Many of us spend our mornings and afternoons under fluorescent lights, staring into a screen and if we’re lucky, we have a seat by a window. We get home and continue to gaze into the glow of our TV and phone screens— it doesn’t seem to end.
Now that it’s finally Spring, it’s time to get your backyards ready for family, friends and some much needed “you” time. Allow your hot tub to blend into your backyard and enjoy it even more by following a few of these tips.
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Hot water therapy has stood the test of time and a recent study shows that after thousands of years it’s still the best way to treat lower back pain. Back pain is something almost all people experience at some point in their lives. Worldwide, back pain is the leading cause of disability, keeping many people home from work and engaging in everyday activities.
We are committed to Affordable Luxury. These aren't just words or an ad slogan to us, they are a commitment. Why? Because we know how much a hot tub can improve your life. But, if they aren't affordable, it kind of defeats the purpose, right? How do we do this? Read on....
We think Nordic Hot Tubs are one of the best values in the industry today. But, don't just take our word for it, here's what our customers and dealers say about us! Read on.....
Whether your hot tub ‘soak-sesh’ is an afternoon with family, a relaxing evening with friends or a romantic interlude with your S.O., all provide wonderful therapy to improve your quality of living. You already know how relaxed you feel after just 15 to 30 minutes in your tub. However, you may be surprised to know that hot tubs are also prescribed for people suffering from chronic ailments like Type-2 diabetes, arthritis, fibromyalgia and high blood pressure. Not only do hot tubs have a positive effect on these ailments, they also generally benefit your overall health in at least 4 ways.
How is SIMPLE better when it comes to hot tubs? Let’s take a look at why we say our hot tubs are Simple and how we feel simplicity gives us that Nordic Difference.
What has Nordic Hot Tubs been up to lately? Well, let’s begin with what we HAVEN’T changed!
Back pain is all-encompassing. When your back hurts, EVERYTHING hurts. Even minor movements can be challenging and painful. It can even hurt to breathe...which is somewhat problematic as not breathing is not optional, right? Ouch! So, is there any natural relief for back pain?
Hot tubs help improve your life in so many ways but, let’s boil it down. Following are 5 ways we feel Nordic hot tubs make the most positive impact on your quality of life.
Nordic Hot Tubs are known for being Simple, Therapeutic, Affordable and Reliable. It's at our core. It's the Nordic Difference. But are they truly quality-built to be that tough and reliable? Well, after Hurricane Michael, a cat. 4 hurricane, we know the answer.....and it's a resounding YES!
There is something serene and magical about soaking in your hot tub during the winter! The air is crisp and clear. The hot tub water is heavenly! Snow is gently falling all around you. It’s an amazing experience! However, if you are closing your house and heading to a warmer climate for the season, please take all available precautions to prevent your hot tub from freezing. So, what must you do to winterize a hot tub?
How does a Nordic Hot Tub help with stress relief? First, let’s talk about stress. Everyone experiences stress in their own unique way.
What does Nordic recommend to keep my hot tub water sparkling clean, clear and sanitized? We recommend Nordic customers use granulated sodium di-chlor in our hot tubs – don’t confuse this with liquid chlorine or calcium hypochlorite. Why granulated sodium di-chlor? There are a number of reasons why we recommend this particular product. Read on!
First of all, what is ozone? Ozone is a gas which is produced when oxygen is exposed to ultraviolet light. It is the same gas that creates the protective ozone layer found in the earth’s stratosphere.
HELP! Some (or all) of the jets in my hot tub aren't working. What do I do?
Our Nordic Retreat™ continues to dominate as our most popular model! But, WHY is it our best-selling hot tub model? First and foremost, because it’s a Nordic Hot Tub which gives it the Nordic Advantage! The Nordic Advantage means we engineer affordable, therapeutic hot tubs with you, the hot tub owner, in mind. We know you don’t want to have to bring out a manual every time you use your hot tub! So, we keep it simple and reliable to allow you to open your hot tub, use it, enjoy it and be assured it’s going to give you great soak-sessions for a very long time! But what makes the Retreat SO special?
Do you have trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep? You are not alone! According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, approximately 40 million people in the US suffer from chronic sleep problems! Additionally, another 20 million people report occasional sleep problems! So what’s a person to do? Count sheep, drink hot milk? Well, if you’re sick of counting sheep and the thought of hot milk doesn’t appeal to you, try a Nordic Hot Tub for better sleep!
You've decided you want a hot tub. So, now it's time to choose which Nordic Hot Tub model is the one that will fit your personal requirements. Here are a few questions you'll want to answer before you walk into a showroom:
One of the best places to install your new Nordic Hot Tub is on your deck! Especially if it is an elevated structure, you will have great views while you relax.
Winter is AWESOME!! Hey, we live and work up here in the North! Winter is part of our Nordic life and it's...well....Winter! But, that doesn't mean you can't enjoy your Nordic Hot Tub if it's snowing! In fact, some of the best times to soak are in the winter months, out under the frosty, snowy sky!
As a hot tub owner, safety should stay at the forefront of your mind. You want to make sure everyone using your hot tub not only has a great time, but stays safe in and around your hot tub! This is especially true for children. Here are a few Hot Tub Safety Tips from the APSP, The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals©!
The GFCI on my electrical hook up keeps tripping! What do I do?
While Spring and Fall are great times to maintain and inspect your hot tub cover, you will want to check on it regularly to avoid any unpleasant surprises. Your hot tub cover is a very important part of your hot tub! Kind of like the roof on your house! And, you’ll want to make sure your cover is in great working condition so your hot tub is protected and ready to use during the winter months. Here are a few tips for cleaning and maintaining your hot tub cover:
The topside control on your Nordic Hot Tub is displaying something unusual and you've tried everything you know. What does it mean? What should you do?
A clean filter will help keep your hot tub water clean, clear and ready to use! Proper cleaning of your hot tub filter will also lessen strain on the hot tub equipment. Just like an air filter in your car or the filter in your home furnace, the cleaner your hot tub filter is, the better everything works. If you are experiencing error codes or the hot tub doesn't seem to have the jet force it once did, start by thoroughly cleaning the filter.
Spring and Fall are good times to drain and thoroughly clean your hot tub. Don’t forget to check the cover, chemicals, filters, test strips, filter, etc. to make sure everything is fresh and in great working order. Here is a quick and simple checklist for you to follow to make sure your hot tub is ready for your soak sessions:
Can a Nordic Hot Tub help you calm your mind? Yes! Most definitely! A soak session in your Nordic Hot Tub will help soothe your muscles and put your body into a relaxed state. Now that your body is relaxed, it sets the stage for you to be ‘mindful’ and focus your thoughts. This will help you focus longer, reduce stress and increase your sense of well-being.
Think about what relaxes you. Things that come to mind are water sounds, soft lights, massage, soft music. Got you thinking, didn’t it? Well, did you know that you can have ALL those things in a Nordic Hot Tub? Turn on your Nordic Hot Tub and you hear the soothing sounds of water. The MLP™ or NLP™ lighting packages allow you to softly light your hot tub. Our DTS™ water therapy system gives you the optimum in hydrotherapy massage. WAIT….what about music?
At the end of a long day there is nothing better than climbing into your Nordic Hot Tub to soak aches, and the day, away! You can make that experience even more enjoyable by the atmosphere and views you create, around your spa. Many homeowners are taking their backyard relaxation spot to a whole new level with creativity, class and elegance.
In building your backyard oasis, make sure to think about how it will function during the day AND at night. Lighting is an important factor for both aesthetic and safety reasons. Plus, you've put so much effort into making it 'just right' you'll want to show it off with some really great lighting! We found a great article on what to consider when planning backyard and landscape lighting courtesy of our friends at HGTV! Click here to read more!