You're driving down the highway and you see a set of bright yellow tents screaming the word SALE in red. Inflatable dancing machine is going full tilt, and the low thump of heavy base out of one of the flashing hot tubs is making you wonder what time of day it is.
The typical Hot Tub Sale is in full swing. You wonder for a second if the business is legit, curiosity piqued, I wonder if they're giving out free hot dogs..... Aaah well if they're here on the weekend maybe I'll swing in.
We know this kind of sale only too well. The inflatable dancing machine is ours, and yes it did go full tilt, because of which..its broken now.
Buying a hot tub is like buying a car in some ways. It is a long term investment, that you hope to get a lot of use out of, and a purchase where WARRANTY DOES MATTER. So how do you decide which spa to buy, made by whom, who from, and what is a fair price?
GO WITH YOUR GUT
A hot tub is an appliance just like your dishwasher, washer dryer or TV. It runs as much, gets as much use as any of those items, and as such has a chance to fail just like any other appliance.
Here are the most important things to keep in mind in choosing your spa: