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How to stay warm in these cooler Fall temps

By this time you may have made a decision to close your pool for the season. Your next thoughts may be whether to shut the hot tub down too or keep it open. Well here at Performance Pool and Spa we wanted to remind you that even in Minnesota winters, you can keep most hot tubs open and utilize their benefits even in the cooler temps! Read More

Spazazz Rx Aromatherapy Crystals

Do you have sore, achy muscles and are looking for a boost from your hot tub soak?  Well let me introduce you to a product line that Performance Pool and Spa carries; Spazazz. Spazazz created their own unique blend of high quality, long lasting aromatherapy products that not only smell good, but feel good too. Spazazz products are specially formulated for both bath and spa use, and are completely oil-free. The all natural blends are designed so they will not affect a hot tub’s pH balance or leave any residue behind. Read More

When to close your pool for the season

I know we all dread this time of the year when it’s time to start thinking about when to close the pool for the winter as the kids have just gone back to school. We wait all winter long for the day when we can open the pool back up for summertime fun and then before we know it summer seems to have come and gone like a lighting bolt. In Minnesota it is an inevitable event of closing the cover for the season, but something we try to prolong as much as we can. Read More

Why you should have a professional replace your vinyl pool liner

We all like to dive in and do things ourselves when it comes to repairs around the home, especially if it will save money and time waiting for someone to come out to fix it. However, some times it is more beneficial to ask the professionals for help and may save you more headaches down the road; replacing your pool liner is one of these times.   Read More

Cartridge Pool Filters

A couple weeks ago we talked about the main differences between cartridge filters and sand filters. Last week we dove deeper into sand filters. Now we will take a look at cartridge filters and what they can do for your pool and why they may be a better option for you than sand filters.   Read More

Ruby Sand: Filter Sand Replacement

Last week’s blog talked about the main differences between cartridge and sand filters for your swimming pool. For those that choose sand filtration, this week we will dig a little deeper into a specific sand brand; Ruby Sand by Zeo. Read More

Pool Filters: Cartridge VS Sand

All filters keep your pool water clean, but have you wondered what the difference is between them? How do they actually work and what can they do? We know that when it comes to your in-ground or above ground pool, you want affordable and efficient pool equipment. The most popular pool filter types are cartridge filters and sand filters. Read More

Chlorine 101

Chlorine is the main chemical that pool owners use as a sanitizer or disinfectant. Chlorine is widely used by pool owners to destroy bacteria and algae to be sure their pools remain clean, clear and safe for swimming. Read More

Protecting Swimsuits from Chlorine

Have you ever found that perfect swimsuit that fits well, you love the colors and patterns, makes you feel confident, and then chlorine happens? Chlorine from pools and spas can strip those fun colors, break down the elasticity, and not look quite like how you bought it. Damage happens largely because suits are made of Spandex or other stretchy fabrics — materials that can react badly to hot tub chemicals or the heat of the sun. The fabric that makes them cling just right to your body makes them vulnerable to heat and harsh chemicals.Here are some tips for keeping your favorite swimsuit looking like new: Read More

Sundance Spas and Wish For Our Heroes

You might have seen us post on Performance Pool and Spa social media about Sundance Spas and Wish For Our Heroes. Maybe you are wondering exactly what that is and how you can help. Who wouldn’t want to help our men and women serving and their families while they sacrifice so much for us?! I know we do. Read More