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11 Coolest Naturally Occurring Hot Springs

11 Coolest Naturally

Occurring Hot Springs

Craving a hot spring to relax and take your mind off things? What about a hot spring that could possibly sweep you down hundreds of feet

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Written By:
Tim Tang

16 Most Extreme Hot Tubs in the World

16 Most Extreme

Hot Tubs in the World

There are approximately 26 million functioning hot tubs worldwide, and the majority are your standard personal-use hot tubs.This short list

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Written By:
Tim Tang

Sutro Welcomes Product Guru, Matt Page For Commercialization of Smart Water Monitor

Sutro Welcomes Product Guru, Matt Page

For Commercialization of Smart Water Monitor

Product development guru Matt Page joins the Sutro team as they prepare to launch their cutting-edge water monitoring technology

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Written By:
Alex Mohring

Hot Tub Safety: Is Too much Hot Tub Immersion Bad For You?

Hot Tub Safety: Is Too much of

Hot Tub Immersion Bad For You?

Have you ever wondered if it is possible to stay in a hot tub too long? If you do happen to have a rather long soak, is it dangerous?

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Written By:
Alex Mohring

Sutro CEO Ravi Kurani Named Forbes 30 under 30

Sutro CEO Ravi Kurani

Named Forbes 30 under 30

Forbes named Sutro CEO and co-founder Ravi Kurani as a part of the 30 under 30 2017 cohort, highlighting the brightest young entrepreneurs..

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Written By:
Alex Mohring

Closing Time - Part 3 The Last Step

Closing Time - Part 3

The Last Step

It’s not quite winter yet, but the cold weather is rolling in. This is the perfect time to pop the big question: to close or not to close ..

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Written By:
Swetha Raghunathan

Closing Time: Part 2 Draining Water From Your Pool

Closing Time: Part 2

Draining Water From Your Pool

Summer is ending, winter is near, and the pool season is coming to a close. Pool maintenance in the winter is really easy if you close....

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Written By:
Swetha Raghunathan

Closing Time: Part 1 The Prep: What To Do 1 Week Before

Closing Time: Part 1

The Prep: What To Do 1 Week Before

We know, it’s hard to say goodbye to summer. The warm sun on your skin, the pool parties and barbecues, fighting to keep your pool clean....

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Written By:
Swetha Raghunathan

Sutro to Showcase Game-Changing Water Technology at SXSW Eco 2016

Sutro to Showcase Game-Changing

Water Technology at SXSW Eco 2016

Sutro has been selected to pitch at 2016 SXSW Eco Startup Showcase where they will present game changing water monitoring sensor technology.

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Written By:
Alex Mohring

OLYMPIC GREEN POOL - THE REAL STORY SURFACES

OLYMPIC GREEN POOL

THE REAL STORY SURFACES

Quick Recap 2016 Olympics#rio2016Green diving poolNo goodCatch my first email about the Olympic pool turning green here...

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Written By:
Ravi Kurani

Pool Test Strip Inventor, Mark Stephenson, Strikes Again With Sutro

Pool Test Strip Inventor, Mark Stephenson,

Strikes Again With Sutro

Previous water technologies area manager Mark Stephenson will be joining Sutro, a cutting-edge water monitoring tech company.

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Written By:
Alex Mohring

THE RIO OLYMPIC POOL - WHATS GOING ON?

THE RIO OLYMPIC POOL

- WHATS GOING ON?

Happy Friday! 🎉 Many of you probably heard about the green diving pool at the Olympics. A quick dive into what might have happened...

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Written By:
Ravi Kurani

THE SMART WAY TO OPEN YOUR SMART POOL THIS SPRING

THE SMART WAY TO OPEN

YOUR SMART POOL THIS SPRING

Spring is nearly here and that means it's time to start preparing to open your pool from its winter rest. You know you'll want to jump...

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Written By:
Ravi Kurani

Amazon Partnership Means Automatic Chemical Ordering

AMAZON PARTNERSHIPS MEAN AUTOMATED

POOL SENSORS MEET AUTOMATIC CHEMICAL ORDERING

Sutro is proud to announce that it is one of Amazon's first partners in both its Dash and Alexa-based reordering programs, ensuring...

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Written By:
Ravi Kurani

MAKING YOUR POOL A SMARTPOOL

MAKING YOUR POOL

A SMARTPOOL

Automation and remote monitoring are the wave of the future, all brought to us by the "Internet of Things" that has Silicon Valley's .....

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Written By:
Ravi Kurani

WI-FI OR POOL GUY? MAKING POOL AND HOT TUB MAINTENANCE EASY

WI-FI OR POOL GUY? MAKING

POOL AND HOT TUB MAINTENANCE EASY

What if Wi-Fi could replace a visit from your pool guy or regular pool maintenance needs?

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Written By:
Ravi Kurani

EL NIÑO AND POOL CARE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

EL NIÑO AND POOL CARE:

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Here are a few tips for proper pool care during the El Niño season and any time heavy storms, high winds, and significant precipitation...

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Written By:
Ravi Kurani

AUTOMATE YOUR POOL CHEMICAL MONITORING AND SAVE BIG BUCKS

AUTOMATE YOUR POOL CHEMICAL

MONITORING AND SAVE BIG BUCKS

The right pool automation gadgets can change the way you look at your personal swimming hole.

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Written By:
Alex Mohring

POOL SAFETY TIPS WHEN THE GRANDKIDS COME VISITING

POOL SAFETY TIPS WHEN

THE GRANDKIDS COME VISITING

If you've got an unsecured pool and have young visitors on the way, here are the few steps you can take to make sure everyone has a safe....

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Written By:
Ravi Kurani

WIFI ENABLED HOT TUB SENSORS LET YOU REALLY RELAX IN YOUR SPA

WIFI ENABLED HOT TUB SENSORS

LET YOU REALLY RELAX IN YOUR SPA

Technology has finally found a way to improve what humans have been enjoying ever since cavemen first discovered hot springs.

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Written By:
Alex Mohring

DOES MY POOL ADD VALUE TO MY HOME?

DOES MY POOL

ADD VALUE TO MY HOME?

Your pool is a great benefit to your health and adds tons of enjoyment to your life, but as you well know—especially if you built your pool.

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Written By:
Ravi Kurani

OUR FAVORITE POOL-CLEANING GADGETS

POOL-CLEANING GADGETS

POOL-CLEANING GADGETS

We wanted to give pool and hot tub owners an easy, tech savvy, virtually hands-free way to monitor their pool or spa and keep it in prime...

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Written By:
Alex Mohring

HOW LONG SHOULD YOU SOAK IN A HOT TUB?

HOW LONG SHOULD

YOU SOAK IN A HOT TUB?

Have you ever wondered if it is possible to stay in a hot tub too long? If you do happen to have a rather long soak, is it dangerous?

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Written By:
Alex Mohring

DO I NEED TO MONITOR MY POOL OVER THE WINTER?

DO I NEED TO MONITOR

MY POOL OVER THE WINTER?

Unless you are lucky enough to live in a part of the US that stays warm enough to use your outdoor pool year round, you'll probably need to.

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Written By:
Ravi Kurani

HOW TO HEAT A HOT TUB QUICKLY AND EFFICIENTLY

HOW TO HEAT A

HOT TUB QUICKLY AND EFFICIENTLY

Let's take a look at how long it takes to properly heat a hot tub and what you can do to make it heat more efficiently and quickly.

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Written By:
Alex Mohring

5 MUST HAVES FOR A SMART POOL

5 Must Haves

for a SMART Pool

Today's technology allows you to take pool maintenance to a whole new level, automating much of the process and giving you....

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Written By:
Alex Mohring

TEACH YOUR KIDS HOW TO TAKE CARE OF THE SWIMMING POOL

TEACH YOUR KIDS HOW TO

TAKE CARE OF THE SWIMMING POOL

I don’t think I have ever met a child that didn’t love a good swimming pool. Whether it is a pool in your backyard or a giant wave pool...

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Written By:
Alex Mohring

AUTOMATE YOUR POOL FOR WORRY-FREE MAINTENANCE

AUTOMATE YOUR POOL

FOR WORRY-FREE MAINTENANCE

The most important piece of any smart home or smart pool automation is the monitoring system. In order to take the necessary ...

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Written By:
Alex Mohring

WINTER IS COMING: IS YOUR SPA READY?

WINTER IS COMING:

IS YOUR SPA READY?

The colder months make the joys of owning a hot tub or spa that much greater—nothing beats slipping into the hot water....

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Written By:
Alex Mohring

MONITORING POOL CHEMICALS: THE BASICS

MONITORING POOL CHEMICALS:

THE BASICS

Having a backyard pool or hot tub is awesome, but all of the chemical monitoring can seem really complex and time consuming.

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Written By:
Ravi Kurani

WHAT IS CHLORINE AND WHY IS IT IN SWIMMING POOLS?

WHAT IS CHLORINE AND

WHY IS IT IN SWIMMING POOLS?

If you have ever seasoned your food with salt, drunk tap water, or swum in a pool, you have been exposed to chlorine.

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Written By:
Alex Mohring

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PH

EVERYTHING YOU NEED

TO KNOW ABOUT PH

HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHAT PH STANDS FOR OR WHERE THE TERM ORIGINATED? If your memory from chemistry class doesn't ring a bell, don’t worry

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Written By:
Ravi Kurani

MAKE A SPLASH THIS SUMMER WITH SUTRO

MAKE A SPLASH THIS

THIS SUMMER WITH SUTRO

The best new smart device that monitors water quality for your pool. Save water. Save money. Save time.

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Written By:
Ravi Kurani

HOW (NOT) TO WASTE WATER

HOW (NOT)

TO WASTE WATER

According to the United States Drought Monitor, April has seen warmer than normal temperatures across two-thirds of the country.

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Written By:
Alex Mohring

The 3 "ICK" of Pool Chemical Imbalance: How to have Amazing Pool Water

The 3 "ICK" of Pool Chemical Imbalance:

How to have Amazing Pool Water

Without correct chemical levels, pools are great places for bacteria and fungus to grow – organisms can start creating their own little...

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Written By:
Ravi Kurani