How big is a hot tub cover?
A common length is 5”. For acrylic spas, the skirt should cover the exposed lip of the shell, plus about 1/2” more, rounded up to even inches.
How much space does a hot tub cover need?
A good rule of thumb for a hot tub is to give yourself about a foot of space on each side of the tub. This leaves room for things like opening the cover. Most covers require at least 18 inches of space behind the tub as well as a few inches on the left and right side for the arm that helps you lift the cover.
Does a hot tub cover have to fit perfectly?
Hot tub covers should fit tight around a hot tub. This tight fit ensures a good seal around the edge of the cover; trapping more heat in the water and increasing the energy efficiency of the cover.
How much clearance do you need for a hot tub cover lifter?
Typically, you need 36” for proper installation and operation of these basket cover lifters. Hydraulic cover lifters have a variety of options to fit every size and configuration of hot tub, so you’re sure to find the one that’s right for you.
What is the best size for a hot tub?
Get Comfortable in a Tub made for 4-5 Adults If you have a full size family or frequently have a guest or two over for a soak, a four to five person hot tub might be what you are looking for. Those looking for more personal space might also choose a tub that fits four to five adults.
What are the dimensions of a 7 person hot tub?
Choosing a Hot Tub Based on Size
|Hot Tub Size Ranges||Length||Height|
|Small (2-4 people)||5’4” – 7”||29” – 35”|
|Medium (5-6 people)||6’6” – 7’9”||33” – 38.5”|
|Large (7+people)||7′ – 9”||36” – 38”|
Can I run my hot tub jets with the cover on?
Covering your hot tub with plastic wrap or a tarp is disastrous for your hot tub cover. Not only could it become waterlogged much quicker, but it can also magnify the sun’s rays and trap heat. That can cause your cover’s cores to melt.
How do you measure a square hot tub cover?
The square hot tub cover is the easiest cover to measure. Simply measure your outside lip to lip, and add 1/2″ to each dimension. The only other dimension you will need is the skirt length. Rectangle Hot Tub Covers
What is a standard cover for a hot tub?
The Standard Hot Tub Covers. The Standard covers are a 4 inches thick in the middle that slopes to 2 inch thickness on the outside edge of the spa cover. Our Standard cover is a perfect cover for any hot tub or spa in a warm weather climate states such as Florida, and parts of California, Texas.
Do you build according to actual hot tub spa dimensions?
Please build according to actual hot tub spa dimensions. Manufacturing tolerances are not represented in the portable spa renderings. NOTE: The scale on all drawings is 1/4″ = 1’0″.
What is the thickness of a Standard Spa cover?
The Standard covers are a 4 inches thick in the middle that slopes to 2 inch thickness on the outside edge of the spa cover. Our Standard cover is a perfect cover for any hot tub or spa in a warm weather climate states such as Florida, and parts of California, Texas.