There’s nothing more inviting in the summer time than sitting in a hot tub with your partner enjoying the relaxing bubbles and just contemplating life. For a lot of people the only time you get to enjoy this is on holiday. That’s why buying your own portable hot tub is a great investment. If space is an issue take a look at the QCA Spas Model 0 Gemini Plug and Play Hot Tub, it’s a 2 person hot tub so that you can share it with someone special or just enjoy it on your own.
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QCA Spas Model 0 Gemini Plug and Play Hot Tub Review
- Plugs into any 120 Volt/15 Amp outlet with the included, built in 15 ft. GFCI protected cord
- Features a two stage heating system that includes a frictional pump water heating system and a heat recovery system
- 1.5 BHP (1.0 HP Continuous Duty) Hi-Flow energy-efficient pump (8) Two-Toned Graphite Gray jets
- All spas are delivered curbside by common carrier; The driver will unload your spa and place it on a hard surface next to a public street or highway
- Quick Ship Hot Tubs ship in 7 business days, please allow an additional 7-10 business days for standard ground shipping
The benefits of a plug and play, moulded hot tub is that there is less chance of damage compared to an inflatable hot tub although you can’t fold it up and put it away in the winter time. The best bit is, you don’t have to put these tubs away because they can be used all year round.
The hardest part about owning a hot tub is where you want to put it and preparing the area, you have to consider drainage and access to electrics, all of this is explained in the downloadable manual. The other part is you will need some strong people to help with placing it into position as it is delivered curb side.
This QCA Spa is designed with 2 seats that face each other so great for having a chat together. It is shaped a bit like a large bath with raised moulded seats that have jets in the back of them. The hot tub is 92 inches long, 42 inches wide and 29 inches high. It’s made from Lucite-Extra Acrylic using a 3 layer shell strengthening process called Dura-Bond.
Although this portable hot tub is moveable with little installation it is also very durable so should last you some years. There is an outer cabinet which also houses the motor and pump unit which can be accessed by a removable panel. It’s on the long side where the controls are so you might want to place your hot tub so you can easily access it if required.
Once you have your QCA Spas Model 0 Gemini Plug and Play in place it is ready to fill with water. You have a 15 foot GFCI protected cord so you know the distance you have for your dedicated outlet to be and you have some peace of mind knowing that it won’t work unless your electrics are good.
The heater is automatic so all you need to do is set the temperature that you want and place the cover on so that you keep the heat in. It will cycle itself on and off keeping the temperatures required. The heating system is boosted by the Econo-Boost energy recovery system. What this does for you is it draws the heat created by the pump and motor and directs it into the water lines so that it can go towards heating the water. This is a Green method of heat recycling and can save money and precious natural resources.
You will need to follow some water maintenance rules so that you can enjoy relaxing in your hot tub as often as you want. You can use chlorine or bromine tablets or invest in a maintenance pack which you can get from your local pool shop or even off Amazon.com if you don’t have a pool shop. Microorganisms can grow in water if it’s not treated and make you ill so don’t skip this part.
Each seat has water jets at the rear which make the water bubble up and give you a relaxing massage at the same time. You have the adjustable knob next the the temperature control so you can decide the strength of the water flow through the jets.
When you have the water at the right temperature all the time you can use your hot tub at any time to suit you, day or night any time of the year. These moulded plug and play portable hot tubs are durable enough to withstand winter weather so you can make the most of your purchase.
People who have bought this portable hot tub have found it works well for them, not too large and fits into their space. They like the fact that it is easy to get into and that the cover isn’t too heavy to handle. They find it to be the perfects size and easy to keep clean.
On the down side some people feel that the spa heater doesn’t heat the water to the highest temperature and some people have found difficulties in getting help from customer services.
If you’re looking for a smaller sized portable hot tub that you can use every season of the year but can also move with you if you have to move into a different home then you should consider the QCA Spas Model 0 Gemini Plug and Play Hot Tub, 92 by 42 by 29-Inch, SIERRA. It’s a good size for 2 people to relax and enjoy the benefits of water therapy.