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How to select the best hot tub dealer in your area

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Perusing hot tub company websites and reading articles about your future hot tub purchase can be very educational and helpful on your spa shopping journey. But ultimately, you will want to visit a hot tub dealer before making your final decision. This experience combined with the guidance of your local spa experts is an essential part of selecting the right hot tub for you.

For example, during a visit to a hot tub dealer, you can see, touch, and even experience the hot tub models you are considering. You can schedule a wet test during which you can actually get into the hot tub you are interested in. This allows you to experience the jets, seats, lights, controls, and everything else about the hot tub. This should help you decide whether or not it really is “the one.”

But like your hot tub decision, finding the right hot tub dealer takes some research, education, and consideration as well. If you are wondering how to select the best hot tub dealer in your area, read on for a few key tips:

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Selection —

When shopping for a hot tub, you want to visit a hot tub showroom that displays a variety of sizes and models from quality brands so you can compare the various amenities and features of each. It helps to see the hot tubs side by side so you can consider factors like size, shape, colors, and more. This will also give you the opportunity to get into the dry spas to see how the seats fit your body and check to see how deep the water will be in each seat. Once in the spa, look for massage jets closest to the top of the spa — the water will usually be filled to just above that, (pillow jets excluded). Water level can be a deal-breaker on a spa you otherwise love. After all, who wants to need a snorkel or be half-way out of the water when trying to enjoy their spa?

Friendly, Attentive Service —

Once you purchase a hot tub from a credible hot tub dealer, you will likely see them again. Your neighborhood hot tub dealer will be the place you go for questions, additional products, chemicals, supplies, and if your hot tub needs maintenance or repairs. So finding a showroom with attentive, friendly, knowledgeable, and professional team members is crucial. These are also the faces you’ll be seeing when you need service. It’s important that they are professional and that you are able to create a trusting rapport with them.

Experience and Expertise —

To select the right people to help you find your ideal hot tub, be sure they have experience, expertise, and your best interest in mind. While this should seem like a given, it’s important to realize that premium hot tub brands ensure their products are sold and supported by the most reliable and credible people in the industry. Lower end brands may not be as selective. Stores that carry a wide variety of brands and untrained staff will struggle to guide you to the best spa for your needs. They may not even be around to help you should any issues arise after your hot tub purchase. Do not settle or sacrifice when it comes to the caliber of your hot tub dealer. Do some research about the dealers in your area to ensure they carry quality brands and that they have been in business for some time. After all, hot tubs are designed to last for many years — you want that same dealer to be around in the long run in case you need repair service or maintenance. Check their Better Business Bureau (BBB) status, read online reviews, and trust your instincts when you speak with any dealers.

Wet Test —

Another key factor when selecting the best hot tub dealer is determining whether you can schedule a wet test before purchasing a hot tub. Making an appointment to come in and try out a hot tub (or a few models) is vital to your decision-making process. This gives you the opportunity to actually get into the hot tub and feel the seats, try out a lounger, experience the power of the water, explore various jets and their functions, learn how to use the controls, and more. This is one of the most important things we can recommend when selecting the best hot tub dealer in your area.

We want your hot tub shopping experience to be stress-free, informative, and even fun! The right hot tub dealer can be vital to making sure you choose the model that best suits your needs. If you are interested in exploring Jacuzzi® hot tub models in your area, Click here to find your nearest Jacuzzi® dealer

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Medical disclaimer: This information is not intended to prescribe a particular diagnosis or

course of action. We are not medical professionals. Please contact your GP or other medical

professional for advice if you have any concerns about your current health or well-being.

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About The Author: Ashley Field

Director of Training, Jacuzzi Group

Ashley Field has been with Jacuzzi Group since 2016, previously having worked for Discover Financial Services and Taco Bell. When she was initially contacted about an opportunity with Jacuzzi Group, she loved the idea of building... Read Full Bio