Buying a Hot Tub in Winter – Everything You Need to Know

As the winter season wraps its icy fingers around us, it may seem counterintuitive to consider investing in a spa.

However, the colder months present a unique and advantageous time to purchase a hot tub, offering an array of benefits that savvy buyers can capitalize on.

In this article, we’ll delve into everything you need to know about buying a hot tub in winter, covering everything from innovative solutions for snow-covered landscapes to strategic timing for installations.

We’ll also explore how your local hot tub dealership can make the process smoother and more convenient.

Winter Installations Made Easy

One common concern for spa enthusiasts is installation during the winter season. However, technological innovation has provided a solution: The Spa Sled!

Imagine a mobile platform that effortlessly glides your new hot tub to its final destination—without the need to shovel and clear all of that treacherous snow!

This ingenious solution simplifies the setup process, making winter spa ownership more accessible and hassle-free.

At Jacuzzi Hot Tubs of Calgary, our expert staff will leverage this technique along with our esteemed professional service to make your hot tub installation as stress-free as possible.

Pre-Delivery Prep

There is some part to do on your side, first. While the Spa Sled tackles the challenge of snow-covered landscapes, there’s still the matter of the ideal time for installing your hot tub’s foundation.

Typically, a spa pad is recommended to be installed in the fall, spring, or summer months. However, for those eager to enjoy the warmth and relaxation of a hot tub during the winter, we understand the urgency!

Jacuzzi Hot Tubs of Calgary can offer winter installation solutions. Contact our dealership to request a referral to our winter installation experts.

Winter installations may require specific expertise due to weather conditions, and we will ensure you are connected with the right professionals to handle these challenges.

Don’t miss out on the therapeutic benefits of hydrotherapy during the colder months… Regardless of the season, reach out to us to explore the possibility of installing a new hot tub.

buying a hot tub in winter

Winter Clearance Sales: Seize the Opportunity!

As the winter season sets in, an unexpected treasure trove awaits those contemplating a spa purchase—the allure of winter clearance sales.

Historically, winter has proven to be the most opportune time to buy a spa. While the snow blankets outdoor spaces, the hot tub market heats up with clearance events, making it an ideal time to save on your bottom line.

Exploring these clearance sales not only allows buyers to save substantially but also provides access to top-of-the-line spa models at a fraction of the cost!

Advantages of Purchasing During the Winter Months

Beyond the financial benefits, buying a spa during winter clearance sales offers practical advantages.

With lower demand during the colder season, customers can enjoy a more relaxed shopping experience, ample time for consultations with knowledgeable staff, and the freedom to explore various models without the rush.

Saving Money and Getting the Best Deals

Winter clearance sales can be highlighted by retail occasions, such as Black Friday and Boxing Day.

However, more often than not, dealerships are motivated to clear out their annual inventory and don’t rely on retail events to offer clearance prices.

Winter clearance sales present a win-win scenario for buyers who wish to combine quality with affordability.

At Jacuzzi Hot Tubs of Calgary, our mission is to offer the best quality at the best prices! We want to ensure you not only save money but also receive unmatched value for your investment.

Holding Spas for Spring Delivery

Not ready to install, but want to take advantage of a good deal? No problem!

If you have decided against a winter installation, you can still reap the benefits of a good clearance sale.

Jacuzzi Hot Tubs of Calgary offers the convenience of holding your hot tub for spring delivery!

We recognize that some customers may not be ready for immediate installation, or might prefer to wait for milder weather.

We can provide a solution that allows you to secure your spa at clearance prices and have it delivered when spring arrives.

Eliminate the concerns about the logistics of a winter delivery, and confidently plan for a springtime spa experience knowing we have your hot tub secured and ready for a timely delivery.

Shield Yourself from Price Increases

As winter brings a chill to the air, it also brings with it a strategic advantage for those considering the purchase of a spa—protecting yourself from the yearly price increases that often accompany warmer seasons.

Many industries experience annual price hikes, and the spa market is no exception. The trick is identifying the time of year you can expect these increases, which, unfortunately for hot tub enthusiasts, is the spring season.

Preemptively protect yourself from these inevitable price increases, and purchase your spa in the winter months to ensure a more economical investment.

Winter serves as a strategic buffer against rising costs, and by capitalizing on winter clearance sales, you can take advantage of immediate savings and safeguard your budget against unexpected inflation in the hot tub industry.

buying a hot tub in winter

Winter Maintenance Made Easy

So you bit the bullet and purchased a spa mid-winter…Be sure to enjoy the warming waters with a clear conscience, and keep your new hot tub in tip-top condition.

As winter continues to rage on, maintaining your hot tub not only becomes a routine task but a crucial aspect of ensuring continued enjoyment.

Read on to discover an easy-to-follow guide for winter maintenance:

1. Recognize Seasonal Influences:

  • Winter introduces a new set of challenges that can affect the performance and longevity of your hot tub.
  • Freezing temperatures, snow accumulation, and fluctuating weather conditions can impact water chemistry, equipment, and the overall functionality of your spa.
  • Recognizing these challenges is the first step towards ensuring that your hot tub remains a warm and inviting retreat during the colder months.

2. Regular Inspections:

  • Proactive measures are the key to maintaining your spa’s optimal performance in winter.
  • Regular inspections will help you identify any potential issues, and let you take preemptive action against winter-related wear and tear.

3. Quarterly Water Changes:

  • Winter weather can throw off the balance of your hot tub water, impacting its clarity and overall quality.
  • Addressing issues such as excess minerals, pH imbalances, and sanitization levels ensures that your spa remains crystal-clear and safe for use, regardless of the weather outside.
  • Change your water quarterly to keep weekly maintenance a breeze.

4. Weekly Water Testing:

  • Accurate water testing is crucial for maintaining a safe and enjoyable hot tub environment.
  • Weekly water testing allows you to take precise measurements of key water parameters and allows for necessary adjustments that need to be made to keep the water within the recommended ranges.
  • This step is the most important of all, ensuring the longevity of your spa components and the well-being of those who indulge in its warmth.

5. Filter Cleaning and Changes:

  • Your hot tub’s filtration system plays a vital role in keeping the water clean and clear.
  • In winter, debris from snow and foliage can be a concern. Regular filter cleaning and changes become even more important.

Watch this video to learn how to clean your filters:

Tailored Maintenance Solutions are Available

As winter transforms your backyard into a serene snowy landscape, Jacuzzi Hot Tubs of Calgary is ready to assist you in nurturing your spa oasis.

With our tailed spa service solutions, including winter-specific maintenance, you can confidently embrace the chill, knowing that your hot tub is well-maintained and prepared to provide warmth, relaxation, and rejuvenation at any time of year.

Our spa service solutions encompass quarterly water changes, weekly water sanitizing and chemical balancing, filter maintenance, and more!

We even offer repair services, part replacements, and component inspections when you need a little extra help.

Your Local Winter Hot Tub Experts are Here

Jacuzzi Hot Tubs of Calgary is more than just a showroom; it’s a destination for those seeking the epitome of quality hot tubs and swim spas.

Our commitment to excellence is evident in our extensive range of products on display, catering to various preferences and needs.

With a team boasting a number of years of combined experience, we pride ourselves on being your local backyard expert! We will guide you through the entire spa ownership journey.

From selecting the perfect model and providing maintenance tips, to organizing a winter hot tub installation that is both prompt and stress-free, Jacuzzi Hot Tubs of Calgary is dedicated to a seamless spa ownership experience.

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We want to be more than just a dealership. We are your partner in creating a lifestyle dedicated to health, relaxation, and entertainment.

Buying a hot tub in the winter can be daunting. Let us be your first choice in creating the ultimate year-round relaxation haven.

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