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Archive for the ‘Tips’ Category


The Dos and Don’ts of Hot Tubs

February 16th, 2017

Whether you have just purchased a new hot tub or you’re a long-time owner, there a few things you should know to get the most out of your home spa experience. Consider these dos and don’ts:   Dos   Do Shower Before Entering Just like entering a pool, it’s always a good idea to take a quick shower before hopping in the hot tub, particularly if you are the one […]

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Decorating Tips for Your Games Room

February 6th, 2017

Setting up a games room is always a fun and exciting project, especially when it comes to decorating. It’s a space that’s dedicated to fun, so you can really get creative with it and let your own personality influence your design. From wild  colours and vivid lighting to bold displays to show off your impressive sound system – consider some of these tips to make your games room reflect your […]

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3 Kid-Friendly Card Games the Whole Family Will Love

January 16th, 2017

We know that getting the whole family together in one room these days can be a challenge, and often when you do it involves looking at a screen of some sort. But it’s not always a great way to really engage with each other and interact. That’s why sometimes the simple things – such as getting out a good old deck of cards – can be all you need to […]

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Fall Tips to Make Opening Season Easier than Ever

November 17th, 2016

Although fall brings bright colours and beautiful scenery it also means the end of pool season. Trading warm sun-filled pool days for a hat and a scarf may not seem like a fair deal, but living in Ottawa doesn’t offer us a choice. By properly closing your pool in the fall you can make the job of re-opening it in the coming spring that much easier, getting back your fun […]

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Myths and Facts:  Water Chemistry

August 9th, 2016

Taking care of a pool comes down to science. It really is all about chemistry and physics. For many of us, years removed from high school science classes, it’s not as simple as it should be.  Often, customers come into our store with misconceptions about how to maintain their pool. Sometimes it’s something they learned on the internet, sometimes advice from a neighbour or friend. Whatever the source, if it’s […]

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5 Factors to Consider When Buying a New Hot Tub

February 8th, 2016

Are you in the market for a new hot tub? Whether you’re a seasoned spa owner who wants to upgrade to the latest model or a first-time owner ready to begin the adventure of a lifetime, you’ve got an important decision to make. We’re here to help you figure out some of the most important factors that go into buying a new hot tub: How will you use your hot […]

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Table Tennis Tips and Tricks

January 11th, 2016

So you’ve purchased a beautiful new table tennis set from Purewater and now you are looking to invite your friends and family over to play a few games. You not only want to have fun while doing so, but you also want to beat any and all challengers. Well, you are in luck. If you follow these table tennis tips and tricks, you are sure to beat any beginner with […]

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Salt Water Hot Tubs

October 29th, 2015

Whether you already own a hot tub or are shopping for one, one of the most important questions asked of the staff at Purewater is “tell me about salt water.”  Here’s a few tips and things to consider: What is salt? Salt water systems consist of a mechanical device that converts salt you add to the hot tub into chlorine. Salt systems are not “chlorine free” or even “low chlorine” […]

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Water Chemistry

October 23rd, 2015

Are you confused yet? The care and maintenance of swimming pools and hot tubs is the subject of hundreds of thousands of opinions, and thanks to the Internet, every theory, theme, opinion and point of view is given seemingly equal weight. At Purewater we have a simple goal, to make your pool or spa care a SIMPLE PLEASURE.  Let us take the mystery out of water management!  Let us help you […]

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Spa Owners

October 22nd, 2015

This page is for you fortunate hot tub owners out there.  Skip right to the bottom if you have an emergency service situation.  Check back frequently for updates and new articles on care, maintenance, and tips.  Important Information for Spa Owners Troubleshooting Troubleshooting your spa (English) Troubleshooting your spa (French) Reprogramming a Platinum Elite Spa Preventing Freeze Damage EMERGENCY: It’s -20 and your spa is not working Owners Manuals Artesian […]

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