Should I Install My Hot Tub Indoors or Outdoors?

A Jacuzzi® hot tub on the left, placed indoor. A Jacuzzi® hot tub on the right, placed outdoors.

A brand new hot tub is cause for much celebration. Whether you are just starting out on your hot tub journey, or you have been on a quest for the perfect spa for awhile, Texas Hot Tub Company is here to help. We’ll provide the best hot tub selection possible so that you can focus other aspects such as installation. So, where should you install your hot tub — indoors or outdoors? Don’t fret! We will help you with the pros and cons of the considerations that go into making this important decision.

Availability of Space

No matter how much you want to place your Jacuzzi® hot tub indoors or outdoors, it really matters if you have enough space to accommodate one at the spot of your choice. Does your backyard have enough space to install a hot tub? Does your backyard actually provide a quiet sanctuary? A noisy neighborhood doesn’t make an outdoor installation impossible, but you may need some modifications for privacy. Alternatively, do you have that kind of space inside your house where you can relax in peace? Whether indoor or outdoor, your floor needs to support the weight of your spa, be level, and have great access for drainage.

A Good View vs. Protection From Unpredictable Weather Conditions

With an indoor Jacuzzi hot tub, you definitely get a much-needed space for relaxation and rejuvenation. But it also means that you hardly get to enjoy the calm and quiet that being surrounded by nature offers. An outdoor hot tub placement is definitely lucrative from a view perspective. But it also means that your precious Jacuzzi hot tub is susceptible to weather conditions. Indoors, you can soak rain or shine. But outdoors, you get the beauty and peace that can only be found in your incredible backyard surroundings.

Where You Really Want Your Jacuzzi Hot Tub To Be

There are always going to be two sides to every story, but what truly matters is what you want! Everybody has a preference based on their personality, and they will make the most of any life experience when it’s aligned with how they like things to be. So if you are still asking, “Where should I install my hot tub? Indoors or outdoors?” the choice is completely personal. Where would you feel more relaxed — inside your house or outside in nature? Some people feel more comfortable inside the house, in silence, where they can relax alone. Others love hosting people in their gorgeous backyard from time to time. Well, hot tub-themed parties are never going out of fashion, so the sky’s the limit on where you choose to install your hot tub!

At the end of the day, you must remember that your Jacuzzi hot tub should help you relieve stress, relax, and enjoy the experience, no matter where it’s placed. So, what will it be? Indoors or outdoors? Call Texas Hot Tub Company today to check on your options for an installation you’ll love for years to come.


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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