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How are Swim Spas Heated?

Swim spas are smaller than an average swimming pool, but larger than a hot tub. A strong current in the water allows you to swim on the spot, without reaching either end of the spa or having to turn around. If you’re unsure whether to opt for a hot tub or a swimming pool, you may want to think about another option. Swim spas have the benefit of allowing you to work out as well as relax. Here we explore the benefits of swim spas and answer the important question, “how are swim spas heated?”

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All You Ever Needed to Know About Hot Tub Accessories

If you have, or are planning to buy a hot tub, that in itself is an exciting prospect. But have you thought about how you can take your hot tub experience to the next level? Hot tub accessories can make your spa even more appealing. And as all Hydropool tubs have easy lift covers, meaning that you probably won’t need to invest in a cover lifter like you would with other brands of home spa, it leaves you free to splash out and treat yourself to some cool alternative hot tub accessories, instead.

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How to Drain a Hot Tub: Your Ultimate Guide

A hot tub offers a great way to relax. But in order for you to enjoy your hot tub at its best, it’s a good idea to keep on top of the minimal maintenance required. Although self-cleaning hot tubs do as they suggest and keep maintenance to a minimum, you may need to drain your spa of water every now and again. With this in mind, here is our ultimate guide on how to drain a hot tub…

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What to Look for in a Massage Hot Tub

For many, a hot tub is all about health benefits. The ultimate hydro-massage experience comes courtesy of a combination of warmth, buoyancy and, importantly, massage. This special blend has the power to relieve muscle and joint tension, ease aches and pains, reduce anxiety and stress, and induce full body relaxation. The question is, when health benefits mean everything, what to look for in a massage hot tub?

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Hydropool vs Endless Pools: Which Swim Spa to Choose?

Been doing your homework on swim spas and wondering which brand is best suited to your needs and budget? If you’ve been comparing the pros and cons of swim spas from Hydropool and Endless Pools, read on for a useful summary as to how the two brands match up when it comes to customisation options, maintenance, insulation and, most importantly for swim spa buyers, swim current.

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Hydrotherapy and Hot Tubs: All You Ever Wanted to Know

Soaking in a therapeutic hot tub after a long, hard day is an appealing way to unwind and relax, but there are plenty of other advantages too, hydrotherapy being one of them. But what exactly is hydrotherapy, and how does it benefit physical and mental health? Join us as we explore the subject of hydrotherapy, including expert tips on what to consider when buying a therapeutic hot tub.

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A Helpful Guide to Hot Tub Running Costs

One of the most common questions we get asked is “how much does it cost to run a hot tub?” If you’re looking to purchase a home spa, it’s understandable to want to know more about hot tub operating costs. Here our experts run through the main hot tub running costs, and explore how a Hydropool branded hot tub can help keep those costs to a minimum thanks to exceptional insulation, energy efficiency and self-cleaning technology.

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Hot Tub or Jacuzzi? The Differences Explained.

Hot tub manufacturers tend to use the terms ‘home spa’ and ‘hot tub’ interchangeably, but essentially they are one in the same. Many people also refer to hot tubs generally as ‘Jacuzzis’, but this doesn’t necessarily mean they are made by the Jacuzzi brand. Because Jacuzzi hot tubs were the original brand which became so well known the world over, the name became adopted and used for the general product.

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How do Swim Spas Work?

Ever wondered how champion swimmers train? How to keep up with swim training when the pools are closed? It may sound unbelievable, but it is actually possible to swim on the spot, without travelling anywhere, but whilst reaping all the benefits of honing your stroke and burning calories. But if you think about what millions of people have been doing on a treadmill for so many years it makes it easier to imagine how swim spas work.

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The Complete Guide to the Health Benefits of Hot Tubs

There is nothing more relaxing than a good soak in a hot tub at the end of a long day. The therapeutic benefits of warm, bubbling water are well known. But did you know there were specific advantages to health too, some of which have been proven in medical studies? Here we take a look at a number of health benefits of hot tubs, from stress and pain relief to confidence-boosting properties.

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Home Hot Tub Brands: How Does Hydropool Stack up Against the Rest?

Thinking of buying a hot tub? There are many brands to choose from, each with their own benefits and features. But which to choose? If budget is playing a part in your buying decision, there are some important factors to consider, because what you don’t want is a false economy. With this in mind, here’s a look at the key benefits of the Hydropool brand, compared to cheaper alternatives.

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Hydropool Vs Arctic Spa: All You Need to Know

If you’ve been doing your homework on home hot tubs, and have whittled your choice down to Hydropool vs Arctic Spa, then you may be looking for helpful comparison information to steer your choice. Here we will answer some of the key questions you will be asking, including how running costs, day to day usage and maintenance match up across the brands.

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