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Ultimate Hot Tub Buyer’s Guide

The Ultimate Hot Tub Buyer’s Guide Everything You Need To Know To Buy The Perfect Hot Tub. Sections Types Of Hot Tubs Water Care Options Best Brands Installation Hot Tub Prices Choosing The Perfect Hot Tub Buying a hot tub can be a trickier than you may think with a multitude of factors to consider. … Read More

Hot Tub Salt System Guide

The Complete Guide To Salt Water Hot Tubs The Complete Guide To Salt Water Hot Tubs Sections Overview Maintenance Other Systems FAQ What Is A Saltwater System? Saltwater systems are found on many high end hot tubs and are widely regarded as the pinnacle of water care systems due to their ease of use and … Read More

Luxury vs Entry Level Hot Tubs

Entry-Level vs. Luxury Hot Tubs The Key Differences & Our Top Picks Sections Overview Water Care Jet Technology Heating & Efficiency Additional Features Luxury Hot Tubs Entry Level Hot Tubs Salt Water Compatible Advanced Jet Systems 110V Plug-in Accent Lighting Sound System Available App Connectivity Re-enforced Frame Luxury Vs. Entry Level Hot Tubs Hot tub … Read More

2021 Hot Tub Pricing Guide

2021 Guide To Hot Tub Prices We Break Down The Mystery Of Hot Tub Prices With Helpful Examples Sections Overview Entry Level Hot Tubs Mid-Tier Hot Tubs Flagship Hot Tubs Hot Tub Prices The price of new hot tubs usually range from about $5,000 to $8,000. On the lower end, entry-level hot tubs can start at … Read More

Why Buy Hot Tubs Locally

Why Buy Hot Tubs Locally? Hot Tub Buying 101 Sections Overview Dealer Networks Delivery Where To Buy Your Hot Tub When looking to buy a hot tub in the Greater Los Angeles area, there are a few places you can go to purchase your hot tub: a dealer, a hot tub expo, a home and … Read More

Health Benefits of a Hot Tub

The Health Benefits Of Hot Tubbing For centuries people have sought out the wellness benefits of immersing themselves in water. Going back centuries, the Romans had their Roman Baths. Today, our Hot Spring spas. Our attraction to water continues to help us think and feel our best. Whether it’s to soothe aches and pains, or … Read More

Sleep Benefits of a Hot Tub

The Sleep Benefits Of Hot Tubs Rest, Relax, & Get A Better Night’s Sleep Spending some time relaxing in a hot tub before heading to bed can cause you to sleep deeper, and longer. The National Sleep Foundation found that about 132 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders, like insomnia, more than one night a … Read More

Salt Water Hot Tub Tutorial [VIDEO]

Get Started With Your Salt Water System Interested in learning more about Hot Spring Spa’s Freshwater Salt System? Learn what it takes to set up and maintain the system with minimal effort, and easy routine maintenance. Hot Spring Spa’s Freshwater Salt System is regarded as the pinnacle of water care systems and is available on … Read More

New Hot Spot Collection [VIDEO]

Meet The Redesigned Hot Spot Collection https://s3.amazonaws.com/wp-agilitysquared/calhomespas/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Hot-Spring_2020-Hot-Spot-Collection-Product-Video.mp4 Meet the recently redesigned Hot Spot Collection from Hot Spring Spas. These budget friendly spas are the perfect blend between luxury and affordability. These beautifully designed spas come in a range of sizes, and can feature accent lighting, bluetooth sound systems, and much more! Choose between a range … Read More

How to Clean Hot Spring Spas Filter [VIDEO]

How To Clean Your Spa’s Filter Cleaning Your Spa’s filters may sound like a daunting task, but with Hot Spring’s Tri-X filters, it’s as easy as turning off your spas power, pulling the filter out, and washing with a hose! To achieve a deeper clean, use filter cleaner or a degreaser to loosen grease and … Read More

Hot Tub Installation

Hot Tub Installation Everything You Need To Know Before You Buy Sections Foundation Electrical Adding Water Cost Choosing Your Hot Tub’s Foundation When purchasing a hot tub, where you will put it will be the first question that needs answering. Hot tubs are quite heavy when filled, and will need a solid and level foundation … Read More

Why to avoid home and garden spas

Why to avoid home and garden spas The true cost of a traveling expo hot tub Consumer Alert: What’s the scariest place to buy a hot tub or swim spa? Answer: A traveling hot tub or swim spa expo. Hot tubs for sale in home and garden shows Home and garden shows can be a … Read More

Increase Mobility

Increase Mobility

Arthritis Benefits If you are one of the 46 million Americans affected by arthritis, soaking in your Hot Spring spa can help ease your pain. Joint inflammation from arthritis causes swelling, pain and stiffness, often resulting in the loss of joint movement or function. Immersion in warm water produces hydrostatic pressure on the body that … Read More

A Better Night’s Sleep

A Better Night’s Sleep

According to the National Sleep Foundation, approximately 132 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders like insomnia more than one night a week. Find out how spending time in your spa before going to bed can lead to a deeper and more peaceful sleep.

Hydromassage Benefits

Hydromassage Benefits

There are three factors at work in a spa: heat, buoyancy and massage. Working together, they create a totally relaxing hydromassage experience. The heat in a hot tub raises your body temperature, increasing circulation. The buoyancy of the hot tub reduces your body weight by 90%*, relieving pressure on muscles and joints with a relaxing … Read More

When Should I Replace My Spa Cover?

When Should I Replace My Spa Cover?

Your spa cover is more than an attractive accessory. It’s also has the very important job of holding in heat when your spa is not in use, helping to reduce energy consumption and keep energy costs low. The cover also prevents excess evaporation, helping you conserve water, and it prevents debris and objects that could … Read More

Sleep Better

Sleep Better

Why do I sleep better after a soak in the hot tub? Many people struggle to wind down completely at the end of the day, in order to get a complete and restful night of sleep. In fact, in his groundbreaking book, Undoing Perpetual Stress, Dr. Richard O’Connor makes a solid case that the human … Read More

Tips for Your Next Hot Tub Date Night

Tips for Your Next Hot Tub Date Night

It’s Friday night. You promised that special someone a romantic date night but you’ve just sat in an hour of traffic and your back hurts. Getting gussied up to go out is the last thing you want to do. So skip the dinner and movie and head back to your Hot Spring hot tub for … Read More

The Art of Hot Tub Relaxation

The Art of Hot Tub Relaxation

Take Your Relaxation to a Whole New Level. Taking time to relax and destress is an important element of maintaining a balanced life. Being immersed in warm water has been proven to help you relax both physically and mentally, and even helps your body turn down the “fight or flight” response we have to stress. … Read More

Texas Style Brisket

Texas Style Brisket

This brisket is wonderful alone or served with soft tortillas and taco toppings. Ingredients One 10 to 12 lb (4.5 to 5.5 kg) whole packer brisket (Choice or higher) Instructions Mix the rub ingredients (listed below) in a large bowl. This mix will make more than you need for one brisket; store the remainder in … Read More

Blueberry BBQ Chicken

Blueberry BBQ Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Vivian Howard. Her documentary film series, “A Chef’s Life,” has won a Peabody Award, a Daytime Emmy and was nominated for four James Beard Awards. You can read more about Vivivan on P32 of our Lifestyle Magazine. “My Blue Q Suace is inspired by typical Eastern North Carolina vinegar-based barbecue sauce. But we … Read More

Fish and Shrimp Stuffed Jalapeños

Fish and Shrimp Stuffed Jalapeños

Recipe courtesy of O’Neill Williams. Ingredients 1 pound jalapenos 4-6 oz cream cheese 1-2 pounds shrimp 1 pound bacon Seasoning Instructions Set EGG for indirect cooking (with convEGGtor) at 400°F/204°C. Cook the grouper on a Perforated Cooking Grid. Mix with cream cheese when cooked. Cut the stems off and split the jalapenos in half long … Read More

Plank Roasted Pears with Blue Cheese

Plank Roasted Pears with Blue Cheese

Recipe copyright Kared Adler and Judith Fertig and used by permission of The Harvard Common Press. Photo courtesy: 25 Essentials: Techniques for Planking. Whether you serve these over dressed greens as a salad, on their own with a bold red wine as an appetizer, or as a sweet-savory dessert with a glass of port, you’ll … Read More

Grilled Grouper with Basil Tomato Sauce

Grilled Grouper with Basil Tomato Sauce

Recipe courtesy of O’Neill Williams. Ingredients 1 Tablespoon lemon juice 1 ½ teaspoons minced fresh rosemary or ½ teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed 1 ½ teaspoons olive oil ¼ teaspoon salt dash pepper 2 fish fillets ¼ cup diced seeded tomato 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 Tablespoon chopped green onion … Read More

Grilled Cheesesteak Pizza

Grilled Cheesesteak Pizza

Recipe adapted from Laura’s Lean Beef. For more on Laura’s Lean Beef, visit laurasleanbeef.com. Ingredients 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 roasted red bell pepper, sliced (use from a jar) 1⁄2 onion, sliced 1 (14.5 ounce) can Red Gold® Diced Tomatoes, drained 1⁄2 tablespoon dried oregano 5 ounces Laura’s Lean Beef Sirloin Steak, cooked and … Read More

NY Strip Steaks

NY Strip Steaks

Recipe courtesy of O’Neill Williams. Ingredients 4 NY Strip steaks, seasoned with 4 tbsp Dizzy Gourmet® Cosmic Cow Seasoning™ Instructions Set the EGG for direct cooking (without the convEGGtor) with a Cast Iron Grid at 650°F/343°C. Grill steaks to desired internal temperature. 2 ½ minutes, then flip. 2 ½ minutes, then flip. Cook additional 3 … Read More

Cedar Planked Salmon with Honey Glaze

Cedar Planked Salmon with Honey Glaze

Recipe courtesy of Robert Mondavi, Jr. – Co-Founder and President of Winemaking, Michael Mondavi Family Estate and Folio Fine Wine Partners. “Collectively our family has ten EGGs…needless to say, we all believe in the versatility of the Big Green Egg.” Ingredients 2 Cedar Grilling Planks 1 ½ cup (120 ml) Dijon mustard ¼ cup (60 … Read More

DIYer’s love this simple home improvement project!

DIYer’s love this simple home improvement project!

Spring has sprung and summer is right around the corner. This is the time where many folks start thinking about home improvements and makeovers.  We’ve compiled a few ideas that will enhance your backyard and possibly your quality of life too! Our favorite affordable home improvement is one that brings the entire family together for … Read More

How to Choose Your Hot Tub Foundation

How to Choose Your Hot Tub Foundation

Thinking about getting a hot tub, but not sure where to put it?  There are a few things you’ll want to keep in mind when choosing the perfect place for your hot tub that will enhance your enjoyment. If you live in an area where weather is not a big concern like here in Southern … Read More

What’s the difference between 110v and 220v hot tubs?

What’s the difference between 110v and 220v hot tubs?

110V One of the nicest things about 110v or “plug and play” hot tubs is that once it’s sitting in your backyard, all you have to do to enjoy it is fill it up and plug it in. You don’t need to hire an electrician and hard wire anything. Because it only draws 11 amps, … Read More

7 Ways a Hot Tub is Better than a Couch

7 Ways a Hot Tub is Better than a Couch

Football season is upon us and our couches are anxiously awaiting our undivided attention as we gather round to cheer on our favorite team. This season, let’s do something different. Let’s throw caution to the wind and give our backsides a much needed change. Here are 7 ways a hot tub is better than a … Read More