How to Prepare Your Backyard for a Jacuzzi Hot Tub Installation

A Jacuzzi® hot tub on a pavemented base in a scenic backyard.

Imagine a pleasant Sunday afternoon of relaxing in a Jacuzzi® hot tub in your backyard. Time spent well reading, doing the crossword or simply enjoying the sensation of your muscles slowly relaxing. Sounds like the real deal, doesn’t it? Before you make the most out of an indulgent hot tub, you need to prep your backyard to ensure everything is just right. Here’s a quick guide on how to prepare your backyard for a Jacuzzi hot tub installation.

Pick The Perfect Spot

First, pick the ideal spot in your backyard. You will want a space with easy access to your home, drainage options, great privacy, and a lovely view point. After all, proximity to a proper drainage spot is as important as a quiet corner that lets you relax in your hot tub. Your evenings spent in your own backyard haven will be something you want to look forward to each and every day of the year.

Level The Land For Your Jacuzzi Hot Tub Installation

The next step is to make sure that the spot of land where your hot tub will be placed is even. Remove any rocks, small pebbles or weeds. Then, even the surface out by removing bumps and filling up any holes. An even site will guarantee that your foundation installation is successful.

Select Your Base

If placed directly on the soil, the weight of your hot tub (plus water and guests) is just too much. It’s time to prepare your backyard for a firm foundation. A reinforced concrete base or patio is perfect for your Jacuzzi spa. It’s durable and sturdy, and you know it will stand the test of time. You can also place your hot tub on a deck with design and reinforcement by a contractor to hold the weight of your filled hot tub. Having a firm foundation means years upon years of exciting hot tub enjoyment in the future.

Prepare Your Backyard For Move-In Day

Next, you’ll need a professional electrician to run electrical to your hot tub location. That way, on the day of installation, you’ll have a quick and easy connection. Also, prep your yard for your hot tub to move into place. Do you have any bushes or trees that need trimmed back? What about a gate that needs to be uninstalled to make access a bit easier. Planning now will help ensure that your installation day is incredibly successful.

Get Started Today

Making your backyard hot-tub-ready doesn’t have to be complicated. The technical details go a long way in ensuring that your Jacuzzi spa experience is great from the word go. With Texas Hot Tub Company, you can’t go wrong with any model of Jacuzzi hot tub we offer. And with over six decades of established experience, you know that Texas Hot Tub Company will be here for the long run to help you care for and maintain your treasured investment. Start today on your journey to your best life. With four convenient locations, you’ll have everything you need for your best hot tub life!


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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