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Top 6 Myths About Hot Tubs and Spas

Top 6 Myths About Hot Tubs and Spas

Hot tubs are often seen as luxurious leisure products, which can contribute to the reason as to why not as many homes having them in their backyards. When in reality, hot tubs have become more and more affordable and attainable, offering many wonderful health benefits and helping create a more social backyard. This myth that they are unattainable products is one of many that we hear from time to time, which we are going to dive into within this article.

5 Fun Things to Do in Your Swimming Pool

Mom and baby playing in the swimming pool.

If you have ever been out to a public pool, then you know they are usually heavily laden with rules about what you can or cannot do in the water. In addition to overcrowding issues that take away from the luxury of enjoying the mixture of warm sunshine and cool water in peace, there can be strict limitations to time. With a pool in your own backyard, however, the sky's the limit and there is nothing to stop you from enjoying it on your own terms. When you buy one of the best above-ground pools available through Ace Swim & Leisure, you are not only receiving a durable, affordable means of refreshing yourself throughout those hot summer days, but also ensuring the freedom to do whatever you want - whenever you want to do it.

Planning the Perfect Poolside Date Night

Man and woman having fun in the pool

Whether with a long-time partner or a new love, the number one thing many of us want with the person we choose to spend time with is the ability to have a good time together. Especially when the temperatures start to get as hot as our dates, the best way to entice them to linger just a little bit longer is finding a way to keep them cool in the heat. With Ace Swim & Leisure, we have pretty much everything you need for planning the perfect evening by the pool.

The Benefits of Pool Solar Covers

Little girl playing in the swimming pool.

If you have a swimming pool, whether it’s in-ground or above-ground, you likely have a pool cover for it. Many people assume these covers are all about the same, but they actually aren’t. While many are more or less tarps, there are a number of other options you can use, including pool solar covers. These covers look more like bubble wrap than a tarp. They’re designed to collect the heat from the sun and from the water in the pool. This provides several different benefits for your swimming pool.

Why You Need an Above-Ground Pool Cover

Close up of a pool cover

There’s no sense in taking down your above-ground pool and putting it back up during the cooler months or when you’re not using it, though, which is why you need to have a cover on it. Above-ground pool covers are similar to in-ground covers in a number of ways, and it’s important to cover both types of pools for several different reasons.

Can I Hang a TV Over My Fireplace?

TV hung over a fireplace in a white, modern living room.

Hanging a TV over your new fireplace can seem like a natural choice. It looks great and enhances the focal point of your room. There are several factors you should take into consideration before mounting your television, however. Our valuable tips will help you decide if installing your TV above the fireplace is the right choice for you.

Activities to Do with Your Family Around the Fireplace

Built-in fireplace area

There is nothing quite so relaxing as spending time near the fireplace on a cool night. It’s ideal for a bit of alone time with a good book or some soft music, but gathering around the fireplace can also be a great way for your family to spend some quality time together. Read on for some fun ideas on how to enhance your family time with the help of your fireplace area.

Swimming Pool Accessories Every Pool Owner Needs

Inflatable donut floating in the pool.

A pool is always a lot of fun. Not only is it a great way to cool off on a humid summer day, but it’s also a wonderful way to have fun with the family or get in some low-impact fitness. If you want your swimming pool to be central to your enjoyment of the hot summer months, however, you need to have the right accessories.

Proper pool accessories should accomplish three things: your safety, your enjoyment in the water and the ability to relax poolside.

How to Compliment Your Pool with Patio Furniture Perfectly

Lady lounging on patio furniture by her backyard swimming pool.

Nothing enhances your pool more than a comfortable outdoor living area. Having the ability to kick back and relax or eat meals poolside can really enhance your enjoyment of your pool. Buying outdoor furniture is a great investment in the enjoyment of your back yard, but only if you purchase items that work for your space and your lifestyle. We have some useful tips to help you choose items that will work for your space.

Backyard and Swimming Pool Trends for 2019 You'll Love

Backyard with beautiful greenery and flowers.

With a little bit of inspiration and planning, you can spruce up your plain old backyard and turn it into a beautiful outdoor space for relaxation, fun and entertainment. We have rounded up a list of backyard pool and spa trends for the new year to help you get started.

How a Hot Tub Can Help You Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

Outdoor hot tub in the winter time.

It is customary for many of us to kick off every year with an optimistic list of New Year’s resolutions, hoping to spark some useful changes in our lives. Sadly, we also see our resolutions begin to weaken within the first few weeks of the year. The culprit is that we tend to set unrealistic goals involving health, fitness, relationships and the like. If you want to see your goals stick, taking a slow and proactive approach is key. Make a plan and utilize the tools that are available to you for optimal success!

Now, would you believe us if we told you that a simple thing like a hot tub can actually help you stick to some of the most common New Year’s resolutions? In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at how exactly you can utilize your hot tub to stick to your new goals and live a healthier life!

What is Hot Tub Reflexology?

Jacuzzi Hot Tub waterfall feature and bubbling water.

Reflexology is the art of healing by applying pressure to various areas of the body, mainly the hands, ears and feet. Proponents of reflexology believe that certain points of the body map to other areas of the body through energy channels and that applying pressure to these points can alleviate stress and restore the body’s natural balance. This therapeutic practice has been around for thousands of years, especially in eastern civilizations like China, India and Egypt. Many people visit reflexologists for reflexology massages. While this is a great option, you can take it up a notch by opting for reflexology within the comforts of a hot tub. Hot tub reflexology is the method of undergoing a reflexology treatment or session using the properties of the spa water. In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at how hot tub reflexology works and the benefits it offers.

Holiday Gifts for the Hot Tub Owner in Your Life

Outdoor hot tub installation with a spa umbrella and pink and yellow furniture.

The holiday season is here to serve up some joy and cheer. The lucky ones will also be blessed with an abundance of gifts during this season. Spending money on our loved ones brings boundless happiness to most of us. However, the quest for meaningful gifts can be a source of immense stress and anxiety as we set the highest standards for our friends and family. We invariably want the best for the people we love. It makes sense! If you are giving gifts, you should do it right. Instead of splurging on impersonal gifts, figure out what your recipient wants. If you have loved ones in your life that are hot tub owners, we have the perfect gift ideas for just about any budget.

Keep Your Home Warm and Energy Bills Low

Lady wearing cozy socks and sweater while drinking a tea by the fireplace.

Keeping warm during the chilly months, without spending a small fortune on high utility bills, can be a daunting task. Fortunately, Ace Swim & Leisure has been in the home-making industry for more than 55 years, bringing heat and comfort into the homes of New Yorkers. Our home heating solutions are industry leading, offering a wide selection of gas and cast iron fireplaces that serves to transform any home into a warm and cozy haven. A sturdy fireplace will keep your home warm and help you to maintain your heating budget during the colder months.

Extending Your Living Space Outside

Outdoor hot tub installation.

Designing your own dream backyard for a blissful outdoor experience shouldn’t be hard! In fact, creating an outdoor living space in the comfort of your backyard can be easy peasy, if you’re partnering with the right brand, that is. Ace Swim & Leisure specializes in hot tubs, patio furniture, above-ground swimming pools and outdoor leisure products that make outdoor living a breeze. With the right products, you can extend your living space to the outdoors, without losing any of the design elements. What’s more, a chic outdoor area will add value to your property, increasing the value of your home. Here are a few ways to recreate your outdoor living space, without breaking the bank.

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