St Patrick’s Day may be filled with your favorite shades of green but we hope your Hot Tub isn’t!!! There could be a variety of reasons your water isn’t clear. One of the first ways to ensure your water stays clean and clear is to outfit yourself with a good test kit and check your […]
How to Raise Free Chlorine in Your Hot Tub
A question that is often asked is how to raise Free Chlorine in your hot tub. Before providing an answer to that question, you need to understand the terms used on your typical test strip. On a typical test strip, there is a reading for Total Chlorine and Free Chlorine. Total Chlorine is Free Chorine […]
Why Is My Hot Tub Cover Yellow & Slimy!
You may get an unpleasant surprise when you open your hot tub cover. You may see yellow, slimy spots with a foul odor. It looks like snot…but it’s not! This is a type of bacteria that has formed…likely for the following reasons: 1. You haven’t opened your cover in a while. Even though you may not […]
How Can a Hot Tub Help with Stress Management For Teens?
If you’re a parent, your life is centered around your children. Since day one, you’ve helped them handle every challenge that has come their way. And as your kids get older, the challenges they face will become more difficult, more personally defining, and more grown up. If you’ve got a teenager, you already know this. […]
Tips for Winterizing Your Hot Tub
This is the time of year where many begin making plans to escape the cold of winter for some place warm. In your planning, don’t forget that your hot tub needs to be cared for when you are away. If you will be away for more than 3-4 days here are a few tips to […]
How To Deal With Anxiety: Can A Hot Tub Be The Answer?
We live in a busy, often demanding world. On a good day, we handle our family and work responsibilities with ease; on a bad day our lives can feel overwhelming and make us anxious. We don’t always know how to deal with anxiety, but if you own a hot tub, a calming soak can be […]
How A Daily Hot Tub Soak Can Help Improve Physical Wellness
There’s no one magic pill you can take to improve your physical wellness. Instead, incorporating small, healthy habits into your routine can add up to a complete wellness-focused lifestyle. This may include eating nutritious meals, practicing self-care, getting a good night’s sleep and exercising regularly. But you may also want to consider adding a daily hot […]
Hot Tub Chemicals for Dummies
We’ve put together a handy cheat sheet to make your job as a hot tub owner simpler. Have a look at the full guide which will give you what you need to know on a regular basis at a glance. Find out the correct balances for Alkalinity, Sanitizer, pH and Calcium, and as always, let […]
Help Me Sleep: Your Hot Tub To The Rescue
A bad night’s sleep can leave you groggy, unfocused, and unable to be your best self the next day. When insomnia continues for months or even years, what was once a mild inconvenience can become a debilitating condition. Millions of Americans suffer from sleep loss, and many remedies exist to help them get the rest […]
Personal Wellness: How Hot Tubs Can Improve Your Health
Improving your personal wellness doesn’t have to involve tedious treadmills, endless salads and hours of meditation. Sometimes the best thing you can do for yourself is nothing. When you unplug, unwind and simply relax, you can free yourself from distraction, reduce anxiety and calm your mind. After all, the mental aspect of wellness is every […]
Winterizing Your Outdoor Pool
It’s been a great pool season but all good things come to an end! With fall approaching it’s time to think about winterizing your pool. Here are a couple of tips for a successful close. Bring in a sample of the pool water for proper balancing. Book your pool winterizing with the professionals at Backyard […]
How Often Will You Use Your Hot Tub? [Infographic]
You may be thinking of buying a hot tub but you ask yourself: How often will I really use my hot tub? You may be interested to discover how people who own hot tubs answer this question. You may also want to check out the common misconceptions out there about hot tub ownership in Hot […]
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