The Barracuda brand suction-side vacuums have a hard time working when the water is very cold – under 60 degrees.  They have a neoprene, think soft rubber, diaphragm.  This diaphragm will open and close rapidly when the pool pump pulls water through it.  This moves the vacuum around the pool. When the water is cold  Read More

Sauna use and heat shock therapy have been gaining popularity in recent years as people have become more in tune with their health and wellness, and are learning more about the many health benefits they provide. From reducing stress and anxiety to boosting the immune system, sauna use and heat shock therapy have become a  Read More

Thanks to their numerous health benefits, saunas have been used for centuries and are increasingly popular today. Regardless of the type of sauna you use, whether a traditional sauna that uses sauna rocks and can be enjoyed wet or dry or the modern infrared saunas that use light waves from specialized infrared emitters to heat  Read More

Since 1962, Pettis Pools has been helping families relax, unwind and have more fun in their backyards. As Pettis Pools celebrates its 60th anniversary, Spa Retailer magazine recently profiled the pool and spa company to share more about the rich history of the company and how it continues to thrive and live up to its  Read More

While temperatures are perfect for enjoying a refreshing dip in the pool, they are also hot enough to wreak havoc on your pool. The heat is a perfect breeding ground for algae in your pool. Algae blooms can be a nuisance and, if not dealt with quickly, can cause serious issues to your pool and  Read More