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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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concrete vs liner vs one piece pool

A comparison: concrete pool vs liner pool vs one-piece pool.

Concrete, liner or one-piece pool. Which one is best for me? You might not have known there was more than one way to build a pool.  This might be the first you are hearing about it. But when you start to ask companies for quotes, one of the first things they will ask is what …

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overflow vs skimmer

A comparison: Overflow vs skimmer swimming pool

Should I get an overflow of skimmer swimming pool? https://youtu.be/fjP_jI_UvhA One of the decisions you need to make quite early on in your pool planning is whether you want an overflow (deck level) or skimmer (freeboard) swimming pool.  The decision between an overflow and skimmer pool is fundamentally a filtration decision. However, it will make …

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saunas and body building

Are saunas the new steroids? The effects of saunas on body building

This week’s episode of the BBC Apprentice saw the two teams battle it out at the Birmingham Bodybuilding Expo to avoid the dreaded boardroom.  One of the products on show was the far infrared sauna. While we aren’t sure about the team’s suggestion to sell it as an office. Home saunas, both traditional and Infrared …

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infrared vs traditional saunas

Infrared vs traditional sauna. What’s the difference?

Should I get an infrared sauna or traditional sauna? https://youtu.be/s_A9v68QuP8 Traditionally saunas have been heated with wood burning or electric stoves.  But recently the health world is buzzing about infrared saunas, also know as far infrared saunas (FIR).  What’s the difference?  And, which one is better?  Infrared or traditional?  Let the battle commence… What’s the …

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sauna steam room health

Sauna vs steam room health benefits. Which one is better for you?

Are saunas and steam rooms good for you? https://youtu.be/9_dq7jb1854   Saunas and steam rooms. Which one is better for your health? Let’s clear it up. Both saunas and steam rooms are amazing for you. And many of the health benefits associated with one are the same, or similar, for the other.  But there are a …

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difference between a sauna and steam room

Sauna vs steam room. What is the difference?

Updated: 02/07/18 How do you decide between a sauna and steamroom? https://youtu.be/s_tjw5Sb0aI Sauna and steam room. These words are often used interchangeably.  But are they really the same?  They are both (very) hot.  And they both make you sweat. Lots.  But how they go about doing this is pretty different. Before you decide which whether …

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difference between hot tub, spa, Jaccuzzi and bath

What is the difference between a hot tub, spa, Jacuzzi and bath?

What’s the difference between a bath, spa, hot tub and Jacuzzi? https://youtu.be/odZtVawbnPc Spa, hot tub, Jacuzzi, bath. If you’re in the market for on it can be difficult to know the difference. You’re pretty sure they are all some form of tub filled with hot water.  But are they are they really all the same?  …

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