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    Spa And Hot Tub Information

    We’ve covered almost as many hot tub-related topics in our Backyard Blast articles as we’ve covered tubs. Well, not really, but you get our point. We figured that it’s been a while since we got back to basics and talked about things like – why would you even want a spa or hot tub? What […]

  • Hot Tub Rash, And How To Treat It

    Today, we want to talk about something that is normally only spoken of in hushed whispers throughout the hot tub community, because let’s face it: no one even wants to think about hot tub rash. It’s uncomfortable, sometimes painful, and entirely unpleasant. In short, it has the potential to ruin your enjoyment of either your […]

  • How Much Does A Hot Tub Cost In The UK?

    When you’re thinking about buying a hot tub in the UK, one of the most common questions you may be considering is how much does a hot tub cost? This is a complex question that we will be answering below. While it’s hard to give an average price due to each hot tub owner’s needs […]

  • How to Move a Hot Tub in 6 Easy Steps

    While sitting in and enjoying a hot tub is easy, understanding how to move a hot tub requires a little more time, effort, and planning. However, with the right tools and resources, moving a hot tub can be an easy, stress-free process that can allow you to enjoy your hot tub in a new space. […]

  • How To Clean Your Hot Tub: An Essential Guide To Hot Tub Cleaning

    Cleaning your hot tub may seem complex and overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Cleaning your hot tub regularly and keeping up with a regular maintenance schedule is the best way to keep your hot tub running efficiently and properly for years to come. This Backyard Blast article will explore the different ways that […]

  • The Simple Ingenuity Of A Wood-Fired Hot Tub

    If you’ve found this article, you’re likely trying to find out more about these almost mythical contraptions that function nearly in the same way as a hot tub, with the key difference being that they use the awesome power of fire to keep the water toasty. It sounds pretty cool right? Or hot, we suppose. […]

  • What’s The Difference Between A Hot Tub And A Jacuzzi?

    The question as to what the difference is between a hot tub and a Jacuzzi is something often raised by newcomers of the hot tub world. The answer is simple, so let’s get this sorted out right here and now.  Jacuzzis are to hot tubs the same way that Kleenex is to tissues, or Q-tips […]

  • Canadian Spa Hot Tubs

    At The Cover Guy our entire business is built on putting quality first. Our covers, lifters, accessories: everything we stock is either designed or handpicked with quality in mind. One of the byproducts of operating a business in this way is that we’re able to recognize whether another company is following similar practices. That is […]

  • Must-Have Hot Tub Accessories

    If you’re reading this, you likely either own a hot tub, or are planning on buying one in the future. Like any large purchase, choosing a hot tub can be time-consuming; you have to factor in your budget, lifestyle, geography, and the layout of your home and garden. Once you’ve finally selected the perfect tub […]

  • All Things Lay-Z-Spa: Everything you need to know about Lay-Z-Spa Hot Tubs

    First things first, what is a Lay-Z-Spa? Why, we’re glad you asked! Lay-Z-Spa is a UK-based company that manufactures inflatable hot tubs. They’re known for their versatility, convenience, and energy-efficiency. Pretty cool, right? We think so too!  We decided to feature Lay-Z-Spa in one of our backyard blast posts because we wanted to help dispel […]

  • How Much Is A Hot Tub Cover

    If you’re considering purchasing a new hot tub cover, one of the first things you may be wondering is “how much does a hot tub cover cost?” – thankfully you’ve come to the right place. This blog will break down how much you can expect to pay for a hot tub cover, as well as […]

  • Why You Need A Hot Tub Cover Lifter

    When you’re in the middle of buying a hot tub cover, you may be wondering why you need a hot tub cover lifter. Worry no more – this blog will explain what a hot tub cover is, the different types of hot tub cover lifters, how to use a hot tub cover lifter, and finally […]

  • Your Guide On Hot Tub Maintenance

    Regular hot tub maintenance is a key part of ensuring that your hot tub continues to last and perform optimally for years to come. Caring for your new hot tub doesn’t take a ton of time, effort, or previous experience to be done right. This blog will cover the basics of the common question of […]

  • Hot Tub Lifespan: How Long Does a Hot Tub Last?

    A hot tub is a big financial investment. As is the case with any investment, it’s common to wonder how long a hot tub lasts. Unfortunately, the answer to this question is more complicated than providing a simple number. How long a hot tub will last is dependent on two main factors – the type […]

  • How Do I Drain My Hot Tub?

    A drain and clean of your hot tub should be a part of your hot tub’s regular maintenance routine. This should ideally be done once every three to four months to keep your hot tub in the best possible working condition and to help prolong the overall life of your hot tub. This blog will […]

  • How To Clean Your Hot Tub Cover in 5 Simple Steps

    Cleaning your hot tub cover is an essential part of your regular hot tub maintenance. Adding a cleaning of your hot tub cover to your schedule is the best way to maintain the efficiency of your hot tub cover and ensure that it continues to provide protection to your hot tub. This blog will tell […]

  • Where To Buy Hot Tubs in The UK

    It’s exciting to finally make the decision that you want to purchase a hot tub! But, with so many options available, it can be hard to even know where to start when looking at your hot tub buying options. Answering the simple question of where to buy a hot tub can seem overwhelming and daunting […]

  • Top 20 Best Hot Tub Brands 2023 – Chosen by The Cover Guy

    The Cover Guy top 20 best hot tub brands. Our research comes from years of service in the hot tub and spa industry and our customer base.