It may be assumed that the use of a hot tub is only suitable for the warmer months, however, this isn’t always the case. In fact, many people make the most out of there spas during the Autumn and Winter. The allure of the hot water on a cold winter’s evening, star gazing, with a glass of wine or a warm drink sounds very appealing.
Preparation is key to making this experience both enjoyable and safe…
● Have an exit plan – make sure you take a robe and slippers with you so you don’t get cold when you leave the water. Leave them in a dry place or put them in a waterproof bag, so they’re dry when you need them.
● Maintaining the correct water temperature – it is cheaper to keep your tub warm during the Winter months, rather than let it cool down then reheat it when you use it. A warm tub won’t freeze, either, so in the long run it’s the safest and most economical option. Make sure the tub has a good quality cover to help keep the heat in.
● Make sure the pipes don’t freeze – check that your hot tub has the correct systems in place to stops the pipes freezing. Look in the manual of ask the company who installed the tub. Also remember to monitor the water level, if you allow it to get too low the components may freeze.
Winter gatherings can be fun, you could use your hot tub to relax with your friends or family during these chilly evenings. Along with entertainment factor, using your hot tub when it is cold outside has many health benefits, it can warm your muscles and help keep you relaxed and stress free. For more information on any of our products please get in touch.