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Dos and Don'ts Of Winter Hot Tubbing

One of the most enjoyable things in life is getting into a nice, warm hot tub on a cool winter day. While winter is the best time of year for hot tubbing - in our opinion, at least - it also ...
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Why You Shouldn't Neglect Your Hot Tub

For most hot tub owners there are times in the year where you’re incredibly busy. When this happens some things, like your hot tub, tend to get neglected. It's just human nature. When ...
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Why Spending A Little Extra On Your Hot Tub Makes Sense

If you look at enough hot tubs you will likely come across two that seem to be almost identical, yet one costs thousands of dollars less that the other. In this scenario the obvious thing to do is to ...
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7 Common Hot Tub Myths

The rise of the internet hot tub forum has brought with it a rise in hot tub myths and misconceptions. With so many differing opinions out there it can be hard to tell what to believe and what not to ...
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Hot Tub Buying Tips

For many people, buying a hot tub can be a complex and confusing process. With so many different hot tub brands and features available, picking the right hot tub can be challenging. It doesn’t ...
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Why You Should Test Your Hot Tub Water

One of the most important things things that any pool, hot tub or swim spa owner can do is to test their water. This is because testing the water allows you to see how “balanced” your ...
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6 Health Benefits Of Hot Tubs

Soaking in warm water is one of the oldest forms of therapy, dating back to the Romans. Even then, people knew that soaking in a hot bath could effectively treat pain and other ailments. Modern hot ...
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How To Extend The Life Of Your Pool Or Hot Tub

Hot tubs and pools are a big purchase. You want to protect your purchase and ensure that your hot tub or pool last for a long time. Most people, however, make basic mistakes that can drastically ...
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Hot Tub Buying Secrets: How To Get The Best Deal On A Hot Tub

If you are like a lot of people, buying a hot tub can be a complex and confusing undertaking. You want to make sure that you’re getting a good hot tub, but you don’t want to overpay to get ...
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Spring Cleaning...Pool/Hot Tub Style

Spring Cleaning...Pool/Hot Tub Style As the weather eventually warms up we are coming into our prime backyard time. With that being said, it is time to clean up the yard & prepare for sprucing up ...
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Swimming Pool vs. Swim Spa: Know all the facts before you buy

Swimming Pool vs. Swim Spa Know all the facts before you buy As the warmer weather knocks on our door we start to plan out the activities your family will take on with the summer sun. With the way ...
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Bromine vs Chlorine...The Age Old Question

Bromine vs Chlorine...The Age Old Question For many years now there has been differing opinions over which of the two most popular disinfectants should be used for personal hot tubs & pools. Both ...
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Time To Drain, Clean & Refill Your Hot Tub

Time To Drain, Clean & Refill Your Tub As we look at the pages of our calendar fly off & reach the 'fall back' time it is a great reminder to prep our hot tub for the prime soaking ...
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When To Replace Your Hot Tub Cover

Replacing Hot Tub Covers When is it time to replace a hot tub cover? While there is no set point at which a cover should be replaced, most covers will need to be replaced after 5-7 years. Over time, ...
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Biofilm -What It Is and How It Affects Your Hot Tub

Biofilm - What It Is and How It Affects Your Hot Tub What Is Biofilm? Biofilm is any group of bacteria and other micro-organisms that stick themselves to a surface which is in regular contact with ...
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pH, Alkalinity and Why They Matter

Most hot tub and pool owners are aware that they need to maintain a proper pH and alkalinity in their water, but few people actually know why. In this post I will go over what pH and alkalinity are ...
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Energy Saving Tips for Your Hot Tub

Welcome to The Spa Shoppe's first blog! This will be a blog aimed at teaching hot tub, and pool owners how to get the most out of their hot tubs, and pools. We will discuss everything from water ...
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