Champion Hot Tubs are the Staffordshire Hot Tub Showroom for Vita Spas, a USA manufactured spa company who were established back in 1974. Vita Spa are now distributed via over 20 countries around the world and well established as a brand known for good solid craftsmanship and exceptional customer service. Backed by extensive manufactures warrantee.
When buying a Vita Spa, you can be sure of many happy years enjoying the hot tub experience. We have multiple Hot Tubs still going strong and providing all the hydrotherapy benefits 10 years after being bought – You can’t get better than that.
If you are using the services of a professional hot tub installer, there should be no problems which need concern you other than accessibility and suitability of the location. If you are installing your hot tub indoors, possibly the biggest concern is the weight bearing of the floor. The average 4 person hot tub weights 2000 kilos when full of water, so if you have a wooden floor it is very likely it will require strengthening prior to installation. So in preparation for the hot tub it is always safer to get an inspection (survey) from a competent person.
The other minor concern might be access to an electric connection. Though many hot tubs now connect directly to a standard 13amp socket, it is always wise to connect via a dedicated circuit breaker.
Another consideration of an indoor location should be ventilation. A hot tub will release water vapour containing the hot tub chemicals, this may cause problems of condensation, leading to damp, and the inhalation of the chemicals. For these reasons it is advised you have adequate ventilation in the room via means of an extractor.
Many people prefer to have their hot tub installed in the open air. There is no doubt an outside location is always better because it lets you enjoy the natural surroundings and a view if you are lucky enough to have one. But there are other installations benefits too e.g. a solid base is more readily available, easier to fill and empty the hot tub, no condensation problems, and not chemical inhalation.
Another feature of an outdoor location is the option to choose fully or partially submersed it the ground (called a pit) or through a decking or free standing inside a gazebo. The hot tub installation options for an outdoor location are wide and varied and can be changed easily.
We want to make sure that your pride and joy is delivered to you in perfect condition so we only use qualified and experienced in-house delivery teams. These are not just qualified in spa delivery but are Spa Techs that know everything there is to know about our spas. If you have a question or need some extra help these spa techs are there to help.
Depending on where you want to locate your new hot tub the installation suggestions vary
Hot Tub Accessories
There are too many to mention, but probably the most important for an outdoor location are steps (unless your hot tub is submersed) and a cover to keep the heat in and the dirt out.
In conclusion, locating a hot tub is not difficult but may require some advance planning and preparation before the hot tub arrives. Generally speaking it may be easier to install in an outdoor location than indoors.
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