What to consider when buying a hot tub

Frequently Asked Questions…

We often get asked the same questions from every customer who is new to the hot tub world and wants to know a little bit more before they decide to buy their hot tub. We have decided to put together some FAQs which means that you should find the answer to your query here. If not, then drop us an email or contact us and we will be happy to help!

Hot tub electrical installation guidelines

This guide sets out everything you need to know for setting up an electrical connection for a hot tub including details on Part P and how to find a qualified electrician.

Why do I have foam in my hot tub?

Foaming in hot tubs is one of the most common water care issues our customers come across and unfortunately, once you have it, it can be stubborn to completely remove. The most common causes of foam in hot tubs are detergents and cosmetic products being introduced into the water when in use.

Cedartree Gazebo Frequently Asked Questions

So you've had a look at our amazing CedarTree Gazebo range but before you make your decision there may be a couple of questions. Have a read of our FAQ to find out more information about this beautiful Gazebo range to find the right product to complement your garden.

How to Change a ClearRay Bulb

The ClearRay bulb was introduced in Jacuzzi® and Sundance hot tubs which are manufactured in 2012 and onwards. ClearRay UV-C water purifications systems use a UV bulb which requires an annual bulb replacement to maintain Clear, Clean and Safe Hot Tub Water. 

Follow this step by step guide learn how to change your ClearRay bulb...

7 Inspiring Examples of Hot Tubs in Landscaped Gardens

There’s a hot tub just right for every home. Whether you just want somewhere to relax after a hard day or a tub that will work in tandem with your garden to create a stunning spectacle, there are numerous different styles to see and enjoy. Take a look at these 7 inspiring examples and imagine what you could do with one in your garden if it were landscaped to fit a hot tub!

Hot Tub Myth Busters

Have a read of some of the top Hot Tub Myths and found out the truth about hot tubs. What really matters when you are looking to buy a new hot tub. The Hot Tub Myth Busting Guide!

Purchasing a Used Hot Tub

Buying a second-hand hot tub is getting more and more popular as the UK hot tub market grows and websites such as eBay offering hot tubs at low prices. At Outdoor Living we believe we are Hot Tub Specialists and as such want to offer some advice and tips to customers who want to buy a used hot tub.

Hot Tub Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy involves the use of water for soothing and aching body or speeding the recovery of other muscular ailments. Combining water with air and heat to promote well-being in the form of hydrotherapy has been used for various health issues such as muscular conditions and rheumatic diseases.

We have brought together a range of advice to help you understand the benefits of hydrotherapy within our hot tubs…

Purchasing a Hot Tub Out of Our 60 Mile Radius

Read more about our delivery of hot tubs outside of the normal 60 miles of the Hull or Leeds Showrooms. These are a few FAQs that our customers ask when purchasing their hot tub and they live far from our showrooms.

Try Hot Tubs Before you Buy: Book a Wet Test

You wouldn't buy a sofa before sitting on it so why buy a hot tub before testing one out? Read more about our exclusive hot tub testing areas in both the Hull and Leeds showrooms...

Hot Tub Installation Videos

On this page you can find a selection of videos showing installation ideas and how a Hot Tub can be installed. The time lapse video to the right showing a customers preparation of their garden and base and the installation of the Jacuzzi® Hot Tub.

Jacuzzi Direct Christmas Wish List

Here at Jacuzzi Direct we wanted to put together some ideas of what you and your hot tub may want this Christmas. So to give you a helping hand, have a look at our Jacuzzi Direct Christmas Wish List!

Chlorine Hot Tub Maintenance Guide & Schedule

Our Chlorine Maintenance Guide is a quick reference for your convenience. Please consult your chemical guide, the instructions on the product or call us if you require further information.

Oxygen Hot Tub Maintenance Guide & Schedule

Our Oxygen Maintenance Guide is a quick reference for your convenience. Please consult your chemical guide, the instructions on the product or call us if you require further information.

Bromine Hot Tub Maintenance Guide & Schedule

Our Bromine Maintenance Guide is a quick reference for your convenience. Please consult your chemical guide, the instructions on the product or call us if you require further information.

Jacuzzi & Hot Tub Buying Guide

Choosing the right Hot Tub or Spa for you and your family can be confusing, especially with so many different Hot Tub brands, models and options on the market in the UK.

Did you know that the term Jacuzzi is a brand of Hot Tubs? People sometimes (incorrectly) use the brand name Jacuzzi to define all Hot Tubs. There are some subtle differences and it's important that our customers appreciate what these differences are. Here at Outdoor Living, we take pride in being a UK authorised Jacuzzi Hot Tub retailer although we recognise that a Jacuzzi isn't right for everyone, and can supply a range of Hot Tubs from other quality manufacturers too.

Before you make any choices about a Jacuzzi or Hot Tub, have a look through our handy Hot Tub buyer’s guide below to give you some useful decision making tips.

Jacuzzi & Hot Tub Health Benefits

Everybody is talking about Hot Tubs and the health benefits of having one, but how many people actually know how good a Hot Tub is for the body? In this guide we intend to explain Hot Tub hydrotherapy and aromatherapy in more detail.

Jacuzzi Hot Tub Chemicals Guide

When it comes to owning a Hot Tub or Jacuzzi it is important to understand how different chemicals can affect the water. With that in mind, we’ve created this guide to explain how to get the most from your Hot Tub and Jacuzzi chemicals.

A Guide to Jacuzzi & Hot Tub water care basics

Outdoor Living want you to sit back, relax and enjoy your Hot Tub but to do that, first of all your need the guide to water care basics...

How to Clean a Hot Tub Filter

Since the sun has appeared, we've had numerous people asking “how to I clean my hot tub filter?” We thought it would be worth making a couple of pointers to help you get your hot tub ready for summer.