Many people are surprised to learn that no plumbing is required in order to install a Jacuzzi® hot tub or swim spa. Simply fill your spa with a garden hose and balance the water as necessary. Installing a swim spa or hot tub is that easy.
Do you need plumbing for hot tub?
Do I need a Plumber? No plumbing is required; your hot tub is entirely self-contained. Fill it using a garden hose; to empty, siphon with garden hose or submersible pump.
Is a hot tub connected to plumbing?
Some people think that hot tubs require plumbing—but that is not the case! A hot tub, or portable spa, is a completely self-contained vessel designed to provide you with amazing hydrotherapy benefits. The water circulates through the plumbing and filtration system within the spas cabinet.
Can you plug a hot tub into a regular outlet?
There are a couple of standard hot tub power supplies. The standard plug and play range either use 13AMP or 16AMP supplies. These can be plugged directly into a standard household socket. Some of the higher end plug and play ranges operate at a slightly higher wattage and will require a 16AMP power supply.
How are hot tubs plumbed in?
Hot tubs and swim spas are not plumbed in. So, you dont need a water supply directly adjacent to the hot tub. However, it will need to be filled up via a hose. So a water supply within hose distance will need to be available.
What power do hot tubs need?
Most hot tubs require a 240v electrical hookup—which for most people means you have to call an electrician and have new wiring done. However, a Plug n play spa runs on standard 110V power, which can be plugged into most standard household power sources without the need for additional wiring.
What should I put under my hot tub?
Now that you know why its so important to give your hot tub a base, lets look at four of the best base and foundation ideas.Gravel. With its low cost and ability to provide constant drainage, gravel is a popular choice with many hot tub owners. Concrete/Cement. Decking. Pre-Made Base.8 Aug 2019
Can hot tub be close to House?
Having your hot tub right next to the wall of your home is probably too close. The steam that comes from the water may seep into windows and water splashed from the tub may cause a slippery walkway. A few feet away from your home and a few feet away from your walkway is typically the ideal combination.
How much should I spend on a hot tub?
COST OF A HOT TUBStarting Price RangePerformanceEntry-Level$3,000 - $7,000Minimal quantity and varietyValue-Priced$6,000 - $9,000Increased quantity and varietyPremium$9,000 - $12,000High quantity and varietyLuxury$12,000 - $16,000+Maximum quantity and variety1 more row
Whats the best time of year to buy a hot tub?
For the experienced hot tub-er there is no doubt, that winter is really the best time to enjoy a hot tub. The best time of year for savings is often during the winter months, as well.
Is it cheaper to leave a hot tub on all the time?
Its much more economical to maintain your tubs temperature rather than heating it from scratch each time. If you had to heat up your Hot Tub from cold each time you wanted to use it this would have a dramatic impact on your hot tub running costs.