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Advice and tips to help you in buying a spa or swim spa.

Are Chinese made spa pools any good? (The truth from an industry insider)

If you have been looking around at spas or swim spas, you may have heard that it is important to understand where the spa is made.

As CEO of a group that manufacturers spas and retails different brands of spas from around the world, I can tell you this......

How much does a spa cost in Australia? (Spa prices, considerations and more)

Want to know how much a spa or hot tub costs? Wondering about price ranges and why there’s such a difference? This article fully answers those questions and more...

What is ozone in a spa pool? (Do I need it?)

If you have been researching spas, you will probably have come across the term Ozone.

Ozone automatic sanitiser (or oxidizer) systems have been around in spas for almost as long as spas have been around.


Top 5 features your spa must have

If you're looking at taking the plunge and purchasing a spa, you may have begun your search online. The tremendous amount of information about hydrotherapy spas, swim spas and spa pools available on the Net can be more than a bit overwhelming, so we've put together a helpful list of the top five essentials that the perfect spa should offer:

Forget the pool: check out swim spas!

Everybody in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, Australia loves a good pool but who doesn't love a spa even better? What if you could have the best of both worlds in one, affordable product? As it happens, you can! Upgrade your pool to a swim spa and enjoy the benefits of a good soak and fitness all year long.

The naked truth about Spa pool insulation

Insulation is one of the most important aspects of the manufacturing of spas and swim spas as it is the main factor in determining the heating cost of spas and swim spas.

8 Reasons why a swim spa is better than a pool.

Swim spas provide fitness, fun and relaxation all year.
Tired of paying for and maintaining a pool all year but you, your family and friends can only use it for a few short months? Swim spas are usable all year so if you want to do “laps”, splash with the kids or relax with a glass of bubbles in July, a swim spa is the answer.

Which is best, UV or Ozone spa sanitisers?

We are often asked: "Which is best, UV or Ozone systems and do they work?". There is a lot of discussion in the spa industry around which is the best automatic sanitising system for spas and swim spas. The truth is, the ultimate solution is to have both! Read on to find out why:

A Spa pool myth busted: I cannot afford a spa pool.

This prolific myth is up there with the Loch Ness Monster in size and fame but with a little research it is easily busted.

Spa pool buyers guide: spa pool shell construction

Shell Construction – A critical point to consider before you buy. The most expensive part of a spa pool is also the part that is least easily repaired and not possible to replace. If a spa pool pump or jet malfunctions they are relatively easy and inexpensive to repair. If the spa pool shell delaminates, your entire investment could be lost.