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Planning Tools

The key to getting the most from your hot tub is thoughtful planning. Before you arrange delivery, you’ll want to decide on the best hot tub location. Also consider the design of the spa setting, whether you want a privacy enclosure or a covered area. We have renderings available of all models to help with your plans. And if you’re thinking about installing a deck, check out our FREE step-by-step deck planner.


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How much does a hot tub cost? Well, the simple answer is: it depends on your hot tub. In this in-depth article we discuss the reasons there is such a wide range of pricing for hot tubs.

If you're planning to add your Caldera Spas hot tub into a new backyard deck plan, our FREE 3D Deck Planner helps you design your deck in an easy, step-by-step approach.

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Proper preparation of your hot tub site will facilitate a safe and efficient delivery and installation. We'll guide you through site preparation, delivery access requirements and more.

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Creating and maintaining healthy water balance and chemistry is attainable once you know the essentials. The average hot tub is filled with 200 – 700 gallons of water and it needs to be clean, clear and sparkling to provide life-giving benefits.

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Scale renderings of our hot tubs in PDF and CAD formats are available to help as you plan your backyard landscape and layout design.

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Caldera Spas offers hot tub models in a variety of sizes, shapes, colors and configurations. Compare models to find the ideal features for the perfect fit.

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What will bringing a hot tub home look like for you? Will it provide balance and relaxation? Holistic wellness and healing? Socialization? A bit of everything? Answering these kinds of questions first will help to simplify your search and bring you closer to your ideal home spa from the start.

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To get the most value for your hot tub purchase, we provide the information you'll need to consider as you prepare your home for the new hot tub addition.

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This Spa Planning Checklist will help ensure that all goes smoothly when your new hot tub arrives, and that you can enjoy your own private spa retreat for years to come. Once you’ve experienced the performance and style of your Caldera spa, you’ll want to make it part of your daily routine for exceptional self-care and daily transformation.