this hubbub world, it often becomes hard to find time to
share highlights of the day with your partner. A hot tub
creates the perfect opportunity to talk.
Tall Tales from the Heart
people often shun listening to family elders discuss
the good old days, but combining a little wisdom with
bubbly warm water sets the scene for eager young listeners.
open the hot tub cover, start the jets and watch how everyone
in the family tends to leave the television room or
computer station and head for a soak. You don’t have to
say anything; if you lead them, they will come.
tubs enjoy a long reputation for stirring sensual juices.
Soaking sets the mood for love.
Take Yourself Out to a Ballgame
is nothing like watching a favorite team hit a home
run while soaking in the hot tub. Spas with built-in
television sets bring the action to you.
the day with a refreshing soak while listening to the
birds chirp and watching the sunrise. A cup of java and
swirling water jetstarts the day.
Acquaint Kids with the Water
hot tub owners find it an ideal place to let youngsters
become accustomed to the water and to gain
an appreciation and respect for it, as long as an adult
remains within an arm’s reach.
the wound heals, rehabilitation programs may include
hydrotherapy to help patients get back on their feet
Open Up the Sinuses
feeling a little congested, the steam rising off the hot
water can help to open up nasal passages. Inhaling warm,
moist air has long been a home remedy for upper respiratory
Soak Up the Stars
your favorite celebrities on a wide plasma screen,
while relaxing in warm water, doubles the pleasure.
Some hot tubs come equipped with televisions, DVD
players and surround sound systems.
on the fiber-optic lighting and fountains, and the hot
tub becomes a centerpiece for backyard parties. Even if
no one gets wet, its handsome appearance and soothing
sounds become the center of attention.
something is bothering you and your mate, the warmth
of the hot tub makes it easier to bring up touchy topics
and resolve lingering issues. Conversation just flows. .
A Gift to Treasure
your spouse with a hot tub decked out with all
the amenities that will provide years of enjoyment. It
makes a great anniversary gift to each other.
It’s in the Cards
cards and backgammon games will keep youngsters’
minds busy, while mom and dad relax.
Row, Row, Row to Health
tubs equipped with rowing machines allow for exhilarating
Tanning Made Easy
sitting in the hot tub on a sunny day in both summer
and winter, the sun not only warms and directly
penetrates the skin, it also bounces off the water,
increasing the potential for tanning.
Float Away the Day
hot tub owners keep the water at a lower temperature
in the summer so they can place a raft in the
hot tub and float around while cooling off.
Hunker Down with a Good Book
the warm water relax you as you find a soothing, quiet
place to catch up on your reading.
Slip Into Something More
optimum convenience and privacy, place your hot tub
on the deck of the master bedroom. When ready for
a soak, just slip out the door and into the warm embrace
of the water.
Super Bowl Fever
annual AFL vs. NFL competitions generate team spirit.
Regardless of which team you are rooting for, watching
the game in the hot tub is sure to boost the team
spirit of both friends and family.
Snowy Day Retreat
the snow starts falling, hot tub owners like to head
outdoors to experience the unique hot and cold sensation
of letting icy snowflakes hit their skin, while relaxing
in the hot, bubbly water.
some hot tub owners choose to take their unit with
them when they move, others find that it adds to their
existing home’s value, especially if landscaping or other
amenities enhance the backyard as well.
At Your Service
self-contained hot tubs maintain steady heat, always
ready for you to step in and enjoy yourself. There
is no more turning on the heater and waiting for
Avoid Health Club Hassles
need to drive to a health club for a soothing soak
when you have a safe, clean hot tub in the backyard.
Leave the gym bag in the closet and enjoy the
Create Your Own Resort
don’t have to travel to a posh resort when you can
create the ambiance of a vacation—right in your
yourself to a soak after a hard day at the office, completing
a difficult class assignment or finishing the housework.
Just knowing the hot tub is waiting will make
the chore fly by.
the mix of grandkids for a sing-along and rub-a-dub-dub
in the tub.
hot tub models require very little maintenance. Textured
shells and synthetic exterior cabinetry are designed
to need little more than hosing off.
the sky twinkle on a starry night. Pick out the Big
Dipper, Orion and other constellations.
jets that move up and down the spine soothe inflamed
tissue and relieve the pain.
Build a Friendship
a magnet, a hot tub draws friends and offers opportunities
to get to know someone better. Invite your guest
for a light meal, and then offer an impromptu soak.
Sensuous Skinny Dipping
proper screening from nosey neighbors, slip out of restrictive
garments and let your skin savor the sensual water.
in the hot tub with your family and try to identify all
the species of birds that fly by or land in the garden. Keep
a bird identification book or card handy for quick
Post Workout Relief
into the warm, soothing waters after working out at
the gym or participating in an impromptu driveway basketball
Become the Perfect Valentine
a romantic night to remember for your sweetheart,
rose petals, et
a gazebo, bar surround and a built-in refrigerator, and
turn a backyard hot tub into the spot for entertaining
Cleaner and Safer
you own the hot tub, you control the water quality.
You don’t have to risk health problems by stepping
into a public spa when you are assured safe water
placing your hot tub in a prominent backyard spot and
adding a gazebo and low-maintenance landscaping plants,
you will cut down on backyard lawn care.
Heat Up to Cool Down
arguing with a loved one, step back and spend time in
the spa for a new perspective. The water’s calming properties
will help you think more clearly and clear the air
Celebrate in the Water
it is a birthday bash or a holiday get-together, spending
some time in a hot tub adds a special twist to a traditional
celebration. Enjoy turkey sandwiches on Thanksgiving
or toast the New Year aqua-style.
the scent of cherry blossoms, lavender or spring rain—you
name it—while soaking in your hot tub. Aromatherapy
enhances the spa experience by adding an olfactory
A Portable Choice
it is time to relocate to a new home, just unplug and
drain your portable hot tub, then have the movers pack
it on the truck. When you arrive, fill the hot tub and
let its restorative powers ease the strain of moving.
The Neighborhood Gang
to know your children’s friends by rolling out the hot
tub welcome mat. It is always good to know that you can
find your youngsters and their friends in your hot tub
variety of hot tub colors and styles, like onyx shells and
cedar-style cabinetry, harmonize with a home’s architectural
Surround Yourself with Hydrotherapy
in a therapy seat and feel the soothing massage of warm
water from your neck to the tip of your toes. Hot tub
owners rave about these special alcoves.
Easy Ingress and Egress
hot tubs offer features that make getting into, out
of, and moving around in the spa, a lot easier. These include
lower sidewalls, grab bars and cool-down seats. .
Fabulous Fountain Show
and listen as streams of water dance above your
head or a sheet of water cascades into the hot tub. A
marvelous variety of fountains enhance the spa experience
by adding a visual and auditory dimension.
Soothe a Boo-Boo recent
bump or bruise is an instant cure, and it allows you
to steal some quality bonding time.
with your child in the hot tub to soothe a
Light Up the Night
LED and fiber-optic lighting enhance the visual
appeal of sitting in a hot tub. Whether selecting a solid
color or watching revolving rainbow hues, special lighting
lets owners set the mood.
58 Power Plan
insulation and state-of-the-art heating systems help
to keep operating costs to a minimum. It is a runaway winner
in any dollars-per-minute-of-joy contest.
Make Magical Memories
with a special someone sets the scene for memory-making.
You will easily recall the time that you witnessed
a sunset, or the evening that a shooting star streaked
across the sky.
Develop a Bonding Routine
a family soak. Everyone gathers in the hot tub and
gets to talk about their day, world events or anything
else that may crop up.
Make a Lifestyle Statement
a hot tub lets family and visitors know that you
have stepped up a notch on the social scene.
a long day on your feet, nothing feels better than a foot
massage. Special foot jets, available on many spas, know
just how much pressure to exert to wash away pedaling
Make Commuting Tolerable
traffic hassles can rattle the calmest drivers, just knowing
that a hot tub soak awaits you is sure to settle your
Beat the Wintertime Blues
is no need to stay inside waiting for the cold weather
to pass when the hot tub’s warm water and escaping
warm air can keep you from becoming chilled.
Create a Serene Garden
a hot tub in a quiet, peaceful garden produces synergistic
benefits. Lush, attractive plants create a Garden
of Eden effect.
Recover from Joint Injuries
warm, swirling waters can speed recovery from minor
injuries, and it can often be incorporated into a rehabilitation
program after a more severe mishap.
hot tub, a cool beverage and some tasty hors d’oeuvres
create the perfect happy hour—without ever leaving
seems to settle in the neck and shoulder region. Special
jets surrounding the neck provide pulsating, rhythmic
Spread the Good News
hot tub is the perfect setting to share good news or to make
an important family announcement.
better way to get in touch with your inner self than
in warm, swirling water? Close your eyes, breathe easy
Pop the Question
the hot tub as the place for a memorable marriage
proposal (she won’t refuse).
Spell It Out
your child prepare for a spelling test while surrounded
in bubbling water. Both of you will be more
relaxed and receptive to the task.
hot tub enables you to add an aquatic retreat without increasing
your taxes. As a portable aboveground unit, it does
not add to your home’s taxable value.
Escape from Technostress
endless ringing of the telephone, the background din
of a television and online instant messaging can cause
technostress. Let the enticing hot tub waters draw you
away from the ceaseless onslaught of information.
Friday Night Buffet
the weekend in the hot tub by munching on some finger
sandwiches, discussing who-is-going-where-andwhen this
swirling warm water helps to wash away your troubles,
grudges and irritability. Use the hot tub as a form
of emotional cleansing or to renew your spirit.
Commune with Nature
your hot tub, listen to the daytime sounds of small animals.
In the evening, watch for bobcats or be on the lookout
for a family of deer.
Reach for a Towel Instead of a Pill
people with fibromyalgia and other painful conditions
find that a soak in the hot tub decreases the need
for pain medication, providing relief without side effects.
One for the Road
an evening out with friends, top off the night with a
soak. Invite everyone back to talk about the high points
or laugh about things that did not turn out as well
Rekindle the Flame
your relationship is in a lull and moods are not in
sync, light a few candles and start the jets. It is just the
spark you need to send your special someone right back
into your arms.
a hot tub opportunity to review finances and ask family
members to tighten their belts.
Meet the New (and Old) Neighbors
the folks living on your street hear you enjoying your
new hot tub, they will want to stop by to chat—and hope
for a soak.
Soften the Blow
in the lap of hot tub luxury is the best place to deliver
The Great Escape
the hot tub in a sunroom or in a gazebo allows the
convenience of a home soak without having to worry
about battling the elements or swatting the insects.
Relief for Headaches
people find that soaking in a hot tub relieves headache
pain, especially pain from tension headaches. As
the body relaxes, so do the muscles in the head.
all those catalogs that have been lying around, and
browse to your heart’s content.
your taste in music, a state-of-the-art in-spa stereo
system allows you to sing along with your favorite vocalists,
surrounded with bubbling acoustics.
Keep in Touch
a daily card to your kids at summer camp, or send out
those overdue thank you notes. .
Reward the Babysitters
everyone else, sitters love an opportunity for a relaxing
soak. If they have done a good job, invite them back
for some spa time.
a long day on the slopes or working outdoors,
slipping into a hot tub will thaw that frozen-to-the-bone
Take a Mini-Vacation
away from it all, without ever leaving your property. Relaxing
in a hot tub can make you feel that you have escaped
to a private paradise.
for a tennis or golf game by warming up in the hot
tub. Move your joints through their full range of motion
and condition your muscles. You are bound to win
the match or beat your handicap.
Select or Alternate Jet Flow
hot tubs allow each user to adjust the flow of
water. One person can enjoy a gentle massage on the
neck, while another receives a more vigorous back
Make It a Date
out into the spa, rather than going to a club or to
a theater, allows more time for conversation, and it doesn’t
Splurge on Swimsuits
up on those great-looking bikinis that you would never
wear in public.
the teens out of their rooms and into the hot tub (either
alone or with some friends).
folks enjoy talking on the telephone while receiving
an aquatic massage; others use tub time to make
their mental Things-To-Do list.
Reel in the Home Movies
extended family members to watch home movies while
sitting in the hot tub. Bring out popcorn and soft drinks
to complete the evening’s entertainment.
Let the Games Begin
set the scene for some unique playtime, fill the hot tub
with lots of floating rubber duckies, balls, fishing games
and snorkels for little ones.
Rx for Youth
in a hot tub makes you feel younger and totally alive,
and you don’t even need a doctor’s prescription.