Questions and answers

What can you use to cover a hot tub?

What can you use to cover a hot tub?

Hot tub covers are often made of polyester—sometimes oxford canvas or tear-resistant ripstop fabric—though vinyl is another option, which is typically less expensive. Both offer varying degrees of water-resistance or waterproofing, and generally those at the higher end offer better protection.

Do you need a cover over a hot tub?

Hot tub covers protect hot tubs, so in turn, you should protect your cover. Clear snow and ice from your cover in the winter to prevent damage from excess weight. If your hot tub cover gets too heavy to lift because of all the snow piled on top, then it will likely sink in, tear, and experience damage to the lifter.

How do I stop rain gathering on my hot tub cover?

1. overfill spa , so centre of cover sits higher than sides of spa. 2. float ball/float ring in centre to lift cover so water runs off.

Can you dry out a waterlogged hot tub cover?

Stand or lay the foam in a sunny part of your yard to allow air to pass under them. Turn the vinyl cover inside out and towel the inside of the cover dry. Lay it in a sunny spot as well. Spray the inside of your vinyl cover and each surface of the foam pieces with a mildew inhibitor and let them dry.

What are spa covers made of?

Hot tub covers are typically made from solid foam cores, sealed in plastic cases to avoid water absorption, and enclosed into vinyl covers. They are generally built to fold at a hinge point to aid in the removal process and are tapered in height from the center to the outside edge to aid in shedding water and snow.

What kind of cover does a hot tub use?

At Hot Tub Cover Depot, we bring years of experience in manufacturing durable, long-lasting covers that meet our customer’s needs. Below you can find some of the main features that come standard with any spa cover. The foam core in hot tub covers is typically made from expanded polystyrene or EPS.

Where do I send my hot tub covers?

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Do you have to have a spa cover?

Some jurisdictions are requiring that spa covers be manufactured in accordance with these guidelines. A spa cover is the sum of its parts. If you use good materials in the manufacture of a spa cover, you will get a good spa cover.

Why do you need a vapor proof cover for a hot tub?

Vapor Proof Barrier Seal: The vapor seal ensures that water will not be absorbed by your cover. Water absorption will over time increase the weight of your cover and make it very difficult to move. Water-logging will also lead to a decrease of the insulating properties of the cover.