5 Things to Look for When Buying a Hot Tub

Many moons ago, people would flock to natural hot springs to take advantage of the ‘curative’ properties of bathing in hot water. Today, there are many people who agree that nothing seems to soothe aches and pains from your body like a hot soak in a tub.

Now you can bring this experience to your own backyard with a hot tub. Buying one, can be overwhelming, given the number of brands and added features. The best way to approach buying a hot tub is to put together a checklist of features and specifications you want and then do a comparison of the hot tubs you see.


Don’t get caught up with those “hot tub blow-outs” be prepared and do your research, so you can avoid feeling pressured into making a purchase before you’re ready.

It is easy to be fooled by the bells and whistles designed to distract you. So here are five basic things you should look for when buying a hot tub:

  1. Comfort and Design
  2. Reputation
  3. Insulation
  4. Massage Capabilities
  5. Ease of Maintenance

To read more about these aspects, please download the FREE Buyer’s Guide available from our partner Hydropool Guelph: “Consumer’s Guide To Buying A Hot Tub”

Tune in for next month’s blog on the differences between a hot tub and a swim spa.

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