The Ultimate Guide to Your Swim Spa
Frequently Asked Questions About Swim Spas
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A swim spa combines the benefits of a hot tub for relaxation and a swimming pool for exercise into one unit.
Swim spas can be anywhere from 12 to 20 feet in length, about 8 feet in width and 4.5 feet deep making them perfect for even the smallest yard.
Swim spas can be equipped with special lifts to make them handicap accessible.
Swim spas can hold anywhere from 2,500 to 5,000 gallons.
Due to their weight, you cannot put a swim spa on a deck; however, you can build a deck around it for easier entrance.
Water in a swim spa typically heats up 5 to 10 degrees Fahrenheit per hour, though this can be slower for a larger body of water. Expect at least 8-12 hours to reach temperature.
As with a hot tub, the water should be drained and refilled once the TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) is greater than 2,500 parts per million. At least once a year is typical for most users. Since it is a larger body of water than a hot tub, a partial drain and refill may be easier to perform on a more regular basis.
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