If you are considering buying a hot tub for your home and want something a bit more substantial than an inflatable hot tub but still need it to be portable then check out this Essential Hot Tubs SS13150300 Integrity-11 Jet Hot Tub which can definitely fit the bill.
Having your own jacuzzi in your garden opens up a new world of entertainment with your friends and family or just enjoy relaxing on a daily basis all on your own. If you have a stressful or physical job you will benefit from the heat of the water and the gentle massage from the jets.
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Essential Hot Tubs SS13150300 Integrity-11 Jet Hot Tub Review
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- 11 hydrotherapy jets offer complete relaxation
- Seats 4-5 People
- No electrical connections or wiring is required with a GFCI cord
- 1kW/4kW Balboa all-season stainless Steel heater for year-round use
- Complete with a heavy-duty tapered insulated cover with locking clips
The Essential Hot Tubs SS13150300 Integrity-11 Jet Hot Tub is a portable plug and play type of spa which essentially means that it doesn’t need to be installed by a professional, you just need to have an outside electrical socket close to where you want to site your hot tub and you can fill it with water, plug it in and it’s ready to heat up.
These tubs are moulded acrylic and usually come in one piece so you need to have an area ready to place it on, whether that is a deck or a paved area that is level and can easily drain as there will be some water splashing on there. You might need to call in a few favours with some strong friends to help you move it into place as at 350lbs shipping weight it might be hard to carry to the area you want it. Once you have it in place though you’re almost ready to start.
You need to have your Essential SS13150300 facing in a way that the access door to the pump is accessible before you fill with water as you need to get into there when you have to drain the tub to clean out. You also need to fit the connectors for the hot tub cover to the cabinet so that you can secure it. Once you have done all of that you are ready to fill the tub and switch on the heater. You can select the temperature you would prefer it to heat to up to 104F. Many people actually set it to 100F and turn it up a couple of hours before they want to use the tub but it’s up to you.
The heater is automatic and once plugged in will just keep checking the temperature of the water and turn the heater on and off to keep it at the required heat. You obviously need to keep the cover on to keep the heat in the water and the foam filled insulation between the tub and the cabinet helps to stop heat loss from the sides and base of the unit.
This Essential hot tub says it can hold 4-5 people but you would need to be close friends, most buyers say 4 maximum. There are 11 water jets to give you the bubble massage arranged around the wall of the tub with one seat having 4 jets, there are also 2 in the footwell. If you want mood lighting for when you use in the evenings then you have a multicolored light built in. You also have a knob near the controls so you can adjust the strength of the flow from the jets.
Before you use your Essential hot tub you need to use some chemicals to keep the water safe, chlorine or bromine tablets and some test strips might be all you need to keep the nasty microorganisms at bay. You can go to your local pool shop for more information on water maintenance or buy a starter set from Amazon.com.
The other major part of your spa is the filter. You get one with your hot tub and it needs occasional cleaning to keep it working well. You could get a spare and change it out then you have time to wash off your filter and let it dry out ready to be swapped out next time.
The build of this Essential hot tub makes it able to withstand the winter weather so you can use it daily all year round which is great if you have medical reasons for hydrotherapy.
Most customers found it worked great and was easy to use. They feel it is a great unit for the price and very easy to maintain. Most people are using it on a daily basis and find that it helps them to sleep better.
Not much in complaints at this moment in time, one customer had problems with the stitching on his hot tub cover, one had to refuse the delivery because the cover had been lost in transit and one felt that it didn’t look wonderful but worked great.
If you don’t want to have to drain your hot tub and put it away for the winter this Essential Hot Tubs SS13150300 Integrity-11 Jet Hot Tub can be a great alternative portable hot tub. It’s very easy to use, once set up it will work by itself to keep the water at your preferred temperature and has a thick cover to protect it from dirt and debris as well as keeping the heat in. This is more expensive than an inflatable hot tub but you would expect it to have a longer life span. They’re getting good reviews which is a testament to how well they work.