Chemicals and Chemistry: Know Your Hot Tub’s Needs

Chemicals and Chemistry: Know Your Hot Tub’s Needs

Chemicals and Chemistry: Know Your Hot Tub’s Needs Purchasing a hot tub is a large investment – one that you want to enjoy as long as possible. Keeping your spa clean and sanitized is the best way to see that investment pay off for years to come. Here’s our cheat sheet to hot tub chemistry … Read More

Arthritis Relief and the History of the Hot Tub

Arthritis Relief and the History of the Hot Tub

Ever since the first person stumbled across natural geothermal hot springs, humans have believed in the healing power of a warm water soak. Although early mythology attributed the healing qualities to supernatural or divine influence, modern science has found that there’s a legitimate scientific foundation for the idea. This is especially true for arthritis.

Roman Baths and the Hot Tub Tradition

Roman Baths and the Hot Tub Tradition

The history of hot tub soaks goes back a long way, predating the historical record, even. Early man bathed in natural hot springs for cleanliness, healing, and even worship. However, the ancient Roman Empire took it to a whole new level.

Japanese Onsens and the Hot Spring Tradition

Japanese Onsens and the Hot Spring Tradition

In a couple years, the Olympics will be held in Tokyo, Japan, which means millions of foreigners will get to experience the joy of the Japanese onsen, or public baths. A closer look into the Japanese onsen tradition will show us how hot tubs can connect to culture, community and health.

Pool Filtration: Chlorine vs. Salt

Pool Filtration: Chlorine vs. Salt

You’ve probably heard amazing things about the “new” salt water pool system (they’ve been around since the 1980’s), how they don’t dry out your skin, never burn your eyes, and feel like ocean bliss.  But are they really better? Salt water pools are not technically chlorine free, as the filtration systems convert the salt in … Read More

Financial Costs of Owning a Swimming Pool

Financial Costs of Owning a Swimming Pool

Besides the upfront cost to purchase and install a pool, there are a lot of monthly costs associated with pool ownership that most people don’t think about.  There are electricity costs associated with heating the pool, chemical expenses, maintenance and more.  It is important to be aware of monthly costs associated with owning a pool … Read More

9 Must-Have Features for Your Dream Pool

Planning your dream pool?  Check out these 9 unique features that you wouldn’t want to forget to include!   Infinity Pool Whether you have an amazing view or just want to add a fun feature, an infinity pool overhang is perfect for you.  The illusion that your pool flawlessly drops into the surrounding area makes … Read More

Top Mistakes to Avoid While Preparing Your Pool For Winter

The summer is quickly becoming fall, and it has come time again to winterize your pool.  While preparing your pool for the winter is an easy process, a few forgotten steps can cost hundreds of dollars of repairs come spring.  If you are hesitant about the process, contact Aquatech to schedule a pool closing today. … Read More

Dental Care for Frequent Swimmers

If you spend more than six hours per week at the swimming pool, chances are you are at increased risk for tooth damage due to prolonged exposure to chlorine. The chlorine found in so many swimming pools can actually cause tooth sensitivity, as the chloric acid in the pools forms teeth-harming hydrochloric acid. In addition, … Read More

Hair Care for Swimming

Swimming is a great form of exercise and recreation, but the chlorine found in swimming pools can really do a number on your hair, making it dry and brittle. Here are some ways to help prevent and minimize the hair damage that results from overexposure to chlorine.