The best places for your hot tub

One of the most important considerations when purchasing a hot tub is where to place it. This knowledge is essential even before you set out to buy a hot tub. Many of us have an innate understanding of how a house should be laid out. The design of your home and yard may significantly impact your mood and state of …

Draining your hot tub (why and how to do it)

Hot tubs are a luxurious and relaxing way to enjoy your time at home. But did you know that regular maintenance is key to keeping your hot tub in peak condition? One of the most important tasks is draining your hot tub.  This blog post will explore why draining your hot tub is so important and the best methods for …

The Best Hot Tub Party Ideas

Is there anything more fun than a hot tub party? Whether you’re hosting a party or just want to liven up your holiday gathering, hot tub games are the perfect way to add excitement. They are great for adults, and kids will love them too!  There are many great hot tub games that can add excitement to your next party. …

How to maintain your hot tub (Modtub)

Beginner’s Guide: How to Maintain Your Hot Tub  It’s no secret that hot tubs can be pretty expensive. Not only do you have to purchase the initial tub, but you also have to factor in the cost of installation, running electricity to the site, and of course, the cost of chemicals and other maintenance items. Given all of these factors, …

Hot Tub vs Jacuzzi (What’s the Difference?)

Hot tubs and Jacuzzis. When you hear about these, you probably think they are the same thing: a tub with jets full of hot water. Although it’s common for most people to interchange these two, they are in fact different. Another common mistake people make is believing that a hot tub is the same as a swim spa. At Modtub, …

Different types of hot tub covers

What’s the Best Hot Tub Cover? Many hot tub owners know how essential chemicals are for the maintenance of a hot tub, but what about hot tub covers? Hot tub covers are critical to sustaining the different parts of a hot tub, keeping it safe to use, and maintaining cleanliness. If you haven’t purchased a hot tub cover for the …

Preventing hot tub rash (folliculitis)

Pseudomonas folliculitis, also known as “hot tub rash” is what occurs when contaminated water and bacteria remain on the skin for extended periods of time and infect skin pores. Folliculitis results in rashy, irritated bumps on the skin and hair follicles, and can also cause headaches, mild fever, and fatigue.  Folliculitis is fairly common and is often contracted in warm, …

What Accessories Do I Need for my Hot Tub?

Top Must-Have Accessories for a Simple & Sleek Hot Tub Many people purchase hot tubs to have a place to relax. Others use their hot tubs for the primary use of entertainment and parties. Whether you’re enjoying your hot tub with friends, family, or even by yourself, having the right accessories can set the mood!  We often notice that many …

Do Hot Tubs Help You Lose Weight?

What’s the first image that comes to mind when you think of a hot tub? Maybe it’s a scene from a movie or a T.V. show – the wealthy boss or stressed professional, leaning back in a pool of warm water with a facemask and cucumber slices over their eyes, and a cool drink off to the side. Or maybe …

Top 5 benefits of owning a hot tub

Hydrotherapy is the use of water to treat various symptoms throughout your body. By using different temperatures and varying degrees of pressure, hydrotherapy can improve physical pain and stress, reduce muscle tension, help recover sore muscles from exercise, and much more. A hot tub is perfect for hydrotherapy because of the hot water temperature and the jets that give off …