time of year to buy a hot tub?” The fact is that
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Is Sitting in a Hot Tub Healthy?

Is Sitting in a Hot Tub Healthy?

Many people think of hot tubs as places to retreat from the world, relax or socialize with family and friends, But is sitting in a hot tub healthy? The fact is that there can be many benefits to using a hot tub on a regular basis. In order to promote this side of hot tub
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How Many Years Does an Outdoor Hot Tub Last?

How Many Years Does an Outdoor Hot Tub Last?

An outdoor hot tub is an investment. It’s a very fun investment, but it’s still something that will cost you a decent amount of money and will last a long time. How many years does an outdoor hot tub last? That really depends on the make and model you buy and how much time you
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Does a Swim Spa need a Fence?

Does a Swim Spa need a Fence?

Once you’ve decided to install a swim spa in your backyard you’ve probably thought of a million other questions that need answering. Where should it be installed? How far should it be from the house or the property lines? What kind of electrical outputs will it need? Do I need to buy a cover? Does
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How to Design a Backyard Pool

How to Design a Backyard Pool

Once you decide to install a swimming pool in your backyard you’ll have to start answering some practical questions. Where will you put the pool? What kind of shape will it be? What about the surrounding structures and vegetation? All these questions and more will need to be answered while you figure out how to
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Why Are Lap Pools Cold?

Why Are Lap Pools Cold?

The temperature of a swimming pool largely depends on what it’s being used for. If you’re simply relaxing in your pool and enjoying the summer days, you’ll probably want the water to warm enough to be able to sit idly for long lengths of time without feeling uncomfortable. If you’re looking for a place for
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Are Inground Pools Cheaper in the Winter?

Are Inground Pools Cheaper in the Winter?

In a country known for its harsh winters, any thoughts of outdoor swimming pools from October through March are usually immediately whisked away from the mind. Unless you’re one of the crazy folks who jumps in a lake on New Year’s Day, there’s no way anyone is thinking of taking a dip in the backyard
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How to Use a Pool Year Round

How to Use a Pool Year Round

Do you love swimming, but hate the idea of going to the local rec centre or gym? Are you one of those people who would install a swimming pool in their backyard if it wasn’t for the fact that we experience winter for a good six months of the year? Well, there might be a
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