Were you lucky enough to get a hot tub this holiday season? Whether it was a gift or a great Boxing Day deal, congratulations! Now we understand that it may be overwhelming at first, because lets be honest, you just want to jump in it and relax, but that’s what we are here for.
We've created a list of things you should know so that you can ensure the longevity of your hot tub and enjoy it to the fullest. Let us tell you, both are easy to do!
Posted on Jan 8, 2019 by West Coast Pool & Spa
You’ve stopped swimming in your pool and you’ve stopped heating it; but because this is Vancouver, you’re not planning to full-on winterize it. We totally understand that... but you’re not just planning on ignoring it until spring, are you? If you are, we're here to tell you that's a bad idea.
“Hey,” you say defensively, “I keep a puck in the skimmer. It always stays clear.” Sorry. Still not okay.
Posted on Nov 10, 2018 by West Coast Pool & Spa
We want you to make informed decisions on the winterization of your swimming pool, spa or fountain. Here is information to help you decide if your pool is ready for winter.
Posted on Sep 17, 2018 by West Coast Pool & Spa
As we start moving toward the fall and winter season, the temperatures start dropping. You may not be ready to close your pool just yet as there are some warm days still forecasted. Nonetheless, you should start caring for your pool with the mind-set that winter is just around the corner.
Posted on Sep 2, 2018 by West Coast Pool & Spa
The good news: of the over 3,000 species of mosquitoes, only a couple hundred bite us.
The bad news: the human-biting kinds of mosquitoes are everywhere.
Mosquitoes are a huge nuisance; always have been, always will be. This is why most of us have heard of folksy ways of repelling them, such as eating garlic or wearing light colours. You might have also heard that mosquitoes are especially attracted to pregnant women or certain blood types. None of this is true.
Posted on Aug 4, 2018 by West Coast Pool & Spa