FAQs About Hot Tub Base

You’re almost ready to get in thehot tub. However, since the base is not yet installed, you might not be able to sit on it.

It’s fine to put your hot tub on the lawn, but make sure that it’s built sturdy enough to stand up to the weather. Having a good base will prevent your hot tub from getting damaged. Also, it will make it easier to maneuver once it’s placed on the ground.

In this guide, we will cover some of the frequently asked questions that will be involved in making sure that your hot tub is installed properly.


Can a hot tub go on grass?

A hot tub can't sit on the grass or the earth. It will eventually sink and cause the environment beneath it to be wet and untidy, which could eventually rot.


Can you put a hot tub on gravel?

A hot tub should be placed on top of a layer of gravel or pebbles that is thick enough to support its weight. Generally, if the surface is solid then the layer should not be an issue.


Is it easy to move a hot tub once it is down?

A hot tub can weigh up to 750kg dry, however, it can be moved quite easily if done correctly. Just make sure that 2 people are able to do it safely.

When it comes to moving to a new location, it is important to hire the services of a local moving company. They can provide expert advice and equipment to ensure that the move is safe and doesn't cause any damage.


Can you sink a hot tub into the ground?

Although it's possible to sink a hot tub into the Earth, the main considerations when sinking a hot tub are drainage and access to its service panel.

If you accidentally drop a hot tub into a hole, make sure that the hole has drainage. This can prevent it from getting flooded and damaging the components of the hot tub.

You can prevent this from happening by using a drainage system or a sump pump within the hole itself.


Can a hot tub be put on a balcony?

Yes, a hot tub can be installed on a balcony provided the proper planning is done. Having the proper planning will help ensure that the weight of the tub and the water supply are taken care of.


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