March 19, 2010

Hot Tub Bacterium

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Exclusive summary about Hot Tub Bacterium by Scott Nichols

As part of the maintenance of the hot tub, the water is always kept clean. If this is not observed on a regular basis, hot tub bacterium or bacteria can thrive in the water, causing skin rashes and possibly other diseases.

A species of bacteria, Mycobacterium avium, is known to cause tuberculosis, and commonly grows in the cozy and warm temperatures of the hot tub. Chlorine and bromine are among the chemicals used to control bacterial growth in hot tub water. Hot tub folliculitis is a type of skin infection on the hair follicles which is brought about by immersion in a hot tub with unclean water.

The hot tub bacterium that causes the skin condition thrives in the contaminated water. When the presence of the hot tub bacterium is detected, the water from the tub needs to be drained, and the lining completely cleaned.

Hot Tub Bacterium and How to Avoid Them

Exclusive summary about Hot Tub Bacterium by Lynsey Leigh

Hot Tubs and hot tub water need to be kept clean and a cleaning regime adhered to otherwise you will find yourself subject to infections caused by hot tub bacterium. A hot tub is usually purchased for relaxation and therapeutic purposes. However, it is necessary to have a regular cleaning schedule otherwise hot tub bacterium can form and far from being relaxing your hot tub will be a source of sickness and skin rashes.

A regular cleaning schedule will help you to avoid the hot tub bacterium mycobacterium avium, a member of the bacteria family, which causes tuberculosis.

A skin rash known as folliculitis is particularly prevalent when you do not have a rigorous cleaning routine. Ideally you want to prevent this happening in the first place and the use of hot tub chemicals on a regular basis will ensure your hot tub is bacterium free.

March 13, 2010

Solar Operated Hot Tubs

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Exclusive summary about How Solar Operated Hot Tubs Work by Jy Paralye

Solar Operated Hot Tubs work on the amazing principle that there is enough sun to heat the water without consuming any other fuel and polluting the environment. There are hot tubs which are completely solar powered. In order to get started with the solar operated hot tubs, a solar hot tub kit has to be organized which includes a solar electric panel, a water circulation pump and a thermostat.

Let us see how a solar operated hot tub works. The water from the hot tub is taken by the circulation pump. A 64 watt solar electric panel can actually move water really well up to about 20 feet.

After the water from the circulation pump is pushed, it now goes through the solar thermal panels, and this is where the water gains the heat. The solar hot tub kit features solar thermal panels. Once the water is pushed through the solar panels, it returns to the hot tub. In some solar operated hot tubs, the solar kit performs a third function, which is inline filtration.

What is a Home Solar Power System?

Exclusive summary about What is Home Solar Power System by Junaid Mohammad

Installing a home solar power system in your residence is good for the environment. Home solar power systems can be installed on almost all homes except for a very small home which have less than 120 square feet of roof. In most cities you require building permit to install home solar power system to your building.

Home solar power system is installed on the roof where the solar energy is transformed into direct current (DC) power. At night this home solar power system will not work. Most of the home solar power systems are interconnected with you utility. In case of cloudy days the home solar power system generates less power.

There are other technologies which convert solar energy into heat but this home solar power system is not used for home heating. Home solar power systems don't have any moving parts and solar modules are also tough.

March 07, 2010

Hot Tub Hire

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Exclusive summary about Hot Tub Hire by Simon Dickson

By hiring a hot tub you are able to experience the fantasist relaxation that a hot tub can provide you and your family in the garden for a small rental charge, compared to the cost large cost of purchasing a hot tub.

Many hot tub hire place also sell hot tubs with many of them offering a discount on the purchase price if you have hired from them in the past. So why not ask your hot tub dealer if they hire hot tubs out for you to try before you buy.

Why not hire a hot tub for a special occasion, hot tubs can make any of the following occasions extra special.

If you are planning on hiring a hot tub, a perfect way to make the most of your hot tub hire period is by filling up the hot tub with hot water from your house hot water system; this will save the 15 hour waiting for it to heat up.

Hot Tub Fun

Exclusive summary about Hot Tub Fun by Adam Peters

Dreaming of a hot tub but don't think you're experience enough to install one? If you have built a deck, and connected your dishwasher, you have all the skills you need to install your hot tub.

It will have ideas and instructions on how to do a hot tub.

Measure the base of the tub and then allow about a two foot perimeter so you can get into the tub. The manufacturer will supply this information with the specifications for the tub. Many people prefer a platform to install their hot tub into. To calculate the pressure, divide the total weight by the area of the tub. Using a wooden platform for it is the ideal solution and, if done correctly, can support the tub easily. Once you pass inspection, fill the tub, invite the helpers and relax.

March 01, 2010

Hot Tub Safety

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Exclusive summary about Hot Tub Safety by Terri Greene

With the increasing number of hot tubs and home spas being installed in homes and backyards everywhere, it would be wise for us to take some time to discuss hot tub safety. Hot tubs and home spas can be a fertile breeding ground for bacteria and disease-causing organisms. This is generally due to the warm, moist environment of the hot tub. With the proper hot tub care and maintenance, the potential of becoming ill from your hot tub are greatly reduced.

Disinfection is the key to preventing the growth of bacteria in your hot tub. Most hot tub and spa dealers sell testing kits that should be used regularly. If you have any questions or concerns about your hot tub safety status, contact your local hot tub dealer or manufacturer.

Hot Tub Safety Tips - Just in Time for Warmer Weather

Exclusive summary about Hot Tub Safety by Alice Cunningham

Now, take heed of essential safety tips to keep loved ones splish-splashing with joy.

Consult before you soak. If you suffer from heart disease, diabetes, high/low blood pressure, or other medical conditions, make sure you have your doctor's okay before you go in the hot tub.

• Water attracts children like bees to honey! Keep your hot tub covered and locked between periods of use. Never allow children to use the hot tub unsupervised.

• Alcohol, drugs and hot water don't mix. Never use a hot tub while under the influence of alcohol, anti-coagulants, antihistamines, vasoconstrictors, vasodilators, stimulants, hypnotics, narcotics, or tranquilizers. Leave the hot tub immediately if you feel uncomfortable, drowsy or dizzy.

How hot is too hot? The recommended maximum temperature of the water is 104°F. Persons new to a spa will probably prefer 100°-102°F as a beginning temperature.

• Pregnant? Pregnant women should consult their physicians before use. It is important to note that the critical point in fetal development occurs in the first three months of pregnancy. Women of childbearing years are advised to observe caution in their use of a spa, in that they might be in the very earliest stages of pregnancy and not yet know it. Limit soaking use to ten minutes at a time.

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