Visiting A Dealer

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So you’re inspired and want to know more about a hot tub, what’s the next step?

The first step is to go and visit a dealer, a good dealer won’t pressure you into purchasing but will listen to your needs, provide recommendations, allow to you see, touch and experience a number of different hot tubs so you can make an informed choice. They will also be able to answer any questions you have about hot tubs, delivery and installation, and after sales support.

Here’s a handy list of things to consider before and ask when you visit a dealer.

Before You Visit A Dealer

Considering the following before you a visit a dealer can help you provide the answers to the dealers initial questions and help you narrow down the choices to find your perfect hot tub.

Take Photos: To show the dealer where you want the hot tub to go

Measure Up: Measure the space available to you

Call Them: To see if you can arrange a wet test, and don’t forget your swim suit

Who will use the hot tub?

  • How many people will use the hot tub at once
  • What height are the people that will use it most?
  • Is there any special access need?

What will be the main uses of the hot tub?

  • Relaxing
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Entertainment

At The Dealer

Whilst your at the dealer, ensure you as the following questions:

  • What is the typical monthly energy cost of running a hot tub?
  • How long has the hot tub manufacturer being in business?
  • How long has the dealer being in business?
  • What is the warranty of the hot tub, and what are the limitations?

Use your visit to experience the hot tub, touch and feel them and make considerations.

Jets: how do they fell when in use (ideally during a wet test), are they adjustable and if so how adjustable, do they match up with high tension areas on your body?

Seats: jump in and try the seats, even in a dry hot tub you will still be able to tell if the seats are comfortable and not too big or too small

Listen: how loud is the hot tub when the jets are running, how loud is the circulation pump when the water is filtering, how good is the stereo?

Use: how easy is the spa to use, is the control panel simple and user friendly, how easy is the control panel to access from inside the hot tub?

Maintenance: what chemical treatments does the dealer recommend, is there a water purification system and what type, how to you maintain the water purification system and how often, are the filters easy to access, remove and clean?

Children: if you have children, is there a smaller cool down seat ideal for children

Wrapping Up Your Visit

Before leaving the dealer, ensure the dealer has provided you with all the the information you need.

Inspiration: does the dealer have any pictures of previous installations, pictures are a great source of ideas?

Getting Ready: discuss what is required prior to delivery

Availability: how soon can the hot tub be installed? Who do you contact for support?

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