How Jacuzzi® Defined the Hot Tub

Founded in 1915, the Jacuzzi® brothers have changed the way we view a hot tub today.

There are a few terms used most often to describe a tub of hot of bubbling water in your backyard. Whether its hot tub, spa, or jacuzzi®, these words are thrown about almost interchangeably. One of these things is not like the other, however, and deserves special notice as a word, and a product that has forever defined hot tubs or spas of today.

The Jacuzzi® Hot Tub company started out as manufacturers of propellers for military applications, and pumps for agricultural applications. It was founded by seven brothers in 1915 in Berkeley, California. The brothers were pioneers of their day and even dabbled in the design and construction of aircrafts. Their claim to fame, however, did not come until they designed a submersible pump that could be put inside of a home bathtub to create movement for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis for their 5 year old son, Kenneth. This revolutionary design eventually transformed into a fully integrated tub, then a tub with heating and filtering capabilities, then a tub for multiple people, and all the way to the backyard oasis that we all know and love today.

While natural hot springs have been used and frequented by people for ages, the Jacuzzi® company brought the comfort and luxury of what was once an activity meant exclusively for the upper echelons of society to the bathrooms and backyards of the middle classes. They developed a brand around their product that was innovative enough to create the industry that they still lead today, while continuing to lead the world in advancements in technology that make an investment in hydrotherapy one of the best investments one can make in their physical and mental well-being.

Our showroom in Scottsdale, Arizona showcases a range of styles and sizes of both the Jacuzzi® Hot Tubs and Sundance Spas brands. To take a closer look, visit with us next time you are in the area. We would love to show you around!

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