When looking to purchase a hot tub, here are some of key features to look for.
Adjustable jets. These will allow you to customize the flow and strength of the water to fit your personal preference.
Durable construction. Look for materials that will hold up over time, such as thermal plastic and thick wood.
Secure cover. If the hot tub has a tight cover and well-sealed hinges, as well as multiple tie-downs or snaps, it will help prevent heat loss.
Low heat loss. This is especially important if you are going to have an outdoor hot tub. Make sure that there is minimal heat loss during use and in standby mode.
Full foam insulation. Full foam is the best prevention for heat loss, and it also helps support the tub and soundproof it.
Good warranty. Find out how long the warranty is good for, as well as where you can get support and repairs if you need them.
Energy efficient heater. Find out if the heater transfer the majority of the heat to the water and not the surrounding area.
Maintenance ease. Check on the complexity of maintaining the tub and make sure that the instructions are easy to follow and are cost effective.
Looks nice. Don’t forget the aesthetics of the tub. Most hot tubs are permanent fixtures so make sure it will look nice the area you plan to place it.
Number of people using it. The tub should be the right size for the number of people who will use it on a regular basis. Select your tub according it the planned usage.
Comfort. Whether tall or short, make sure to check to see if the molded seats will be comfortable and at the right height for you.