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Considering a saltwater hot tub? Pros and cons

salt water in a hot tub

When it comes to hot tubs, the traditional method of keeping the water clean and clear has been through the use of harsh chemicals like chlorine. However, in recent years, an alternative method has gained popularity: saltwater hot tubs.

By using a saltwater system, hot tub owners can enjoy a more natural and gentler approach to water treatment. But is a saltwater hot tub the right choice for you?

In this blog post, I’ll explore the pros and cons of saltwater hot tubs, so you can make an informed decision about whether this innovative system is the best fit for your lifestyle and preferences. So, whether you’re a seasoned hot tub owner or considering your first dip, read on to learn more about the benefits and drawbacks of a saltwater hot tub.

A Small Hot Tub for a Small Backyard

Small Hot Tub

Have you ever dreamed of having a hot tub in your backyard, but thought it was impossible because you don’t have much space? Think again! With a small hot tub, you can enjoy the soothing benefits of warm water and bubbles, even in a tiny backyard or patio.

In this article, I’ll explore the world of small hot tubs and show you how to build one that fits your space, your budget, and your personal style. From selecting the right size and shape to choosing the best materials and features, I’ll guide you through the process of creating your own little oasis of relaxation and rejuvenation. So, let’s dive in and discover the joys of a small hot tub!

Why do I need a Hydrostatic Release Valve in my Swimming Pool?

Hydrostatic Release Valve

Swimming pools are a great source of entertainment and relaxation, especially during hot summer days. However, as much as swimming pools provide a fun experience, they can also pose a danger to those who use them. That is why safety measures are essential to prevent accidents and structural damage from occurring.

One safety measure that is commonly installed in swimming pools is a hydrostatic release valve. In this blog post, we will explore the reasons why a hydrostatic release valve is crucial for swimming pool safety.

Do I need an Air Blower on my Hot Tub or can I use Venturi?

Air Blower or Venturi

Welcome to my blog post where I will explore the question of whether you need an air blower or venturi on your hot tub. If you’re a hot tub owner, you may have heard these terms before and wondered what they are, or if they’re even necessary. Likewise, if you are in the design stages of a new hot tub you may be wondering what to do.

The truth is, both of these components can enhance your hot tub experience, but it depends on your personal preferences and the specific features of your hot tub. In this post, I’ll break down the differences between air blowers and venturis, and provide you with the information you need to decide which one, if any, is right for your hot tub.

5 Alternatives to Buying a Hot Tub

5 Alternatives to buying a hot tub

Hot tubs have long been a popular way for people to relax, relieve stress, and soothe sore muscles. But with the high cost of purchasing and maintaining a hot tub, it’s no wonder many are exploring alternative options. From affordable, portable options to free and natural alternatives, there are plenty of options available to those looking for a similar spa-like experience.

What is New In the Industry? My Findings at Spatex 2023


For those of you who have not heard of Spatex, it is one of the largest trade shows in Europe for the wet leisure industry. This week, I had the pleasure of attending, catching up with some suppliers and manufactures and chatting about all things hot tub and pool related. In this article, I will share some of my findings.

What are the Differences Between Domestic and Commercial Hot Tubs?

Differences Between a Domestic Hot Tub and a Commercial Hot Tub

If you are wondering what the differences are between a commercial hot tub and a domestic one then read on. Whilst they may seem similar, there are some pretty distinct differences. Without trying to go into too much detail, this article will try and give you an overview of the main differences.