Know before you buy

Things to Consider Before Purchasing a Hot Tub

Have you been thinking about adding a hot tub to your backyard oasis? While a spa is a smaller project than building an in-ground pool, there are still many factors to take into consideration before you make the purchase. At Rising Sun Pools, our experts are here to help guide…
National hot tub day

Celebrate National Hot Tub Day on 3/28

On Tuesday, March 28, we welcome National Hot Tub Day with our swimsuits on and our bodies ready for some extra relaxation. It's the perfect excuse to sit back and enjoy yourself for 15-20 minutes. The Internet insists on it! While the world has only been celebrating National Hot Tub Day…
How to prepare your hot tub for a major storm

How to Prepare Your Hot Tub for a Storm

With spring just around the corner, the Triangle will likely start to see an increase in the development of thunderstorms. When the forecast calls for stormy weather, it's important to remember to take care of your hot tub. Without the necessary preparation, damage can occur to the sides of the…
How to get rid of hot tub odors

How to Get Rid of Hot Tub Odors

If you've ever removed your hot tub cover and noticed a foul-smelling odor, it can put a damper on your plans for a relaxing soak. The good news is that hot tub odors are not uncommon and they can usually be fixed easily. Here are some of the most common culprits…
The importance of purge, drain, and refill

The Importance of Purge, Drain and Refill

While maintaining water balance in your hot tub is important, there's something else that you need to do to your spa to keep it working properly: purge, drain and refill. What is purge, drain and refill? Even with regular cleaning and sanitizing, the water in your hot tub will have…
How to prevent and remove white flakes in a hot tub

How to Prevent and Remove White Flakes in a Hot Tub

Have you ever noticed white flakes floating in the water or gathering by the drain of your hot tub? You're not alone! The good news is that this isn't uncommon and there are ways to remove it and prevent it from happening in the future. Cause of white flakes There are…
How to prep your hot tub before going on vacation

How to Prep Your Hot Tub Before Going on Vacation

Few things in life are more exciting than going on vacation! However, as a hot tub owner, you may be hesitant to go out of town and leave your spa unattended. Fortunately, there are some things you can do before you leave to help ensure that your hot tub will…
Water purification and your hot tub

Water Purification and Your Hot Tub

There's nothing worse than going to use your hot tub, only to realize that there's an issue with the water. That's why it's so important to take the necessary maintenance steps to help prolong the lifespan of your spa. Water purification, specifically, is one of the most important steps in…
Sundance Spas Hot Tub in Snow

Why We Love Sundance Spas

As a hot tub dealer, we could have chosen any number of manufacturers to represent. After reviewing all the other companies out there, we chose Sundance Spas and we’ve never looked back. From the very beginning, Sundance has been an industry leader and innovator and they’ve got the recognition to…
Hot tub maintenance tips

Hot Tub Maintenance Tips

If you're anything like us, you'll be spending a lot of time in your hot tub over the next few months. It's important to remember that hot tubs require regular maintenance in order to keep them running properly. Follow these tips to keep your spa in tip-top shape! 1. Remember…