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Top 4 Hot Tub Buying Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

A hot tub is an investment in a lifetime of health and wellness. In fact, did you hot tubs can often last upwards of 20 years?

Because of this, you want to make the best decision possible when buying your new spa. You want to do your research and ask the right questions. To help you, let’s look at the top four hot tub buying mistakes and how to avoid them.

#1: Cheaper Doesn’t Always Mean Better

Yes, it’s true, sometimes you need to pay a little bit more to get something that’s made well and will last a long time.

It’s important to do your research and buy a hot tub that’s well-known, respected, and of the highest quality. At Ultra Modern, you’ll only find the best hot tubs from Hot Spring Spas, Caldera Spas, and Nordic hot tubs.

Buying a good hot tub means you’ll spend less on operating, maintenance, and repair costs. It often means less chemicals and many thousands of dollars save on electricity and repairs throughout the life of your spa.

You want to make sure you purchase the right hot tub from the right dealer We’ve been around for more than 65 years – how’s that for trustworthy!

Do remember that just like your home and your car, your new hot tub will need regular maintenance, so count on that at the onset. It’s the extra work that you can avoid when you buy a quality hot tub with a superior warranty.

#2: Thinking You Don’t Need Regular Maintenance

Sometimes hot tub buyers think they won’t need to regularly maintain their hot tub, the water inside, and the hot tub cover.

While your new hot tub should have the latest in filtration and sanitizing features, you will have to change filters and cartridges and test your water. You also can count on purchasing new covers several times throughout the life of your spa.

Hot Spring Spas and Caldera Spas have the FreshWater Salt System. This innovative new system does mean you have to do less to maintain your spa, but don’t make the mistake of thinking it never needs it.

#3: Forgetting the Environment

When researching your purchase, look for the most energy efficient models you can find. After all, you care about the environment and your pocket book. When you buy high quality tubs from reputable dealers, you’re getting an energy efficient spa that helps keep your electrical bills down.

Look for hot tubs that are fully insulated and fully foamed like the ones at Ultra Modern.

While your overall costs depend on several factors such as how often you use your spa, the temperature you keep the water, the temperature outside, and the cost of electricity, you can save money by buying the right spa.

#4: Buying a Hot Tub at a Traveling Show

We often hear from people who buy hot tubs from one of the many traveling events that passes through Wichita. Trouble is, these folks are just passing through. They aren’t here for you for the long haul.

You only want to buy your hot tub from a dealer who is established and going to stay in business. Why? You are actually starting a long-term relationship with your dealer. They will help you set up your hot tub, test your water, provide ongoing service and maintenance with expert technicians, and help you with repairs.

Those traveling shows are not.

Bottom line – buy local for the absolute best results.

Final Thoughts

Now that you have the top four hot tub buying mistakes, you can make sure to avoid them.

Always do your research. Start online and then into one of our three locations where our experienced staff members can help you pick out the best hot tub for your needs and your budget.

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