• HOT TUB INSTALLATION: HERE’S WHAT TO KNOW

    HOT TUB INSTALLATION: HERE’S WHAT TO KNOW

    One of the first questions we hear from potential hot tub buyers is how difficult and costly will installation be? The answer, has as much to do with us, as it does with you, and the preparation steps you take.

     

    Here are a few ways you can cut down on costs and potential headaches when it comes to bringing a hot tub home.

    Start By Measuring & Surveying Your Available Space

    Before you enter into a hot tub showroom or start looking at models online, make sure you properly measure out the space where you are intending to place the tub. We recommend positioning your outdoor spa close to a door as you want to ensure it is as accessible as possible at all times of the year, (and in all kinds of weather). If you are worried about noise, be sure to choose a model with a dedicated circulation pump that quietly circulates the water 24 hours a day, like the Hush Pump available in Beachcomber Hot Tub models. When measuring, always keep in mind you will need an added space of one to two feet around at least two-sides of the hot tub to allow for maintenance and accommodate accessories.

    Install a GFCI Breaker

    Most hot tub models need a GFCI breaker in North America as they require a 240 V hook-up that is not standard in North American homes. Have this installed by a licensed electrician prior to the delivery of the hot tub, so that you can quickly get your hot tub operating after it’s delivered.

    Ensure A Clear, Level Pathway for a Smooth Install Day

    We highly recommend going through a pre-delivery checklist with a member of our team to ensure you have everything covered in the delivery process. Things to think about include clearance between fences, roofs, and planters, as well as the number of steps to your chosen destination. These potential obstacles can impact what’s required by the delivery team on the day of installation, and by noting and communicating them ahead of time you can save time and money.

    As always, make sure you speak to your local dealer or a member of the Beachcomber Support Team with any specific questions to keep yourself protected from additional fees on delivery day.

  • What Makes Beachcomber Hot Tubs The Most Energy Efficient? Discover Hybrid3 Technology

    What Makes Beachcomber Hot Tubs The Most Energy Efficient? Discover Hybrid3 Technology

    Something that we’re often asked about is the meaning of the Hybrid4 logo that adorns the side of our hot tubs.

    It all started back in the 1980s, when Beachcomber had only been in the market for a few years and hot tubs were built with no insulation at all. The pumping equipment was built inside the cavity (something you still most often see) and tucked in behind the hot tub cabinetry. This created an issue for owners, as the heat from the tubs escaped so easily that they have to drain them in the winter to prevent the water from freezing. Wanting to drastically improve the standard of the industry, Beachcomber founders Keith & Judy Scott had a breakthrough that on re-inventing the mechanics of a hot tub in 1983.

    Beachcomber Hot Tub Energy Savings

    They decided to take the internal equipment and move it outside the hot tub cavity. This allowed them to insulate all four walls of the hot tub, which studies have shown is the number one most important factor affecting energy efficiency.

    Did you know that Beachcomber Hot Tubs are up to 43% more energy efficient than other hot tubs? 

    With 4 walls insulated, Beachcomber engineers created an ingenious solution for placing the pumping and heating systems seamlessly under the front step. This not only provides savings in energy efficiency, but allows easy accessing for equipment maintenance and checks.

    When it comes to insulation, the foam product Beachcomber uses across all of our models is made right in our factory in British Columbia, Canada. It expands to fill the entire space within the hot tub and is applied by hand by one of our specialized technicians.

    Along with saving you money on energy costs, the insulation allows easy maintenance of your desired water temperature.

    Keith and Judy’s new idea not only revolutionized the hot tub industry, but continues to this day to set Beachcomber apart from its competitors. Nearly 40 years later, Hybrid3 carries on the proud technological tradition.

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