Backyard Hot Tubs

Previously I did a blog on DIY hot tubs. In the blog, the theme that was being identified was, exactly what is a DIY hot tub or spa. DIY or backyard hot tubs should not to be considered anything less in quality than a store bought tub or contractor built hot tub. However, I’ve got […]

Hot Tub Performance

I can’t think of anything more frustrating than just buying a new hot tub, getting it home, getting it all set up, jumping in, hitting the jets button, only to find the hot tub performance is not what you expected. This actually happens a lot more than you would think! Why? Let’s dive into this […]

Hot Tub Insulation

The value of a well-insulated spa! In a previous blog, I talked about electric heat vs. gas heat and how electric heaters for spas work. Whichever heating method you choose for your spa, you’re going to want to maximize the efficiency of your spa to reduce operating cost. Proper hot tub insulation will help achieve […]

DIY Hot Tub

When over 50% of people see the letters DIY, the first thought that comes to their minds is, “I can’t do that”. The truth is that most likely 90% of them can do DIY projects, especially when you have a little help and guidance. A DIY Hot Tub is not nearly as difficult to do […]

Hot Tub Building Basics

You may have seen articles or video clips on You Tube about hot tub building. However, I can almost bet you that none of those articles/clips detail the important things you really need to know to have a successful DIY hot tub building project. I’ve reviewed dozens and dozens of those posts and they almost […]

Cocktail Pool

So, what’s the latest craze for the pool and spa industry that’s recently begun to emerge, it’s the Cocktail Pool. Ok, I know you’re smiling or chuckling to yourself. Maybe you’re saying what are they going to come up with next. Nothing wrong with thinking like that at all. But the theme idea behind all […]

Let 2017 Be Your DIY Hot Tub Year!

Happy New Year to all my readers and followers! It seems that the rumor mill is already buzzing with optimism in regards to the economy in the pool and spa industry for 2017. Many of the pool and spa industry gurus are predicting a banner year after the past few years of depressed sales. All […]

Why A Custom Built Spa

I have no doubt that most people have seen or maybe even the had the opportunity to relax in a spa or hot tub at one time or another. It’s a great experience and the first thing that came to your mind was probably, “boy I would love to have one of these”. And then […]

Hot tub jets

If you have looked at spas and hot tubs before, you of course will see that they are outfitted with a number of hot tub jets. However, the various jets have very different discharge patterns that hit your body. Depending on the feeling you desire, this will be how to select the hot tub jets […]

In Ground Hot tub

If you’ve been entertaining the idea of getting a spa or hot tub, you may have wondered if an in ground hot tub would be an option you should consider. In my opinion, yes you absolutely should consider this option. However, there are several questions you should answer for yourself first. Here are some of […]