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Explore our Jacuzzi® resource centre for useful resources and videos to help you keep your hot tub in tip top condition.
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How to host the perfect hot tub party!


So you’re hosting a party… whether it’s for a birthday, hen do, or just because, your hot tub is the perfect place to celebrate! But how do you make sure your hot tub party is all your friends talk about for months to come? Here’s some of our top tips… Choose your theme From beach to cocktail party, your theme is the glue that holds all good hot tub parties together!

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How To Properly Clean a Hot Tub | Complete Guide


The process of owning a hot tub isn’t completely straightforward. At this point in time, you’ve either invested in yourself and purchased a Jacuzzi® Hot Tub or you are busy doing your due diligence prior to making an incredible commitment to your self-care. The process of owning a hot tub isn’t completely straightforward.

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5 Top Tips You Need To Know When Buying A Hot Tub | Experts Advice


So, the question is… are you thinking about buying a hot tub? There are several factors that need to be thought about to help you make an informed buying decision. A hot tub is not a cheap investment so it is essential you make sure you know exactly what you want and need out of one,

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What are the benefits of a Swim Spa vs a swimming pool?


Looking to put somewhere to swim in your garden and wondering what is the difference between a swim spa and a swimming pool? And what are the benefits of them? Well, you are in the right place! In this blog we will go over all the benefits of both a swim spa and swimming pool, and whether a swim spa might be more beneficial to you than a regular swimming pool.

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What Are The Real Benefits Of An Ice Bath? | Experts Analysis


With our knowledge of hydrotherapy and hot tubs we wanted to learn more about cold water therapy and its benefits. The rise of ice baths and their popularity becoming more prominent, it made us quite curious. Famous people from all walks of life seem to be taking the plunge into this trend.

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The Top 10 factors to consider before Buying a Swim Spa in the UK

Whether you've just stumbled upon the concept or have been dreaming about owning one, this is the right place to be. Let's clarify first: a swim spa is essentially a compact, self-contained swimming pool that also doubles as a hot tub. Its versatility and smaller size make it a fantastic alternative to traditional pools, particularly


What is a Swim Spa and How Does it Work? | Your Ultimate Guide

Welcome to your ultimate guide on swim spas. Whether you're seeking to understand the concept, trying to differentiate between a swim spa and a hot tub, or pondering over the best way to install one, you've come to the right place. We'll also tackle some frequently asked questions such as, "Can you really swim in a swim spa?" and "Do you need planning permission for a swim spa in the UK?"

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Swim Spas vs. Small Swimming Pools

So, you're thinking about adding tranquil place to swim in your garden or give the kids a place to splash around but can't decide between a swim spa and a small swimming pool. Well, let's have a look and explore the wonderful world of swim spas and small swimming pools. Trust me, by the end of this article, you'll have a better understanding of both swim spas and swimming pools. Hopefully, you will even be able to decide which is the better option for you! Sizing & space Let's start by talking about how much space you might need. Swim spas are like the Goldilocks of swimming pools.

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5 top tips you need to know when buying a hot tub

So, the question is… are you thinking about buying a hot tub? It's an exciting decision that can bring relaxation, leisure, and even therapeutic benefits to your life. However, purchasing a hot tub requires careful consideration. In this article, we'll uncover five essential tips you need to know when buying a hot tub. From understanding your reasons for buying, location in the garden, quality and warranties to the features that enhance your experience, let's dive in and discover the best tips that will

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Do hot tubs help reduce cellulite?


A question we get asked a lot! Cellulite is very common with over 80% of women experiencing it to some degree, but with seemingly no way to get rid of it, can hot tubs play a part in reducing its appearance? In our opinion, hot tubs provide a relaxing experience, helping to improve blood circulation and bring more blood flow to the skin and reducing the appearance of cellulite. But let’s find out a little bit more… What is cellulite? Cellulite is a condition in which the skin appears dimpled...

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Second Hand Hot Tubs: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly


What to consider when buying a second-hand hot tub... Hot tubs have become increasingly popular additions to people’s gardens, thanks to their ability to provide relaxation and stress relief. Whether used for soaking after a long day, spending time with loved ones, or enjoying the therapeutic benefits of hydrotherapy, hot tubs offer a range of benefits that make them an attractive addition to any home. So it’s no...

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Six ways a swim spa can improve your health


Swim spas are a fabulous way of looking after your health and wellbeing. At Hydrolife, we love being able to show customers all the things you can do with a swim spa and how swim spas can benefit them and their family!  Not only are they fun, but they can also improve your physical and mental wellbeing! Here are some of the ways a swim spa and have a positive impact on your life. Cardiovascular health Swimming in a swim spa provides a low-impact aerobic workout, perfect for all abilities...

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Where to buy a swim spa in Surrey, Hampshire and Berkshire


Swim spas are all the rage at the moment as customers look for more affordable and easier-to-maintain alternatives to installing a permanent swimming pool in their garden – and rightly so! Swim spas take up less space, need less maintenance and can be used all year round!Surrey, Berkshire...

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10 top reasons to buy a swim spa


Swim spas are becoming more and more popular in the UK as people search for easier and cheaper ways to have a swimming pool in their garden. Being the UK’s largest Jacuzzi® retailer, we do speak to a lot of customers about swim spas, and they all buy for different reasons. So, we thought we would put together a guide showing the top 10 reasons to buy a swim spa. Versatility Offering the versatility of both a swimming pool and a hot tub...

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What you need to look for when buying a swim spa


The 5 key features that make the Jacuzzi® Swim Spa the best on the market In the ever-growing swim spa market, it’s becoming more confusing to know exactly what to look for to ensure a great swim.There are many ways you can use a swim spa: resistance running, weight training, body boarding and massage… but the true focus of a great swim spa is a great swim! Sounds...

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Flow error messages on a Jacuzzi® hot tub and how to fix them


Whilst it’s highly unlikely for anything to go wrong with your Jacuzzi®, sometimes, small fixable errors can appear on your hot tub control panel. One of these is a ‘Flow Error’ so we thought we’d guide you through how to correct this easily. A flow error message can often indicate an air lock...

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How to flush, drain & refill your hot tub


Hot tubs require regular maintenance to keep your hot tub in great condition, as well as making sure the water is crystal clear and safe for bathers. Whether you are using sanitisers such as chlorine or bromine, or are using an ozone or a salt system, we recommend you drain and refill your hot tub periodically and flush the pipes to help keep your hot tub clean...


How to winterise your hot tub


Whether you have already made the decision to shut your hot tub down over winter or still trying to decide, it is important to know how to winterise your hot tub safely. From completely draining the tub of water to avoid damage to giving the shell a good clean, Tyler is here to show you how to get your hot tub ready for hibernation during the colder months. Tyler is one of our...

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8 Easy Steps to Winterise Your Hot Tub


At Hydrolife, we get a lot of questions about looking after your Jacuzzi® Hot Tub in the colder months. At the moment, a lot of you are asking, ’how do I winterise my hot tub’ and ‘can you do it for me?’, so we thought we’d answer those burning questions! Here’s how to winterise your hot tub… Step One Whilst you still have water in your hot tub, remove your filters from the filter...

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What is the best way to pay for a hot tub?


Financing a hot tub is a really good way to make an investment in your wellbeing for many years to come. By financing your hot tub, you spread the cost of your purchase over a set number of months making the payments more manageable and you don’t have to make one large payment in one go! YAY! How long can you finance a hot tub for? Typically, finance repayment terms range...


The 3 Best Hot Tub Retailers in Devon


It’s been a very exciting year for us at Hydrolife Hot Tubs! As Jacuzzi®’s largest retailer in the UK, we have opened a new hot tub and swim spa showroom in Exeter, Devon! The fit out of the showroom took longer than planned but after lots of hard work, sweat and maybe even some tears, we are finally open and have been delighted to welcome more visitors than we had expected...


The 5 Best Hot Tub Retailers in Surrey, Berkshire and Hampshire


This got our team at Hydrolife Surrey thinking and, never one to shy away from measuring ourselves against the competition, we decided to put together a list of the Top 5 Hot Tub Retailers within a reasonable drive of our...

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How to look after my hot tub this winter


We’ve been getting a lot of questions on our social platforms about the best thing to do with your hot tub this winter… WE HEAR YOU! Rachelle has answered a few of the most common questions we have received, but of course if you have any more, give us a call! Rachelle's top tips Make sure you keep your cover...

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Do hosepipe bans apply to my hot tub?


With all the hot weather we’ve had recently, hosepipe bans seem to be in the news a lot and different areas of England are being affected by them. But how does this affect you, your hot tub installation and maintenance? We’re here to help you out… DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)...

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How often should I be maintaining my Jacuzzi® Hot Tub?


Your amazing new Jacuzzi® Hot Tub has now been installed and you can start enjoying the benefits of hydrotherapy in your own garden! To keep your hot...

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How efficient are Jacuzzi® Hot Tubs?


As prices rise, we know the question on everyone's lips is 'will my hot tub increase my energy bills?'. Well Rachelle and Steve are here to answer your questions about price rises and put your mind at rest. If you need anymore information, please don't hesitate to...

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How to keep your Jacuzzi Hot Tub energy efficient


You are probably here and reading this after a good old Google search that has left you bouncing from one piece of advice to the next, trying to find out exactly what you should be doing with...

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How do I drain my hot tub?


So, it’s time to drain your hot tub? If you’re looking for more information on how to do this, you’ve come to the right place! Draining your hot tub and changing the water is important to make sure your hot tub stays clean and sanitary. We would usually recommend changing your water anywhere between 2 – 4 times a year, depending on how...

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Take a look around the Jacuzzi® J435


Modern and sleek, the J-435™ Hot Tub offers 5 seats including a jetted cool down seat unique to the J-435™. Each seat features integrated powerful jets with a tailored treatment for each one that delivers a luxurious full body hydromassage. In addition, the...

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Take a look around the Jacuzzi® J375


The Jacuzzi® J-375™ Hot Tub offers seating for up to six adults. The seats include a tension-reducing PowerPro® therapy Seat, lounge seating and super powerful Jets providing the best hydrotherapy massage available. Advanced features include...

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How does water hardness effect my hot tub?


Many people are familiar (particularly if you live in the south and east of the UK) with hard water the effects it has...

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Commonly asked questions about AquaFinesse


Got questions about AquaFinesse and how to use it? Here we’ve listed several commonly asked questions customers ask us about AquaFinesse and all the answers too! Where can I buy...

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What is AquaFinesse, why should I use it & how to use it?


You may have heard about AquaFinesse and using it to help keep your tub clean in an environmentally savvy way. But what is it, how do you use it and what makes it the best way to keep your...

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Can soaking in a hot tub reduce cellulite?


Heard the rumours about hot tubs reducing the appearance of cellulite? Want to know if it’s really true?! We’ve done a bit of investigation in to whether using a hot tub really does reduce cellulite, and how it can benefit you! So, what even is cellulite? Cellulite is a very common, harmless skin condition that causes lumpy, dimpled flesh, usually...

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Hot Tub Control Panel Features


Wondering what all the functions on your Jacuzzi® Hot Tub control panel are? Sophie is here to help! We've put together a guide of how to turn on the jets, how to increase and lower the heat and all the other wonderful things your hot tub can do!

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How to clean your hot tub filter


Time to clean your filter? Our Hot Tub Expert, Sophie, is here to give you some top tips for cleaning your hot tub filter so you can get the best from your Jacuzzi® Hot Tub!


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Your Next Steps After Purchasing Your Hot Tub


Just bought a Jacuzzi® Hot Tub? Congratulations! If you're wondering what comes next then you've come to the right place! We've put together a guide on the next steps and what...

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What happens on the day of my hot tub installation?


Is your Jacuzzi® Hot Tub finally arriving? How exciting! We've put together a guide on what you can expect on the day of delivery and what you need to do! What will happen on the...

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Now your hot tub has been installed


Congratulations on being the proud new owner of a Jacuzzi® Hot Tub! Maintaining a hot tub can be confusing, however we have put together some tips to make caring for your hot tub as simple as possible! Chemical balancing hot tubs are treated in a similar...


Common Hot Tub water issues & how to solve them


Is your Hot Tub water murky, green and cloudy? Look no further! Our Jacuzzi® Expert, Sophie, has a few ways to get your water crystal clear again!

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Take a look around the Jacuzzi® J235


This super-efficient and affordable J-235™ comfortably seats 6 people and gives high-performance hydrotherapy at a fantastic value.  Known for its impressive jet power, all seating positions deliver hydromassage options that appeal to everyone. Why...

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Take a look around the Jacuzzi® J225


Take a look around the Jacuzzi® J225 and find out what makes it a fabulous Hot Tub. With a smaller footprint, this Hot Tub is perfect for smaller spaces. This model has 3 seats delivering a powerful hydromassage whilst a bench seat provides...

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How to fill your Hot Tub with water


So you've either just had your fabulous new Jacuzzi® Hot Tub delivered, or you've just drained it down as part of your maintenance routine. How do you fill up your Hot Tub? Do you need special plumbing? Sophie, our Jacuzzi® Expert, is here to show you!

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How to drain your Hot Tub

Draining you Hot Tub periodically is important to keep the water clean and prevent damage. It can seem like a big task but Sophie, our Jacuzzi® Expert, is here to show you a few ways to make it as simple as possible.

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How to change a ClearRay® Bulb

As a Jacuzzi® Hot Tub owner, you may have to change your Hot Tub's ClearRay bulb yourself. Don't worry! Our Jacuzzi® Expert, Sophie is here to guide you through it!

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Do I have to use chemicals in my Hot Tub?

Hot Tub chemicals play a very important part of your Hot Tub maintenance routine. Sophie, our Jacuzzi® Expert, will tell you more about which chemicals you can use and the benefits!

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Caring for your Jacuzzi® Hot Tub this Autumn

Wondering how to keep your Hot Tub leaf-free this Autumn? Our Jacuzzi® expert, Sophie, is here to give you a few tips to help your Jacuzzi® Hot Tub stay in tip top condition!

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Common questions when buying a Jacuzzi Hot Tub

Hi! I’m Natalie and I work for Hydrolife Hot Tubs. I’m based in the Cheshire and Northampton showrooms where I’m known as the Jacuzzi® lady! After many years of dealing with Hot Tub buyers...

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Common Hot Tub Problems & Solutions

Stepping into a Jacuzzi® Hot tub after a long day at work is the perfect way to de-stress and unwind. The last thing you need, or want, is problems with your Hot Tub! But don’t worry, we’re here to help! We’ve put together a list of the most common issues...

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How do I clean my Hot Tub filter?

A Jacuzzi® Hot Tub can be the perfect place to relax, entertain and spend time with family. But cleaning it is probably not at the top of your to-do list.