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Spring Cleaning Your Pool & Backyard Living Space

Above-ground pool installation in the spring.

Warmer weather and longer days, it must be spring! With the change in season comes the urge to wake up your backyard living space with a little TLC. In this article, we’re going to walk you through the steps to spring clean your backyard living space and bring your swimming pool back to life.

Signs You Need to Shock Your Swimming Pool

Clean pool water.

Any pool owner will likely agree, the installation of a swimming pool can help to improve the quality of your health and lifestyle. To continue using and making the most of your pool, clean and safe water is essential. Keeping the water sparkling is as easy as regular maintenance, monitoring and the occasional shock.

In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at pool shock, including how often to shock your pool, the best day and when. To begin, let’s take a look at some of the tell-tale signs that your pool needs to be shocked.

Can a Hot Tub Help to Ease Headache Pain?

Man soaking in an outdoor hot tub to relieve headache pain.

Do you own an outdoor hot tub? If so, you’re likely all too familiar with the many health benefits and improvements that soaking in the jet-driven water can offer. While it may help your back, legs and arms to feel better, can a relaxing hydrotherapy session help to ease or eliminate headache pain? The answer is, yes!

In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at how soaking in a hot tub can help ease your headache pain and hopefully prevent them in the future.

New Year’s Resolutions to Help You Reduce Stress

Outdoor hot tub in the winter.

Are you feeling a little stressed?

If 2019 was stressful for you, it may be in your favour to set some goals or resolutions to help improve how you feel, both mentally and physically. By making a few simple changes to your routine and lifestyle, you may find that your stress levels decrease, and you feel happier, and healthier, overall. In this article, we’re going to explore five New Year’s resolutions to help you reduce stress.

7 Accessories That Every Swim Spa Needs

Indoor swim spa installation.

Without a doubt, one of the best exercises you could enjoy is swimming. Swimming is gentle on your joints, safe to do in warmer weather, and offers a comprehensive, full-body workout. By spending time in your swim spa, you can help improve your cardiovascular fitness while also building strength. Of course, no swim spa is complete without a selection of choice accessories. If you’re looking for new ways to improve your swim spa experience, why not check out one – or more – of these swim spa accessories?

Preparing Your Hot Tub Installation for Fall

Outdoor hot tub installation in the fall by a lake.

Fall is an amazing time of the year. With the crisp chill in the air, the leaves changing colours, and the awful heat of summer finally fading away, it’s time to pull out your favourite winter sweater and sip some hot cocoa. Of course, the fall season also means that it’s time to start preparing your backyard for fall, too. Not only do you need to start doing a little bit of “fall cleaning” on your backyard, you can also use this opportunity to give this space a fresh, new makeover!

What is Hot Tub Yoga?

Woman about to practice yoga in her hot tub.

Yogis have a reputation for finding creative and innovative ways to practice their discipline. From hot yoga to restorative yoga, there is a niche of yoga for everyone. Hot tub yoga is a new and exciting type of yoga that is taking the country by storm, and its followers are extremely enthusiastic about the benefits that they are reaping from it. Have you ever heard of hot tub yoga before? Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or you’re just now learning about the different practices, hot tub yoga can be exactly what you need to help restore your body and spirit.

What is Hot Tub Aromatherapy?

Close up of the water in a Sundance Spas hot tub.

If you thought that your nightly soak in your hot tub couldn’t get more soothing and relaxing, then think again! Hot tub aromatherapy is taking the spa world by storm, accumulating many devout followers. Aromatherapy is a natural therapeutic technique that can help encourage good physical and mental health. By diffusing aromatic essential oils into the air, these scents can target specific receptors in your nose and your brain and can help you relax, unwind, and feel your absolute best after a stressful day.

When combined with the positive effects of hot tub hydrotherapy, there’s no telling how relaxed you’ll feel.

What Swimming Pool Accessories Do I Need?

Backyard in-ground pool installation.

No swimming pool area is complete without the perfect accessories!

With so many options to choose from, it can be difficult to narrow down which accessories you’d like to invest in. Not to mention making sure that all the features and accessories match and flow as well. In this article, we dive into some of our favourite backyard swimming pool accessories and even share some of our tips and tricks to plan the perfect backyard paradise.

Pools VS. Hot Tubs: Which One is Best for Me?

Ladder going into a swimming pool.

Here at Sundance Spas of Edmonton, we don’t play favourites. We know that there are so many amazing benefits of having a pool or hot tub installation, or both! One isn’t simply better than the other, it all comes down to your lifestyle and personal preferences. If a swimming pool is better suited to your family or a hot tub fits more comfortably into your backyard, we are all for it.

In this article, we’re going to dig into the deciding factors that can help you choose between a swimming pool, hot tub or something more.

Should I Have an Indoor or Outdoor Hot Tub?

Outdoor hot tub installation on a patio in the spring.

Installing a hot tub? This is an exciting time for you and your family. After you’ve found the perfect spa, you must decide where it will be installed. The location of your hot tub installation can have a direct impact on your overall hot tub experience.

Inside or outside, that is the question. In this article we’re going to take a look at the advantages of both and identify some of the tasks you may have to face during the installation. We promise that it will all worth it in the end!

5 Swimming Pool Games Your Kids Will Love

Little girl playing in the swimming pool.

Already thinking of ways to entertain your kids this summer?

We don’t blame you. Although summer vacation is only a few months out of the year, it can feel like an eternity if you don’t have a variety of fun activities lined up. If you have a pool installed in your backyard, you can enjoy endless hours of enjoyment right in the comfort of your outdoor oasis! In this article, we’re going to tell you all about five of our favourite swimming pool games that will be sure to keep your kids and their friends entertained until the sun goes down.

When to Change Your Hot Tub Filter

Elegant hot tub installation.

Your hot tub filter is vital to the health and operation of your hot tub. The circulation system sends water through your filter, to trap contaminants and ensure clear water. With any spa, ensuring that your hot tub filter is in good working order is imperative. In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at filter maintenance and how often it needs to be changed.

How Often Should I Change the Hot Tub Water?

Outdoor hot tub installed into a deck.

There are many misconceptions about spa water quality and how to keep it sanitary. Often times, those who are new to the world of hot tub ownership think that spa chemicals and the circulation system will do all of the work to keep the water clean. While in fact, you must drain the water, clean the tank and refill the water as well. Regardless of your experience level, changing the water in your hot tub is a rather simple process.

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