January 2016

Excessive Sanitizer (Bromine and Chlorine) in Hot Tubs

We are often asked what is the most important thing to take care of in your hot tub…. the answer is easy: sanitizer – it is the one thing that keeps you and your loved ones safe while having spa fun. Bromine/Chlorine levels are very important to maintain at ideal levels. When bromine/chlorine levels are… Read More»

How much do hot tubs cost?

How much do hot tubs cost? Great question, and often the first one asked! Real easy answer on this one folks. How much does a hot tub cost……lots……or possibly……a little. Like all the really big questions in life (Is there life after death? Is there intelligent life on other planets? Will the Jets make the… Read More»

Low Sanitizer (Bromine and Chlorine) in Hot Tubs

Oh no! I have low sanitizer in my hot tub! In hot tub water, it is very important to ensure you have a proper sanitizer level. Sanitizer is a chemical substance that kills bacteria in hot tub water. Different types of sanitizers are chlorine and bromine. Low bromine/chlorine levels in a hot tub mean that the… Read More»

Everything to love about endless pools

Pack up your swimsuit, towel, toiletries, and everything else you need to head to the community swimming pool. Drive half an hour to get there, find a parking spot, get changed, head to the pool (that is very heavily chlorinated) just to get your swimming exercise in for the day. OR… get into your swimsuit… Read More»

Why you’ll love an automatic pool cover

pool auto cover

If mom is the buyer of a pool than surely she will covet this option more than any other. When the call comes across the house: ” hey Ma can we use the pool?” mom knows all she needs to do is press a switch to allow access to the pool and everything is good… Read More»

What Winnipeg pools will be like in the future

Winnipeg pools have come a long way from when I first started in this industry 40 years ago. There were only three shapes available when I began and two options… a slide and a diving board. Like almost every industry, the pool business has evolved to include hundreds of choices and options. Our price book for 2016 pool… Read More»

Biofilm in Spas

The word “biofilm” is gross and scary – to hot tub owners, it should be. A biofilm is a biological microorganism in which the cells stick to surfaces. This hot tub problem is becoming more and more common and is referred to as “slime” because of the extracellular polymeric substance they contain – big words meaning… Read More»