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Consider this before you get a hot tub

Best Pro Pool Service contractors in Modesto, California work with customers who want to get a hot tub but aren’t certain what steps to take and they need to consider this before you get a hot tub — five questions every potential hot tub or spa owner should ask before making the commitment.

Is it time for a hot tub or spa? Do you close your pool for the season and are left missing time spent with family in the water? If this is where you are, then a hot tub or spa might just be something to consider. From an relaxing adult night in the hot tub sipping wine under the stars to playing with the children in the heated water, knowing why you want a hot tub will help you choose the best one for your family.

Consider this before you get a hot tub

Whether you choose a hot tub for its therapeutic attributes or simply for fun, there are a few things to consider.

  1. A hot tub or spa can be as much of a landscaping element as your swimming pool is. From a traditionally designed wooden barrel shaped hot tub to a fiberglass model, there is a construction material and an aesthetic to suit every family.

  2. Don’t forget to budget for cleaning and maintenance for your hot tub. The water has to be treated and cared for just as you do your swimming pool. The water needs to be circulated, filtered, chemistry tested and treated.

  3. Is there a secluded area of your yard where you want to place the hot tub? Do you have an area on your deck that it would fit? Are you hoping to have the hot tub installed in a spare room in your house? Placement matters with a hot tub, just as it does with a swimming pool. Wherever you situate it, you have to consider the plumbing and electric set up. Your hot tub can be heated by natural gas, electricity or propane.

Here are a few more things to think about when considering the purchase of a hot tub or spa:

  1. What’s the budget for the hot tub and all other elements involved in its set up? Know that before you go shopping.

  2. How many people will use it? Know how many people will typically use the hot tub before you settle on a size.

  3. How will you use it? Will be for relaxation or health or both?The jets on a hot tub can be adjusted to offer deep muscle hydrotherapy or soft tissue massage and that, coupled with the hot water, can offer health benefits beyond simple relaxation.

  4. Will you use it as a place for entertaining? Consider a television or stereo set up as part of the package.

The hot tub will probably see more use after summer has waned or at night when it’s cooler. Depending on where the hot tub is placed, you will likely be able to use it year round. Grab a bathing suit, have fun shopping and enjoy hot tub experience!

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