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World Osteoporosis Day 2021: Health Benefits from Hot Tubs

World Osteoporosis Day was launched with the aim of breaking the silence on osteoporosis and getting more people thinking about their bone health. If you have been diagnosed with arthritis or osteoporosis, the key goal is to reduce the pain and prevent any further damage. There are various treatments offered to sufferers, one of them being hydrotherapy. Here we look at the health benefits of hot tubs, and how to approach exercising in a home spa to help alleviate the symptoms of osteoporosis.

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A Guide to Hot Tub Winter Covers

If you are wondering about the best way to protect a hot tub during the winter, the simple answer is, rather than drain it and keep it switched off, you’ll do well to keep it full and running. The best way to protect the pipework and parts on a hot tub is actually to avoid draining it. This is where hot tub winter covers play a crucial role, and this guide should help you choose the right one for your needs.

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How to Have a Glamourous Hot Tub Party

One of the great things about having a hot tub is that you can invite friends and family round to socialise. A hot tub party gives a focal point to any kind of event. Here we look at how to host a swim spa party, and provide some glamorous hot tub party ideas.

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Small Garden Pool Ideas

Have you dreamed of having a swimming pool in your garden, but felt daunted by the sheer size of the project? Whether you have a small garden, or simply don’t want a pool to completely take over your outside space, we have some clever small pools for small gardens ideas right here to help you achieve your dream, without compromise.

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Can You Use Epsom Salt in a Hot Tub? A Common Question Answered.

Hot tubs are of course connected with relaxation and relief of muscle pain and tension. Epsom salts are too. It is no wonder then that so many people ask whether the two can be combined. But is it safe to put Epsom salt in a hot tub, or is it going to adversely affect the functioning of the tub? Let’s explore this common question from hot tub users.

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5 Inspirational Hot Tub Garden Ideas

Hot tubs offer an array of therapeutic and social benefits. But have you thought about how a hot tub can be modelled into your garden, to form part of the overall landscaping of your outdoor space? Here we share with you our favourite hot tub garden ideas which will hopefully inspire you to create your very own hot tub haven in your back yard.

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Can I Put a Hot Tub on my Balcony?

If you live in a flat or apartment and you are lucky enough to have outdoor space courtesy of a balcony, you may be wondering if you can join the growing swathes of people who are investing in the benefits and pleasures of home hot tubs. The question of whether a balcony hot tub is a viable possibility is precisely what we’re exploring in this post.

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Hot Tub Sales on the Rise as Staycation Culture Intensifies

According to news reports, hot tub sales and rentals are booming as families get used to the fact that this year’s holidays are likely to stay firmly on home ground. As some hot tub suppliers report sales increases of up to 200%, we look at the growing trend for the garden jacuzzi, and why so many people are turning to garden hot tubs when looking for things to do in summer at home.

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How to Have the Perfect Staycation at Home with a Home Spa

It looks like foreign travel will be off the agenda for most of us this year. Holidays in this country have become so popular that many places have already become booked up for the summer. Here we look at how some different ideas, including investing in a home spa and trying a variety of activities, can help achieve a holiday environment with a staycation at home.

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5 Top Ideas for Landscaping Around Swim Spas

Purchasing a swim spa is a big investment for your garden and, as such, you will want to ensure that it looks the part within the rest of your garden landscaping. Good swim spa landscaping ideas should bed your swim spa into your garden seamlessly, to make it look like an integral part of your outdoor space and not an addition which sticks out like a sore thumb. Which is why we love these ideas for landscaping around swim spas.

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Romantic Jacuzzi Date Night Ideas

There’s something so wonderfully romantic about hot tubs. They give us the opportunity to relax within the privacy of our own home and to enjoy the intimate company of our special someone. A jacuzzi date night is the perfect opportunity to simply enjoy each other’s company, talking and spending quality time together away from the humdrum of everyday life. Ready for a jacuzzi date night? Prepare yourself, and read on for our favourite romantic hot tub ideas, including how to make the build up to your jacuzzi date night something truly special!

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What are the Pros and Cons of Swim Spas?

Swim spas offer many benefits. They suit any level, from beginner through to professional swimmer, as well as offering social use as a hot tub. They take up far less space than a swimming pool, and offer the added advantage of year-round enjoyment. Swim spas also give you the chance to swim every day in the privacy of your own garden, and without going to the expense of a full swimming pool. But are they the right choice for you? Here we look at the pros and cons of swim spas so you can make the choice for yourself.

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