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Thoughts, ideas and solutions for a relaxed lifestyle from the All About Spas and Leisure Living team of experts. They answer the questions that make your life a little easier. Please contact us if you have any snag that’s decreasing your Spa, Pool Table, Sleep Comfort, Outdoor kitchens or Outdoor Living fun factor.
Cleaning a Tri-X Filter in a dish washer
Filter cleaning requires two parts. Part one consists of removing dust, dirt and other particles on the surface of the filter and part two is removing oils. Tri-X filters are unique in that they can be cleaned in the first part of the process, either in the traditional manner, with a garden hose or by washing them in the dishwasher. Both methods require the second part of the cleaning to be done outside with a garden hose and a de-greaser. In this guide each method will be discussed. Additional instructions on how to remove the filters and the names of each part of the filter system will be discussed as well.
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Hot Tub Water Testing: How to use a test strip
Learn the basic hot tub maintenance skill of using test strips. Test strips are a quick and easy way to test your hot tub water. more info
How to balance your hot tub's pH and Alkalinity
Learn how to balance your hot tubs pH and Alkalinity and common issues related to pH and Alkalinity not being balanced. more info
Hot Tub Maintenance Using Brilliance for Spas
Use these chemical instructions to help make maintaining your hot tub easy. more info
How Much Does it Cost to Run a Hot Tub?
Goverment agencies in many different states are taking an interest in the energy consumption of hot tubs.  In the state of California, the California Energy Commission has mandated efficiency standards to which all hot tub manufacturers must comply.  In accordance with California Law, every Maax Spas model exceeds the efficiency standards, some by up to 20%.  Conserving energy reduces monthly utility bills which not only saves money, but also lessens our carbon footprint for a better tomorro. more info
How to Find a Replacement Spa or Hot Tub Filter
A guide for spa and hot tub owners on how to find a replacement filter. This section covers the full subject of what methods are available to determine which replacement filter will work for your spa. This covers two different methods, locating part numbers and how to measure for a replacement filter. These methods are detailed in text and infographic form.
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Master Spa's Good Better Best Lines of Hot Tubs
Master Spas has revised their approach for 2013 to focus on offering unique brands that clearly step the customers’ options from Good (Clarity Spas), to Better (Healthy Living Hot Tubs), to Best (Twilight Series).  This approach will simplify the decision making process.  In order to fill the niche, premium market, they will continue to offer a limited Legend Series for those customers who appreciate the Ultimate Relaxation Machine. more info
Rodents Under The Hot Tub
Rats and mice love the mild warmth and protection underneath hot tubs and will build nests there when possible. One way to solve the problem is to buy a quality spa with a continuous bottom so that none of the rodents…mice, rats, squirrels, or any other type of critters are unable to get underneath the spa. more info
The Perfect Family Gift
With our schedules being so busy these days, it makes since to create a place within your own home to enjoy special family activities any time you wish.  Make sure to include a pool table in your plans.  The rules are easy to learn and it’s a game that can be played by everyone in your family, regardless of age or strength. more info
Where are My Kids
One of the biggest challenges in parenting is making sure you know where your kids are.  And even when you do know where they are, you worry about their safety when they are gone. more info
Winterizing Your Hot Tub
When winter rolls around some people like to shut down their spas. In this guide we cover the steps need to keep your spa safe while shut down for the winter. more info
Filling and Start Up
Filling a spa is very easy to do. If you have ever had any questions on how to fill or start up your spa, we have the answers. more info
Hot Tub Set Up
Ever wonder about how hard it is to maintain a hot tub? Do you have questions on how to set one up? We have the answers here to these and many more questions for anyone who has just started learning the spa basics. more info
Indoor Spas
Have you ever wondered where to put a hot tub? Have you ever wondered if you can put one indoors? What would I need to put one indoors? The answer to all of these questions can be found here. more info
Spa Heating
One of the most comon questions we get asked is, "how long will it take for my spa to heat up?" In this section we answer that question and discuss the factors that affect spa heating. more info
Outdoor Spa Foundations
Everything you need to know about preparing for an outdoor spa. more info
How a Spa is Made
Have you ever wondered how a hot tub is made? So did the Science Channel. Check out their video from the series How It's Made, "The Making of a Master Spas." Where they give you a tour of the Master Spas assembly plant more info
110 Volt vs 220 Volt Spas
When shopping for a new hot tub, you will need to know whether you want it to run on 110 volt or 220 volt electricity. more info
Hot Tub Costs
How much will a hot tub cost?  That’s like asking how much a car costs.  There are so many different brands, styles, and quality levels that it is difficult to offer a simple answer. more info
More Restful Sleep
TEMPUR® material absorbs your weight and conforms to your shape. So when two people are sleeping in the same bed, each is supported independently. more info
Tempur-Pedic Comparison
TempurPedic VS Mermory Foam, Inner Springs and Air Mattresses more info
Who is All About Spas?
We can help you design your outdoor space, utilizing our quality products and many years of experience.  Once the plan is in place, we can complete the entire design from start to finish, as we are licensed and bonded contractors. more info
Poolife Chemical Safety
Pool chemicals can be harmful if the proper care is not taken. Read and follow all label's directions carefully. more info
Benefits of Ozone for Cryptosporidium Inactivation
There are constant microbiological threats in our daily lives; unfortunately, our drinking water and the recreational water that we play in are not excluded from where these threats reside. Among those preying on unsuspecting humans is the protozoan parasite — cryptosporidium (crypto). Crypto is one of the toughest microbes faced in water treatment, however, by the power of the molecule, ozone can eliminate it. more info
Spa Chemical Safety
Guidelines in order to help you and your family, safely enjoy your spa. more info
Emergency Resources
Chemical exposure, disposal and spillage help and contacts more info