Backyard Oasis Blog and How-To Guides

Salt Water vs Chlorinated Water: What’s Better for Above Ground Pools?

Above-ground pools are a low-cost and popular option amongst families everywhere. If you’re looking to beat the Texas heat, our high-quality pools will do the trick. There are plenty of choices available to you.  You may be considering a chlorine or saltwater system for your above-ground pool. But what’s the difference? Is saltwater or chlorinated […]

Hot Tubs in Austin: 5 Key Tips for Planning a Hot Tub in Your Backyard

Shopping for hot tubs in Austin, TX? Before you make your purchase, you have a lot of planning to do first. For instance, were you thinking about an above-ground hot tub or an in-ground spa? Do you know where you’re going to put it? Are you prepared for the monthly upkeep? And where will you hang your […]

Hot Tub Removal: Do’s and Dont’s

In 2019, the APSP estimated that about 5.8 million hot tubs belong to American homeowners. This is based on 125 million US households. Hot tubs are great for people who have retired or are looking for a way to relax. But, it’s important to remember that hot tub removal isn’t as easy as it looks. It’s best […]

Above Ground Pool Buyers Guide

Buying an above ground swimming pool isn’t just about finding a way to cool off in the blazing Texas heat or giving your kids something to do during summer break. It’s about making a little extra room in your life for things like having fun, relaxing, and spending quality time with your loved ones.  But […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Hot Tub Maintenance: Everything to Know

After an exhausting work week, you’d like nothing better than to kick back and relax in your outdoor hot tub. Trouble is, once you get there, the tub is full of grime and stale water. Your relaxation time’s getting put on hold for now. Thing is, if you’d learned how to keep your hot tub […]

Therapeutic Hot Tub Tips

What is Hydrotherapy? Hydrotherapy has been used for thousands of years. The Greeks and Romans treated many conditions with it. Hot tubs give you three of nature’s most powerful healing agents: heat, water and air. These work together to gently massage the body while easing away aches and pains. It’s a natural therapy, safely used by hospitals, […]

Step by Step Guide to Draining Your Hot Tub

Most spa owners change their hot tub’s water every 2 to 4 months. Over time, salts from sweat and other non-organic materials build up in the water. These Total Dissolved Solids, or TDS, cause cloudiness or other problems. Even though organic materials like skin cells & bacteria are destroyed by your hot tub shock, TDS […]

Hot Tub Manufacturing – What to Look for in a Hot Tub

Material Acrylic is the most common spa shell material, but roto-cast polymer, vinyl and wood are also options. The spa shell not only determines the look of the hot tub, but also its cost, insulation, and strength. Acrylic Shell Acrylic is beautiful, durable, and versatile. Molds form it into contoured shapes for comfortable, form-fitting seating […]

Hot Tub Buyer’s Guide – Choosing the right tub for you

Owning a spa is like having a personal hot spring right in your backyard. Hot tubs are perfect for relaxing and soothing those sore muscles and joints. Once you decide to invest in your own tub, choosing the right one can be a big task. We created this guide to help you make an informed, confident purchase. Size and Space […]

Spa Cover Care – Clean, Maintain & Protect your Cover

Spa covers are an investment in your hot tub. Like any investment, you would like to protect it. This guide presents maintenance tips that can save you money and maybe even some grief in the long run. About Spa Cover Vinyl Most hot tub covers use a vinyl type material for the jacket, or skin. […]

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