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Which Hot Tub Water Temperature is Best?

Outdoor Sundance Spas hot tub on a patio.

What could be more relaxing than slipping into a warm, gently bubbling hot tub at the end of a long, stressful day? If you are a hot tub owner, you could be doing this at the end of every day.

If you are thinking of getting a spa, then one thing your need to know is that hot tub temperature doesn’t have a standardized, one-size-fits-all setting. Getting the temperature just right is a combination of preference, safety, and economy. But with a little time and experimentation, you’ll soon get the perfect temperature for your comfort zone.

Our Most Frequently Asked Questions About Hot Tubs

Outdoor hot tub installed on a patio underneath a pergola on a bright, sunny day.

We receive a lot of questions from our customers about hot tub installation and ownership. If you’re looking for answers to your own hot tub-related query, check out the information we’ve provided below to some of the most common questions.

How a Spa Can Help Ease Headache Pain

Hot tub installed in a backyard on a patio.

Many of us regularly struggle with terrible headaches. In fact, nearly 1 in 20 people, unfortunately, have to deal with a headache on a daily basis, making this a very serious issue that most of us can relate to. While having a headache can feel absolutely miserable, fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help minimize not only their frequency, but also their duration and intensity. Yes, your hot tub can help keep you comfortable – even when you feel like your headache is relentless!

In this article, we discuss how the regular use of your hot tub and hydrotherapy can help to ease muscle tension and reduce headache pain.

Hot Tub Safety Guidelines During COVID-19

Sundance Spas hot tub installed in the ground in a backyard space.

There are a lot of things it’s safest not to do during the pandemic, but using your hot tub, spa, or pool is still fine to do as long as you’re following a few precautions. In fact, continuing to use your outdoor hot tub or outdoor swim spa under these circumstances can help keep you in good health and help you have a more positive outlook on things than denying yourself the opportunity. Here are some guidelines to follow to keep you and your family safe while still having fun.

The Best Lights to Add to Your Outdoor Hot Tub

Sundance Spas hot tub installed in a backyard.

What could be better than settling into the heated waters of your spa in the quiet of evening? If you want to light up your outdoor space so you can enjoy your evening dips to the fullest, read on for some creative ways to do just that.

Ways to Stay Healthy While Spending More Time at Home

Optima Sundance Spas hot tub.

Staying healthy doesn’t have to be hard. In fact, with a bit of money and some planning, you can get into the best shape of your life from the comfort of your own home. Let’s examine the best ways to improve your health right in your own back yard.

3 BBQ Recipes Ready in 30 Minutes or Less

Healthy grilled chicken served on a place with vegetables.

Summer is the perfect time for delicious dinners on the barbecue. Not only does cooking dinner outdoors keep your kitchen cool, it cuts down on dirty dishes and clean up time. If you’re looking for some quick but tasty ideas for your barbecue this summer, these three quick and easy recipes come together in 30 minutes or less. Especially if you're the proud owner of a barbecue, like the Big Green Egg!

How to Clean Your Hot Tub Filter

woman and man using a hot tub

Your filter works hard for you, keeping your spa water clean and safe. And that’s why proper maintenance is so important. It might seem like a hassle, but cleaning your filter is actually one of the easiest parts of hot tub maintenance.

Check out our simple and easy guide to keeping your filter in good working order.

How to Plan the Perfect Staycation This Summer

Outdoor Sundance Spas installation.

Staying home for your summer holidays has become increasingly popular over the last few years. Many people feel that they are better able to enjoy their time away from the office, at home, as it limits the amount of stressful travel and itineraries. A staycation is the perfect way to bond with your family and friends, to throw the perfect back yard get together and to even find some rest and relaxation. If you are lucky enough to have a hot tub in your backyard, make sure to include it in your staycation plans. If you were thinking of including a home spa in your backyard, perhaps your staycation is the perfect time to search for hot tub deals in your area. To fully enjoy your staycation, here are some helpful tips!

Spring Cleaning Your Outdoor Hot Tub Installation

Woman soaking in her outdoor hot tub and talking to her husband.

With the promise of summer right around the corner, it is time to start thinking about preparing your backyard area for the pool parties, picnics, and family gatherings that warmer weather promises. If you are lucky enough to have an outdoor hot tub, this item should absolutely be included on your chore list. Hot tubs, BBQs and other outdoor accessories, like gazebos and fire features, should all be regularly maintained to ensure the best function.

Ideas to Help You Expand Your Outdoor Living Space

Sundance Spas outdoor installation with a BBQ

When it comes to your outdoor living space, the options are endless. The only limit to your design elements is your imagination. Your outdoor green space can be a total reflection of your personality. Whether you are looking to create a jungle-like atmosphere, or crave a sleek and modern look, look to the experts at Sundance Spas of Jackson Hole to help. Create a space that you can feel relaxed in, as well as can host a great party with the help of these tips!

Smart Technology Every Backyard Should Have

Man and woman using SmartTub System.

If you enjoy all of the convenience home automation offers, it’s time to bring that same convenience to your backyard. Let’s examine the best ways to launch this trend in your outdoor living space.

Holiday Drinks You Can Enjoy in the Hot Tub

Peppermint hot chocolate served on a wooden tray.

If you want to add some festive fun to your spa experience this holiday season, why not bring some delectable drinks to the hot tub? Our list of holiday beverages is not only delicious, but they’re alcohol-free, ensuring you’ll stay hydrated and safe while in the water.

What is the SmartTub™ System?

Person using the SmartTub app on their phone.

If you’ve been dying to take your hot tub high-tech, you now can thanks to the Sundance® Spas SmartTub™ System. Run via an app on your smartphone, the SmartTub™ System makes it easier to use and maintain your hot tub. The goal of the system is simple: to enhance your hot tub experience with a focus on augmenting your relaxation and recovery as well as your spa’s performance potential.

Everything You Need to Know About Hot Tub Yoga

Woman doing yoga in the hot tub.

The benefits of water exercise and yoga cannot be understated. Aquatic fitness not only protects your joints from the impact of traditional exercise, but the resistance of the water can also increase your calorie burn. Yoga is another amazing way to improve your fitness, helping you to tone and strengthen your body while improving flexibility. When water and yoga are combined, the benefits are almost too numerous to list. Let’s take a look at the ins and outs of water yoga and why you should consider adding it to your exercise regimen.

How to Plan the Perfect At-Home Spa Day

Woman washing face in the mirror.

Are you looking for a way to treat yourself without leaving the comfort of your home? Why not try a spa day? An at-home spa day is the perfect way to kick back and relax and enjoy some pampering. With a little bit of planning, you can have an awesome spa experience without ever leaving the house.

Read on to learn how you can make the most out of your do-it-yourself spa day.

Plan a Summer "Stay-cation" With Your Hot Tub

Plan a Summer

If just reading about this has you feeling exhausted, why not consider a ‘stay-cation’ instead? It’s true, taking a vacation at home isn’t easy — especially when you have a list of small jobs to do around the house. So, how do you ensure your vacation isn’t over run with chores? Having a plan in place on how you’ll spend your time will help. Here are some great ideas that can make staying home one of the best holidays you’ve ever had.

Landscape Ideas to Compliment Your Outdoor Hot Tub

Landscape Ideas to Compliment Your Outdoor Hot Tub

When planning your spa environment, it is a good idea to take into account the space you will be working in. Many who live alone and prefer their privacy may opt for more seclusion with their 2-person hot tub. For those with families, a 4-person hot tub is usually something that works better for their busy lifestyles. Those who adore extravagant parties on a regular basis may benefit best from a larger 6-person hot tub. Whatever your requirements may be, there is no shortage of the beauty you can obtain from carefully selected floral arrangements and sensuous herbal gardens. From sturdy rock walls to exquisite wooden pergolas, you will find that the landscaping possibilities can be limitless.

Why Your Hot Tub Absolutely Needs a Quality Cover

Outdoor hot tub with a cover on it.

Getting a hot tub can be one of the best gifts that you get for yourself. The promise of luxurious soaks in the soothing, hot water can be enough to make even the tightest muscles relax. However, many people are surprised to learn that their hot tub needs a high-quality hot tub cover to help protect it. While a hot tub cover may seem like an unnecessary component to your hot tub, they are absolutely essential for a myriad of reasons.

 


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