When most people buy hot tubs, they tend to think about the long-term maintenance costs of chemicals for the water and the increase in their utility bills. As hot tubs are pretty sturdy and well-made, they rarely think about the day they may need to do major repairs on them or decide to replace them … Continue reading Fixing vs Replacing Hot Tub: How to Decide?
Those who enjoy indulging in their hot tub over the winter will be pleased to hear that a hot tub can be cleaned in the winter, carefully. You can’t drain and refill the hot tub in freezing temperatures, but you can use hot tub chemicals to treat your hot tub on those colder winter days. … Continue reading Can You Clean Your Hot Tub in Winter?
Don’t just jump into the first hot tub you see. Planning for the perfect hot tub experience takes a bit of time but can pay off big time when you find yourself in the perfect hot tub for you. So, how do you find the best one? Here are a few things you should consider … Continue reading Things to Consider Before Getting in a Hot Tub
Christmas is quickly approaching and, if you’re getting an early jump on your shopping, you’re probably wondering what to get the family this year. Whatever you give them, you want it to be: Big Fun Enjoyable for them…and you A smart investment Wouldn’t you know it? A hot tub from Leisure Industries meets all that … Continue reading Surprise Your Family with a Hot Tub This Holiday Season
Nothing helps the day’s accumulated stress melt away quite like a nice long soak in a hot tub. Unfortunately, the same warm, steamy conditions that make hot tubs so heavenly also make them the perfect breeding ground for nasty microbes that can cause infections. If you’re irked about enjoying the many benefits of a hot … Continue reading How to Eliminate Hot Tub Bacteria
We all love sitting in the hot tub because it helps us relax. But what does that relaxation really do for the human body? We know stress can have some incredibly damaging effects, including headaches, chest pain, elevated blood pressure, insomnia and ongoing upset stomach. Stress can also damage relationships. What else do we know … Continue reading The Health Benefits of a Hot Tub are Many
Properly balanced water is one of the keys to healthy swimming and hot tubbing. It is also a critical component in the lifespan of pool surfaces and vinyl liners, pumps, heaters, decks and deck equipment like ladders and rails. Some auto sanitizers – salt generators for example – have a tendency to negatively affect water balance, especially … Continue reading The Importance of Properly Balanced Pools and Spas
Just like the tale that a special dye that will appear in the water if someone pees in the pool, there are many more myths out there that can adversely affect the safety of pool water and the longevity of pool equipment such as pumps, filters and heaters. Don’t trust platitudes There is a saying … Continue reading Myths and Misconceptions about Water Sanitization
The following are the correct parameters for a properly balanced pool or spa. These are key to healthy swimming and problem-free surfaces and equipment. Ph: 7.2 – 7.8 is the recommended range and 7.4-7.6 is the ideal range. Totally Alkalinity: (TA) 80-120 ppm Calcium Hardness: 200-300ppm Of the above, pH is the most critical. It … Continue reading The Importance of PH in Pool and Spa Water
This generation is truly the “Hot Tub Generation.” Although hot tubs (or Spas) have been around for thousands of years (Roman Baths), it’s the advent of the portable spa that has allowed the industry to blossom. As the baby boomers age and suffer from sore muscles, migraines, arthritis and other age-related problems the portable hot … Continue reading How to Choose the Best Hot Tub for Your Budget