• Hot Tub Cover Lifters: What To Know

    Hot Tub Cover Lifters: What To Know

    Outside of the hot tub itself, there’s no more important element to your Beachcomber than the cover. A hot tub cover not only keeps your hot tub protected, it keeps your water clean and traps in heat to maintain the energy efficiency.

    Our HEATSHIELD™ hot tub covers have been designed with up to 45% more insulating power than standard covers, and include our vacuum-seal construction to ensure that the heat inside your hot tub stays inside. This way you can keep costs down in winter as you enjoy your daily soaks in your Beachcomber’s massaging waters.

    If you have any issues with your back, or are planning on enjoying solo soaks often, one of the best investments you can make into your hot tub is a cover removal system that takes the work out of getting in and out of your hot tub.

    At Beachcomber, we offer a few options to satisfy varying needs and price points in a hot tub cover lifters:

    Beachcomber Hot Tub Cover Lifters

    AIRLIFT™

    Our AIRLIFT™ Cover Lifter is engineered with aircraft-grade corrosion proof metals, incorporates hydraulic assistance for easy lifting and closing, and provides flexible mounting options for all hot tubs and surroundings.

    A few of the highlights of the design:

    • Quality gas shock assisted hydraulic springs for easy and light lifting
    • Flexible install and mounting options for all sizes of hot tubs, corner radius’ and surrounds
    • Only requires 9” clearance
    • Doesn’t catch HEATSHIELD™ skirt when opening and closing
    • Utilizes locking pin to protect HEATSHIELD™ cover from blowing over
    • 2-step process for quick opening
    • Guaranteed for 2-years

     

    SLIDE ‘N STORE™ X-TREME

    Our SLIDE ‘N STORE™ X-TREME Cover Lifter is designed with a steel plate to utilize the weight of the hot tub to secure the cover lifter in place. Built using high-grade aluminum with integral hydraulic pistons for easy lifting, it provides simple do-it-yourself installation for square, rectangular, and circular shaped hot tubs.

    A few of the highlights of the design:

    • Cradle design provides gentle handling of your HEATSHIELD™ cover
    • Integral hydraulic piston for easy on and off cover lifting
    • Easy installation by slipping under PERMASEAL™ without drilling into hot tub
    • Requires 34” (87 cm) clearance
    • Effortless 3-step process for easy opening
    • Guaranteed for 2-years

     

    SLIDE ‘N STORE PLUS

    Our SLIDE & STORE™ PLUS Cover Lifter is an affordable solution manufactured to provide quick removal of your HEATSHIELD™ cover with minimum effort while in use. The cradle ensures your HEATSHIELD™ is easily lifted without any undue stress and remains suspended without touching the ground.

    A few of the highlights of the design:

    • Cradle design provides gentle handling of your HEATSHIELD™ cover
    • Design utilizes single hydraulic strut and stress-free hinge operation
    • Requires 24” (61 cm) clearance
    • Effortless 3-step process for easy opening
    • Guaranteed for 2-years

     

    LIFT ‘N STORE™ PLUS

    Our LIFT ‘N STORE™ PLUS Cover Lifter utilizes an under-mount lifting design with dual gas springs to assist in your hot tub cover removal, creating a simple vertical lift motion. This system is ideal with hot tubs sunken into decks where space is limited, and only requires 6 in. of clear space to allow for proper installation and operation.

    A few of the highlights of the design:

    • Dual gas spring assisted
    • Requires only 6″ of clearance
    • Mounts to edge of hot tub cabinetry or directly to deck
    • Durable zinc plated and powder coated finish
    • Highest quality stainless steel hardware
    • Guaranteed for 2-years

     

    For more details, please visit our website, and no matter which hot tub cover lifter you purchase, it’s very important that you take the time to follow proper hot tub cover maintenance to keep it looking it’s best longer. Feel free to drop us a line, or drop into one of our authorized dealers if you want to know more about our hot tub cover removal options.

  • The Importance Of A Quality Hot Tub Cover

    The Importance Of A Quality Hot Tub Cover

    A high-quality hot tub cover not only adds to the look of your hot tub, it is also critical to its performance. Old hot tub covers often become water-logged, making them heavy to move and inefficient in trapping heat in. Once a hot tub cover is no longer easy to move or capable of sealing in heat, it will start costing you more in heating bills, not to mention add to the time you spend maintaining clean and healthy hot tub water.

    Why Invest In A New Hot Tub Cover 

    There are definite quality differences in the range of cover you can buy. A HEATSHIELD™ by Beachcomber is designed by maximum energy efficiency. The key element of our HEATSHIELD™ hot tub covers is that they have 45% more insulating power than standard hot tub covers, and have been designed to lock in your hot tub’s heat and energy – saving you up to $500 per year in heating costs!*

    What makes a HEATSHIELD hot tub cover perform better?

    Heat-Sealed Construction

    Maximize the longevity and performance of your cover with our airtight, heat-seal design that keeps cold air out.

    Durable Against All Elements

    Reinforced light-weight aluminum keeps the structure of your cover looking like new. Mildew, moisture, and UV rays are simply no match against the marine grade vinyl skin!

    Made in Canada

    Every Beachcomber HEATSHIELD™ is proudly made in Canada with quality materials and craftsmanship.

    Two Year Guarantee

    We stand behind our products. This is our commitment to our customers. Our Heatshield will perform as promised.

    So how can you make your HEATSHIELD™ even better?

    There are many reasons why a hot tub cover lifter is regarded as an essential accessory for your Beachcomber Hot Tub. First and foremost, a cover lifter makes it easy for one person to fold the cover back and out of the way. It’s almost effortless.That’s why a hot tub cover lifter really is the key to using and enjoying your hot tub experience on a nightly basis.Remember, a good hot tub cover will conserve heat, save electrical costs and keep dirt and debris out of your hot tub. When it’s in good condition it’s easy to remove, which makes your hot tub experience more relaxing.

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    *Compared to tapered 3” nominal 1 lbs EPS foam cover. Based on typical annual heating costs in the Pacific Northwest

  • How To Choose The Right Hot Tub Cover

    How To Choose The Right Hot Tub Cover

    Choosing the right cover can make all the difference in the enjoyment you get out of your hot tub, and the quality of the covers available vary significantly. So what are the best ways to narrow down the options and find the best product for your needs? First, make sure you buy a cover that specifically fits your model as it needs to be the perfect size in order to effectively shield your hot tub from the elements and seal in the warmth of the water. Then, start thinking about the questions below as you weigh your options.

    Choosing the Best Hot Tub Cover for You

    What’s The Hot Tub Cover Made Of? 

    Hot tub covers are typically made from solid foam cores, sealed in plastic cases, and enclosed in vinyl. But there’s a lot of variations in terms of the quality of materials used and the measures taken to ensure durability and performance. The first thing to consider is the foam itself. Look for a cover made from high-density 100% virgin form cores. When it comes to the vinyl outer skin, make sure it is marine grade. This type of vinyl is resistant to fading, UV damage, and discolouration and will also help prevent mold build-up that causes odours.

    Is It Sealed Properly?

    No matter how nice a hot tub cover looks, if it’s not sealed properly it will very quickly take on water and become extremely heavy and incredibly difficult to move. This makes getting in and out of your hot tub much more difficult, as well, the water in the core reduces the effectiveness of the insulation. Ensuring that your cover is sealed with a poly vapour barrier and a durable liner is key to the long-term performance. At Beachcomber, our covers also include a centre seam bumper and steam sealers, bonded with poly thread, to make our covers even more effective at keeping heat in and cold out.

    Is It The Best Choice For My Climate? 

    Depending on where you live, finding a cover with thick, dense insulation can be particularly important. Make sure you find one that is going to hold up throughout any seasonal fluctuations at your home. When it comes to snow, as a Canadian manufacturer we understand the importance of durability in a harsh winter climate. That’s why we add in two corrosion proof 20 gauge aluminum C channels for added structural integrity.

    No matter which Hot Tub Cover you purchase, it’s very important that you take the time to follow proper hot tub cover maintenance in order to keep it looking it’s best longer.

    Feel free to drop us a line, or drop into one of our authorized dealers if you want to know more about our hot tub cover options or any of the other features inside Beachcomber Hot Tubs.

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