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Hot Tub Buyer's Guide

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Buying a hot tub is a nightmare...

The truth is, there are so many side track issues, exaggerations and outright misinformation perpetuated by manufacturers and retailers alike that even an intelligent, diligent researcher does not have a hope in hell of making an educated buying decision.

Part of the problem is a lot of the retailers don’t really know that much about the hot tub industry or what really makes a great hot tub. For the most part, they are just regurgitating the pitch they got from the manufacturer when they bought the line of spas they are selling.
First let's talk about the real issues that will make the biggest difference to your hot tub buying choice, like shell construction and making sure you have a quality parts list that is easily sourced on the open market, then we will reveal the sales pitches that are all about side tracking you... I call these the spin issues, these are the hot buttons that customers want to hear - like how easy it's going to be or how low chemical it's going to be.

The Stuff That Matters:


Insulation is one of the areas worth investing in when you are building/buying a hot tub...


If a company is claiming that they build their own components then they are almost certainly hiding a cheap component behind a fancy label...


Just because someone believes something to be true doesn’t mean they have an understanding of the nuances of the product...

Chemical Reduction Systems

The hot-button for buyers is ease of use, and low chemicals - the truth no manufacturer wants you to know is none of the on-board systems are really worth paying for...


Almost everyone uses the same shell materials but the manufacturing technique can make a drastic difference in the cost and the reliability of your hot tub's main component...

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