Debbie Ekins

Eagle Leisure - Sales & Marketing Manager Mission = to arm you with the knowledge you need to make the best buying decisions. Fuelled by coffee (and naps). Explorer of Scotland and the world.

base for hot tub

What kind of base do I need for a hot tub?

https://youtu.be/z2km2z_T_MI One thing you need to know BEFORE your hot tub is delivered is what kind of base you will need.  The base is important, as it ensure that your hot tub is secure and structurally supported, which will help it to last its lifetime.  In this article we look at what different types of …

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How long does it take to install a swimming pool?

How long will your swimming pool take to install? https://youtu.be/0rzf9ctSUhE It’s time to plan. You’re ready to start thinking about installing a swimming pool. But it’s a pretty big job.  So, how long will it take to install a swimming pool?  Related content: What you need to think about before you build a swimming pool   Do …

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Why will the price of the pool change

Why the cost of you swimming pool could change during installation…

Why the cost of a swimming pool installation will change? https://youtu.be/WdaSboF1tbA You’re 99% sold on the idea of installing a swimming pool. You’ve contacted a couple of companies and you have the cost of your swimming pool. But will that be your final cost? It’s possible that the cost of your swimming pool will change …

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wood burning vs electric

Wood burning hot tubs vs electric hot tubs. Which one should I get?

Should I get a wood burning or electric hot tub? https://youtu.be/kg7B5Ke3nuM Bathing in hot water has been around a lot longer than electricity. Traditionally people would bathe in natural hot springs. Or water heated using a wood burning stove.   At Eagle Leisure we’ve always specialised specifically in electric hot tubs. So we don’t offer wood …

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swim spa vs swimming pool

Comparison: Swim spa vs swimming pool. Which is better?

Should I get a swimming pool or swim spa? A lot of people want to be able to swim in their own home. And one of the early decisions they need to make is between a swimming pool. We build and install both swimming pools and swim spas. So we know that while they both allow you …

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swimming pool builder

Do I need a builder to install a swimming pool?

Do I need to hire a builder for my swimming pool? https://youtu.be/jTbo1m3xsO0 When you are getting your swimming pool build it can be common to think that the swimming pool installation team takes responsibility for the entire build project.  And this can be the case sometimes. But most pool installation companies are not construction companies. …

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indoor vs outdoor swimming pools

A comparison: Indoor vs outdoor in-ground swimming pool

Should I install an indoor or outdoor swimming pool? https://youtu.be/irieXphfk2g Every time I tell people I work for a swimming pool company I get the same incredulous response: A swimming pool in Scotland? Surely no one has one of those… It’s understandable.  We don’t have the sort of weather you would imagine when you think …

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swimming pool architect

Do I need an architect to install a swimming pool?

Do I need an architect to install a swimming pool? https://youtu.be/mHLGCnJ2ByM Where do you start with a swimming pool installation? Detailed drawings and structural analysis is not usually the remit of swimming pool installation companies.  Without detailed designs for your project, getting an accurate cost from swimming pool installers and builders will be very difficult. …

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swimming pool planning permission

Do I need planning permission to install a swimming pool?

Do I need planning permission for my swimming pool? https://youtu.be/0QjPjGaChOI Before you start digging holes. Do you need planning permission to build you swimming pool? Planning permission is one of those really confusing things. If you’re anything like me you don’t know what does and what doesn’t warrant a planning permission application.  It doesn’t have …

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