Your hot tub experience awaits you within the comfort and privacy of your own home. If you are planning to place your hot tub on or in your deck you need to make some more choices in regards to the decking. You have decided to purchase a hot tub for your enjoyment, pleasure and health. The decision making process is an involved one, but it will be worth it.
Make sure the deck is structurally able to withstand the weight of the hot tub
If you plan to place your hot tub on or in an existing deck, you must be sure that the deck is structurally able to withstand the weight of the hot tub once it is filled with water and people. Water is very heavy . . . peopling, as we know, vary. If your deck is elevated at all, you will want to be sure to account for the additional weight to be sure the deck can accommodate it. If you are planning to build a new deck for your hot tub you can choose your decking material. You have some options today -wood or composite or rather go in for small hot tubs for sale. If you decide to go with real wood you will want to choose a wood that will withstand the weather conditions and temperature extremes in your climate. Redwood and cedar are both good choices in that they are able to resist damage from weather and temperature.
A hot tub is an investment and will be able to be enjoyed by you and yours for years to come
Put your hot tub exactly where you want to - now is the time to decide. It is unlikely that you will go to the trouble of moving it once it is set up. Consider the space around the tub as well. The placement of the tub has an effect on the space it is in. When the tub is not in use, is the deck still functional? Have you allowed for access for service of the tub? Make sure there is ample room for you or your service provided to perform necessary maintenance and repairs. You do not want to have to rip up decking to service your tub