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How to Maintain Your Hot Tub or Spa

How to Maintain Your Hot Tub or Spa

Many hot tub owners are under the false impression that doing proper maintenance on it is difficult or time consuming. This is not the case, however! Just a few consistent steps will keep things easy and trouble free. Here are some great tips to get you started on your hot tub or spa maintenance and keep it working at peak performance! Tips for Hot Tub and Spa Maintenance The first thing to remember is to do things on a regular basis to avoid bigger problems that could be costly. Most hot tubs or spas are made from acrylic, which is fairly easy to clean often, due to its non-porous and smooth surface. Germs cannot hide out and get stuck in the pores on acrylic finishes the way they can on concrete that is used on most swimming pools. All you really need to do to clean your spa is to wipe it down with a damp cloth and cleanser that’s not abrasive. Elko Spas Billiards and Pools can help you choose the right product if you have questions about it. If you have a cover for your Jacuzzi that is exposed to the elements, then you should get a special vinyl protector solution and apply that to protect from sun, wind or rain & snow. If you can, don’t let that cleanser get into the water, even though it’s mild. The same way you add chemicals to a swimming pool, there are some chemicals required for spas and hot tubs as well. These chemicals keep the proper pH balance level right, clean the water from bacteria that could be...
Important Factors To Consider When Buying Hot Tubs

Important Factors To Consider When Buying Hot Tubs

  Hot tubs provide lots of benefits to homeowners that include relaxation and therapy. This is especially true for households with elderly family members, who will enjoy the water and therapeutic massage of their outdoor spas. Another common and popular benefit is the ability to spend quality bonding time with the family and friends.   An outdoor spa is a great investment because of all the benefits that you can gain from it. If you are considering buying one, there are certain factors that you need to consider first.   Cost and other expenses Similar to buying a swimming pool, the cost of buying hot tubs does not end with your purchase. You also have to allocate money for its regular operation and maintenance. The cost of buying a tub largely depends on the size, features and the accessories that are necessary to maintain and operate it. The features that differ in every brand or type of tub primarily include the number and functions of the jets.   When it comes to accessories, there are some that you need to be able to better take care of your tub such as the cover. And there are other accessories that add functions to your spa to allow for more comfort and convenience when you are using it.   If you are unsure which specific type of outdoor spa to buy, consult with a professional. Do not forget to inquire about the energy efficiency of the tub you are considering purchasing as well as the monthly costs required to run and maintain it. Elko Spas Billiards and Pools will help you...
Hot Tubs Are More Than Just Luxury

Hot Tubs Are More Than Just Luxury

If you’re like the majority of Americans, you equate hot tubs with luxury. I mean, how many times have we been on vacation at some fabulous hotel or resort and spent hours soaking in the hot tub. Whether it’s cold weather and you’re coming off the ski slopes, or a nice evening at home, hot tubs provide so many benefits that go far beyond simple luxury. Make no mistake—it is luxurious to sit and relax in a hot tub, but have you thought about the actual benefits from doing it on a regular basis? Well, here are just a few! Hot Tub For Your Health! A good soak in a hot tub can be good for your health, as well as your relationships with your significant other! Who doesn’t want that, right? For centuries, public bathhouses have been part of the culture, not only for hygiene but for medicinal and therapeutic benefits as well. Doctors recommended these hot baths to cure just about anything. Fast-forward to modern day and one of our biggest health challenges is stress. It causes diseases, drives us to addictions and ruins relationship. Stress needs to be managed and part of a great stress relief routine is soaking your tired and tight muscles in a hot tub at the end of a long day! Your hot tub can mean the difference in your health. If you’ve ever soaked in a hot tub with your partner then you know how wonderful it feels to get intimate and share those cuddles in comforting hot water. Add some jets in and it’s pleasure at its best! Why not...
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...