What can I cover my hot tub with?
A spa cover, cover lifter, and umbrella will protect your hot tub year-round. A top quality spa, including every Hot Spring® spa, will come with a cover that should be used whenever the hot tub isn’t occupied.
What size is my hot tub cover?
The square hot tub cover is the easiest cover to measure. Simply measure your outside lip to lip, and add 1/2″ to each dimension. The only other dimension you will need is the skirt length.
How do I temporarily cover my hot tub?
DIY Hot Tub Cover – Make Your Own Spa Cover
- Materials Needed to Make Your Own Spa Cover. 2- 2″ thick 4×8′ Polystyrene Foam Boards.
- STEP ONE: MEASURE YOUR SPA.
- STEP TWO: CUT THE MATERIALS.
- STEP THREE: WRAP THE FOAM IN HEAVY PLASTIC.
- STEP FOUR: GLUE THE FOAM TO THE WOOD BOARDS.
- STEP FIVE: PAINT THE WOOD AND INSTALL THE HINGE.
Is it safe to go in a hot tub in the rain?
Yes, you can. It is good in both rain and snow because your body is warm even though your head may feel cold.
Do hot tubs come with lids?
In short, yes! All new Hot Spring Spas hot tubs come with their own cover. They are made with a custom seal for a perfect fit, meaning that your heat bill will not go up due to heat escaping your hot tub. Basically, the cover that comes with the hot tub is great.
Are all hot tub covers the same size?
Round-up length and width to the nearest inch. A cover that is slightly larg- er (even 1-2 inches) than the spa will fit and function just fine, but a cover that is significantly too small may suffer some loss in heat retention. Double-check your measurements for accuracy.
Can I put a tarp over my hot tub?
Don’t cover your hot tub with a tarp! Covering your hot tub with a tarp or other material can actually cause the inner foam of your hot tub cover to sweat and increase off-gassing of the cores. It will greatly retard the life of your cover, and it will be prone to losing much of its ability to retain heat.
Can I use a tarp to cover my hot tub?
Your hot tub water won’t stay warm under a plastic tarp cover. It will stay clean, though, if you secure the tarp. The extra kitchen table that’s taking up room in your garage can be used as a temporary hot tub cover if it’s not too heavy.
How do you make a hot tub cover?
To build a hot tub cover, cut two sheets of plywood and add insulating padding, marine vinyl and fabric to cover the whole lid. Use an outdoor fabric or marine vinyl to protect the cover from the elements.
Why do I need a hot tub cover?
You may need a new cover if you notice any of the following conditions: The vinyl cover is torn, cracked or brittle. This can affect the safety, heat retention and beauty of your cover. The cover is not forming a tight seal against the top edge of the hot tub. Straps and locks are not functioning. The cover has become heavy, is sagging or has puddles forming on top.
How to choose hot tub covers?
Size and Shape Like mentioned earlier in the article,there are different sizes and shapes of hot tub covers on the market.
Why do you need hot tub covers?
To keep it clean This one might go without saying,but a lot of people don’t understand why it’s so important to keep the hot tub clean,even when