Category: Water

Best Portable Hot Tub: Aero Spa Inflatable Hot Tub


If you are like the idea of a hot tub, but don’t want to go all out and purchase a permanent one, then a portable unit just might be the best option for you. The Aero Spa is a good choice for anyone looking at portable hot tub units. This type of unit is ideal for someone […]

Intex 18 x 48 Pool Review

Intex Easy Set 18 x 48 Pool

Two years ago, we bought the Intex 18 x 48 pool. We had never owned an above ground pool before, so I thought it was best to get one of the Intex easy set pools because they’re cheaper and seemed reasonably easy to set up. I gotta say the hubby wasn’t too excited about the prospect […]

Are Swimming Pools Bad For Your Skin?

Are Swimming Pools bad for your skin

Swimming pools which are regularly treated with chlorine are very drying to your skin. The chlorine does a good job at disinfecting the pool and keeping algae at bay, but it is also an irritant which causes not only dry skin but also rashes in more severe cases. Unfortunately, there’s nothing we can do to […]

What Makes Pool Water Cloudy

What makes pool water dirty

Having a pool is one thing. Maintaining it is a completely different beast. There’s a lot of effort needed for pool maintenance which was why my husband wasn’t too excited about having our own Intex easy set pool. Since we set up our above ground pool though I realized that like many things in life […]

Top Tips for Watering

Learning from my mistakes. My poor old plants!

When I was a kid, watering the garden and patio plans was one of my favourite jobs in the heat of the summer (not so much in the winter!). I was always cautioned to water in the evenings because the hot sun would scorch the leaves if I watered earlier in the day – and […]

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