Hot Tub Buying & Installation

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How to Move a Hot Tub

Stay safe; check out this guide and get lots of help when moving your hot tub. Never try to do it yourself.

A hot tub with an attached cover sitting on a deck.
How to Repair Your Hot Tub Cover

Here's how you can keeping your hot tub cover in great shape.

How To Install A Hot Tub

Knowing how to install a hot tub according to best practices will ensure that you connect your spa properly.

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Estimating the Cost of an Outdoor Sauna

What are the contributing cost factors for a sauna?

A sauna shower being installed.
Building a Sauna Shower

Building a sauna shower is very doable for a DIYer.

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Selecting Lights For Your Sauna

Set the ambience with your selection.

A hot tub outside on a wooden deck.
Your Hot Tub Base: 6 Options

One thing that most hot tubs have in common is their weight. This comprehensive guide to building a proper base will help you do it yourself like the pros.

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Decorate Your Hot Tub Cover: 3 Tips

Create an entirely new look with a bit of paint.

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How to Set a Steam Sauna

A steam sauna is great for relaxing.

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How Does an Inflatable Hot Tub Work?

Let's take a look at how these hot tubs work.

Building Safe Hot Tub Steps

Having a hot tub is an enjoyable experience, but without a set of safe hot tub steps, it can also be a dangerous one.

Cedar Hot Tub Pros and Cons

When it comes to weighing the advantages and disadvantages of a cedar hot tub, the pros outweigh the cons.

Planning for an Indoor Sauna

An indoor sauna provides you a relaxing spa experience at home while also producing numerous health benefits.

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How to Build a Spa Enclosure

A spa enclosure offers more privacy in your backyard.

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Hot Tub Electrical Installation

With proper preparation and instruction, electrical installation for a new hot tub can be done on your own.

A backyard patio with a small hot tub set in the ground.
How to Build an In-ground Spa

Construct your own in-ground spa with the right materials and this step-by-step procedure.

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Installing a Jacuzzi The Basics

Imagine slipping into a hot and bubbling Jacuzzi after a long day at work. You can get used to that!

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Prep The Foundation For An Outdoor Hot Tub

If your foundation is not suitable, there’s always the chance your spa will shift or settle after it's put in place.

Inflatable Hot Tub Pros and Cons

There are many advantages and disadvantages to consider if you are looking at purchasing an inflatable hot tub.

How To Plan For A Hot Tub Gazebo

If you own a hot tub, a hot tub gazebo is a great idea to enclose the area and create a more intimate and/or relaxing atmosphere.

A woman sitting in a home spa with a tub cover sitting to the side.
Build a Hot Tub Cover in Seven Steps

Not all spa owners have the money for a professionally-made cover. Read on for an inexpensive, DIY option.

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3 Types of Sauna Wood

Selecting the perfect type of sauna wood is essential for the overall sauna design. This handy resource guide will help you learn to do it yourself like a pro.

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Tips for Using Sauna Rocks

Avoid sedimentary layered rocks.

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Building Cedar Hot Tubs

Building cedar hot tubs is a great way to create a hot tub that is lightweight, strong, and attractive.

An outdoor hot tub.
How to Make an Access Panel for a Hot Tub

An access panel in the side of your hot tub or spa is something that is very useful.

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Constructing a Wood Fired Hot Tub

Is there anything more relaxing than sitting in a wood fired hot tub? If you want to enjoy this on a

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How to Install a Portable Hot Tub

If you are thinking of getting yourself a hot tub, but aren’t sure of the long term investment,

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How to Install a Spa Heater

Installing a spa heater is a relatively simple task for someone with moderate experience. Just how simple

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Step-by-Step Spa Pump Installation

The spa pump connects to the spa motor and is used to force water through the jets. Without the pump,

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9 Sauna Safety Guidelines

Follow sauna safety when relaxing, detoxing or trying to shed a few pounds. A sauna is typically a small

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Indoor vs Outdoor Sauna

There are many factors to consider when deciding whether to install an indoor or outdoor sauna. Some

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How to Build Sauna Benches

If you're lucky enough to have a luxurious sauna, you may be in need of some relaxing sauna benches.

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How to Build a Roof for a Hot Tub Gazebo

The next best thing to having a personal hot tub to relax your muscles is having a hot tub gazebo to

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Buying Guide to Spas and Hot Tubs

Nothing in the world would be better than coming home after an especially stressful day at the office