Are you thinking about buying a hot tub? Used models cost less than new ones, but you need to know what you’re getting into before you turn over your hard earned money. We at the Pros recommend you follow this checklist before you bring home a used hot tub.
Clients that are looking for a new covers frequently ask about our under lining and how it is made. They want to know why we use the mesh and not the solid under lining material that a lot of other manufacturer’s use with the weep holes or grommets that allow the water to run out of the cover.
Many clients calling BeyondNice when ordering their new spa covers inquire about cover lifters or cover removal systems. Cover lifters can be a wonderful accessory to your hot tub and can add ease of use by creating a place for your cover to rest as well as help with lifting off the cover. Lifters make getting into and out of your spa very simple and reduce the effort to almost nothing. This is a great reason to order a cover lifter!
BeyondNice is frequently asked about the purpose of that flap, or what is also called the skirt on a hot tub cover. The flap or skirt’s purpose it to protect the outer acrylic layer of the spa or hot tub from any weather damage. The skirt works as a protective flap helping to prevent damage from sun and other harsh weather elements to the acrylic outer lip of the tub, such as snow and ice.
BeyondNice often receives calls from clients who have received their beautiful new cover and want to know what to put on the vinyl to protect it from the damaging sun and freezing weather. We also receive calls from clients who have an old cover that has failed from the vinyl getting ruined from the sun or other harsh climate conditions. Is there anything you can do to help protect the vinyl from these conditions, to keep it healthy so it does not crack? Well, the answer is yes!
Hot tub owners know they must replace their hot tub covers every 5 years or so, as soon as signs of wear and tear occur. These signs can include breaking, cracking, bending, losing heat or retaining water. When it comes time to measure for a new one, though, the task can seem intimidating. Never fear! We here at The Pros will talk you through it one of the measurement challenges: the skirt.
Your hot tub cover is an important part of your spa’s retinue, and it can last for several years if properly cared for. In addition to cleaning it off and treating it with protective products, there are several tips for everyday use that you should follow without fail in order to extend its life as long as possible.
When ordering a hot tub cover the foam pound or density is related to the strength of the cover. BeyondNice offers three different strengths of foam for our standard covers. 1.0#, 1.5# and 2# foam are the options you will find when ordering your cover. The one pound foam is the standard foam included with the cover. The 1.5# and the 2# foam options are upgrades, and very important ones to consider when ordering.
BeyondNice offers a variety of cover options, everything from walk-on covers, foam covers and even soft covers. So you may ask yourself? Can I get a soft cover for my spa? When should someone order a soft cover?