Costs & Efficiency

How Hot Tubs Save Water

Water conservation is a hot topic in Northern California so naturally, many of our potential customers ask us about how much water they use. Let’s walk through how amazingly efficient hot tubs are, especially when you compare them to other common household, water-using items. How Much Water Do Hot Tubs Use? A hot tub is … Read More

7 Ways Technology Has Simplified Hot Tub Maintenance

Spa owners find hot tub maintenance easier than ever. It’s so easy to maintain a hot tub today. You no longer have to worry about restaining wood siding, and you might be surprised at how few chemicals you’ll use. Consider these facts: A hot tub manufactured in 2017 uses just 10 to 20 percent of the chlorine a similar model did in 1997 Today’s hot tub cabinets are made from low-maintenance, weather-resistant vinyl rather than wood … Read More

How Do Hot Tub Filters Work?

Silent but powerful features, your hot tub filters help ensure your hot tub’s overall performance and long life. They work in the background, trapping particles as water runs through the filter media and acting as the most important line of defense against dirty spa water. HOW HOT TUB FILTERS WORK Every hot tub has some … Read More

When Should I Replace My Spa Cover?

Your spa cover is more than an attractive accessory. It also has the very important job of holding in heat when your spa is not in use, helping to reduce energy consumption and keep energy costs low. The cover also prevents excess evaporation, helping you conserve water, and it prevents debris and objects that could clog your hot tub filters from falling … Read More

Pros and Cons of In-Ground Spas vs. Portable Hot Tubs

We live in a multipurpose, multitasking world. Cell phones are now computers, capable of performing thousands of tasks. Printers come with fax machines, copiers, and scanners built in. Trains equipped with wireless internet allow commuters to work on their way to and from the office. Couches fold out into beds; pool tables convert into ping-pong … Read More

16 Ways an Energy Efficient Hot Tub Makes Every Day Better

Motorcycle, jet ski and jet boat lover, Lou thrived on the twin thrills of speed and danger. One day a catastrophic motorcycle accident broke his femur into 47 pieces and nearly tore his foot off. Today, 37 years later, he still experiences pain after working at his job or on his home, but manages to stay active and upbeat with daily hot tub soaks. … Read More

34 reasons to own a Hot Springs® Spa

Comfort, relief and fun are emotional reasons for craving your own personal hot tub. Alone, they might not convince an analytical thinker who wants details about energy usage and expense, the amount of work involved and overall affordability. We’ve got both the emotional and rational reasons to own a Hot Spring® spa covered here to help you … Read More

7 ways an affordable Hot Tub helps you do more of what you love

Have you thought about making positive changes to improve your quality of life? Any season is a great time to reset and a time to start over, to make life better. Whether you want to spend more time with friends and family, de-stress and unwind, get into shape, or enjoy the outdoors, owning the world’s … Read More

Should I buy a Hot Tub or take a family vacation?

The 2017 World Happiness Report is out and it delivered some surprises: Norway took the number one world’s happiest country spot, displacing Denmark, the winner for the last three years in a row The third happiest country is Iceland (they must have a lot of hot tubs; it’s cold there!) Switzerland, Finland, Netherlands, Canada, New Zealand and Australia and Sweden take spots seven through 10 The United States dropped from 13th to 14th What Makes Us … Read More

The Dos And Don’ts Of Designing Decks For Hot Tubs

Designing a deck specifically for a hot tub requires a lot of forethought. There’s additional engineering considerations, ergonomic factors, aesthetic principals – to name just a few building-plan issues.  These added challenges are something that Stéphan Beaulieu understands better than most. That’s because the Montreal contractor and president of Patios et Clôtures Beaulieu, Inc has more than … Read More