There are few things more relaxing than sitting and soaking in a beautiful jetted hot tub. However, when you’re going through the process of purchasing home spas in Lubbock, TX, you need to take into consideration a lot more than just what will feel or look great. You need to make sure your purchase falls within your budget, that it will help you achieve the goals you have for your spa and that the investment will ultimately be worthwhile.
With this in mind, here is some information from a spa company in Lubbock, TX that you should consider when making your selection:
- Seats: What’s the maximum occupancy you’re looking for in your spa? Obviously, the more seats your hot tub has, the more friends and family members you can fit into it, so consider whether this spa is meant to be a gathering place for your friends and relatives, or if it’s more for private relaxation. The way you intend to use the spa will significantly impact the number of seats you look for.
- Size: Along with the number of seats, you should consider the dimensions of your hot tub. There are some hot tubs that have the same number of seats but different dimensions, so if you’re looking to spread out, you’ll probably want to pay closer attention to the total dimensions of the tub. In addition, you should also pay attention to the height of the tub, and not just the length and width. The shorter the tub, the less you’ll be able to immerse yourself into it, so if you want a relaxing full-body experience, go for deeper tubs.
- Water capacity: The total water capacity of the tub goes along with its dimensions. The larger it is, the more gallons of water it holds. The water capacity number will give you an idea of how long it will take to refill and drain your hot tub, as well as how much the tub (and your water usage) may cost.
- Jets: More jets are not always better in a hot tub. What you should instead focus on is the positioning of those jets and their design. The more jets you have, the more pressure the pumps will have to supply to those jets, which can take up a lot more energy. Jet design also determines how the pressure will be delivered.
- Pumping: Again, pumps determine the amount of pressure that flows through the jets. Pressure is crucial to provide the pain relief associated with sitting in a hot tub. You’ll have a hard time feeling the massage of the jets if you don’t have enough pumping power for the number of jets your hot tub has.
- Heater: If you have a high-voltage spa, it will require more energy to operate than a low-voltage spa, but it won’t take as long to heat the water up to your preferred temperature. A less-powerful heater will have to stay on longer and work harder.
For more information about what to look for in a spa, contact Alcoe or pay a visit to our spa company in Lubbock, TX.