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

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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

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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?

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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.

Hot Tub Health Benefits You’ll Love

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Are you considering investing in a hot tub?

In that case, you’ll love the amazing health benefits that come along with regularly sitting in a hot tub. From a better sleep at night and reduced stress, to reduced muscle tension and eased soreness in your joints, the health benefits can be felt long after you’ve exited the jet-driven water of your Sundance® Spas hot tub. Keep reading to learn about all those benefits and more. We promise, you won’t be disappointed.

Tips for an Energy-Efficient Hot Tub

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Many modern hot tubs are crafted using materials and technology geared towards energy-efficiency. Although, there are a few things that you can do at home to maximize the energy-efficiency of your hot tub. Read on to explore some of our favorite tips to help you create and maintain a backyard spa environment that is geared towards eco-friendly living.

How to Complete Your Outdoor Paradise with a Backyard Gazebo

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You’re so close. Your dream backyard is so close to being complete, you can almost taste it! It’s time for the finishing touches and final details. But wait, is your backyard missing a shady area? Does your hot tub installation look incomplete? Or perhaps your outdoor dining area could use a little...something?

It’s a gazebo. That must be it. Lucky for you, gazebo installations look absolutely stunning AND they have the power to enhance the style of your home in many different ways. However, there is certainly a lot more to it than just extra good looks. Gazebos can serve a multitude of purposes that will increase the flexibility and functionality of your space. They can be used to store items, spend time with people, find shelter from the sun, and so more. For additional details and information on how to complete your backyard with a gazebo, read on!

The Ultimate Hot Tub Buying Guide

Hot tub outside of mansion at dusk.

Buying a hot tub could be an incredible investment for you and for your home. It’s critical to gain as much information as possible before making any purchase, especially one that is as significant as a backyard spa. The more you know, the more likely you will end up a happy hot tub owner. One with a new purchase that’s a great investment in the value of your home and in your personal health and wellness.

The Benefits of Stretching in Your Hot Tub

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If you are like most people, you are probably using your hot tub for reasons other than simple relaxation and leisure. Hot tubs are perfect for those who are looking for a way to stay healthy and active in their day to day life. It doesn't matter if you are planning on exercising casually maybe a few hours a week, or if you are a diehard fitness practitioner. Regardless of the type of exercises that you intend to perform, you are going to need to do some stretching first! Stretching is the best way to warm up your muscles and prevent injuries. If you dive in and simply get started with demanding physical workouts, you might expose yourself to the risk of getting hurt. This rings particularly true if you are not very experienced and if you are just starting out! Never underestimate the importance of stretching.

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