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4 Keys in Deciding Which HotSpring Spa to Buy

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Looking to buy a new HotSpring Spa? In this post, we are going to help you in deciding which HotSpring spa to buy for your lifestyle. Over the years HotSpring has introduced over 75 different models of spas. To help save you some time, we have narrowed our research down to the most popular styles of spas.

First Step in Deciding Which HotSpring Spa to Buy: Know What Your Spa Needs Are

In this modern age of technology, there are all types of different accessories and features available for spas. Some people may find these features a little bit too much, while others find these features to be the icing on the cake. You need to ask yourself these questions before making a big purchase like a spa:

  • What is my budget?
  • How many people will be using the spa?
  • Where do is the spa going to go?
  • What features do I want?
  • How much electricity does the spa use?

Spa Types, Features, and Prices

With so many different options to choose from, it is easy to get overwhelmed. Here is some helpful information on each type of spa to help save you some time.

Standard Spas ($)

Price Range$3,000 – $5000
Key FeaturesDirectional/Rotary Jets, Easy Set-up, only requires 110V
Spa CapacityTypically 2-4 People
LifespanTypically 8-10 Years

Standard Spas are the entry-level, budget-friendly solution. These are typically on the smaller side and don’t include all the bells and whistles. If you are in the market for a smaller, simple spa, this is the right choice for you.

Premium Spas ($$)

Price Range$5,000 – $10,000
Key FeaturesSpecialized Hydromassage Jets, Multiple Jet Pumps,
220V Performance, Advanced Lighting, Bluetooth,
Waterfalls, High-Quality Build Materials.
Spa CapacityTypically 4-7 People
LifespanTypically 10-17 Years

Premium Spas are high-end, high-quality, and packed with great features. These spas will last you a long time and provide great long term value. Premium spas will most likely need to be installed by a professional because of the more advanced electrical set-up. Many premium spas will have more advanced and customizable controls. If you are looking for a great long-term spa investment, this is a great option for you.

Luxury Spas ($$$)

Price Range$10,000 – $25,000+
Key FeaturesSpecialized Hydromassage Jets, Multiple Jet Pumps,
220V Performance, Advanced Lighting, Bluetooth,
Waterfalls, High-Quality Build Materials, TV,
Sound Systems, and more…
Spa CapacityTypically 7+ People
LifespanTypically 15-20+ Years

Luxury Spas are the “Creme of the Crop”. They have all the features and capabilities of the Premium Spas, but with more detailed and unique design and build. Luxury spas can be customized to your liking. If you want a spa that holds 16 people, has gold trim and has diamonds inlaid on the jet bezels, there is probably a luxury spa company that can make that happen. These types of spas are for people who a very large budget (or even no budget) and want to go above and beyond.

Make Sure You Talk to The Right People

A big part of finding a spa that fits your needs is asking the right questions to the right people. Make sure you find an expert who has lots of experience in this specific industry. Sure the pool guy could give some tips, but unless he has been in the spa world for a while, he won’t be as helpful as a spa expert.

If you are looking to buy a HotSpring Spa, I would recommend using the HotSpring Spa Dealer locator to find a certified dealer near you. A certified dealer should be able to help you with any questions you may have. If you have any trouble locating a dealer, you can contact HotSprings directly and they should be able to help you.

Buying a Spa is an Investment

One thing that is important to remember is that buying a spa is a long term investment that can enhance the quality of your life. So instead of folding under the pressure of Sticker Shock, think about the great benefits of owning a spa. Think about all the memories you will make. Think about how relaxing it will be to sit in your spa after a hard day’s work.

At the end of the day, you don’t need to break the bank to get a great spa that fits your needs. Just make sure you ask the right questions, talk to the right people, and if you need it, get help setting up or installing your new favorite spa.

Thanks for reading “4 Keys in Deciding Which HotSpring Spa to Buy.”

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