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The Difference Between Hot Tubs, Swim Spas, and Swimming Pools

Overhead view of an in-ground pool with stone patio surround

If you are on a backyard improvement journey, you have likely explored many different options for features to include. The addition of a hot tub or pool can add an extra level of comfort, relaxation, and recreation to any outdoor space – but which one is best for you and your yard?

Hot tubs, swim spas, and swimming pools can all add a lot of a value to your backyard. The key is knowing the difference between each to decide which is best suited for your own outside space. Main factors that differentiate the three are size, benefits, and purpose.

Our Most Frequently Asked Questions About Hot Tubs

In-ground Sundance Spas installation.

Whether you’re a new hot tub owner or wish to buy a spa for your home, you likely have at least a few queries. Here are some of the most common questions we hear from our customers. Read on for the low-down on all things hot tubs!

When Should I Drain My Hot Tub?

Woman relaxing in her Sundance Spas hot tub.

Nothing can beat sinking into the soothing, crystal-clear water of your spa. If you want to keep your spa’s water sparkling clean, routine maintenance is key. That means weekly testing and balancing of your water, but it also means draining and cleaning your hot tub periodically. Before we dive into how to drain your tub, let’s first examine why you should do it on a regular basis.

Why Your Hot Tub is Worth the Wait

Outdoor Sundance Spas installation under a pergola.

Waiting is never fun, but it can definitely be worth it in the end — especially when what you’re waiting for is a brand-new hot tub. While you’re waiting for your new spa to be installed, why not think about all of the benefits this new addition to your home will bring?

Let’s take a look at the top five benefits of hot tub ownership.

Incorporate Your Spa Into Your Work from Home Routine

Optima Sundance Spas hot tub.

One of the biggest advantages of working from home is the flexibility it gives you to come up with a schedule that works for you. Instead of planning your personal life around your job, you can set your work hours to accommodate your life. And that means you have more time for self-care activities like using your hot tub. Let’s examine all of your options for fitting in spa time each day.

Watch a Swim Spa Being Delivered by Crane

Swim spa delivered by crane in California

Are you considering a swim spa installation of your own? At All Seasons Pools & Spas, we go above and beyond to meet the needs of our customers. Sometimes that requires the facilitation of crane delivery for hot tubs and swim spas. Recently, we had the pleasure of delivering a swim spa to the California home of one of our customers. This unique delivery required the assistance of our friends at 321 Cranes. Their experts work seamlessly with our team and our customer, allowing for a quick and efficient delivery – every time.

The Sundance Spas 980 Series

Kingston hot tub from Sundance Spas installed in a backyard space.
Finding the right hot tub for your outdoor living space isn’t always easy. That’s why Sundance® created its 980™ Series of high-quality spas. These spas marry form and function together beautifully and are founded on everything our customers love about our most popular models. Combining our best technology with sleek, new designs our 980™ Series spas offer an amazing experience every time. If you’d like to learn more about this fabulous line, read on.

The Complete Guide to Buying Your First Hot Tub

Hot tub from Sundance Spas installed in a backyard space.

Buying a hot tub is an exciting process — but it can also be a challenging and even a frustrating one. Finding the spa that’s perfect for you isn’t always easy, especially if you’re not looking in the right places. If you want a spa that will serve you well for the long-term, dealing with a reputable hot tub dealer is crucial. It ensures that you’ll never have warranty issues or problems with repairs. Aside from choosing a reputable dealer, there are a few key steps to keep in mind to make sure you get the perfect spa for your home. Let’s take a closer look in this article!

The Best Lights to Add to Your Hot Tub Installation

Outdoor lighting along a garden and walkway.

If you’re looking for a way to lend pizzazz to your outdoor hot tub, there’s no better solution than the right lighting. While most hot tubs have inner illumination, choosing some lights to highlight the outside of your spa can give your outdoor living area some punch.

Here are some of the best ways you can light up your hot tub installation:

Spending More Time with Your Kids in the Spa

Family having fun in their Sundance Spas hot tub.

Life can be hectic. Whether you’re married with kids, a single parent or anything in between, your time is likely at a premium. If you’re looking for a way to spend more time with your family, look no further than your back yard. Your hot tub is the ideal place to unwind together after a long day of work and school. It’s also the ideal way to relax on the weekends. Your hot tub can be a lot of fun whether you have young children or teens. To make the experience safe and enjoyable, here are a few things to keep in mind.

Using Your Spa to Recover from an Injury

Outdoor Sundance Spas hot tub on a patio.

Recovering from an injury is never fun. But you can make the process more enjoyable, and possibly quicker, by regularly using a hot tub. Long used as a rehabilitation method, hydrotherapy, also known as water immersion, is a natural way to relieve pain and speed the healing process.

The Benefits of Professional Swimming Pool Service

Person cleaning a swimming pool.

Nothing brings more family fun to your summer than a pool. To make your pool time as safe and enjoyable as possible, regular pool maintenance is an absolute must. Read on to learn the benefits of having your pool cared for by a professional.

Everything You Need to Know About Swim Spas

Swim spa installed in a backyard off a deck.

Are you torn between a hot tub and swimming pool? Consider a swim spa installation instead. Swim spas offer the best of what a pool and hot tub have to offer — fitness and relaxation — in one attractive and convenient unit.

A swim spa allows you to soak and relax in heated water while experiencing a jet massage or to enjoy a cool full-body workout. With sizes ranging from 12 to 19 feet, a swim spa can work in just about any backyard.

3 Ways to Stay Healthy While at Home

Man soaking in a Sundance Spas hot tub.

Home. It’s where we live, laugh and love. It’s where we seek refuge from the world. It’s our happy place. It can also be the place where we achieve our very best health. If you’re spending more time at home these days than usual, you may be looking for different approaches to maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Let’s look at the top ways to stay healthy right at home.

Explore the Features of Sundance® Spas

Underwater in a Sundance Spas hot tub.

If you’re hot tub shopping this spring, you’re probably wondering what type of spa to buy. Here at All Seasons Pools and Spas, we believe research is key to making an informed decision about any large-ticket item. To help you in your quest, we’ve listed some of the advantages of purchasing a Sundance® Spas hot tub. Let’s take a look at what makes Sundance® Spas one of the best brands around.

How to Plan the Perfect Stay-cation This Summer

Backyard with a fire pit.

Do you picture yourself sunbathing poolside on your vacation this summer? Do you want to spend time frolicking in the water and working on your tan? If so, a stay-cation is right up your alley. Rather than spending thousands on a vacation and spending hours planning and travelling, why not invest in your backyard instead?

The Importance of Keeping Your Swimming Pool Clean

Modern swimming pool installation.

The time you invest in proper pool maintenance definitely pays off. While many of us would rather spend our free time enjoying the pool rather than cleaning it, it’s very important that you do so regularly. Cleaning your pool can save you money, improve the safety and enhance functionality, among a range of other benefits.

Let’s take a look at all of the benefits of cleaning your pool regularly.

Outdoor Décor Tips for This Spring and Summer

String lights illuminating a backyard space.

With the warmer weather fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about your outdoor living space. Does your yard need a focal point? Is your pool or hot tub area boring and barren? If your back yard needs some tweaking this season, read on for some great ideas on how to give your space a boost without straining your budget.

Everything You Need to Know About Robotic Pool Cleaners

Robotic pool cleaner.

If you love swimming but hate the work that goes into owning a pool, we have some good news. Technology can help. Rather than brushing down the walls and vacuuming the bottom of your pool each week, you can put your robotic cleaner to work. Let’s take a look at what a robotic pool cleaner is and all the advantages of owning one.

What Swimming Pool Chemicals Do I Need?

Swimming pool chemicals

Maintaining the chemistry of your swimming pool is key not only to its longevity but to your enjoyment of it. Knowing how to keep your water balanced and clean will protect you and your family from harmful bacteria that can grow in untreated water. To help you keep on top of water maintenance, we’ve crafted a checklist of all the pool chemicals you’ll need. Read on to discover what you should stock up on for the coming pool season.

How to Shock Your Swimming Pool

Clean and clear pool water.

Shock is a pool chemical that you can find at just about any pool supply store. There are different types of shock treatments, but the two most common are chlorinated and non-chlorinated. The main reason you use shock in a pool is to clear up any algae in your pool. Swimming pools, both in-ground and above-ground swimming pools, may grow algae if their water levels become imbalanced. When a pool’s chlorine or pH is too low, there’s a chance that algae can grow. Other reasons to use shock in your pool include strange water odor and murky water.

How to Prepare Your Swimming Pool for Spring

Person testing their pool water.

With winter ending and spring beginning, you may already be planning how you can get outside and enjoy the weather. However, you know that spring is an important part of the year as a pool owner for other reasons. Spring signifies that it’s time to start preparing your pool for swimming. Over the winter, your pool probably has built up a bit of debris and maybe a little algae that you’ll want to clear before taking a dip. All Seasons Pools & Spas has made a guide on how to get your pool ready for spring.

Can I Use Essential Oils in My Hot Tub?

Lavender essential oil.

Essential oils are oils made from various plants like eucalyptus and lemongrass. As they’ve gained popularity, you may have seen them at your local grocery store or fitness store. People use essential oils for many different purposes, and each oil has its own benefits. For example, lavender oil can help people go to sleep, while orange oil makes people feel invigorated. If you own a hot tub, you may wonder if it’s possible to use essential oils in your tub. Before you add essential oils to your hot tub, there are some things you should know first. Read on to find out!

s6 New Year’s Resolutions to Sleep Better

Woman sleeping in bed.

Sleeping enough during the night has many health benefits. Getting enough sleep will not only make you feel better throughout the day, but also to help improve your overall health. Because sleep is so important for us, you may be wondering how you can get more of it. Below, all Seasons Pools & Spas lists the top six ways to get more sleep.

New Year’s Resolutions to Help Reduce Your Stress

Hydrotherapy jets

Many people all over the world come up with a New Year’s resolution to live a healthier life. While some people want to learn a new talent or work towards a promotion, others want to reduce their stress. Fortunately, there are many different ways to reduce your stress next year. Here are some resolutions you can make to live a more stress-free life!