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Keep up to date with the latest information, tips, FAQ’s in the Spa World’s library of articles covering spa pools, swim spas, infrared saunas, pergolas and accessories.

Should I get a pool? What about a swim spa? (Expert advice, costs and more)

Dreaming about a pool in your backyard? Wondering if a pool is a good idea or not? If cost and maintenance are a factor for you – you may be better off with a portable swim spa that's cheaper to install, more versatile and easier to maintain. Learn more in this article.

Planning for your spa delivery (Safety, installation, technical info and more…)

Congratulations on the purchase of your new spa, swim spa or plunge pool! In this guide you'll find information for a smooth, stress-free delivery and installation process.

Best infrared saunas in Australia – Top 5 brands reviewed

Thinking about buying an infrared sauna? Wondering which one to buy and which are the best brands? This article lists the top infrared saunas in Australia and compares features, prices, pros, cons and more.

Electrical requirements for your spa installation

When you buy a new spa or swim spa, you will need to make sure you have a safe power source to connect it to. Learn more in this article.

Best Automatic Sanitising Systems Reviewed (Products, pros, cons and more)

When it comes to automatic sanitising systems for spas, there are a few options to consider. So, which system is best? In this article we review the main options to help you decide which is the right one for you and your spa.

Pergola vs gazebo vs umbrella (Comparison, pros, cons and more)

Thinking about a new shade solution for your garden, deck or patio? Wondering if you should invest in a gazebo, outdoor umbrella or pergola? This article compares options, pros, cons and more.

A solid foundation for your spa – what you need to know

Your spa, swim spa or plunge pool needs a solid, flat, level foundation. lt must be positioned to allow for adequate service access on all sides of the spa. Learn more in this article.

How much does an umbrella cost in Australia? (Prices, features, comparisons and more)

Planning to buy a new outdoor umbrella and wondering how much they cost or why there’s such a price difference? Find the answers to these questions and more in this article.

What to consider before buying a sauna (Heating, installation, price and more)

Thinking about getting a sauna for your home? Not sure where to start? In this article, we explain the top 10 things you need to consider when buying a sauna.

What to use instead of chlorine in a spa pool (Products, pros, cons and more)

Shopping for a spa pool? Want one that doesn’t use chlorine? If you're after a chlorine-free spa there are a range of options out there – some better than others. In this article we explain the pros and cons of going chlorine free.

How to use less chlorine in your spa (Tips, advice and more)

Wondering how you can use less chlorine in your spa pool? In this article we explain the top 5 ways to reduce chlorine in a spa pool or swim spa and make sure it stays clean and fresh for longer.

What spa pool chemicals should I use? (Products, pros, cons, and more)

Looking for spa pool sanitisers? Want to know which is the best treatment for your spa? This article includes information on spa chemicals, chlorine-free options, automated sanitising systems and tips for reducing chemical use in your spa or swim spa.

Installing a spa in a deck or pit

If your spa or swim spa will be installed into a deck or below ground in a pit, there are some things you need to be aware of – as we explain in this article.

Best pool and spa design ideas (Backyards, decks, new builds and more)

Looking for fresh ideas for your outdoor space? Want to install a spa, pool or swim spa? In this article you’ll find all the design inspiration you’ll need to start planning your new-look backyard!

Equipment access for inbuilt and inground spas

Installing a spa or swim spa into a timber deck or pit could be a great option for your property. Just make sure you can still access the spa's pumps, controller and plumbing! Read this article to learn more.

Where to buy a spa pool or swim spa in Perth (Store locations, products, prices and more...)

Looking at buying a spa or swim spa in Perth? Need some help getting underway? To get you started, we’ve listed the main stores in Perth.

Outdoor umbrellas Australia – Top brands reviewed (Costs, pros, cons, and more)

Searching for shade solutions? Wondering what outdoor umbrellas are best for your patio, garden, pool or outdoor area? In this article we review 5 umbrella brands for sale in Australia to help you find the best option for you.

Delivering your new spa – what you need to know

Congratulations on your new spa or swim spa! You may now be wondering about the delivery process and how your spa will be delivered. We answer these questions and more below.

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