11 Best Hot Tub Privacy Ideas for a Secluded Backyard

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After installing your perfect hot tub, the last thing you want is to feel exposed, whether that's protecting against prying neighbors, a busy street, or multi-story homes nearby where people could look down into your yard. 

The good news is that there are multiple ways you can make your hot tub more private!

How To Clean Your 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!

3 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.

Foamy or Cloudy Hot Tub Water - What Does It Mean?

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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 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 foamy or cloudy hot tub water could mean and what you can do to restore your hot tub to its normal state!

Top 5 Hot Tub Games & Festive Ideas for Your Next Family Party

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We all know hot tubs are a great way to enjoy backyard parties with friends and family. But hot tub parties can sometimes be quite difficult for families when the kids want playful activities that are more appropriate for their own age groups. 

Don’t give up yet though! There are plenty of entertaining things you can do together without anyone feeling bored or left out.

Should I Buy a Grill?

Outdoor Delta Heat grill station.

If you’re considering whether or not to invest in an outdoor grill for your backyard, you’ve come to the right place, because as backyard leisure specialists we are extremely into grills and we have a lot to say about them. Before we walk you through what you need to know and to consider when buying a grill (from price to brands to backyard requirements), let’s look at why owning a grill is a good idea and how it can upgrade your backyard, enhance your enjoyment of your home, and make you the envy of the neighborhood.

What Hot Tub Chemicals Do I Need?

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To keep your hot tub is glistening condition, it’s important to treat it with the necessary chemicals from time to time. This should be part and parcel of any hot tub maintenance regime. Not only is chemical treatment necessary to keep your hot tub in tip-top condition, but it’s also the best way to ensure that you and your guests are bathing in clean water.

That’s why we’ve put together this go-to guide for hot tub owners. We’ll walk you through all the hot tub chemicals you may need and provide some helpful tips along the way. That way you can sit back and relax knowing that your hot tub is oh-so sparkling clean.

How Much Do Swim Spas Cost in 2023?

SwimLife Swim Spa installation on a deck.

There’s a whole lot to love about swim spas. Not only do they combine the best that a traditional swimming pool and hot tub have to offer, but the technology also ensures a premium fitness and relaxation experience. With everything swim spas have to offer, deciding to purchase one is practically a no-brainer.

The hard part is deciding which brand, style and model to choose. With so many different choices out there, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed.

That’s why we’ve created a swim spa checklist of sorts not only to help explain the options that are available, but to help you decide what type of swim spa is right for you. But first, let’s take a closer look at how much swim spas cost and why.

Green Hot Tub Water - Causes And Tips On How To Deal With It

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Who doesn’t love green? From green grass and trees to leafy foliage, we all love to have a lush green backyard. Where you definitely do not want to see the color green, however, is in your hot tub.

Green hot tub water is a very visible sign that something is wrong, either with your water, or the hot tub itself. Let’s take a look at the two most likely problems and how to deal with them!

Why Your Hot Tub or Swim Spa is Worth the Wait - 4 Reasons

Outdoor hot tub installation.

Have you recently purchased a hot tub or swim spa, or are you considering buying one? If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s the importance of staying home, focusing on our health and spending time with our loved ones. With the installation of a spa, you can enjoy a new approach to spending quality time in the comfort of your backyard.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be experiencing a delay in the shipment of your swim spa, or have to wait for new stock before you can complete your purchase. In this article, we take a closer look at why your hot tub or swim spa is well worth the wait.

Are Hot Tubs Safe to Use During COVID-19?

Kingston hot tub from Sundance Spas installed in a backyard space.

The COVID-19 pandemic has made a major impact on daily life for people the world over. But do you need to change your hot tub habits as a result? Let’s take a look at the facts and best practices recommended by health experts.

The 5 Best Hot Tub Stretches For Back Pain

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If you suffer from periodic or chronic back pain, your hot tub could be just what you need to gain some much-needed relief. Experts agree that a daily dose of warm water immersion, also known as hydrotherapy, can do your body good.

In fact, hydrotherapy is often described as one of the most effective ways to treat musculoskeletal conditions such as low back pain.

The 4 Incredible Features of Sundance® Spas

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If you’re thinking about buying a hot tub this year, there are a lot of things you’ll have to consider. From size and budget to brand and model, there are many decisions to be made.

To make your shopping experience a little easier, we have put together a list of the top features offered by Sundance® Spas hot tubs. With all that the Sundance® Spas brand has to offer, you really can’t go wrong with any of their models.

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