You open up the hot tub cover for a soak after a long week of work and it hits you. That rancid, sharp smell hot tub water sometimes gets. The same warm, steamy conditions that make hot tubs a favourite retreat also make them the perfect breeding ground for bacteria. You don’t always go into … Continue reading Why Does My Hot Tub Water Smell? How to Fix Smelly Hot Tub Water
Let the games begin! Your games room might be good, but are you content with just good? What about great? What about amazing? What about life-changing? (Maybe that last one is a bit too far). Imagine how much better it would be with: A high end air hockey table, to keep the kids occupied for … Continue reading Christmas Gifts for Your Family and Games Room
Why your old hot tub steps need to go. Over time, your hot tub steps wear out and become dangerous. A new set of hot tub steps can keep your family from taking a nasty fall this winter. So before you settle into a good winter of relaxation in the hot tub, check you existing … Continue reading New Hot Tub Steps | Why Your Old Hot Tub Steps Need to Go
Winterize your hot tub before heading south this winter When you head to Florida or Costa Rica or Panama this winter, your hot tub should be properly winterized to avoid damage from so temperature swings this winter. Closing the lid on your hot tub or leaving it to drain before you leave can mean you … Continue reading Winterize Your Hot Tub Before Heading South This Winter
How to drain, clean and refill your hot tub Right now is the best time to drain, clean and replace the water in your hot tub. If you take care of this (or get this taken care of) in October, you can probably make it through the winter without doing it again. Think about the … Continue reading How to Drain and Refill Your Hot Tub Before Winter
Hot tubs aren’t all that complicated. If you can buy a used car, you can buy a used hot tub, right? We submit a strong maybe. The used car market is well established and buyers know what to look for. The used hot tub market is less established, and buyers are often (no offense intended) … Continue reading Is Buying a Used Hot Tub Right for Your Family?
It’s getting closer to prime hot tub season. Soon, family and friends will use the tub regularly and the maintenance you left for months is going to get more regular. The warm conditions making your hot tub so relaxing also makes it the perfect environment for bacteria to multiply. Maintenance is important as you use … Continue reading Why Avoiding Hot Tub Maintenance is Bad!
The size of your patio umbrella depends on a handful of things. Your budget. The space you want to cover. Your total available space. The characteristics of your property. An oversized umbrella looks cartoonish as it overpowers your outdoor living arrangement, while a small umbrella doesn’t give enough protection from the elements or improve the … Continue reading What Size Patio Umbrella is Best? What Size Patio Umbrella Should I Buy?
You spent the last month uncomfortably perched in the sun on your old, worn down, worn out patio furniture and it’s obvious you should have invested in something new in June. Fortunately, summer will hang around for another few months, and that gives you another few months to enjoy the new patio furniture you’ve had … Continue reading It’s Not Too Late to Enjoy New Patio Furniture in Oakville
Wicker patio furniture doesn’t come from the wicker tree, so yours doesn’t have to be that mild brown colour you associate with antique furniture (unless that’s the look you’re going for!). Wicker can be both natural and synthetic, and comes in a stunning range of colours and styles. The wicker weave has stuck around so … Continue reading Why Wicker Outdoor Furniture is Always a Good Upgrade