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Do Outdoor Lights Need Special Bulbs?

Do Outdoor Lights Need Special Bulbs?

It’s true that many outdoor lights are manufactured to be able to withstand excess moisture and extreme temperatures. Because of this, there’s a recurring question of “Do outdoor lights need special bulbs?” The fact is that many outdoor light fixtures are compatible with regular light bulbs. In this article, we’ll describe some of the special
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How Much Hot Tub Do I Need?

How Much Hot Tub Do I Need?

For those in the market for a new hot tub, one of the first questions that come to mind is, “How much hot tub do I need?” You don’t want to get one that won’t properly fit the bodies of you and your loved ones, but you also don’t want to end up with an
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Why Does My Hot Tub Go Cloudy?

Why Does My Hot Tub Go Cloudy?

When it comes to hot tub owner water woes, one of the most common questions is “Why does my hot tub go cloudy?” This is a perfectly valid question that can have a wide range of answers. Because there’s no one specific thing that makes hot tub water go cloudy, we’ve come with a list
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Can Hot Tubs Be Cold in Summer?

Can Hot Tubs Be Cold in Summer?

Hot tubs are great places to relax when the weather is bad. Sitting in steaming hot water when cold raindrops or snowflakes fall on your exposed skin creates an incredible sensation of hot and cold that’s hard to beat. But what happens in the summer when temperatures spike and soaking in hot water doesn’t seem
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How to Keep Hot Tub Water Crystal Clear

How to Keep Hot Tub Water Crystal Clear

When we think of hot tubs we have visions of relaxing in warm, refreshing, bubbly water. But that refreshing water doesn’t happen all by itself. It takes some effort on behalf of the hot tub owner to make sure it stays that way. Without following some simple and basic steps, the water chemistry of your
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Pool Chemicals: What Do They Do?

Pool Chemicals: What Do They Do?

Although the best part of having a swimming pool is being able to cool off, swim laps and generally frolic in the water, none of this would be able to take place if it weren’t for regular additions of pool chemicals.  Even if you filled your pool with clean, freshwater and vacuumed and skimmed it
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What Pool Toys Should I Get?

What Pool Toys Should I Get?

The weather has finally warmed up and the pool is ready to go!  You may have already done a fair number of laps, floated around the shallow end and picked up coins tossed into the deep end, but now what?  Is there anything that can make the rest of the swimming pool season a little
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How Deep Should an Inground Pool Be?

How Deep Should an Inground Pool Be?

When installing a swimming pool, you’re probably more concerned about how warm the water will be, how long the swimming season is and where you’re going to put the surrounding patio furniture and barbecue.  But determining the correct depth of your new home addition should also be carefully considered.  How deep should an inground pool
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How Does an Inground Pool System Work?

How Does an Inground Pool System Work?

Most everyone loves the idea of a backyard swimming pool.  Whether it’s used to cool off, get in a good workout, play games or just give you something to lie in the sun and socialize next to, a backyard swimming pool can bring a lot of joy to the warmer months.  But how does an
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Can Hot Tubs Help You Lose Weight?

Can Hot Tubs Help You Lose Weight?

In our image-conscious modern society, we’re constantly being told that we need to lose weight.  It’s said that people are more overweight than at any other time in history.  Fashion, popular culture and advertising all play roles in supporting a multi-billion-dollar industry that’s intent on relieving us of our money to help us feel better
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