Month: April 2020
How to Exercise in the Pool Without Swimming
Many people love to workout in a pool but not necessarily by swimming laps. Aquacise or aqua fitness is a growing trend and for good reason. It offers an exceptional workout that is low impact and easy on joints. While many people just simply do not have the space to install an inground swimming pool […]
Can You Swim Laps in a 30 Foot Pool?
If you are looking to get a great workout and swim laps in your very own backyard pool, you’ll probably start thinking about what size pool you need. For swimming laps, ideally, you would want a length of 60-75 feet with a width of about 6 feet. If your outdoor space is small, you may […]
What Size Pool for a Family of 4?
Swim spas have become a popular alternative to full-sized swimming pools due to their economy of size, diversity in function and their lower price point. Once you’ve decided that a swim spa is the best alternative for your family you’ll need to figure out an appropriate size. What size pool for a family of 4 will depend […]
What Size Should a Backyard Pool Be?
Once you’ve decided that you want to install a backyard pool you’ll be faced with a lot of questions. What size should a backyard pool be? Would you be better served by an above ground pool or a swim spa? What needs to be done to prepare the area for installation? To help you answer these questions […]
Is a Small Pool Easier to Maintain?
Owning your own swimming pool is amazing. You can swim whenever you want without the need for traveling, paying admission or dealing with crowds of people. But if you ask swimming pool owners about any disadvantages of owning a swimming pool, you’ll often hear that cleaning and water maintenance are the most disliked jobs. Is […]
Why Close a Pool in Winter?
Many people who live in areas with cold winters believe that a swimming pool might not be worth the investment. If you can only use the pool for a few months out of the year, then how is it worth it? But why close a pool in winter? Why not use it year-round? The fact […]
Is it OK to Hot Tub Every Day?
For those who are looking into the possibility of buying a hot tub, a very common question is, “Is it okay to hot tub every day?” The answer to that question is that it’s absolutely okay to enjoy your hot tub every day. In fact, using your hot tub on a daily basis can have many benefits […]
What is the Best Time of Year to Buy a Hot Tub?
Congratulations! You’ve finally decided to take the plunge and buy a hot tub! We often hear the question from people who are in the market, “What is the best time of year to buy a hot tub?” It’s a valid query because hot tubs might seem to be on sale almost all the time. But […]