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Family Fun Swimming Pools

Family Fun Swimming Pools

With a pool, your whole family will have a great space for spending time together! It’s easy these days to underestimate the importance of spending time with your family or even getting a breath of fresh air. Giving yourself time to relax is absolutely essential to both physical and mental wellbeing, and a family pool … Read More

Holiday Gift Ideas for Hot Tubbers

Holiday Gift Ideas for Hot Tubbers

Holiday Gift Ideas for Hot Tubbers The season for holiday gift giving is upon us and while online shopping makes the process safe and convenient, you’re still faced with the challenge of finding the perfect item for everyone on your list. If you’ve had it with boring, predictable gifts, we’re here to help. Start by … Read More

5 Reasons to Love a 2-Person or 3-Person Hot Tub

5 Reasons to Love a 2-Person or 3-Person Hot Tub

A Hot Spring® spa can deliver the vitality you need to Unleash your best self™. Making a soak part of your morning routine sets the course for a productive day, while hot tubbing with a friend or partner under the stars inspires meaningful conversation and prepares you for a restful night’s sleep. There are so many ways a Hot … Read More

Why Buy a Recreation Pool?

Why Buy a Recreation Pool?

Perfect for family fun, these pools just happen to be versatile for so much more! Nothing’s better on a hot, summer day than a nice dip in the pool. In the winter, heated pools are a comfort, if you choose to keep your pool operational all year round! Regardless of when you use it, a … Read More

Can a Sauna Benefit My Health?

Can a Sauna Benefit My Health?

While you may associate saunas with spas, health clubs, or gyms, there’s actually a wide range of saunas on the market for home use. Saunas have been historically used to relieve stress and boost health. Not only do saunas have the benefit of being great low-maintenance devices that can help you de-stress and enjoy your home spa, … Read More

How To Get Rid Of Algae, Mold, And Mildew In Your Hot Tub

How To Get Rid Of Algae, Mold, And Mildew In Your Hot Tub

If you’re the owner of a well-made, high-quality hot tub, you can anticipate trouble-free performance for many years—provided you take the time to follow a simple schedule for regular ongoing maintenance. This will require a minimal output of time and energy, and will likely involve testing and adjusting your spa water weekly, cleaning the filters monthly, … Read More

Backyard Aesthetics

Backyard Aesthetics

Increase your home value by changing your backyard aesthetics.  When people purchase homes, the first thing that they look at is the backyard. How big is it? How entertaining does it seem? What can be done to it? There are so many ways of making your backyard a home entertainment so we decided to provide … Read More

Swim Spas & Kids

Swim Spas & Kids

We can’t deny that children who are taught how to swim grow a love for the water. Kids enjoy every swimming experience and find it fun to be emerged playing in the water. Owning a swim spa can be fun if you figure out all the different ways of making it a fun kids’ zone.  … Read More

Water Stress Relief

Water Stress Relief

Did you know that chronic stress can lead to death?  According to Mayo Clinic, chronic stress can lead to heart, digestive, and memory problems. Fatigue and sleeping problems are body indicators that you need to slow down and unwind from your daily stressors.  Believe it or not, taking a swim is a perfect stress reliever! … Read More

Aquatic Fitness

Aquatic Fitness

Be sure to consult your doctor for any medical advice before beginning any new exercise programs.  You can achieve all your weight loss and fitness goals from the comfort of your backyard! Implementing your exercise routine underwater not only helps your joints and muscle pain go away it also helps build muscles.  Owning a swim spa brings … Read More

How much does it cost to run a hot tub?

How much does it cost to run a hot tub?

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Are Hot Tubs a Great Investment?

Are Hot Tubs a Great Investment?

It’s always nice having some spare money–some you’ve either tucked away or came to you through a year-end bonus or tax-rebate–and now you’re looking for the best and most satisfying way to spend or invest it. Family holiday? A kitchen remodel perhaps? You can do any of those things…   …Or you could buy a … Read More

Is Soaking in a Hot Tub Before or After Exercise Good for Sore Muscles?

Is Soaking in a Hot Tub Before or After Exercise Good for Sore Muscles?

We are interested in purchasing a patio or terrace Finnleo sauna from you. Want to discuss pricing, shipping, installation, and specs for the concrete platform we have to install beforehand. I’d also like help deciding which size is right but we are leaning towards just a two person maybe 4×6.

Thanks!

Saunas – Health Benefits & Safety Guidelines

Saunas – Health Benefits & Safety Guidelines

Health Benefits: Saunas have a long history of providing health benefits dating back around 1,000 years. Scandinavian countries such as Finland have long understood their benefits and used them for health and wellness purposes. We’ve compiled the Top Ten “healthy reasons” for sauna use: Stress relief Relaxes muscles and soothes aches and pains in muscles & … Read More

How to Choose the Right Hot Tub Cover

How to Choose the Right Hot Tub Cover

Some products provide critical functions that are just not glamorous. Spa covers are an example of that. They conserve heat, thus saving energy and operating costs. Cleanliness and safety are also important reasons for keeping a hot tub covered when not in use. At first glance, many people think all spa covers are alike. It’s … Read More

Hot Tub Benefits: Hot tub hydrotherapy – relaxation and healthy lifestyle – the natural way

Hot Tub Benefits: Hot tub hydrotherapy – relaxation and healthy lifestyle – the natural way

Most of us think about hot tubs and spas for their relaxation benefits. Yet they offer so much more than that. Soaking in warm circulating water isn’t new and harkens back to the days of the ancient Greeks, Egyptians and beyond. The hydrotherapeutic benefits of hot tubs and spas have stood the test of time … Read More

Health Benefits – Pool and Swim Spa/Fitness Pools

Health Benefits – Pool and Swim Spa/Fitness Pools

Of all our hydrotherapeutic products, pools are the more well known. Even though we live in an area surrounded by water and great beaches, you’ll notice that pools remain a popular fixture in many Hampton Roads homes. They give us a great way to cool off from our infamous summer heat and humidity, providing us … Read More

Why Saunas Are Ridiculously Good for You

Why Saunas Are Ridiculously Good for You

Amanda MacMilla January 9, 2018 A visit to the sauna is more than just relaxing; it seems to have real heart and cardiovascular benefits, as well. A group of researchers from the University of Eastern Finland—who previously found that people who regularly used saunas had lower rates of hypertension, cardiac death and dementia compared to … Read More

Help relieve tensions headaches with a sauna

Help relieve tensions headaches with a sauna

Do you suffer from chronic tension-type headaches (CTTH)? If so, a study published earlier this year indicates that sauna bathing can help reduce headache pain intensity. The study was conducted by the Wellington Pain & Headache Clinic at the Southern Cross Hospital in Wellington, New Zealand. The results were released in February of this year. … Read More

Increase Mobility

Increase Mobility

Arthritis Benefits If you are one of the 46 million Americans affected by arthritis, soaking in your Hot Spring spa can help ease your pain. Joint inflammation from arthritis causes swelling, pain and stiffness, often resulting in the loss of joint movement or function. Immersion in warm water produces hydrostatic pressure on the body that … Read More

A Better Night’s Sleep

A Better Night’s Sleep

According to the National Sleep Foundation, approximately 132 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders like insomnia more than one night a week. Find out how spending time in your spa before going to bed can lead to a deeper and more peaceful sleep.

Hydromassage Benefits

Hydromassage Benefits

There are three factors at work in a spa: heat, buoyancy and massage. Working together, they create a totally relaxing hydromassage experience. The heat in a hot tub raises your body temperature, increasing circulation. The buoyancy of the hot tub reduces your body weight by 90%*, relieving pressure on muscles and joints with a relaxing … Read More

When Should I Replace My Spa Cover?

When Should I Replace My Spa Cover?

Your spa cover is more than an attractive accessory. It’s also has the very important job of holding in heat when your spa is not in use, helping to reduce energy consumption and keep energy costs low. The cover also prevents excess evaporation, helping you conserve water, and it prevents debris and objects that could … Read More

Sleep Better

Sleep Better

Why do I sleep better after a soak in the hot tub? Many people struggle to wind down completely at the end of the day, in order to get a complete and restful night of sleep. In fact, in his groundbreaking book, Undoing Perpetual Stress, Dr. Richard O’Connor makes a solid case that the human … Read More

Tips for Your Next Hot Tub Date Night

Tips for Your Next Hot Tub Date Night

It’s Friday night. You promised that special someone a romantic date night but you’ve just sat in an hour of traffic and your back hurts. Getting gussied up to go out is the last thing you want to do. So skip the dinner and movie and head back to your Hot Spring hot tub for … Read More

The Art of Hot Tub Relaxation

The Art of Hot Tub Relaxation

Take Your Relaxation to a Whole New Level. Taking time to relax and destress is an important element of maintaining a balanced life. Being immersed in warm water has been proven to help you relax both physically and mentally, and even helps your body turn down the “fight or flight” response we have to stress. … Read More

DIYer’s love this simple home improvement project!

DIYer’s love this simple home improvement project!

Spring has sprung and summer is right around the corner. This is the time where many folks start thinking about home improvements and makeovers.  We’ve compiled a few ideas that will enhance your backyard and possibly your quality of life too! Our favorite affordable home improvement is one that brings the entire family together for … Read More

How to Choose Your Hot Tub Foundation

How to Choose Your Hot Tub Foundation

Thinking about getting a hot tub, but not sure where to put it?  There are a few things you’ll want to keep in mind when choosing the perfect place for your hot tub that will enhance your enjoyment. If you live in an area that’s gets snow, or other bad weather, we highly suggest placing … Read More

What’s the difference between 110v and 220v hot tubs?

What’s the difference between 110v and 220v hot tubs?

110V One of the nicest things about 110v or “plug and play” hot tubs is that once it’s sitting in your backyard, all you have to do to enjoy it is fill it up and plug it in. You don’t need to hire an electrician and hard wire anything. Because it only draws 11 amps, … Read More

7 Ways a Hot Tub is Better than a Couch

7 Ways a Hot Tub is Better than a Couch

Football season is upon us and our couches are anxiously awaiting our undivided attention as we gather round to cheer on our favorite team. This season, let’s do something different. Let’s throw caution to the wind and give our backsides a much needed change. Here are 7 ways a hot tub is better than a … Read More