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Ideas to Help You Expand Your Outdoor Living Space

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Your own private pool or hot tub allows you to turn your yard into an oasis. Here, you can enjoy splashing with friends and family, or relaxing after a hard day of work. There are so many ways in which to personalize and customize your outdoor area, that it may become overwhelming! Here, we have gathered several ideas to help you maximize your enjoyment of your little slice of paradise!

Preparing Your Swimming Pool for Spring

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It’s almost that time of year again. If you’re already dreaming about lazy days by the pool, we’ve got your back. Check out our comprehensive list for getting your pool ready for use this spring.

What is the SmartTub™ System?

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If you’re ready to take your hot tub experience to the next level, the SmartTub™ System from Sundance® Spas can allow you to do just that. This high-tech system makes hot tub ownership a snap, allowing you to use and maintain your hot tub right from your smartphone. The objective of the SmartTub™ System is to give you the best hot tub experience possible by enhancing your relaxation and recovery as well as your spa’s performance potential.

New Year’s Resolutions to Help Reduce Your Stress

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Millions of people make New Year’s resolutions each year to reduce their stress, but how many people actually stick with it? The secret to success is making realistic resolutions. If you’re looking for a little bit of inspiration with your 2020 resolutions, check out our list of healthy New Year’s resolutions that can not only help to reduce your stress, but also improve your overall health.

Reasons to Use Your Hot Tub in the Winter

Couple relaxing in the hot tub together.

If you’re looking for a way to relax and improve your health, look no farther than your hot tub. Not only can you enjoy this natural de-stressor from the comfort of home, hot tub therapy can be used all year long, no matter what the weather.

Not convinced? Let’s examine the top four reasons to use your hot tub this winter.

Steps to Closing Your Swimming Pool

Fallen leaves being cleaned out of a pool.

It’s that time of year again. As fall marches on, it’s time to think about preparing your swimming pool for the cold months ahead. Winterizing your pool can be a lot of work and, if it’s a job you don’t relish, you can always opt to let the professionals tackle it for you. Once you’ve assembled everything you need, it’s time to dive in. Read on for step-by-step instructions on how to close your pool for the winter.

Ease Stress and Improve Sleep Patterns with Aromatherapy

Outdoor hot tub installation at night.

Aromatherapy is a therapeutic technique that harnesses the power of scent. The natural fragrance of many plants and flowers is extracted and used to create an essential oil, which can be helpful for treating or easing the symptoms of certain health conditions. When aromatherapy is used in combination with the healing waters of a hot tub, the benefits are truly maximized.

Everything You Need to Know About Teaching Children How to Swim

Everything You Need to Know About Teaching Children How to Swim

Swimming is an essential life skill that everyone should have. And arming your child with great swimming skills is a goal every parent should have. While signing your child up for lessons with a certified swimming instructor is best, they might not always be accessible or available. Not to worry, with the right technique you can teach your child to swim, and following these simple, but important steps is a great start.

Why Every Outdoor Hot Tub Needs a Gazebo

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Before purchasing your first outdoor hot tub, a considerable amount of thinking must go into the planning. Will it be used primarily for entertaining or is it for your own private enjoyment? Is it to be a focal point of the yard or hidden discreetly from view? For many who decide to buy a spa, they recognize almost immediately how a hot tub gazebo would be the perfect complement to their oasis. While choosing the location of your spa, be sure to ask yourself how the area may benefit from a gazebo. You may find it opens up the possibilities significantly!

Ways to Use Your Hot Tub in the Summer

Outdoor hot tub at night.

There’s nothing quite like sinking slowly into your hot tub in the cooler months, but when the temperature rises from May to September, your hot tub can suddenly seem downright unappealing. The idyllic summer months can pass without a second thought to your hot tub. The fact is, though, that you can still get plenty of use out of your hot tub during the warmer summer months! These three ways of putting your hot tub to use this summer can make your back yard the go-to fun place to be this year!

5 Signs That Your Swimming Pool Needs a Repair

Backyard in-ground pool installation.

Eventually, any swimming pool will need service and repairs. Neglecting these necessary fixes can result in further damage to your pool and, potentially, cost you a significant amount of time and money. If you want your swimming pool to stay in tip-top shape, it’s important to pay attention to its condition. Here are some signs to look for that might mean you need professional repairs.

Should I Install a Backyard Gazebo with My Hot Tub?

Gazebo and hot tub backyard installation.

Thinking about how to create the perfect backyard space? Turn it into a beautiful retreat with a garden gazebo. You might want privacy from neighbors or shade from the strong rays of the sun. Maybe you’d like extra seating for parties as well as extra storage space for towels and drinks when you’re in the tub. Whatever your needs, a backyard gazebo could be the answer. It can also add value to your home.

Not only do gazebos look great, but they can also maximize privacy and protect your hot tub from direct sunlight, wind, snow and rain. That’s also protecting your investment for many years to come.

Simple Ways to Make Your Hot Tub Soak Even More Relaxing

Man relaxing in hot tub.

There is nothing better than unwinding and de-stressing in a luxurious outdoor oasis with a tranquil setting. The restorative properties of a therapeutic hot tub session can soothe and heal your body and mind. But there are a few things you can do to make your hot tub soak even more relaxing! Take that hot tub experience to another level by adding certain elements and activities to your hot tub setting.

In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at just how you can do that!

Can Swimming Help You Lose Weight?

Woman swimming in a pool.

Do you enjoy swimming? Like many others, swimming can prove to be a wonderful pastime that offers many benefits. Some of these benefits include an improved sleep, better skin, enhanced cardiovascular system, and reduced stress. But one benefit you may not have been aware of, is that it can help you lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. If you’re looking to live a healthier lifestyle by swimming regularly, we’ve gathered some important information that might be of use to you.

Read on for more!

How to Improve Your Backyard Swimming Pool Installation

In-ground swimming pool installation.

Is it time to revamp your backyard swimming pool installation?

Now that the snow has left us for yet another year, the sun is finally shining, and nature is most definitely blooming! With the spike in beautiful weather and enjoyable temperatures, it’s no wonder why you have a new-found motivation to give your backyard the extreme makeover that it deserves. Let’s begin with getting your swimming pool in tip-top shape, and then move forward with the rest of your outdoor space.

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