Saltwater or Freshwater Hot Tub – Which Is Better To Own?

The main difference between saltwater and bromine/ozone tubs is the way the chlorine is added. Do saltwater tubs use chlorine? In a saltwater tub you do not get away from chlorine, rather you make a natural form of chlorine on a constant basis from salt. As a matter of fact, saltwater tubs must maintain higher … Read More

How much will my electric bill go up with a hot tub?

Here in Maine we have some of the highest electricity rates in the nation.  We pay around $.20 a Kilowatt-hour with the national average being around $.13 a Kilowatt hour. Paying such a high rate makes it even more important to us to have a fully insulated and highly efficient tub design. In Maine, running … Read More

Can I run a hot tub if I lose power?

A hot tub can run without power with the use of a generator. There are two ways a tub can be connected and protected by a generator. It can be wired so that only the circulator pumps runs or so that the entire tub, including the heater can run. Recommendations on what approach to take … Read More

If I buy a Hot tub what else will I need?

Buying a hot tub is a big decision and no one likes surprises. As with most things, there are additional expenses that you will incur while setting up your new tub. The biggest expenses are the electrical work and the deck or pad. Hot tubs normally include an insulating cover which is key to maintaining … Read More

How much does a hot tub spa cost?

Surprising to many is that size, seating capacity and amount of jets have very little to do with the price of a hot tub or spa. The major drivers of spa and hot tub pricing are Quality Reliability Energy efficiency Longevity Jet type and massage Warranty Technology Features. Hot Tub Jets One great jet can … Read More