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Buying a Hot Tub: Being Fooled by a “Spa Show” Can Be Pretty Discouraging

Often you will see urgent advertising for a Spa Show or other misleading promotion from local dealers trying to give the impression they are having a ‘show’ featuring many dealers and brands. These are nothing more than misleading advertising tactics to make it seem like its something it is not. If a dealer would mislead you in their advertising, how else will they mislead you?

Here are some important things to consider before you invest in a hot tub:

  • Make sure the brand is recognizable and has been around a long time. At the end of the day, the manufacturer of the spa is going to be your final source of service if the dealer fails or leaves.
  • Check reviews on the product and the dealer.
  • Don’t get confused by all of the talk about what’s under the cabinet. The reason you are investing in a hot tub is for the hydrotherapy and there are major differences between products. Lots of pumps and jets do not equate to a quality hydrotherapy experience.
  • Try before you buy! Get in the hot tub and test the hydrotherapy for yourself. If they don’t have a private area for you to take your time in a test soak, that should evidence enough that they do not want you to try before you buy.
  • Take your time and explore what’s available on the market. Find a dealer and a brand that has a team of people you trust. And, remember, you wouldn’t buy a car without taking a test drive. TRY BEFORE YOU BUY!


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