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Top 5 Tips for Buying a Hot Tub or Spa – Part Four: Energy-Efficiency

There are many important factors pertaining to a hot tub’s energy-efficiency such as heat retention, insulation, filtration, design, and engineering. Several years ago, spas cost a lot of money to run each month, especially in colder climates. Over time, hot tubs have become more energy efficient in their design, construction, and performance in order to comply with certain energy standards…

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Top 5 Tips for Buying a Hot Tub or Spa – Part Three: Filtration and Maintenance

Most portable hot tubs and spas use a cartridge-type filtration system to ensure clear, sparkling water. In cartridge filter systems, water is drawn in to the center of the filter, catching small particles and debris on the filter’s surface, then the water is pushed back out through the filter back into the spa. When shopping for a hot tub, an important question to ask is…

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