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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can we use our hot tub all year round?
    Yes! Hot tubs can be enjoyed throughout the entire year. Whether it be winter, spring, summer, or fall, hot tubs are the perfect relaxation outlet.
  • How much does the hot tub cost to operate?
    Besides the initial purchase, hot tubs require costs in the form operation. The electricity required by your spa’s heater to function is an ongoing expense associated with hot tub ownership. The time of year also determines how much electricity needed to keep water hot. In the winter it takes more heat to warm than in the summer, and therefore more electricity is required. Here is a simple formula for calculating hot tub costs: Your Monthly Energy Cost = Kilowatt Hours in Use x Local Rate per Kilowatt Hour
  • How much do chemicals cost per year?
    Other costs include maintenance, meaning the cost of needed chemicals. Chemicals are used to clean and maintain the quality of water. Depending on how often you use your hot tub determines how often chemicals need to be used. The typical cost of chemicals ranges from $10 – $20 a month. Again, this is based on how often one uses their hot tub. Here is a simple formula for calculating chemicals cost per year: Chemical Cost Per Year = Monthly Chemical Costs x 12
  • How much does a hot tub cost?
    The total cost of a hot tub depends upon its size, quality, design, and location. The price of a new hot tub can range from about $5,000 to $19,000 and up. No matter your budget, there is a hot tub model waiting for you to enjoy!
  • Should I buy a 110V or 220V hot tub?
    Ultimately you will need to compare the lower purchase/installation costs, portability and ease of installation of plug and play spas against the greater efficiency, larger choice of options and better performance of the hardwired spa when deciding which of these is the best fit for your needs and budget!
  • How long will the hot tub last?
    Many factors play into the lifespan of a hot tub and the longevity of a hot tub depends on its upkeep and durability. Depending on the manufacturer, many hot tubs will last up to twenty years. Besides the build of a hot tub, maintenance effects how long a hot tub will last. If a hot tub is properly taken care of, the years of operation expand. A hot tub that is properly serviced lasts longer than a hot tub neglected of maintenance.
  • How do I keep the water clean?
    Keeping your hot tub clean allows you to enjoy your experience. In order to manage your hot tubs cleanliness, you need to regularly clean its cover and filter, add the right chemicals to the water, and check the chemical levels in the water. It is critically important to maintain proper chemical levels because if they are too high it can corrode your spa’s equipment and if they are too low it can cause bacteria to build up.
  • Where is the best place at my home to put a hot tub?
    There is no right answer to this question as hot tubs can be placed indoors (when practical) and outdoors. Some examples of hot tub placements include under a gazebo or pergola, on a rooftop, on your patio or deck: the list goes on. The best place to place your hot tub depends on your personal tastes as well as the space you have.
  • Why should I buy an Aquatic Spas hot tub or swim spa?
    Aquatic Spas USA are the perfect investment for relaxation, health improvement, and lifestyle enhancement. Aquatic Spas are experts at designing, building and delivering the very best in full-body hydrotherapy, giving you the ultimate wellness experience. Whether you're looking for a luxurious, spacious model for family gatherings or a smaller, more intimate option for solo relaxation, we have something to fit your needs.
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