Below the Surface

Marquis hot tub news and information from industry leaders.

 

What is a Swim Spa?

Here at Marquis we talk a lot about hot tubs, but we also manufacture our own line of swim spas. Aquatic Training Vessels™ (ATV™) are top of the line for swim training, aquatic fitness, water aerobics, relaxation and injury prevention. What is a swim spa? Often...

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The Marquis Difference – The Best Hot Tub Brand

You’re in the market to buy a hot tub. What is the first requirement you look for? Maybe it’s “best hydrotherapy hot tub”, or a ‘5-person hot tub’ or perhaps you want something with ‘full body massage’ capabilities. Maybe it’s important to have Bluetooth options for...

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Marquis Celebrates 800th Hot Tub Wish

Marquis® has been around for nearly four decades, producing and engineering high quality hot tubs and swim spas for consumers all over the world. For almost half of the company’s history, they have had a relationship with Make-A-Wish®, a non-profit organization who...

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Hot Tub Cleaning and Maintenance

So, you own a hot tub, but not just any hot tub, you own a Marquis. Your hot tub provides many benefits to you and your life; better sleep, de-stress zone, an oasis for relaxation, relief for muscle tension, the list goes on. But what kind of care is involved to...

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Hot Tub Use in Summer

Enjoy Your Hot Tub During Summer, Without Breaking a Sweat! The majority of hot tub owners prefer to use their tubs in winter when hot water is preferred, but what about spring, summer or fall? Hot tubs are a luxury that can be used year-round. All you need are a few...

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Spa Hacks #2

HOW TO REMOVE COVER STAINS: Peanut butter isn’t only for sandwiches! It can be used to remove stubborn stains on your vinyl cover, like pitch or tree sap. Using sparingly, rub the peanut butter into the surface of the stain on your cover. For difficult stains, let the...

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Spa Hacks #1

HOW TO CLEAN AN ATV FILTER: Struggling with finding something big enough to clean your ATV filter? We have a simple hack! Use a large garbage bag (also known as contractor bags), with 1 or 2 mil thickness. You can purchase these at home improvement stores. Add water,...

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Changing Vector21 Jetpods

The Vector21 series is truly revolutionary, not only for their laminar flow capability, but also their unique jet styles with Vector Optimized Laminar Therapy™ (V-O-L-T™). There are three sizes and three types of Jetpods. You can remove them and install in other...

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The Benefits of MicroSilk

What is MicroSilk? Billions of oxygen-rich microbubbles only 50 microns in diameter making them small enough to penetrate skin pores giving us benefits such as a natural cleansing of skin, gentle exfoliation and moisturizing hydration. What does MicroSilk do? •...

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Choosing the Right Test Strip

Are you using the right test strip for your water care system? In most instances, if you are getting an extremely low or off-the-chart high reading, it could be because you’ve got the wrong test strip – using the wrong test strip can lead to inaccurate or misleading...

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Marquis’ Grants 700th wish

Marquis’ Grants 700th Wish with an ATV Swim Spa for Chase. At approximately 18 months old, Chase was diagnosed with Mowat Wilson Syndrome, which affects his ability to learn and speak as well as impair physical functions. Chase didn’t walk until he was 2 and a half...

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Life is Better in a Marquis Hot Tub

Life IS better in a Marquis hot tub. Studies have shown that a hot tub can help alleviate symptoms and promote healing from common conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, stress, pain, insomnia and so much more. More than that, Marquis designs our tubs for...

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Hot Tub Accessories with Style

The decision to buy a hot tub has been made; plenty of research went into it, the brand, the color, right down to the color of cover and the cabinet. Now it's time to accessorize the hot tub... with style! What kind of hot tub accessories are available and what’s the...

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Hot tub owners can save water during drought conditions

Living in an area with drought conditions may be challenging if your city is sending notices to ration water or cut water usage. But did you know a hot tub uses less water than the same space of a green lawn? Keeping a lawn green requires a lot of water, but with a...

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Is Cryptosporidium a threat to my hot tub?

Do you want to hear a scary story? There once was a parasite called Cryptosporidium…STOP! If you have a Marquis® hot tub, you have an ozonator and if you manage your water, you have nothing to fear. Good practices and common sense hygiene will keep you crypto free....

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Saltwater Systems for Hot Tubs: Yes or No?

Saltwater systems have flooded the marketplace as an alternative or natural way to sanitize your hot tub. However, is it really better? Let’s take a closer look at salt systems so you can make the best decision for your hot tub lifestyle. History Salt water pool...

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Hot Tub Water Care

Let’s face it, owning a hot tub is a big decision. But, when the benefits are weighed out, it really doesn’t take much to come to the realization: you have to have one. Think it over; sore muscles are treated to hydrotherapy to release tension; hot water courses over...

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In The Spirit of a Wish

Make-A-Wish® As a society we strive for our children to enjoy life through programs, schools and after-school activities. We proudly cheer at soccer games, rush to make the after-school recitals, boo the referee when he makes a bad call on the baseball diamond.  As...

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What the Marquis® hot tub blog is about

Welcome to the Marquis® hot tub blog. Our blog is where we will post breaking hot tub news, customer hot tub reviews, maintenance tips and tricks as well as general hot tub information and hot tub how-tos. Get your hot tub news and information from the people that know! You can bookmark our blog to check back often or use our RSS feed to be notified immediately when a new article is published. Marquis® is an industry leader in the hot tub and spa field. We have been manufacturing top quality hot tubs since 1980, learn more about Marquis. Visit our main consumer hot tub website.