Category Archives: Pool and Spa Trends

Building Natural Swimming Pools

Does the idea of a natural swimming pool appeal to you? By definition, it is a body of water that does not rely on the use of chemicals to disinfect or sterilize, rather through the use biological filters and plants … Continue reading

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Choose the Right Safety/Winter Cover for your Pool

There are a variety of pool covers on the market, so which one is right for you, especially as you prepare to close the pool for winter? This article from Pool Life magazine, an online publication for pool and spa … Continue reading

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Close the Hot Tub Correctly for the Season

If you’re not one to keep the hot tub up and running during the winter months, then it’s important to shut it down correctly for the season. This do-it-yourself article offers some sound advice about how to close the tub … Continue reading

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Is There a Right Time to Close the Pool for Winter?

It is possible to close your pool too early for winter, so experts agree that as long as the water is still warm, it’s okay to remain open — even if it is late into fall. Closing a pool too … Continue reading

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Tips for Hot Tub and Pool Energy Consumption

Reducing energy consumption is a hot topic these days, and there are ways to manage the use of energy with your pool or spa. Here a few conservation tips to consider from EnergyIdeas Clearinghouse: Hot Tub Users ° Set the … Continue reading

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Understanding your Hot Tub Options

Thinking about buying a hot tub? Understand your options and what is best for you and your house before you buy. There are two types of hot tubs — a portable hot tub or a custom in-ground hot tub. Portable … Continue reading

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Environmentally Friendly Pools

Environmentally-friendly pool trends have been on the rise, and a way to incorporate a “green” feature into your poolscape would be think about the way you heat your pool. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, there are four ways … Continue reading

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