Backyard Blog

The Benefits Of Salt Water Hot Tubs

For centuries, people have traveled to mineral springs to bathe in the waters and experience their restorative powers. These hot springs, which draw their heat from beneath the earth’s crust, are inherently self-sustaining. In this way, they’re much like modern salt water hot tubs, which are designed to generate their own natural cleansing and soothing properties. Owning … Read More

Extend the Life of Your Hot Tub Cover

Part of your regular maintenance on your hot tub should be a periodic check up on your hot tub cover. The hot tub cover that comes with your spa when you purchase from Continental are manufactured by the same company that built your spa, Hot Spring. As a Hot Spring Spa’s product, these covers incorporate … Read More

Thinking About Purchasing A Hot Tub? Please Read This First!

“The bitterness of poor quality remains, long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten” Here are some thoughts on purchasing the best spa at the best price from the best manufacturer and the best dealer According to our research, in the 37+ years that Continental Pool & Spa has been in business, more than … Read More

Spa Maintenance 101 – Part 1: Cleaning Your Hot Tub

Part 1: Cleaning The Exterior Of A Hot Tub – Spa Maintenance 101 Hello again, Omaha residents! As we are busy closing several hundred in-ground pools to wrap up the summer, we also wanted to make sure we got the word out to make sure your hot tub is ready, clean and hot for the … Read More

Hot Tub Buyers Beware!

Hot Tub Buyers Beware: Limited-Time Blow-Out Sales Over the course of the year, you will probably see a barrage of advertisements promoting incredible deals on Hot Tubs and Swim Spas “for a limited time only” at venues across the metro area. But hot tub buyers BEWARE! Two words: Caveat Emptor. “Buyer Beware”. Sales such as … Read More

When Should I Replace My Spa Cover?

Your spa cover is more than an attractive accessory. It’s also has the very important job of holding in heat when your spa is not in use, helping to reduce energy consumption and keep energy costs low. The cover also prevents excess evaporation, helping you conserve water, and it prevents debris and objects that could … Read More

DIYer’s love this simple home improvement project!

Spring has sprung and summer is right around the corner. This is the time where many folks start thinking about home improvements and makeovers.  We’ve compiled a few ideas that will enhance your backyard and possibly your quality of life too! Our favorite affordable home improvement is one that brings the entire family together for … Read More

How to Choose Your Hot Tub Foundation

Thinking about getting a hot tub, but not sure where to put it?  There are a few things you’ll want to keep in mind when choosing the perfect place for your hot tub that will enhance your enjoyment. If you live in an area that’s gets snow, or other bad weather, we highly suggest placing … Read More

What’s the difference between 110v and 220v hot tubs?

110V One of the nicest things about 110v or “plug and play” hot tubs is that once it’s sitting in your backyard, all you have to do to enjoy it is fill it up and plug it in. You don’t need to hire an electrician and hard wire anything. Because it only draws 11 amps, … Read More