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The Best Way to Safely Store Your Hot Tub Chemicals

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If you are one of the lucky few who recently made the wise decision to purchase a hot tub, then you are probably feeling pretty proud of your spa right about now. With all of the advantages that come from owning your own hot tub, not only was it an investment that is easily boast-worthy, your level of stress is quite possibly at an all-time low. You compared hot tub prices, bought the hot tub supplies, and acquired the hot tub chemicals, but now what? Though it requires upkeep like any other valuable asset, it is simple to take care of and like anything worth the purchase just takes a little time to figure out the best method of preserving it so you can get the most out of your dollar.

Create a safer and more enjoyable backyard setting by keeping your hot tub chemicals stored safely away from your guests. In this article, we’re going to take a look at how you can do just that.

Hot Tub Accessories Every Spa Owner Needs

Outdoor hot tub installation on a patio in the spring.

Whether you want your hot tub atmosphere to be fit for a relaxing retreat, family fun night or fantastic party, hot tub accessories can always add functionality and convenience. There are the must-haves and the ones that can really help you have a fun time. Here’s a list of the hot tub accessories that every spa owner needs, including the whimsical ones.

Hey Google, How Often Should I Drain and Fill My Hot Tub?

Outdoor hot tub installation on a patio in the spring.

One of the most important hot tub maintenance tasks is keeping the water clean and clear. No one wants to get into dirty water. Not only does it look nasty, but who knows what kind of dirt, debris, and bacteria are lurking in it. If you keep your hot tub clean and change out the water as needed, however, you’ll be able to use it at any time without any concern. But how often should you change out the water?

Which Hot Tub is Right for My Backyard?

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This is easily the most commonly asked question that we receive in our showroom.  Choosing the perfect hot tub for a backyard involves several factors that many potential customers overlook while going into the process of shopping around. 

We can honestly tell you that there isn’t just one correct answer.  The hot tub that catches your eye first can easily be the correct answer.  If you like it, BUY IT.  However, you should always consider the overall size of the hot tub you purchase in relation to your yard size and the number of occupants you anticipate on a consistent basis.

If you have a tiny back yard with a massive swimming pool, the odds are that you won’t have enough room to accommodate a 6-person hot tub.  Could a 4-person hot tub do the trick? Maybe a 2-person hot tub works better for the room you have.  Either way, you can still enjoy the wonderful benefits of a hot tub, regardless of the area, you must work with.

What Size Hot Tub Should I Buy?

What Size Hot Tub Should I Buy?

If you’re ready to add some relaxation to your life, you need look no further than a hot tub! Once you’ve decided to live the hot tub lifestyle, it’s time to choose which spa is right for you. One of the most important features is the size and choosing which size to buy hinges on a few key factors. Keep reading to learn more!

Creating a Budget for Your Hot Tub Installation

Creating a Budget for Your Hot Tub Installation

Have you ever been in the market for a home hot tub and been thrown off by exorbitant hot tub prices? If so, you may have just been looking in the wrong places. Hot tubs can be affordable and highly beneficial, but they are more than just swanky backyard accessories to soak your troubles away. Their numerous health benefits make them a valuable asset for your health and well-being. Hot tubs and hydrotherapy are known to help people with a wide range of problems including high blood pressure, insomnia, stress, joint problems, muscle injuries and poor circulation.

However, before investing, it is important to understand how to create a budget for your hot tub installation without breaking the bank or cutting too many corners. Here are a few things you need to consider before jumping in.

How Do Hot Tubs Help Sore Muscles?

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Do you suffer from aches and pains? Aching muscles and painful joints can lead to a feeling of discomfort, added stress, bad sleep patterns, limited mobility, weight gain, and many other negative lifestyle impacts. Luckily for you, there’s an easy solution that can help ease some of your symptoms, and it might just be sitting in your own backyard. If you own a hot tub or are thinking about investing in one, we have gathered some information that may be of use to you!

Read on to learn more about how soaking in a hot tub can leave you feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and free of aches and pains!

Create the Perfect Outdoor Hot Tub Installation This Season

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Are you thinking about installing a hot tub in your outdoor space? Having a hot tub in your backyard is an ideal option for many, as it will not only enhance the value of your home, but it will also give you a place where you can rejuvenate at the end of the day. An outdoor hot tub installation will help you to lead a healthy and stress-free lifestyle. Spring is one of the best times to install a hot tub outside, since the ground has warmed up and the warm weather makes it ideal to be outside for longer periods of time.

Our experts at Backyards In Style have put together a complete guide for you to follow when installing a hot tub in your backyard.

How to Clean a Hot Tub in 5 Easy Steps

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Spending some time in your hot tub is the perfect ending to a long and tiring day. That’s only possible if your tub is clean and ready to use. Nobody wants to soak in a hot tub that has foamy, milky, or cloudy-looking water. Those are some clear-cut signs that your hot tub is dirty and needs to be cleaned as soon as possible, to ensure a safe and enjoyable hot tub experience. Keeping your hot tub clean and operational isn’t as tough as some might think. In fact, we’ve come up with a list of five easy steps to get the job done in no time at all!

DIY Backyard Hacks for The Best Hot Tub Experience

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A beautiful backyard is the dream of every homeowner. However, working on it could get quite expensive. For this reason, many set out to make the most out of their skills, creativity and pocket change. While there are many products that you can buy to enhance your backyard, there are also a wide variety of affordable hacks that can help you improve your experience, particularly if you have a hot tub installation. Join the crowd of DIY enthusiasts and discover how many incredible DIY backyard hacks you can achieve at a low cost, dramatically improving your hot tub experience and saving some hard-earned cash in the process.

Top 7 Spa Accessories That Will Transform Your Backyard

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The right spa accessories can truly add value and flexibility to your outdoor space. They can help you create a unique ambiance, perfect for hosting social gatherings, or simply relaxing with your loved ones. Not to mention that the right accessories can really improve the functionality and safety of your backyard entirely. If you are looking to improve your backyard and turn it into a place where you can really spend a lot of time, please read on!

Hot Tub Yoga for Beginners

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You might have heard people raving about the many health benefits of hot tubs. Hot tub owners all over the world love to use their beloved tanks for health and wellness purposes, which explains why hot tub yoga is quickly becoming the routine of choice for so many people. If you’re not sure about what hot tub yoga really is, the answer is simple. It is essentially a form of yoga that you can practice in the hot tub. What makes it really special, is that it combines the remarkable health benefits of yoga, with the wellness perks of hot tubs, bringing the best of both worlds together.

Read on to learn more about the many benefits of hot tub yoga and discover why you should give it a try and experience it all, first-hand!

What Does It Mean if My Hot Tub Water is Cloudy or Foamy?

What Does It Mean if My Hot Tub Water is Cloudy or Foamy?

At times, you might notice that your hot tub water doesn’t really look as inviting and pristine as it should. The entire look of the water in the hot tub might appear cloudy, milky, or even a little foamy. Perhaps, you experience patches of foam or chemical streaks that definitely look, and even smell, unappealing. Read on to find out more about what such issues could mean and what you can do to restore your hot tub to its normal state!

Top 5 Hot Tub Safety Tips You Should Know

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Do you own a hot tub?

If so, you’re probably well aware of the fun, relaxing and amazing experience they can offer. But, as with anything, they also require a safe environment. Hot tub owners should take responsibility and create a hot tub installation that caters to enjoyment, safety, and functionality. It’s also very important to set up some basic ground rules for all to follow when inside the hot tub, or just the backyard itself.

Let’s take a look at some of the best things you can do to create a safe hot tub installation!

Are Hot Tubs Energy Efficient?

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Many people around the world are concerned about energy consumptions, as they should be.

Wasting too much energy is not only expensive, but it is also unsustainable and less environmentally conscious. It’s extremely beneficial for the health and well-being of our planet that we do everything in our power to make the most environmentally-conscious and “green” decisions.

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