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How Long Do Inflatable Hot Tubs Last?

Last updated on: February 7th, 2020

So you have taken your time to consider your options and have finally made a decision to purchase an inflatable hot tub. But then you still can’t help but keep asking yourself some endless questions; as to whether you made the right choice? Would you have to spend more in maintenance costs? How worthy of your investment it really is?

And is there anything else you need to know?

It’s absolutely normal to worry about such details because you would be spending a lot.


After all, all your expectations have to be met one way or the other.

Today we give you a few tips on the average home spa lifespan.

Hot Tubs Features

While some people purchase hot tubs due to social pressure, you should strive to buy one for the right reasons.

Hence, the best thing you can do is to gather as much information as possible as to why you need one.

src=”https://ever-unfolding.net/wp-content/uploads/hot-tub-relaxation.jpg” alt=”relaxation” width=”400″ height=”267″ />For instance, apart from the relaxation bit, you get to enjoy therapeutic benefits from hot tub jets.

Through this, you help your body to deal with stressful situations as well as ease frustrations brought upon by daily life pressures.

So if for instance, you soak yourself in your home spa hot tub on a regular basis, then you offer more benefits to other body parts, which could include improvements in the cardiac and respiratory systems as well as eliminating the severe symptoms brought upon by arthritis.

All these, thanks to the intriguing muscle stimulation.

The benefits also spread to the children especially because they spend most of the day getting worked up.

These and much more, are some excellent reasons as to why you might want to consider having a home spa.

How Long Would My Hot Tub Last?

While you might be getting a little anxious to learn how long your beautiful bathroom addition could last you, it’s vital you note that all these depends on you.

The maintenance you would offer all its components would play a huge role in determining how long you can enjoy those long hot baths.

Before we take you any further, we would like to let you know that the average lifespan of a hot tub is between 5-20 years.

However, for this to happen, there are some parts you ought to pay more attention to;

First are the plastic parts that come with the inflatable hot tub.

As we all know, plastics can wear out easily if not well taken care of and the same case applies here.

It’s also the plastics that withstand the harsh impacts of chemicals on a daily basis.

Thus it’s only normal if they tear with time.

But there is still something you can do to prolong their lives and that includes washing and cleaning them properly regularly so as to remove the impurities and let them function well.

You can also stretch the cleaning to the tub and be refilling it to the appropriate height to ensure better functionality.

Secondly, make a habit of having regular professional checkups on the primary components of the hot tub so as to prolong their life even further.

For instance, you can have the heater, water pump, not forgetting the hot tub pool cover checked constantly.

You should not also forget keeping a watchful eye on the tub’s manual as it contains useful information.

Of course, another area you should be sure to pay attention to is the material used in constructing the interiors and exteriors of the hot water tub.

Remember high-quality materials such as metal could last you a lifetime and vice versa.

So before swapping that credit/debit card, be sure to carefully go through the construction details so that you don’t miss on anything.

Also, don’t forget to get the correct details on the applicable warranty.

We always advise buyers to consult their sellers on the best warranty options for anything they wish to purchase as assuming could land you into trouble in future.

Lastly, it makes no sense to invest in a hot tub that you cannot manage to maintain, so if you find yourself struggling to get one, you better consider your options as the maintenance costs might end up overwhelming you.

More Tips on Maintenance

As our above statements indicate, maintenance is the center of a durable home hot tub spa.

Therefore, it’s time you get yourself into a strict maintenance schedule.

If you live as a family, then let other members help out as well.

Everyone should know what should/shouldn’t be done and at what time and manner.

So after you invest in some quality spare accessories, such as filters, vacuums, and covers, you might as well want to consider the type of cleaning detergent you use.

So make use of the right combination of bleach and water for a thorough clean, after which you splash with fresh water to ensure no residue is left.

Through this, you can have an odor free tub.

There is also this old trick of using enzymes to clean filters.

The secret behind this is that they are great at finishing up fat residues and other kinds of foam such that your filters don’t develop those annoying lines.

filter cartilagesWe cannot complete this list without mentioning the filter cartilages.

While they are the easiest to clean, most people forget they need a splash simply because they have water running through them all the time.

Therefore, ensure to give them a thorough splash water clean using a hose to maintain the right pressure.

Last but not least, you would be surprised to learn how much of a remedy water can get.

Hence apart from concentrating on the regular cleaning, be sure to change the hot tub water frequently to get to prevent the dissolving dirt from piling up.

It’s for this reason that we highly advocate for the partial water changing mechanism as it’s less hectic and gets the job done within the shortest time.

Well, that’s all about the average hot tub lifespan.

Remember maintenance + Quality make an awesome pair.

I’m a seasoned Interior Designer whose innovation, keen eye for detail and creativity have all earned me the reputation as a reliable go-to professional. Over the course of a decade, I’ve garnered extensive industry experience, successfully designing hundreds of bathrooms along the way. Additionally, I hold an Interior Design Certificate from College of Architecture and Design in Newark, New Jersey. Outside of my profession, I have an avid interest in all things related to fitness and cryptocurrency. If you are looking for a competent expert who can help you renovate your living space, then feel free to contact me today.

  1. Hi, Kenneth! Thanks for this article. We decided to invest in a hot tub because my mother has rheumatoid arthritis. Her therapist said that the tub has an estimated lifespan of 10-20 years, so I think we have the best deal out of our investment. Anyway, it’s my mom’s health we are talking about, so, we got to give the best for her. Now, our challenge is on how to maintain the tub. Good thing, there are articles available like this one. Thanks for this, I’ll take note most especially the cleaning. Cheers!

  2. I must say this is a very pleasant experience for me to visit your awesome blog.

    Thanks for sharing us your experience and tips.

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