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Energy-Efficient Hot Tubs: Running Costs & Money Saving Tips

How energy efficient is your hot tub? How can you save money on your energy bills by changing how you…

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How to Clean Jacuzzi Filters

One of the core ways of keeping a hot tub clean is to look after its filter, with regular cleaning and replacement. The more you put into keeping your hot tub filters clean, the more you’ll get out of it in terms of maximised efficiency, reduced need for chemicals, and enhanced jet power. So, let’s take a look at how to clean jacuzzi filters, together with some useful advice on just what a hot tub filter does and why it’s so important to keep them clean.

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How to Decorate Around a Jacuzzi Tub

If you’ve treated yourself to a hot tub so that you have somewhere to escape and relax after a hard day, or a place to socialise with family and friends, good for you. The next step is to complete your home retreat by decorating or landscaping around your tub. That way, you get to create the ultimate haven. Not sure where to start? Read on for our top ideas on how to decorate around a jacuzzi tub.

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Are Hot Tubs Expensive To Run?

One of the most common questions people ask when considering a home hot tub purchase is, are hot tubs expensive to run? The answer isn’t, however, straightforward, because it depends upon a range of factors. Join us then as we look at the subject of hot tub running costs so that you can get a good feel for whether jacuzzi baths are expensive to run.

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Can you Put a Swim Spa in the Ground?

Swim spas are the perfect solution for those who wish to train or exercise using the resistance of water, but don’t have the space for a full swimming pool, or the time to visit the local public baths or lido. When you install a swim spa, you have various options for landscaping around it. Lots of people ask, can you put a swim spa in the ground? The answer to this is yes, you can, and you have more than one choice in that respect too. However, there are some things to think about.

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The Pros and Cons of Swimming in Cold Water

Swimming in cold water may seem like an activity that only athletes, or those with the strongest constitution, can handle. But the fact is, there are many benefits to cold water swimming, health related and otherwise. However, there are also a number of risks to consider. Here we look at the pros and cons of swimming in cold water, so you can decide for yourself if this is a pastime for you.

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Is a Hot Tub Good for Back Pain?

Most people, at some time in their lives, will experience some form of back pain. A common cause of lost days at work, back pain has grown to be a problem on a global scale, and can be difficult to treat with everyday painkillers and anti-inflammatories which will often have limited effect. Because of this, many people are turning to alternative remedies which is leading to them asking, is a hot tub good for back pain?

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5 Outdoor Essentials: How to Make a Summer Garden

As the days grow longer and we slowly move into spring, it’s time to start planning changes to our gardens ready to enjoy during the warmer months. Whether it’s new garden furniture, a hot tub or a built-in barbeque, let’s take a look at how to make a summer garden.

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7 Hot Tub Fun Facts

Hot tubs are well renowned for helping with relaxation, soothing muscle fatigue and combating stress. They can also provide a great way to socialise with friends and family. But how much do you really know about home hot tubs? Read on for some interesting hot tub fun facts that may never have heard before.

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How to Choose a Hot Tub UK

If you’re thinking about buying a hot tub, there is plenty to consider. Our hot tub buyer’s guide reveals all you need to think about to make sure you choose just the right hot tub for your needs. From the different types of hot tub, to the various features to look out for, we’ve got it all covered in this guide to how to choose a hot tub.

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10 Things You Should NEVER do in a Hot Tub

Hot tubs are a haven of relaxation. They can ease anxiety, soothe sore muscles and provide the ultimate way to entertain and spend time with friends and family. There is much to enjoy in a hot tub, but there are also some things you should never do, because if you’re going to get the most out of your home spa, it’s essential you stay safe. So read on as we share our experts’ advice on the top things you should NEVER do in a hot tub.

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Can Babies Go in Hot Tubs, and Other Child Safety Considerations for Home Spas

Children love hot tubs just as much as adults do. They are a source of much excitement and a great attraction. But as with anything water-based, it is essential that children are properly supervised at all times around a hot tub. Here we look at hot tub rules for children, and also answer the important question, can babies go in hot tubs?

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