Tips

How Do I Get a New Hot Tub into My Back Garden?

Tim Watney

Having a new hot tub can be an exciting time, especially if you have never had one before. However, in your mind it may be a logistical nightmare. You don’t have back garden access. The alley to your garden is thin. Your outdoor space is accessed by steps. To you, these may seem like serious issues that may deter you from getting a hot tub. From the point of view of hot tub installers – these issues are what they deal with every day! You don’t need to worry. Hot Tub Barn and our staff have been transporting and installing...

How to Keep Your Hot Tub Running Costs as Low as Possible

Tim Watney

Hot tubs are a luxury, and it is no secret that their use will have an impact on your electricity bill. However, it doesn’t need to be something you fret over our hot tubs are designed to be as efficient and eco-friendly as possible. In addition, there are lots of tips and tricks to adopt to keep your running costs down to a minimum.  Each of the changes and habits below will help you save money on your hot tub and you should see your monthly electricity spend go down. Protect your hot tub from the wind If your hot...

5 Top Tips for Using Your Hot Tub in Winter

Tim Watney

Whilst some people prefer to drain their hot tubs in the colder months, others revel in a steamy soak after a day at work. There’s a lot to be said for keeping your hot tub heated, even when the weather isn’t always on your side. Despite the mercury dropping, enjoying a dip during the winter can help you unwind and even help you get over a cold if you’re suffering. Below we share our five best tips for getting the most out of your hot tub during the winter months. Check your hot tub cover Your hot tub is made...

What Causes Hot Tub Scum Lines?

Tim Watney

Just in the same way your bath can get a dirty line around the edge, your hot tub can too. It’s a common problem that you don’t have to live with. Correct maintenance can have your hot tub shining again and keep scum lines at bay. What causes hot tub scum lines? To help decide how to get rid of scum lines in your hot tub it can be helpful to understand how they develop. In most cases scum lines are accompanied by an oily film on top of the water’s surface. Common causes of these issues include: Oily skin...

What to Look Out for When Buying a New Hot Tub

Tim Watney

If you’re in the market for your first hot tub it can be a daunting challenge. With so many makes and models on the market – and conflicting reviews – settling on the perfect hot tub for you can be difficult. Fortunately, the Hot Tub Barn team are here to guide you in the right direction, giving you advice and tips to help you make the right decision. So, before you brandish your credit card check out our guide below. Should I buy a new or used hot tub? Hot tubs are expensive and a luxury for most households. Some...

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