Is Your Hot Tub Cover Heavy & Water-Logged? You Need A Cover Lifter!

March 11, 2016

The most common problem across the board with hot tub covers is they eventually become heavy and water-logged over time! It's not just happening to you... it happens to everyone! Here at Viscount Pools, we understand that purchasing a new cover may not always be an option... so we offer you more than one option! We carry a line of hot tub "Cover Lifters!" It is an assistive device that mounts to your hot tub cabinet, and helps make your life easier when getting in...

Metal Staining & Calcium Scaling In Hot Tubs

December 23, 2014

At Viscount Pools of Metro Detroit, we recommend using 1 oz. of Spa Bright every two weeks, or every time you fill, whichever is most frequent. Spa Bright is used to prevent Calcium Scaling and metal staining caused by hard water. We also recommend using when the calcium is high. People who fill their tub with well water should use this product. What is Spa Bright? Metals, minerals and calcium have rough edges. Because of the sharp edges, it is very easy for the particles...

Common Water Issues In Spas

December 18, 2014

Common Water Issues in Spas A few common issues people run into are cloudy water, foaming, and water ring. A lot of these noticeable issues are caused by not so noticeable problems. I will go over the causes and ways to prevent these issues. Cloudy water can be caused by quite a few things. The most common reason is due to poor filtration, poor circulation and poor water chemistry. Cloudiness is caused by small particles that are too small to be filtered and unable to...

Sleep Benefits of Owning A Hot Tub!

December 9, 2014

Did you know that owning a hot tub could benefit your health? Relaxing in a hot tub prior to going to bed can actually ease your body and mind into a deeper, more beneficial sleep! According to the NSF (National Sleep Foundation) about 132 million people in America suffer from a type of sleep disorder. Many cases of insomnia are traced to one’s hectic and stressful lifestyles and daily routines. Sleep deprivation can cause a number of issues with one’s health, including grogginess, mood swings,...

Choosing The Right Sanitizer For Your Hot Tub

There are a few different types of sanitizing programs. When choosing the sanitizer best for you, there are a few factors you must keep in mind: What is the water temperature? How often will you be using the water? Is the pool/spa indoor or outdoor? Is it a pool or hot tub? Are you filling with city or well water? Do you have any preferences or allergies? Sanitizers kill microorganisms and contaminants. The most common means of disinfecting are with the use of Chlorine or...

Why Buy A Hot Tub?

December 5, 2014

If this is your first time owning a hot tub, you may be asking yourself many important questions along the lines: "What are the benefits?" "Do we really want/need one?" Well long story, short...... YES! There are MANY great benefits to owning a Great Lakes or an Emerald Spa! In many ways it will enhance your lives, not only physically, but mentally too! We've come up with a short, but helpful list of reason why you should buy a hot tub! 1. Physical Reasons -...

Spa Accessories

A spa is a great addition to have at home, especially this time of year. Other than the physical benefits it gives, it’s also a great way to fit some quality family time into everyone’s hectic schedules! But what is a spa without its accessories?! Here at Viscount Pools Clinton Twp. and Chesterfield, we carry numerous spa accessories that will enhance your time spent in your spa along with keeping it clean and ready to use! One of our more beneficial accessories is the “Scum...