Tips on Operating, Care, Installation & Maintenance
Maintaining a hot tub in an environmentally friendly way hasn’t always been easy. Spa vacuums, for example, are most often powered by electricity or by a handful of batteries — either way, they suck up just as much energy as they do debris. If you want to keep spa maintenance as green as possible, you may want to try the Miracle Spa Vac, which uses a unique siphoning action to clean dirt and debris from hot tubs and spas, rather than relying on batteries, electricity, pumping, or water hook ups to do the work.
The Miracle Spa Vac is a self-contained unit that can lift grit, dirt, beach sand, and even marbles,… Continue reading
If you haven’t been covering your swimming pool’s heater, now is the time to start. During the early spring and fall, trees are shedding an abundance of leaves, twigs, seeds, flowers, and pine needles which collect inside of your pool heater and trap moisture. In the winter, rain, snow, and ice accumulate in, on, and around your heater. All of these situations have the potential of decreasing efficiency and causing damage.
Weather-Out Pool Heater Covers feature a durable vinyl exterior that resists tears and damage from sunlight while also protecting the heater from rain, sprinkler systems, salt-water spray, snow, ice, leaves, and other debris. The non-woven interior lining does not… Continue reading
Choosing a pool cover can be confusing. Below, you will find an explanation of the four different types of covers that pool owners’ normally consider. By comparing the explanation and benefit of each with your own person needs, you are sure to find the cover or covers that perfectly fit your situation.
Winter Pool Covers are mainly used to protect your pool from harsh winter conditions and to keep large debris out of your pool. A winter cover also block sunlight to prevent algae growth. They are normally solid and use air pillows to allow for water expansion in freezing weather and water tubes or weight bags to hold in place. They make opening your pool easier and… Continue reading
The pool may be closing soon, but the hot tub is always ready to go — no matter the weather. Stepping in or out of the hot tub, though, can be a challenge. Straddling the side of the hot tub as you enter or exit is not only awkward, it is hard to keep your balance. Slips and injuries are a real possibility when one foot is in the hot tub and the other is on the surface surrounding it. If the surrounding surface area is wet, the danger is much greater. Spa Steps offer an inexpensive solution for stepping safely in and out of the hot… Continue reading
Now is the time to consider extending your swimming season with a pool heater. You can make your investment last months longer each season. There are several kinds of pool heaters to choose from. The three basic types are solar heaters, gas/propane heaters, and heat pumps. Solar heaters allow you take advantage of the sun’s natural energy. Solar panels are virtually free to operate and super efficient. They are also environmentally friendly. Gas and propane heaters also offer excellent heating capacity. They represent a smaller upfront cost than solar heating so they are great for those on a tighter budget. They are perfect for a water temperature that is consistently comfortable and inviting. Heat pumps take heat from… Continue reading