Tips on Operating, Care, Installation & Maintenance
Pools across the country are closing, but spa season is in full swing! Now is the time to perform basic maintenance of your hot tub or spa to make sure that it is proper working order. Make sure that the spa cover is in good condition and doesn’t need any maintenance or repair. You will also want to typically drain and refill the tub with fresh water once every three months. If it has been longer than 5 since your water was changed, you should drain and refill. It might also be time to clean or replace your spa filter cartridge. If your filters shows any signs of damage or excessive wear, now is the time to purchase a… Continue reading
Winter is coming, and pool season is at an end for a majority of the country. Once you’ve winterized your above ground swimming pool, how do you plan to keep your winter pool cover in place for the duration of the off-season months? If not secured well, a winter pool cover can be easily blown around on breezy days, exposing your pool to the elements and ruining the hard work you put into winterizing. Three of the available options include pool cover wall bags, winter cover seal, and cover clips.
Late summer and early fall are the prime time of year for mosquito breeding. With West Nile Virus being carried by these insects, it is very important to safe guard your home and family. All mosquitoes need water to pass through their life stages. Did you know that your swimming pool can turn into a breeding ground for mosquitoes? It is very important to keep your pool chemicals at their proper levels even when the pool is covered. Proper chlorination prevents stagnation that cause draw mosquitoes in. Mosquitoes will develop in any puddle that lasts more than four days. Even water that pools on top of your winter cover can provide the right conditions. Using an automatic cover pumps to… Continue reading
You don’t need to join the local fitness club in order to enjoy the benefits of the sauna. In-home infrared saunas are easy to own and operate, and they give you more freedom and privacy than you will ever find in a public facility. Here are just a few of the health benefits associated with saunas:
- Infrared saunas increase circulation in the body, which helps improve the body’s overall function.
- The heat from a sauna provides soothing relief for aches, pains, and tensions without causing any harmful efffects to the skin.
- Spending time in an infrared sauna can help relieve asthma, nervous tension, arthritis, high blood pressure, bronchitis, rheumatism, bruises and burns, sports injuries, the… Continue reading
If you are looking for a way to heat your pool this fall, you have probably checked out our solar heating options. They are great for increasing temperatures 10-15 degrees, making fall swimming possible. So what if you want to keep your pool open during the colder winter months? Pool heat pumps are a fantastic heating option for cold weather swimming. They draw heat from the surrounding air to warm pool water and will function in very low temperatures. Automatic defrost allows heating with outside temperatures as low as 35 degrees! They are also much less expensive to operate than natural gas heaters. You will be pleased all around with the efficiency and power of a pool heat pump.… Continue reading