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Filter Cleaning Day is this Saturday!

Filter Cleaning Day is this Saturday!

Save the Date! Filter Cleaning Day is an exciting event that only happens twice a year! Don’t miss out on your chance to have your filter cartridge cleaned by one of our expert maintenance technicians! What is Filter Cleaning Day? When you purchase your hot tub cartridge filter at Aqua Quip, you are eligible for 2 FREE cleanings for the life of that filter! Our certified technicians not only clean your filters, but they will let you know if the filter is beyond cleaning…

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Spice Up Your Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Menu!

Spice Up Your Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Menu!

Happy (almost) Cinco de Mayo! Looking for recipes to spice up your next Cinco de Mayo party? Check out some of our favorite recipes that will inspire you to fire up your grill for the most epic fiesta yet! Chorizo & Cheese Stuffed Jalapenos-Recipe from Saber Cheesy Nachos with Steak & Black Beans: Recipe from Weber Pellet Grilled Shrimp Chipotle: Recipe from Green Mountain Grills Serve with tortillas & top with your favorite salsa & guacamole for the best shrimp…

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Happy May 1st-Water Safety Month!

Happy May 1st-Water Safety Month!

Happy May 1st! For Western Washington locals this is an exciting time for outdoor water activities – like boating, kayaking, swimming in your pool or beach, rafting, exploring the tide pools, & much more. We are fortunate that we can enjoy such natural beauty so close to home here in the Great NW. We have the ease & accessibility to some of the clearest & pristine bodies of water, thanks to all that rain we get-but it’s worth it! Being…

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Make the Summer Season Last Longer than Ever!

Make the Summer Season Last Longer than Ever!

Nothing quite compares to the pure bliss of floating in your pool on a nice sunny day with your shades on! We look forward to these moments in the warm sunshine, and search for ways to make these moments last longer. By having a high-quality heat pump installed, you can extend your swimming pool season! How do heat pumps extend the swimming pool season? Pumps allow you to run your pool at a comfortable swimming temperature, even when the outside…

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Celebrate Earth Day with Aqua Quip!

Celebrate Earth Day with Aqua Quip!

With Earth Day right around the corner (April 22nd), it reminds us to be aware of our Earth’s precious natural resources. We need to make daily efforts to help preserve our resources, and reduce our carbon footprint by finding ways to utilize energy efficient, Eco-friendly products. Here at Aqua Quip we partner with only the best product manufacturers that develop products that reflect our efforts in reducing our carbon footprint. How you may ask? Jacuzzi Hot Tubs are made using the highest-quality building…

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The Easiest Way to Remove Your Pool’s Winter Cover!

The Easiest Way to Remove Your Pool’s Winter Cover!

If you’re dreaming of the days you can open your pool for Spring, you’ve probably researched “how to remove your winter pool cover”. The thought of opening a pool yourself is a daunting one! Where do you start? Well, you’ve probably found 15 different instructional blogs that include tips like: Use a pool skimmer net to remove all the big debris-tree branches, leaves, dirt, and other random things Mother Nature or your neighbors’ kids decided to dump on to your…

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Water Safety Facts You Need to Know

Water Safety Facts You Need to Know

May is National Water Safety Month! The sun has broken free from its wintry prison and summer is making its way around the mountain. Since you’ve already begun to think about re-opening your pool for the summer, now’s the perfect time to study up on Water Safety in order to protect your children from the dangers of the water. Among unintentional injuries, drowning is the second leading cause of death for children under the age of 5. Most of these deaths occur in a…

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5 Activities You Didn’t Know You Could Do in a Swim Spa

5 Activities You Didn’t Know You Could Do in a Swim Spa

If you didn’t already know, a Swim Spa is a two-in-one swimming pool and hot tub, and it’s revolutionizing exercise and relaxation. Ranging in length between 12 and 19 feet, Swim Spas can be used by the whole family. Or, if you’d rather keep it to yourself, that’s okay too. Swim Spas are endless pools that combine powerful jets with plenty of room so you can swim laps without actually swimming laps (AKA who needs to turn when you can…

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How Hot Tubs Can Ease Your Arthritis Pain

How Hot Tubs Can Ease Your Arthritis Pain

Have your joints stopped moving as smoothly as they used to? Creaky joints are inconvenient and frustrating. Put that WD-40 down and relax in a hot tub instead. Hot water and strong jets provide optimal relief for your whole body. One, thirty-minute soak in a hot tub can substantially reduce the tension in your bad knees, achy elbows, and cracking fingers and toes. Hot water benefits your health and well-being Warm temperatures release everyday tension in your muscles, and while you’re…

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