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Ways to Stay Healthy While at Home

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Your good health can start right in your own home and backyard. If you’re spending more time at home these days, which seems to be the truth for many of us, you may be wondering just how you can continue to live the healthiest lifestyle possible. Especially when the couch and television seem to be calling out your name!

Read on for some great tips on how you can stay healthy from the comfort of your own home, especially with the help of a hot tub, swim spa or in-home exercise space.

How to Clean Your Hot Tub Filter

Outdoor Jacuzzi Hot Tub installation.

It’s a dirty job — but someone has to do it. Actually, cleaning your hot tub filter is a pretty straightforward process. To help you get your filter maintenance down pat, we’ve put together a  guide that not only tells you how to clean your filter effectively but how often it must be done.

Let’s dive right into our filter cleaning crash course.

How to Incorporate Hydrotherapy into a Busy Routine

Outdoor hot tub installation at night.

Relaxing in your home hot tub at the end of a busy day has to be one of the best feelings in the world. Hydrotherapy, the health practice of soaking in warm jetted water has been proved to improve many health benefits. Users have reported experiencing better sleep, less joint pain and an overall feeling of well being. However, in today’s bustling world, it can be hard to find time for yourself. Between work commitments and family responsibilities taking time for self-care can be challenging. Collected below are some helpful tips to help incorporate hot tub therapy into your life.

Landscaping Ideas for Your Outdoor Hot Tub This Spring

Clean water flowing through a built-in waterfall in a Jacuzzi Hot Tub.

Spring is really a time of newness and refreshment. The landscape comes back greener, there are new lives in nature and everything just feels fresher. With warmer weather coming soon, it is time to really put some heart into your backyard space. In doing so, you ensure that you will have the best experience in your home spa.

How Long Should I Stay Inside a Hot Tub For?

How Long Should I Stay Inside a Hot Tub For?

Hot tubs have long been heralded for their many health benefits. You can sleep better, alleviate aches and pains, and spend time with friends and family.  While the temptation to stay in your hot tub for hours on end may be strong, there are a few tips you should keep in mind for your health.

The Best Game Room Accessories

Pool table

Do you have a spare room you don’t know what to do with? Or perhaps you want to finish your basement, but are looking for some inspiration. Why not consider a game room? Sure to up the quality of the time you spend with your family and friends, a game room can be customized to suit your tastes and preferences.

Let’s take a look at the top accessories for a rocking game room.

New Year's Resolutions to Help You Relax and Reduce Stress

Family relaxing in the hot tub outside.

Was 2019 a little more stressful than you would have liked? If so, there are a number of things that you can do to mitigate and manage your sources of stress. Our experts have created a list of New Year’s resolutions that can be used to manage stress, if not eliminate it altogether. To reduce your stress in 2020, read on!

5 Incredible Hot Tubs to Check Out in 2020

J-475 Jacuzzi Hot Tub installed outside.

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to find more time to unwind, why not consider all the benefits a spa can offer. From providing a convenient way to kick back and relax to improving your health, you just can’t go wrong by investing in a quality spa. So, if you’re ready to live the hot tub lifestyle in 2020, these are the top models to consider.

Reasons to Use Your Hot Tub in the Winter

Couples relaxing in a hot tub in the wintertime.

If you’re preparing to hibernate for the winter to avoid the bone-chilling weather, it may be time to re-think that decision. Fresh air is an essential part of living a healthy lifestyle. Not only can it help to improve energy levels and sleep patterns, but also strengthen your immune system – all while reducing stress!

If you’re not a fan of the outdoors during the coldest months of the year, worry not. You can still get a daily dose of fresh air while doing something else that’s great for your health: relaxing in your spa. If your hot tub is inside a gazebo or under a pergola, you won’t even have to wait for the snow to stop to take a dip. Now, let’s take a look at the best reasons to use your spa this winter.

What Foundation is Best for My Hot Tub?

Hot tub installed on a deck behind a modern home.

Now that you’re officially a hot tub owner, it’s time to turn your thoughts to installation. This process is vital to both your enjoyment and the longevity of your tub. To ensure a seamless installation, you’ll need to start with a good base. Let’s examine the top foundation options for your new spa.

How a Hot Tub Can Help You Recover Following an Injury

Woman holding back and hip from pain.

Hot tub hydrotherapy is one of the best natural ways to contribute to the healing process after you’ve suffered an injury. The age-old holistic practice of warm water immersion not only offers pain relief, but can also assist with the healing and rehabilitation process as well.

In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at hot tub hydrotherapy and find out how soaking in a hot tub can help you recover following an injury.

Steps to Planning the Perfect Hot Tub Date Night

Steps to Planning the Perfect Hot Tub Date Night

Are you looking for a way to add a little bit of romance to your relationship? Are you tired of the traditional dinner and a movie evening out? Why not make your hot tub the centre of your next date night? Made for so much more than mere relaxation, your spa can make your next night together something special. Whether you surprise your partner or hint about what you have planned is completely up to you. While it’s nice to anticipate a pleasant end to the day, there’s something to be said for surprising your sweetheart with a well-thought out date night, too.

Follow these great tips for an evening you won’t soon forget.

Relieving Stress with Your Swim Spa

Relieving Stress with Your Swim Spa

Have you been feeling stressed lately?

Whether you prefer a compact exercise pool or a larger swim spa, soaking in the warm water several times a week can help to reduce stress levels. If the idea of a tropical vacation sounds like a relaxing paradise, you can easily find a way to convert your yard into a place that resembles something along those lines. In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at how relaxing in your outdoor swim spa can help you reduce stress levels.

Introducing Smartop® Spa Covers

Smartop Spa Cover on a hot tub

Your Smartop® Spa Cover works hard to protect your hot tub. Without a properly functioning spa cover, you may wind up spending more money and wasting valuable resources in keeping your spa insulated and protected. Your spa cover not only keeps your hot tub free from debris and out of the reach of animals, it can also help regulate the temperature of your hot tub. This translates to lower energy costs and a clear conscience for you!

Which Is the Best Hot Tub for Me?

Outdoor hot tub installation on a patio in the spring.

Are you thinking about getting a hot tub? Besides becoming the cool person who has a hot tub, you can also take advantage of all the health benefits the warm water provides. Hot tubs can help you heal more quickly after an injury, reduce the pain from arthritis, and help you relax and sleep better after a long, stressful day. But before you can benefit from all of this, you have one major decision to make: what type of hot tub are you getting? In addition to the size and price considerations, you also need to look at the brands. As with many products, not all hot tub brands are the same. In fact, some of them are very different. Here are some of the top hot tub brands on the market today and a little about each one. This information may help you determine which of these brands meets all of your needs.


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