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How To Throw A Festive Christmas Hot Tub Party

How To Throw A Festive Christmas Hot Tub Party

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and absolutely nothing makes us jollier than keeping warm in a bubbling hot tub from Elko Spas, Billiards and Pools throughout a cold winter night. So we’ve produced the supreme guide to throwing a joyful Christmas hot tub celebration to assist you host the best and most unique Christmas party around! Here’s what you’ll have to do. Make Sure Your Hot Tub is Squeaky Clean Your hot tub water should be shining like fresh snow for your Christmas celebration. Prior to welcoming guests over: Clean your filters and test your water’s chemical balance. Bring a sample of the water to Elko Spas, Billiards and Pools for testing. Drain your hot tub if you haven’t drained your hot tub in 4 months or longer and clean the jets and shell with a recommended all purpose cleaner from our showroom. Ask the technician what they recommend for a cleaner and gloss to clean the surface. Finally, fill up your tub with fresh, sparkling water and add the appropriate chemicals and sanitizers. Change Your Hot Tub into a Winter Wonderland With Christmas Decorations Festively embellish your jacuzzi and the area around it to get your visitors in the Christmas spirit when you: Get your hot tub looking merry by setting your LED lighting to green or red within and finish it off with waterproof Christmas lights. Change your jacuzzi into the best present of the year by wrapping a long waterproof ribbon around it and loving it with waterproof bows. Include wintery details by hanging plastic snowflakes and lights in the trees around your jacuzzi, location...
Hot Tub Covers

Hot Tub Covers

Having a cover for your hot tub is as essential as the hot tub itself.  Here are some facts about hot tub covers and why you want to make sure you have one installed. Why you need a hot tub cover The keep impurities from getting into your Jacuzzi Leaves, insects and trash can blow into your hot tubs causing problems with the filter and polluting the water.  A cover will keep these problems at a minimum.  Even if your tub is not outdoors but inside a porch or sun room, you will still get impurities in the tub if it is not covered. Protection for pets and children.  You have heard the horror stories of children drowning in a hot tub.  Children and pets are curious and will climb up anything to see what is inside.  Most hot tub covers are very heavy and will prevent a pet or child from accidentally falling into the hot tub.  The heaviness of the cover also prevents children from lifting up the cover and trying to crawl into the hot tubs. A cover will protect your Jacuzzi from sunlight.  Exposure to the direct sun can cause problems. Also, when the weather is warmer the sun can cause bacteria to build up and increased algae in your hot tub.  Having a cover will protect the tub from excessive sunlight. A cover will help to retain heat.  It can be expensive to maintain a hot water temperature in your hot tub.  Having a cover will help to retain the heat in the tub and lower your electric bill.  Most covers are insulated with...
Helpful Guide In Buying A Hot Tub

Helpful Guide In Buying A Hot Tub

A hot tub is such a fine addition to your bathroom, sunroom, or backyard. There are various reasons why people choose to get them. These reasons include: adding beauty to the bathroom, soothing muscles and joints, and helping to relax the body and mind. Many reports have been published identifying the health effects of using hot tubs. They have been proven numerous times to help improve circulation and sleeping habits. They also serve as a great form of entertainment for household members. All these reasons make the purchase of hot tubs a truly benefiting investment. On the other hand, the process of buying is not an easy one as there are many sizes, shapes, and styles to choose from, not to mention the wide range of features available in a single tub. To help you easily buy a hot tub, here is a helpful guide: Determine where you want to place the tub. You can place it outside on your patio or deck, like what most American homeowners prefer. Alternatively, you can also opt to put inside the house, particularly in the master bedroom. You may also choose to put it in an enclosed sun room or the basement. Be sure you choose an area where a tub will comfortably fit. There should also be sufficient room for the people who will be using the tub to move about freely. If you want to install steps to help with getting in and out, you’ll also have to ensure sufficient space for this.If you choose to place the tub inside your home, make sure the room where you’ll put the...
Getting Your Myrtle Beach Hot Tub Ready For Winter

Getting Your Myrtle Beach Hot Tub Ready For Winter

There are many people who will run their hot tubs year round and enjoy them even in the winter. However, if you are planning on Myrtle Beach hot tub closing up your hot tub over the winter months, there are a few things you should do to get it ready. The following tips will help you in safely winterizing your Myrtle Beach hot tub. You can’t just pop the top back on the hot tub and think that when you want to use it again in several months that all will be well. This could be a very costly mistake! Just like a radiator in a car would freeze without anti-freeze, your hot tub can also crack and spring leaks in the pipes if not properly prepared for winter. The first thing you should do when setting your winterizing routine for your Myrtle Beach hot tub is empty the tub of the water. This means ALL the water left in the system as well as the tub itself. Any small amount of water that is left in the system and then subjected to freezing temperatures could cause damage or busted pipes. In worst-case scenario, your water pump could be damaged and that would be an expensive repair. After the water has been drained, you will need to run a spa flushing solution through the system. Then you will need to use an air blower and make sure that any small amounts of water left in the vents is blown out. The air heater may overheat in this process, so turn it off before starting the air blower. After these...
Proper Hot Tub Temperature

Proper Hot Tub Temperature

If you’re like me, there isn’t much that feels better than sliding down into the warm water of a hot tub and soaking away the cares of the day. Not only is it relaxing, but it’s therapeutic as well. It soothes sore muscles, improves blood circulation, and rejuvenates the mind and body. And you thought it was just a luxury item! So that brings us to a very common question we receive here at Elko Spas, Pools and Billiards. How hot should I keep my hot tub water? Read on for some good tips… How To Assure The Correct Temperature Of Your Hot Tub Most people recommend that water temperature in hot tubs should be kept around 104 F. There are a few things you should think about when setting the temperature. Let’s look at some important considerations when using a hot tub. You should consult with your doctor before using your hot tub if you are pregnant. Be cautious if you are taking certain medications. Some medicine can make you drowsy, or affect your heart rate and blood pressure. Never get in the hot tub if you are taking anticoagulant medications, antihistamines, or tranquilizers! Get the approval of your doctor first if this applies to you. Remember that kids’ internal temperatures can rise quicker than that of an adult, so this would mean the health risks to them would be more pronounced. Make sure that children are ALWAYS supervised and never left unattended while in the hot tub. It looks very enticing to young children when they see the bubbles and feel the warm water. The risk of...