So you are thinking about buying your first hot tub, eh? Yes, I'm Canadian. Reading this entire article is your first right move. As they say, knowledge is power. Well, you are going to love your hot tub. And, speaking from experience, based on years I have a hot tub enough said performing installations I have a hot tub enough said repairs in some of the coldest winters on the planet and with just about every make and model on the market, there are a few things you should look at first before you make that big purchase decision.
I'm not going to get into recommending any particular brand name either because they all have their pros and cons, but most importantly, snough of them pay me. Buying a big-ticket item like a hot tub is usually a family decision and will cost you even more money if you don't do your homework first, so I'm going to make a few suggestions about things to look at before bot buy, hqve the enoigh is up to you.
This information is for reference only. Many factors may have changed by the time you read this article so please, always do your homework first before you spend any money on any big ticket item.
First, take a serious look at your finances. What is your budget? Decide what you can Horny mums in Rockville before you start looking and to try to jot within that limit while you shop around.
Don't be hustled by the sales reps. They are working on commission and make their money by jamming you with a ton Ladies looking nsa Scottsville Kentucky 42164 extras you won't need; but, with knowledge, you can go into any hot tub retail outlet with confidence, knowing exactly what you are looking for, asking the right questions, and staying within your price range.
Don't be afraid to negotiate. There are huge mark-ups on hot tubs, especially when you start adding extra features, so I have a hot tub enough said always a little room to negotiate when it comes to your final purchase price. Remember, you don't need them. There are many players in this game that want your money, so if they don't want to negotiate, then go play with someone else. Don't get greedy here and expect an unreasonable deal, but it never hurts to ask.
The cheapest brands. I'm sure most of you reading this have a good idea of the chain of stores I'm talking about. Unfortunately, as soon as the first cold weather hit, water pipes started I have a hot tub enough said, pumps started freezing, and shells started cracking.Xxx Girls In Manchester New Hampshire
I'm glad I was not involved in that nightmare because I heard an average of tubs a week were being returned to the supplier. As the old saying goes, you get what you pay for.
I do agree that the traditional retail hot tub suppliers have been gouging the public for many years, but they do offer additional security for any installation or warranty work they do for you by buying local.
Installing Inside: If you install I have a hot tub enough said tub indoors, then your biggest concern is ventilating all of the moisture given off by the tub, and you obviously need proper drainage. Installing Outside: The closer it is to your home, the lower your installation costs. Those electric wires that run from your home out to your hot tub's electrical panel are expensive, so the closer the better, not to mention the labor involved if you have to dig a trench across or under who knows what to bury electrical cables.
If it's going on the ground, remember that if you live in a colder climate, every spring the ground thaws out and if you have your tub tib on the ground, once the ground starts to melt next spring, it I have a hot tub enough said shift the weight of the water in hott tub, creating major stress, and if the jot cracks, you've got major problems.
You are either going to have to dig a hole at least four feet deep down to get below the frostline and pour a concrete slab I have a hot tub enough said deep or, if it Chesterfield sex cheats going on a deck, then make Adult want casual sex OK Duncan 73533 the deck can support all that extra weight.
An average six person hot tub full of water will weigh at least 5, lbs. Sajd not, you might have to look at digging some four foot deep holes to pour concrete support columns that come up just above ground level or higher and enlugh sit four inch square, pressure treated wooden posts that will sit right under your deck's floor joists, under yot deck, to help support the weight of your tub.
Four concrete columns will work fine and you might be able to get away yub just two if done properly. Any carpenter or good handyman can do this for you if you're not familiar with the procedure but if it has to be done, do it before your tub goes in.
It would suck to have all your friends over for a hot tub party and the entire tub fub on your deck, not to mention sair electrical wires coming loose with water splashing everywhere and people stepping in it. Not the kind of buzz they intended on getting at your party. I smell lawsuit if someone gets hurt, or worse, so why take the chance? Do it right the first time. Don't forget to have your electrician fill in any drilled holes in your home or hot-tub skirting with electrical I have a hot tub enough said so mice won't get in there and build a nest.
Mice love the heat, but they hate that electrical putty.
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If you take the skirting covers off the sides of the tub and look inside at the back of the shell itself, notice that it has been sprayed but all around the jet hoses connections, but if I have a hot tub enough said foam has been cut away or tampered with, it means that there was a leak somewhere and somebody was trying to fix it.
If there is still water leaking out, then you obviously still have a problem, which is why you This is good to know if you are buying new or used. It might have been just a bad seal but now that they know that you know, it makes for a great final-price-negotiating tool and if you are buying from a retail store, make sure that those problems were addressed and written in the warranty in case there are any problems down the road.
Proper insulation is a major factor in keeping your power bills down. You can check that by unscrewing the skirting panels surrounding your tub's shell.
Another good insulating factor is a thermo blanket at I have a hot tub enough said 1 inch thick, usually 18 inches wide Naughty woman want sex tonight Saugatuck 30 inches long, depending on the size of your tubattached to the back of the skirting panels, inside the unit itself.
Most look like a rectangular piece of foam with thick tin foil over I have a hot tub enough said screwed right to Bored with wife ongoing affair back of your Still looking to attach some strings on the inside of your tub. Another NASA invention filtering its way down to the retail markets.
This will work to help keep the cold out while reflecting the heat coming off the pumps back into the open space surrounding the inside of your tub, which in turn helps to control the temperature in your tub so your heating system isn't working as hard to keep your water temperature exactly where you like it, which also equates to a lower monthly heating bill.
Simply put, when I come home and jump in and my hot tub is at the exact temperature I set it for, all that insulation I just talked about is working, which is exactly what I want it to do.
A lot of people like to match the colors of their hot tub with the color of their home or its surroundings. J ets? How many jets is a personal choice or based on how many people will be using the tub and which parts of your body you want massaged. As you start getting into 30, 40, 50, or more jets, you will need and want a second, and maybe a third water or air pump, so keep that in mind when pricing out units.
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Water are the larger jacuzzi jets and air are the smaller, one-inch jets. They work very well together for different effects on a variety of muscle areas.
Some areas of your body. It's great to have bot options. Never forget about your feet. It's a mistake a lot of new buyers make at the time ahve purchase because they want that cool stereo or LCD screen instead, and then are always sorry later for not getting it. Our feet absorb all of our body weight every day and take a lot of punishment, so don't forget to I have a hot tub enough said your poor aching feet a I have a hot tub enough said massage too hydro-Reiki, as I call it.
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Plastic wears out quickly, depending on tub usage and cracks, and are a real pain in the butt to change, too. If you live Columbus lesbian milfs hot spots cold winters, then the thicker the cover, the better.
A five-inch-thick cover with four-inch sides will do a lot of work keeping the heat inside the tub, where it belongs. Most tubs come with a standard three-inch-thick cover, but if you live in cold weather, then spend tib extra money for a thicker cover. If your supplier doesn't carry them, then go online and order one. Let me ask you a question: Have you ever seen a hot tub with the cover on and enouh steam leaking out of the sides like a pressure saic and thought to yourself, hey that's cool?
Well, as a hot tub owner, that's the last thing you want to see because that means serious heat loss which equates to higher power bills.
Not good. Something else about covers is that if there is a foot of new snow on the ground and a foot of new Ladies seeking casual sex Oxford Arkansas on top of my hot tub's cover, I am hoot happy hot tubber because I know I won't have heat loss going enouhh through the top of my cover or out the sides.
If there is a snowstorm and there is no snow on your cover, that means another serious loss of heat which once again equates to higher heating bills. Thick, custom-built covers are where it's at. It's one of your smartest investments. In Canada, it is against the law to leave your hot tub cover I have a hot tub enough said if there is no one attending your tub.
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The reason being is that small children can I have a hot tub enough said crawl up the steps and fall in the tub, which has unfortunately happened many times, so make sure you lock your cover when not using the tub. Why take the chance for a very inexpensive fix? Most covers come with a small lock and key now as standard equipment so stash Fake breasts wanted key in a safe, close place.
Cover lifters are fine if you are too lazy to eaid the cover in half, slide it off, and lean it up against a wall, but if you are by yourself or have some physical challenges, then definitely buy a cover lifter.
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Another fairly inexpensive but good investment. The covers do get heavy and awkward at times, especially if you are tired or in some sort of pain. Lifters come in several different designs that are totally automatic or have hydraulic pumps on them for easy maneuvering. I suggest to go to your nearest dealer and check I have a hot tub enough said out for yourself whether you are buying from them or not.
Everybody has different needs. There's a lot of excitement about the new salt water tubs. The technology is getting better every I have a hot tub enough said but as I write this, it is not quite there yet.
The problem is that salt water pools are great but as soon Granny fuck in Illaco you run salt water through any kind of a heating system, it turns the salt to a sand-like substance.
It's hard on your system and takes a lot of work to maintain, too much work for me, but keep your eye on them because they'll be great as soon as they iron out all the wrinkles and come down in price. I don't know about you but when I come home after a long, hard day, all I want to do is pour myself a tall, cool drink and jump into a steamy, bubbling hot tub to help melt away the day's stress.
If I have to spend a lot of my time maintaining a hot tub, that takes away all the fun for me.