Some hot tub owners use their hot tubs mainly in the winter, but some use them year-round. There is nothing like a hot, relaxing soak to calm down sore muscles. A soak in the hot tub before bedtime might help you sleep better. After you’ve battled traffic on your way home from work, a quick soak in the jetted warmth might be just what the doctor ordered! Could your hot tub be more energy-efficient and make you think about using it more often even in the summer months?

The swimming pool and hot tub contractors from Tipton Pools in Knoxville, Tennessee has tips to help you relax in the hot tub and not worry about how much it will cost you to heat it and run the jets. After all, if you’re worried that you’re not enjoying the soak, are you?

Could your hot tub be more energy efficient?

Energy Star has tips for helping reduce the cost to operate your hot tub.

  1. Portable hot tubs are less expensive to operate
  2. Portable hot tubs are usually better insulated
  3. Use a cover to trap the heated water
  4. Drop the temperature of the water by three degrees and you can save up to 10% on the cost of heating. Chances are no one will even notice the difference
  5. Turn the jets off if you’re not in the hot tub
  6. Turn the water temperature down if you’re not going to use the hot tub for some length of time
  7. Upgrade hot tub equipment to newer, more energy efficient styles

If you want to save money on hot tub operating costs — and who wouldn’t — reach out to use and let us take a look at your hot tub and offer suggestions.