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Outside The Box

Often likened to buying a car, consumers could be forgiven for thinking all hot tubs and swim spas look alike; four wheels, a steering wheel and maybe a choice on engine and seating capacity. But several leading manufacturers are clearly determined to distinguish themselves from the rest of the car parking lot with new technical […]

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Jacuzzi Expands

Jacuzzi Expands Its Family Of Brands

With a strong focus on strengthening its swim spa offering, Jacuzzi Hydropool Hot Tubs and Swim Spas added Hydropool to its family of brands which already includes Sundance and Dimension One as well as Jacuzzi itself. The Hydropool team will lead the global swim spa program for Jacuzzi brands and will have access to Jacuzzi’s […]

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Ocare repeat debit

O-Care Repeat Direct Debit Business Soars

Retailers and hot tub owners alike are reaping the potentially rich rewards of the O-Care Weekly Spa Care package. Sold as a complementary product to standard sanitisers, by an increasing number of hot tub retailers on a direct debit basis, regular supplies are re-triggered on automatic dispatch via direct debit. The hot tub conditioner is […]

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All weather

All Weather Complete Jacuzzi Store Move

The new All Weather Leisure indoor showroom in Cannock, Staffordshire, enables customers to view a wide range of hot tub, swim spa and garden buildings on offer whatever the weather. The show centre is also larger than their previous premises, measuring 4000sq. ft. allowing an even greater selection of items on display. The company supplies […]

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New HSE guidance

New HSE Guidance

New guidance, published by the HSE (Health & Safety Executive) this summer, is primarily for those who manage or operate spa systems and explains how to manage and control the risks from legionella and other infectious agents. It will also help service suppliers, designers, manufacturers, importers, suppliers and installers of spa-pool systems meet their legal […]

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Keeping it real

Keeping It Real – Spa Showrooms

Top retailers know that a hot tub or swim spa sale will typically hinge on the selling experience. Businesses that can successfully demonstrate the hot tub lifestyle in a showroom setting therefore are generally a lap ahead of their on-line only competition. With high-end products and clients to match, showrooms in Loughton and Hertford offer […]

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Wensum

Family Values

In 1976 Andrea Morrison’s father was a local house builder. His company, R.T Halls Builders, were getting more and more enquiries regarding swimming pools and during the heat wave that year he started building residential pools. Following in his footsteps, Andrea and husband-to-be Syd decided to set up a company to build and maintain swimming […]

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Hydropool Joins The Jacuzzi Family

Jacuzzi Brands has announced the acquisition of Hydropool Hot Tubs and Swim Spas. Joining forces, the Hydropool team will lead the global swim spa program for Jacuzzi Brands and will have access to Jacuzzi’s global resources. David Jackson, Stephane Barralis and the Hydropool management team will remain in place and continue to run and expand […]

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Garforth

Garforth Named Hot Tub Capital of Yorkshire

The little-known village of Garforth has been dubbed “Hot Tub Capital of Yorkshire” by a local spa business. Garforth, which nestles nine miles outside of Leeds, was crowned with its title by local distributor, Outdoor Living, with the company making its proclamation based on its sales data over the past 12 years. It was revealed […]

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Many companies reported record-breaking sales figures and exceeded targets at this summer’s outdoor shows, including Hydropool pictured
above at The Royal Cornwall Show.

Hot Tub Roadshows Boost Industry Spa Sales

This summer’s outdoor show season got off to a flying start as the mild weather heightened interest across the board in hot tubs, pools and the outdoor living lifestyle generally. Many companies reported record-breaking sales figures and exceeded targets, all helping to shape what could be a stonking year for the UK’s hot tub industry. […]

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