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The Benefits of Hot Tub Covers

Outdoor hot tub under a gazebo with a cover on.

Without a cover, your hot tub might look a little incomplete. Hot tub covers are for so much more than just aesthetic. They serve as a functional accessory for both indoor and outdoor hot tubs. You can also find a cover that matches your spa and surroundings perfectly, to create a consistent look throughout your installation. In this article, we’re going to focus on the functional benefits of using a hot tub cover on your spa.

3 BBQ Recipes Ready in 30 Minutes or Less

Chicken skewers on a plate

There’s nothing quite like the taste of food fresh off the grill. Not only is freshly barbecued food delicious, it’s an easy way to cook great meals without a lot of hassle. Especially with a Big Green Egg or Weber Grill!

If you’re looking for some new ideas to add to your repertoire of grill-friendly foods, give these three mouth-watering recipes a go.

How Long Can I Stay Inside a Hot Tub For?

Outdoor hot tub installation by a pool.

Make the most of all your hot tub sessions by soaking for the perfect amount of time. The time that you spend enjoying a hydrotherapy session can depend on a number of factors. While it’s often suggested that you can stay inside a hot tub for anywhere from 15-45 minutes, this amount truly depends on your health, age, preference, and tolerance. In this article, we’ll take a closer look and help you determine the right time for you.

How to Incorporate Hydrotherapy into a Busy Routine

Outdoor Jacuzzi Hot Tub installed by an in-ground pool.

If you already own a hot tub or spa, you are well on your way to enjoying the many benefits that hydrotherapy has to offer. Many ancient cultures knew of the health benefits that soaking in warm water would provide, and these positive side effects are still present today. Soaking in warm water has been proven to improve sleep, aid in soothing sore muscles and relaxing both the mind and body. If you are wanting to enjoy the benefits of hydrotherapy but are unsure as to how to fit it into your day, here are some suggestions!

Outdoor Décor Tips for This Spring and Summer

Beautifully decorated backyard living space.

What better way to celebrate beautiful spring and summer weather, than updating your outdoor space for the upcoming season? There are so many unique and creative ways to tie in your own personality and style. After you have preformed all of your spring cleaning duties, including assessing your hot tub, it is time to plan! If your hot tub requires any new hot tub parts, be sure to have these installed first. Then the spa can open while you prepare your back yard space.

In this article, we’re going to explore some of the best décor tips to help you bring your hot tub installation to life and truly enjoy it during the spring and summer seasons.

How Soaking in A Hot Tub Can Help Ease Aches & Pains

Outdoor Jacuzzi Hot Tub with modern furniture.

Nothing beats coming home after a long, stressful day. The only thing better, would be to come home to your very own hot tub. A hot tub is a great investment in your own health and wellness. The benefits of soaking in hot water have been known by ancient culture for centuries. Technically called “hydrotherapy”, enjoying time in your hot tub has been known to decrease joint pain, ease tense muscles and create a sense of total relaxation.

Signs It's Time for a New Hot Tub Cover

Jacuzzi Hot Tub with a cover on.

A hot tub is a wonderful investment in both the value of your home and your health. If you want to protect your investment, having a well-maintained cover for your spa is key. Even if you take excellent care of your cover, however, you will likely need a replacement within five to six years.  That’s because UV rays, debris from trees, snow and ice take a significant toll on a cover’s lifespan.

Are you unsure if you need a new hot tub cover? These three indicators will tell you it’s time to go shopping for a new one!

New Year's Resolutions to Help You Relax and Reduce Stress

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Stress is a part of daily life. You may not be able to control your circumstances, but did you know you can better equip your body to deal with stress? If you’re ready to worry less this year, read on for some great suggestions on how you can take on stress and win.

5 Hot Tubs Making a Splash in 2020

Outdoor hot tub installation on a deck.

While buying a hot tub might be easy, it’s making sure that you purchase the one that is best for your lifestyle that can take some effort. That’s because not every spa will meet all of your needs and accommodate your budget. So, if hot tub shopping is on your to-do list in the New Year, check out our list of the best spas available in 2020. For all questions and help finding the right hot tub, our team at Swim World in Chelan is always happy to assist.

Reasons to Use Your Hot Tub in the Winter

Outdoor hot tub installation in the winter.

Are you looking for a new way to beat the stress that winter can bring? Then look no further than your hot tub. While it’s true that Chelan gets more snow than the national average – a whopping 34 inches per year – that doesn’t mean you need to go into hibernation mode once December hits. In fact, hot tubbing is a great way to get outside in the winter without freezing your nose off. Put on your warmest hat along with your bathing suit, a fluffy robe and boots and head on out to your spa for a relaxing yet revitalizing dip.

In case you need more convincing, let’s examine the top four reasons to make your hot tub a part of your winter routine.

Steps to Closing Your Swimming Pool

Person checking the water chemistry of their pool.

If you want to enjoy your pool for many years to come, winterizing your pool should be high on your to-do list this fall. Closing your pool for the winter is no small feat. But with our help, you can handle the process like a pro. Read on to learn the seven essential steps to protect your pool from the cold.

How to Plan the Perfect Hot Tub Date Night

Outdoor hot tub installation at night.

If you want to combine romance with relaxation, look no further than your backyard. A hot tub can offer you and your partner hours of quality time relaxing together. If you want to up the ante a bit, why not build your next date night around your spa? Who says hydrotherapy and romance can’t go hand-in-hand? Follow our expert advice to plan the ultimate date night experience.

The Best Outdoor Patio Furniture to Compliment Your Spa

The Best Outdoor Patio Furniture to Compliment Your Spa

When deciding on the type of spa you are going to invest in, you may already have a type of furniture in mind prepared to complement it. Those who are more minimalistic may opt for the standard, but effective Adirondack lawn chairs, while there are others who may consider high-quality outdoor living products to be par for ensuring their property remains at its aesthetic best. Outdoor patio furniture is essential to any yard, regardless of any budget, and the area you have available combined with your ideas are both important factors when it comes to optimizing your hot tub experience.

Are Hot Tubs Energy Efficient?

Outdoor hot tub installation on a patio in the spring.

With the rising costs of energy these days, it can seem that everything you own is trying to drive your electrical costs up. Many people are understandably concerned about the cost of trying to maintain their hot tub and may be wondering if their hot tub is energy efficient. While owning a hot tub can certainly come with its own heating and energy expenses, you may be surprised to learn that operating a hot tub is more cost and energy efficient than you initially realized!

How to Clean Your Hot Tub Cover

Hot tub built into a deck with a hot tub cover on.

Hot tub covers can accumulate a lot of dirt and grime. That’s why hot tub covers have to be cleaned and maintained. If they don’t, they may gather bacteria or become brittle and start to break. The coloring may also fade in splotches, or cracks could begin forming that could eventually lead to the cover breaking. If you haven’t cleaned your hot tub cover before, here are some tips for doing so.

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