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Important Factors To Consider When Buying Hot Tubs

Important Factors To Consider When Buying Hot Tubs

Hot tubs provide lots of benefits to homeowners that include relaxation and therapy. This is especially true for households with elderly family members, who will enjoy the water and therapeutic massage of their outdoor spas. Another common and popular benefit is the ability to spend quality bonding time with the family and friends.   An outdoor spa is a great investment because of all the benefits that you can gain from it. If you are considering buying one, there are certain factors that you need to consider first.   Cost and other expenses Similar to buying a swimming pool, the cost of buying hot tubs does not end with your purchase. You also have to allocate money for its regular operation and maintenance. The cost of buying a tub largely depends on the size, features and the accessories that are necessary to maintain and operate it. The features that differ in every brand or type of tub primarily include the number and functions of the jets.   When it comes to accessories, there are some that you need to be able to better take care of your tub such as the cover. And there are other accessories that add functions to your spa to allow for more comfort and convenience when you are using it.   If you are unsure which specific type of outdoor spa to buy, consult with a professional. Do not forget to inquire about the energy efficiency of the tub you are considering purchasing as well as the monthly costs required to run and maintain it. Elko Spas Billiards and Pools will help you determine...
Everything You Need To Know About Hot Tubs

Everything You Need To Know About Hot Tubs

More and more homeowners are considering installing hot tubs in their homes not only because of the added appeal and beauty to their house. But more for its therapeutic benefits as well as for the opportunity it provides families to gather and spend more time together. The continuously growing demand for outdoor spas and tubs have resulted in the development and manufacturing of different variations of outdoor spas. In fact, there are tubs that come in different colors and designs to complement current climate and the home’s décor. Moreover, many tubs that are available in the market today have different accessories and features including bubbles, jets, cup holders and lounge chairs. Raw materials Early outdoor spas are generally made from plaster, tile and wood. These materials are rarely being used today because they have been proven to be difficult to maintain. Today’s tubs are made from acrylic and fiberglass. Industry experts believe these materials highly durable and very easy to maintain. Moreover, these can be easily manipulated to ensure heat insulation as well as create different colors and styles. Installation process Generally, hot tubs are very easy to install. All you need are garden hose and a power supply. If you bought a basic outdoor spa, you will not need professional assistance in installation since all you need to do is to hose the tub and plug it to the power supply. Once the water is warmed up, call the rest of your family and get in and relax in your outdoor spa. Note, however, that there are certain types of outdoor spas that require installation by a professional....
Hot Tubs Are More Than Just Luxury

Hot Tubs Are More Than Just Luxury

If you’re like the majority of Americans, you equate hot tubs with luxury. I mean, how many times have we been on vacation at some fabulous hotel or resort and spent hours soaking in the hot tub. Whether it’s cold weather and you’re coming off the ski slopes, or a nice evening at home, hot tubs provide so many benefits that go far beyond simple luxury. Make no mistake—it is luxurious to sit and relax in a hot tub, but have you thought about the actual benefits from doing it on a regular basis? Well, here are just a few! Hot Tub For Your Health! A good soak in a hot tub can be good for your health, as well as your relationships with your significant other! Who doesn’t want that, right? For centuries, public bathhouses have been part of the culture, not only for hygiene but for medicinal and therapeutic benefits as well. Doctors recommended these hot baths to cure just about anything. Fast-forward to modern day and one of our biggest health challenges is stress. It causes diseases, drives us to addictions and ruins relationship. Stress needs to be managed and part of a great stress relief routine is soaking your tired and tight muscles in a hot tub at the end of a long day! Your hot tub can mean the difference in your health. If you’ve ever soaked in a hot tub with your partner then you know how wonderful it feels to get intimate and share those cuddles in comforting hot water. Add some jets in and it’s pleasure at its best! Why not...
How To Throw A Festive Christmas Hot Tub Party

How To Throw A Festive Christmas Hot Tub Party

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and absolutely nothing makes us jollier than keeping warm in a bubbling hot tub from Elko Spas, Billiards and Pools throughout a cold winter night. So we’ve produced the supreme guide to throwing a joyful Christmas hot tub celebration to assist you host the best and most unique Christmas party around! Here’s what you’ll have to do. Make Sure Your Hot Tub is Squeaky Clean Your hot tub water should be shining like fresh snow for your Christmas celebration. Prior to welcoming guests over: Clean your filters and test your water’s chemical balance. Bring a sample of the water to Elko Spas, Billiards and Pools for testing. Drain your hot tub if you haven’t drained your hot tub in 4 months or longer and clean the jets and shell with a recommended all purpose cleaner from our showroom. Ask the technician what they recommend for a cleaner and gloss to clean the surface. Finally, fill up your tub with fresh, sparkling water and add the appropriate chemicals and sanitizers. Change Your Hot Tub into a Winter Wonderland With Christmas Decorations Festively embellish your jacuzzi and the area around it to get your visitors in the Christmas spirit when you: Get your hot tub looking merry by setting your LED lighting to green or red within and finish it off with waterproof Christmas lights. Change your jacuzzi into the best present of the year by wrapping a long waterproof ribbon around it and loving it with waterproof bows. Include wintery details by hanging plastic snowflakes and lights in the trees around your jacuzzi, location...
Helpful Tips When Placing Hot Tubs In Small Spaces

Helpful Tips When Placing Hot Tubs In Small Spaces

Hot tubs come in different designs, styles and sizes. They are made to fit any size of room or backyard. Thus, if you have a small backyard or patio, that should not stop you from investing in your own outdoor spa. Do not worry about the limited space available. There are things that you can do to maximize the space and make the space highly comfortable and ultimately relaxing. Here are some helpful tips that you can consider when placing your outdoor spa in small spaces. Natural landscapes effectively complement hot tubs The nice view in your yard is a great compliment to your outdoor spa. All you need is a properly leveled patio or deck. It is also important to ensure that it will have a strong and proper foundation to avoid any accidents and damages to the tub. You can also consider creating a terraced garden and placing your outdoor spa in the center. This is perfect for those homes with yards that are inclined. All you need is to find a flat area where you will have professionals build a level deck to serve as foundation for the tub.  You do not need any other additional features because the natural environment will already provide you with the relaxation and comfort that you need. Replace tall fences with trees and potted plants Tall fences can make your yard look tighter and create an uncomfortable atmosphere. Although it provides you with the privacy that you need, it does not work well with small spaces and yards. It only makes the space look more limited and closed in. What...
Hot Tub Covers

Hot Tub Covers

Having a cover for your hot tub is as essential as the hot tub itself.  Here are some facts about hot tub covers and why you want to make sure you have one installed. Why you need a hot tub cover The keep impurities from getting into your Jacuzzi Leaves, insects and trash can blow into your hot tubs causing problems with the filter and polluting the water.  A cover will keep these problems at a minimum.  Even if your tub is not outdoors but inside a porch or sun room, you will still get impurities in the tub if it is not covered. Protection for pets and children.  You have heard the horror stories of children drowning in a hot tub.  Children and pets are curious and will climb up anything to see what is inside.  Most hot tub covers are very heavy and will prevent a pet or child from accidentally falling into the hot tub.  The heaviness of the cover also prevents children from lifting up the cover and trying to crawl into the hot tubs. A cover will protect your Jacuzzi from sunlight.  Exposure to the direct sun can cause problems. Also, when the weather is warmer the sun can cause bacteria to build up and increased algae in your hot tub.  Having a cover will protect the tub from excessive sunlight. A cover will help to retain heat.  It can be expensive to maintain a hot water temperature in your hot tub.  Having a cover will help to retain the heat in the tub and lower your electric bill.  Most covers are insulated with...