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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

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

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

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

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

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

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