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The top 4 hot tub health facts & myths

The top 4 hot tub health facts & myths

We are sure that by now you have heard that hot tubs provide many health benefits for bathers, including reducing anxiety and relieving pain just to name a few, but what about hot tub health concerns? Which concerns are fact and which are fiction?    Top 4 most...

The pros and cons of different pool entry options

The pros and cons of different pool entry options

There are so many things you need to consider before installing a swimming pool in your backyard. From where to put it, to how deep it should be, to what features you want to include, you should plan out your design wants and needs before contacting a Vancouver...

8 modern concrete swimming pool designs

8 modern concrete swimming pool designs

Concrete swimming pools may come with a higher upfront cost and can be more difficult to maintain, but their highly customizable nature makes them very attractive to homeowners. Building a pool out of concrete allows for a lot more flexibility when it comes to the...

The pros and cons of saltwater hot tubs

The pros and cons of saltwater hot tubs

Over the past few years, saltwater hot tubs have been gaining in popularity, especially as more homeowners are choosing saltwater systems for their swimming pools. Some people prefer them because it makes their skin feel better, however, others can be intimidated by...

When is it time to close your pool for the winter?

When is it time to close your pool for the winter?

Since Vancouver is unfortunately not warm year-round, there will come a time when you will need to decide what to do with your swimming pool over the winter. Will you close your pool for the season, or choose one of these methods for keeping it open?  Either way, a...

How to keep your inground hot tub heated efficiently

How to keep your inground hot tub heated efficiently

Finding ways to save money is generally something most homeowners want to do, however, owning a hot tub does not come cheap. Hot tubs increase your hydro bills due to the electricity needed to run and heat them, so finding ways to keep your inground hot tub heated...