Hot tub buyer’s guide

If you’ve never bought a hot tub before, the process can be a little daunting at first. All that talk of pumps, jets and hydrotherapy are as exciting as they are unfamiliar at this early stage. Fear not, our team of experts here are WhatSpa? is at hand to walk you through the process and make shortlisting the best hot tubs as easy as possible.

Owning a hot tub is at the top of the wish list of most homeowners in the UK according to the latest consumer surveys. So this begs the question “Is it worth buying a hot tub?” The answer to this question is a resolute “Yes” when you consider all of the health and social benefits that a hot tub brings to the lives of you and your family.

In the last decade or so, as a way of preventing minds and bodies from being frazzled by physically and mentally demanding jobs, hundreds of thousands of UK homeowners have ‘taken the plunge’ and discovered that their hot tubs can provide a convenient wellness sanctuary away from the turmoil of daily life, either as a solo soak or as part of quality social interaction with family and friends.

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Do your homework

We thoroughly recommend that you purchase your hot tub via a specialist local retailer, rather than taking your chances buying over the Internet or on online auction sites.Local specialist retailers, by contrast, have to put their own name and bricks and mortar reputation behind the brands and products that they sell. It is in their vested interests to offer good quality, reliable hot tubs that stand the test of time and delight their clientele. They will service a manageable geographical area so they can respond quickly and cost-effectively to service call-outs, both within your warranty period and thereafter.

After your hot tub is installed your retailer will be a local source of spa water care products and will be on hand to offer invaluable tips and advice every time you pop in.

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