Mistakes to avoid when buying a Swim Spa

When purchasing a Swim Spa there are many different things to consider and it is sometimes very easy to make mistakes which may end up causing you money in the long run. Buying a Swim Spa is a large investment, so you need to be sure that you do everything you can in order to ensure that you will get the best Swim Spa possible for you.

Don’t worry, those mistakes can easily be avoided. Below we are going to talk you through these mistakes so that you can purchase your Swim Spa confidently knowing it’s the best one for you.

Correct Size

One of the most important things about personalizing a Swim Spa is its size. The size of a Swim Spa can vary from 12ft to 15ft in length. The average size for a Swim Spa is 14ft in length with allows the average person to swim comfortably. However, taller people may find this a little restricting and would prefer the 15ft version for that little extra room for activity.

One of the best ways to make sure that the size is perfect for you is to try it out! All reputable companies should recommend that you ‘wet test’ in order to be confident in the product you are buying.

Semi In-Ground/ Above Ground

Swim Spas can be placed in two different ways; semi in-ground and above ground. Some people like to sink them semi in-ground to lower the profile of the Spa as it is quite large. However, there are a few things to think about when lowering a Swim Spa:

1. When putting your Swim Spa semi in-ground, digging the hole to put it in can be costly. But not only that, it’s almost like ‘empty money’ as you can’t necessarily see the money you have spent. Alternatively, you could put your Swim Spa above ground and build around it with decking, making it look very aesthetically pleasing. This way the money you would have spent digging a hole, can now be spent on a garden transformation to highlight the luxury feature that is the Swim Spa.

2. Putting your Swim Spa semi in-ground also makes it less accessible for drainage, so if anything bad was to happen it would be a more costly fix.

Making Sure It Is Fully Tailored To You

Optional extras are the best way to fully customize your Swim Spa so that you get the most out of it. These can allow you to do things such as rowing, hydrotherapy and with a variable flow trainer you can even use it like a treadmill. So, make sure to ask about the available optional extras so that you can get the most out of your Swim Spa.

Top tip: Make a list of things that you want in your swim spa to make sure nothing gets missed. Once your Swim Spa is ordered you can’t add on any extras at a later date due to the way they are custom made for the optional extras.

Main Use of Your Swim Spa

When buying a Swim Spa it is important to ask yourself why you are buying it. Is it primarily for swimming? Or maybe it’s for mobility. These factors can also effect the type of swim spa you buy. If you are buying it for swimming, there are options to take the hydrotherapy seats out to give you maximum swimming space within the spa. Not only do you have this option, you also have the option for a Dual- Temp Swim Spa. These are a Swim Spa with a Hot Tub attached. This allows you to have the best of both worlds if you would like maximum space within the swim spa but would still like the option of hydrotherapy.

Here at North Spas we are confident that we will find the perfect Swim Spa for you. Come and visit us at one of our showrooms today for more information on your Swim Spa.