Searching for a premium hot tub cover and don’t know where to start? Maybe you live somewhere that’s prone to extreme weather conditions and wondering how you can best protect your hot tub?
This article will cover everything there is to know about ProLast™ covers, an extremely durable, premium hot tub cover.
After reading this article, you will know what a ProLast™ cover offers and if it’s right for your hot tub.
In this article, we’ve used brand names not affiliated with Jacuzzi Group. You can see the list of the brand owners at the bottom of this article. All information, including pricing and product details, was accurate at the time of writing (May 18, 2023) and may change without notice.
What is a ProLast™ cover for a hot tub?
ProLast™ covers are a brand of custom-fit hot tub covers. They are made with marine grade materials so your hot tub is protected and can withstand wind, rain and snow.
What are ProLast™ covers made from?
Jacuzzi® ProLast™ Covers are the ultimate solution for protecting your hot tub from any outdoor elements.
Constructed from a sturdy all-weather fabric, these covers are specifically designed to endure the damaging effects of UV rays. The double stitching with an outdoor-specific thread ensures enhanced durability.
The covers have 40 reinforcement points that increase their longevity and provide superior ability to protect your hot tub. The seals on ProLast™ covers are vapour locked for higher moisture resistance, making them four times more efficient than ordinary seals.
The underside of the ProLast™ covers have heat-sealed material that helps retain heat even in harsh weather. The cover's plastics are scientifically formulated to resist water vapour transmission effectively.
ProLast™ covers are also 25% lighter than standard vinyl covers, meaning handling and moving them will be a lot easier. They are also made from 100% recyclable materials, making them environmentally friendly.
What are the different types of ProLast™ covers?
There is only one type of Jacuzzi® ProLast™ cover that’s designed to cater to different levels of weather extremity.
Made with strong, UV-resistant, double-stitched, all-weather fabric. The cover comes in different shapes and colours.
Foam density: 1.5lbs
Material: PROLAST™ Outdoor all-weather fabric
Taper: 4 inches - 2.25 inches
Cover handles: 6 exterior handles
Finish: Double stitched outdoor thread made with extreme UV resistant fibres
Benefits of ProLast™ covers
Protection: A ProLast™ cover is designed to protect your hot tub. The cover is made with quality materials that can resist water, dust and elements which can cause damage over time.
Warranty:They have three years warranty on workmanship, fabric and insulating hot tub cover inserts.
Durability: A ProLast™ cover is built to last and withstand heavy snow, hot sun and everything in between. Its fabric is made to resist fading, tearing, and cracking, ensuring that your furniture stays protected for a long time.
Safe:All ProLast™ covers meet or exceed all safety requirements. They also carry the ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) certificate of product compliance
Customise:A ProLast™ cover is available in various sizes, shapes, and colours. They also have adjustable straps and buckles that make it easy to secure and hold down.
Easy Maintenance: A ProLast™ cover is easy to clean and maintain. It can be wiped clean with a damp cloth or washed with a hose. It is also lightweight and compact, making it easy to store when not in use.
Design:ProLast™ covers are specifically designed to fit Jacuzzi® Hot Tubs. They will provide a perfect seal, fit hot tub models with curved and raised shells and match Jacuzzi® cabinets.
Can I put a ProLast™ cover on a non-Jacuzzi® Hot Tub?
ProLast™ covers are bespoke to Jacuzzi® products. Although other manufactures may have access to similar materials, Jacuzzi® does not supply custom ProLast™ covers for non-Jacuzzi products.
How much are ProLast™ covers?
From the official Jacuzzi® shop, ProLast™ covers range between £433 and £1,297. Availability depends on the hot tub model you are buying the cover for, release year and colour.
ProLast™ cover features and benefits
Hot tub covers look fairly simple at first glance. When you look look a little closer, in this case with ProLast™ covers, you’ll see that performance, design and ease of use are.
• The factor that makes these covers stand out from the rest is their performance.
• ProLast™ covers have 50% denser insulating foam, compared to vinyl covers. This improves energy efficiency and supports rain and snow that add extra weight on top of the cover.
• ProLast™ covers are made with durable marine grade fabric. This makes the cover UV, water, and stain resistant so it will last longer.
• ProLast™ covers are double stitched and 40-point reinforced for extra strength. This reduces the risk of tears and increases the lifespan of the cover.
• The taper is 4-2.25 inches. This encourages run-off and reducing the risk of pooling and water ingress.
• They have vapour lock seals that are four times more effective in stopping moisture absorption than ordinary seals.
• The heat seal material on the underside retains heat and moisture in both hot and cold climates.
• Created with scientifically formulated plastic that’s more resistant to water vapour transmission than normal plastic.
Hot tub covers do not have to ruin the aesthetics of your garden! ProLast™ covers look sleek, stylish and are designed in a way that is safe and custom to Jacuzzi® Hot Tubs.
• ProLast™ covers are designed to perfectly fit Jacuzzi® hot tub’s unique raised and curved shell designs which creates a vacuum seal and extra safety.
• ProLast™ black matches all Jacuzzi® ProEndure™ and Profinish™ cabinetry.
• Compatible with Jacuzzi® ProLift™Hot Tub Cover Lifts.
• ProLast™ covers are made with 100% recyclable materials.
• Every ProLast™ cover meets or exceeds all safety requirements and carries the ASTM certificate of product compliance.
3. Ease of use
Hot tub covers seem to have a taboo on being a nuisance to move. ProLast™ as they are designed to be light and easy to move, and not take a toll on your body!
• 25% lighter than equivalent vinyl covers for easier manoeuvring and reduced risk of damage to yourself and the cover.
• 6 exterior and 2 interior handles for easy opening and closing.
• Triple reinforced locking straps and locks prevent unwanted access, as well as holding the cover down securely in windy conditions.
What is the lifespan of a ProLast™ cover?
With proper maintenance, hot tub covers by Jacuzzi® can last up to five years, depending on location, use frequency and maintenance. To keep your cover in good working condition for longer, and reduce need for replacements, we suggest using Jacuzzi® Cover Cleaner Spray for maintenance.
How can you clean a ProLast™ cover?
Our team of hot tub experts recommended that you clean your Jacuzzi® Hot Tub cover every three months or as required using Jacuzzi® Cover Cleaner Spray.
Simply use a soft sponge to clean it, rinse the cover, and let it dry completely.
Where can I buy a ProLast™ cover?
ProLast™ covers are included as standard when you purchase any Jacuzzi® Hot Tub. However you can purchase them from our Jacuzzi® Shop.
You can also purchase ProLast™ through some online stores and retailers that specialise in outdoor furniture and appliances.
You can also check with your local outdoor furniture and appliance stores for example, Outdoor Living.
We recommend you check the size, shape, and type of cover you need before making a purchase. This will ensure you get the right fit for your hot tub.
ProLast™ covers are an affordable premium hot tub cover which can fit on any hot tub and is made to withstand the elements. This makes them a great option for anyone who has trouble with snow, rain or sun. It has a lengthy lifespan as long as it is taken proper care of and is widely available throughout the UK.
They have raised the bar on hot tub covers, looking sleek and stylish for any modern garden designs, as well as being extremely light and functional, which you may find are different to other material covers such as vinyl.
If you're looking for a hot tub cover that is reliable then a ProLast™ cover will be a great option for you. If you're wanting a hot tub cover at a different price point or looking for a short term solution, then perhaps another hot cover type may suit you better.
Interested in learning more about our range of ProLast™ covers? Click the link to explore the range on Jacuzzi® Shop.