How to Identify a Quality Hot Tub

With all of the brands and models in the hot tub market, it’s easy to get fooled. You may think that the discounted online hot tub you’ve found is the deal of the century. However, seldom does it pan out to be true. So how can you be sure that what you are getting is going to last the long haul? Here’s how to identify a quality hot tub.

Quality Brand. Incredible Reviews.

The first thing you want to look for in a hot tub is a brand and model that has spectacular reviews. In the age of the internet, you can learn everything you need to know from those who have gone before you. The nice thing about reviews is that you can hear firsthand the benefits and downfalls of certain brands and models. Look for a brand that is a leader in hydrotherapy and hydromassage. We’ll get into a little more depth in these two categories in a second.

Dealership Backing

Those here today, gone tomorrow hot tub clearance tent sales might look like a great deal. But what are you going to do when the circus leaves town and you are left with a hot tub that has issues? Don’t be up a creek without a paddle. Buy your favorite reputable brand from a dealership that also has incredible reviews. When you buy from a dealer like Coleman Backyards, you’ll have all of the customer service and maintenance technicians you needexactly when you need them. Plus, you’ll be able to try out your hot tub before you buy, ensuring that your hot tub choice is the perfect fit for you.

Noise Reduction

One of the first clues of a subpar hot tub is one that is incredibly noisy. The last thing you want to hear during your daily soak is your hot tub motor sounding like a Boeing 747 coming in for a landing. Quality hot tubs have specialized designs and insulation to minimize noise. Test out several different models to see if the noise level is to your liking.

Quality Jets

One common misconception is that a hot tub with a ton of jets is the best option. This couldn’t be further from the truth. If you see a spa with a ton of the same jets in each seat, that should be a tip-off on a spa that is lacking. In fact, in a quality hot tub you’ll find jets of all different types and sizes. Only the best brands feature jets with circuit seating. As you move from seat to seat, you’ll find a whole new hydrotherapy experience. Use the hydromassage jets to target strategic places on your body where you need relief. You’ll never find that with a subpar spa that only makes noise and bubbles.

Insulation and Temperature

Another fantastic feature of a quality spa is energy efficiency. As you own your hot tub for the long-term, you’ll want to see how much it will cost you each month to operate. A quality spa may cost more upfront. But you’ll quickly see that it will pay you back in dividends through the lifetime of your purchase. A quality spa will feature digital controls, an energy-efficient temperature range up to 104°F, and superior insulation. In addition to interior insulation, your spa cover will also provide exceptional insulation. It will help keep the heat right where you want itinside your hot tub.

Extra Amenities

Want the best ownership experience around? A quality spa, like the ones from Hot® Spring, will feature additional, technologically advanced amenities. You’ll love the LED lighting, water features, zoned jets, hot tub TVs, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi capabilities and so much more.

To see the very best in quality hot tubs, come visit Coleman for all of the bright ideas you need for your home. Coleman is proud to be on the cutting edge of quality hot tubs to aid you in your health journey. Not only do we have the perfect spa with the perfect temperature setting, but we also allow you to try before you buy. With a hot tub from Coleman, you’ll have the very best in quality hot tub features to last you for decades to come. Stop in one of our three convenient locations to learn more about our incredible line of spas from Hot Spring, the global leader in hot tub ownership satisfaction.



The 2019 Limelight Collection Owner’s Manual will help you understand your spa’s features, and answer questions you might have regarding spa operation, water care, and maintenance. There is also a troubleshooting section included for your convenience.  

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