A portable hot tub is designed to keep the water at an ideal and steady temperature. That keeps energy costs down since you don’t have to waste energy heating up the spa before using it.
If something goes wrong with your hot tub due to a defect, you’ll most likely be covered under the manufacturer’s warranty. This can depend on what brand you purchased, length and terms of warranty coverage, and how long you’ve owned your spa. It’s important to buy a brand with a fully-backed warranty from a reputable dealer.
Your hot tub will be part of your life for years to come, so it’s a good idea to choose features you’ll be happy with down the road. Watch the video to learn about 7 essential questions or considerations about features you should talk through with your local dealer.
An experienced hot tub dealer can connect you with the help you need to ensure a smooth and easy spa installation. These professionals will make each step of the hot tub purchase, installation, and maintenance a breeze.
Taking a little time each day to relax and center yourself in the warm, welcoming bubbles of your spa will improve your sense of general well-being. Simply sitting in your hot tub helps you reduce stiffness and muscle fatigue.
With today’s spas, it’s easy to keep your water crystal clear and safe to use. Simply change and clean your filters regularly and you’re halfway there. As for sanitation, there are several different options of chemical additives to keep your water pure.
Cleaning, maintaining, and replacing your filters, cover, and outside paneling when they show signs of wear helps keep your hot tub functioning at peak efficiency, lowering your ongoing costs.
Installing a hot tub does require a few steps, and the overall cost can vary depending on size, location, and complexity, but can range from around $85 to more than $800. On average, the national installment cost for an above ground, portable spa runs a little more than $300 in 2018.
The best hot tub brands will have websites with product reviews, how-to articles and great video content that answer typical shopper questions. One you’ve got a good idea of what you’re looking for in a hot tub, the next step is to visit your local dealer.
There are generally four price categories of hot tubs, including: entry level, value-priced, premium, and luxury. The prices vary based on size, features, materials used, components, design, engineering and overall quality. Better hot tubs deliver the best long term experience with features that make it easier to care for and use your spa.
All Caldera spa models come standard with the Frog® @ease In-Line System with SmartChlor® Technology. This inline-water care is a two cartridge system that includes a chlorine or bromine cartridge and a mineral cartridge. This in-line system makes it easy to maintain the water sanitation with minimal added chemicals. This video shows you where you’ll add the liquid or granules in the spa when it is time to shock the spa water or add chemicals.
To avoid dirty water in your hot tub, it is important to do regular hot tub maintenance that includes spa filter cleaning. This video shows you three options for how to clean your Caldera spa filter.
There are some circumstances when it is not practical to include a hot tub cover lifter with your Caldera spa. You may have a very small 2-person hot tub tucked into a tight space, or an in-deck spa installation. In those situations, a hot tub cover lifter may not fit. This video shows you how to remove your hot tub cover without a cover lifter.
If your spa is installed near a fence, the corner of a deck, or in a gazebo, you’ll need a cover lifter that fits a tight space. The ProLift IV is perfect for Caldera hot tubs. It’s great for creating a privacy barrier and only requires 7” for clearance, compared to 24” on a dual pneumatic ProLift III.
It is important to keep your spa serial number with your hot tub instruction manual for easy reference. This number will help your dealer perform a product serial number lookup if you ever need to contact them for spa parts or spa warranty assistance. This video will show you how to locate the serial number on your Caldera spa.
The 8-person Cantabria® is our flagship spa, a spacious, energy-efficient, easy maintenance hot tub that’s perfect for entertaining family and friends.
A Watkins Wellness exclusive, CoolZone lets you efficiently transform your Caldera spa into a cooling tub. That’s right! You can heat or cool the water in your spa from 60 to 104 degrees Fahrenheit. Perfect for active adults and athletes looking for effective cold water therapy.
To get the most use from your Caldera hot tub, be sure to add a cover lifter designed to work with your spa design and marine vinyl cover. This video shows you how to open the cover on your Caldera hot tub using your ProLift II cover lifter.
Caldera® hot tubs are designed for maximum energy efficiency. Your Caldera spa is equipped with a high quality, marine grade vinyl cover that keeps the water hot and ready to use. A good hot tub cover lifter is the key to extending the life of your cover and making your spa easier to use for the entire family. For the best cover lifter, choose a Caldera branded cover lifter.
The ProLift is one of four cover lift options designed to fit Caldera® Spas hot tubs. The basic ProLift model fits all Caldera hot tub models except the Utopia Series spas.
Meet Ashley, one of our real owners who finds inspiration, gratitude and energy each day in the warm water of her Caldera spa.
“The older you get, the smarter you have to be as an athlete.” Meet Mike, a real-life Caldera spa owner who maintains an active lifestyle with the help of the recovery and wellness he experiences in his Caldera spa.
What is the key to keeping a busy family connected? One great way is spending time together in a Caldera spa. Meet the Garners, who use hot tub time to stay close and build memories as a family.
Can a Caldera spa change your life? Meet some of our real owners and hear about the many ways their Caldera spa has positively impacted their health, lifestyle and family.
Whether you’ll use your Caldera® hot tub to comfort aching joints and muscles, as quality “me” time, to reconnect with your partner, or for “unplugged” family togetherness, you’ll want it to be ready when you need it.
Provides a targeted massage for the large muscles in your back. Selected models also feature jets for your wrists and/or calves.
A contoured pillow cradles your neck, while independently controlled, above-water-level jets relax your muscles. (Utopia Series models only)
Produces a gentle soft-tissue massage through strategically located air jets. (Utopia Series models only)
Provides a deep, powerful, penetrating massage to your thighs, knees, calves, and feet.
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