Sunday, September 9, 2012

Inflatable Hot Tubs

 Inflatable Hot Tubs

If you've been thinking about getting a hot tub, chances are you talked yourself out of it for one reason
or another.

The vast majority of people would love to have a hot tub, but they think it’s too expensive
to install. If you're in this majority, why not consider an inflatable hot tub?

Yes, that's inflatable hot tub. Most people have never even heard of them, much less considered buying one.

What exactly is an inflatable hot tub and what advantages does it offer you over a traditional hot tub?
Let's look at the basics.

First of all an inflatable hot tub is a fraction of the cost of a regular one. Most people could afford to
buy one today with the cash in their bank account instead of having to use financing or use credit
cards like they would with a regular hot tub. This means that many more people can get their hands
on a hot tub than previously believed. This opens the door to people of all ages and incomes to have
a hot tub in their possession.

Another huge advantage of an inflatable hot tub is the portability. You can take it with you wherever
you go. If you have an electrical outlet and a little bit of space on the ground, you've got yourself the
capability to put a hot tub there. You could take it over to your buddy's house for the big game and
then take it back home with you if you want. There really is no reason why you can't put an inflatable
hot tub anywhere. You can even put it inside your house if you want.

The inflatable hot tub is also extremely easy to set up. You can probably set it up in 10-15 minutes.
You just fill it up with a garden hose and plug it in. You're now officially ready to enjoy your hot tub. It
will probably take a few minutes for the water to heat up, but beyond that, you're ready. If you've been
considering a hot tub, add an inflatable hot tub to your list of considerations.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

How to Properly Maintain Your Hot Tub

How to Properly Maintain Your Hot Tub

 Hot tubs and spas need to be maintained just like your swimming pool does and in fact many of the methods of maintaining and winterizing your swimming pool can be applied to your hot tub or spa.

We are going to provide some useful tips you can follow to keep your hot tub looking and running like new.

Keeping Your Hot Tub Shell Clean:

It is important to clean your hot tub shell to keep it looking new. You want to make sure to use a mild cleaner that is non-abrasive and non-sudsing. A soft cloth or rag can be used to apply the cleaner and to gently scrub the shell of your spa. Once you have finished cleaning and drying your hot tub shell it is suggested that you utilize a product like Spa Shine to help protect, seal and restore the shine to the shell.

When it comes to cleaning your hot tub pillows simply follow the directions that are in your hot tub owner's manual. When cleaning your hot tub cover you should first remove it and then gently spray it down with your garden hose to remove the dirt and debris that has accumulated on it.

You can now use a mild soap solution and a sponge (using a circular motion) to finish cleaning the cover. You should also spray down the underside of your cover however make sure you do not use soap. You can also use a cover shield product to help keep your hot tub cover looking like new.

Cleaning Your Hot Tub Filter:

Your hot tub filter will stop working properly if it become clogged with mineral deposites or debris. You need to slowly turn the filter while using a garden hose to spray our the pleats of the filter to remove any debris. After spraying the filter you should soak it in filter cleaner that is made for hot tub filters. Your filter should be cleaned at least once a month.

Removing Detergent Residue and Soap Film:

After some use, detergent residue and soap film will begin to build up in the water of your hot tub. You can easily remove this buy draining the water and refilling the tub with fresh water according to your hot tub owner's guide.

Winterizing Your Hot Tub or Spa:

If you happen to live in an area that has temperatures below freezing then it is important that you purchase a winter blanket. This is installed inside of your equipment compartment and provides insulation to many of your hot tub components that can freeze up.

To avoid any heat loss you need to make sure that the cover fits properly and has a tight seal. Any snow should be removed from your cover before it builds up to much. To remove ice build up from around your hot tub cover locks simply pour hot water over them. Make sure you never try to pry the ice off of the locks.

If you want to keep your hot tub looking and running like new then follow these simple steps for maintaining your hot tub.

Click here to learn more about maintaining your hot tub.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Which is the Best Hot Tub

Selecting the Best Hot Tub

Life is hectic. If you notice, people are always in a hurry. The rigors of work and school can take a toll on our bodies and we need to de-stress and relax.

What can be better than soaking yourself in the hot tub while you surround yourself with scented candles? A good percentage of households today already own hot tubs and there are more who want to own hot tubs. Not only you but the whole family will be able to enjoy hot tubs. Are you one of the people who would also like to outfit your home with a hot tub?

When you go to stores, you will see various types of hot tubs. The needs of each person is different from others and this is one of the reasons why there is more than one hot tub.

•    Wooden Hot Tubs. These tubs are for people who like the traditional and rustic look and feel of wood. Wooden tubs are made of durable, yet beautiful types of woods like teak, redwood and oak. Wooden hot tubs look very much like wine barrels.

Aside the fact that wood looks beautiful, it also smells good. Wooden hot tubs need a platform on where they can rest. The best thing about wooden hot tubs is the fact that they do not require any electrical outlet. If you are a very busy person, wood might not be suitable for you because it requires a lot of care and attention.

•    Inflatable Hot Tubs. Inflatable hot tubs are the cheapest of all the types and the best thing about it is it is portable. Inflatable hot tubs are made of materials which are light but durable. This tub is very easy to install and they are easy to tear down, these are some of the reasons why people love it.

If space is an issue in your home, but you still want to have a hot tub, choose the inflatable type. Not only are these tubs for outdoor use, they can also be used indoors as long as there is a flat surface. However, inflatable hot tubs are not as durable as acrylic and wooden hot tubs.

•    Acrylic Hot Tubs. Acrylic hot tubs are what most people want. Acrylic is very popular among many customers. What you should take note of is the fact that acrylic hot tubs need to be plugged in yo power supplies. Acrylic hot tubs are among the most difficult to install.

You have to be prepared to pay the extra costs if you want acrylic tubs. Most of these tubs come with a warranty.

Before deciding which hot tub is the best hot tub for you make sure to read plenty of hot tub reviews online.