Is a Small Pool Easier to Maintain?

Is a Small Pool Easier to Maintain?

There are many advantages to owning a swim spa instead of a full-sized swimming pool. Of course, a swim spa will take up much less space than a full-sized swimming pool. Swim spas will also allow you to practice your swimming strokes while also giving you the option of using it like a hot tub.
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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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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 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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How Exercise Pools Work?

How Exercise Pools Work?

While we like to use this space to tell people about spa and pool products and how to incorporate them into their lives, we also realize there’s a breed of people who enjoy reading about the inner workings of products so that they learn something new. In order to ensure that as many readers as
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What Pool Exercise Burns the Most Calories?

What Pool Exercise Burns the Most Calories?

When it comes to burning calories, access to a swim spa can be of major benefit. You don’t need the space for a full-sized pool, yet you can benefit from the many exercises that can be performed in the water. And you’re not stuck simply swimming all the time either. There are plenty of traditional
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How Is a Swim Spa Heated?

How Is a Swim Spa Heated?

Those looking to add some water-based recreation to their home or backyard might feel they’re limited to swimming pools or hot tubs. But there’s an alternative to those choices that gives you the best of both worlds. They’re called swim spas. To help potential buyers understand what swim spas are all about, we’ve created an
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What is a Hydrotherapy Swimming Pool?

What is a Hydrotherapy Swimming Pool?

A large proportion of people who use hot tubs are simply looking for a place to relax, unwind and release the tension and stress that they’ve accumulated while going about their daily routines. Similarly, other people use a swimming pool to get some exercise, increase their heart rate and get the endorphins pumping. However, another
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How are Swim Spas Heated?

How are Swim Spas Heated?

Swim spas can solve many problems faced by potential owners of full-sized swimming pools, smaller lap pools, and hot tubs.  A swim spa gives the user the benefit of all these different types of water tanks while still being versatile and practical.  The water temperature can be increased to a point where it acts like
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How Much Electricity Does a Swim Spa Use?

How Much Electricity Does a Swim Spa Use?

You may be looking for a swim spa because you don’t have enough room in your backyard for a full-sized swimming or lap pool.  Or maybe you’re enticed by the thought of being able to afford a place to swim and soak in a hot tub without buying two completely separate units.  You might be
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