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Wood Hot Tub vs. Acrylic Spa

When considering a hot tub/spa there are plenty of options available to consider. One of the key questions is what material is best for you and your needs – a stainless steel lined cedar tub, an un-lined cedar hot tub or an acrylic spa. We’ve broken down the top 5 things to consider when looking at purchasing a tub/spa.1. Cleaning Stainless steel lined cedar hot tubs are very easy to keep clean. With smooth stainless steel inside the tub they are easy to wipe down after being used. The ...

April 27, 2021

How Do Alpine Hot Tubs Differ from Other Wood Hot Tubs?

Alpine Tubs is part of the NZ Manufacturing group, which specialises is food grade stainless steel manufacturing. This means we apply our skills and experience around manufacturing to the high food grade standards to the manufacturing of our hot tubs. Through using stainless steel to create our tubs we can guarantee leak free tubs, while maintaining the look of a traditional hot tub. The stainless steel also makes is easy to clean the inside of our tubs - simply empty your tub and wipe it down. ...

March 22, 2021

Should I Get a Wood-Fired, Gas or Electric hot tub?

There are a few key things to consider when deciding the heating source for your hot tub. How often will you use it?If you want a tub that you can fill and use daily, our electric hot tub will probably suit your needs the best. This option operates similar to an acrylic spa, where you can treat the water to keep your tub full and warm to use as you desire. Where will you place your tub and what facilities will it have access to?Where you want to place your tub will influence the heating source ...

February 16, 2021

Are Wood Hot Tubs sanitary?

Yes. We make our hot tubs from food grade stainless steel and beautiful Cedar wood to assist with the hygiene of our hot tubs. Using stainless steel provides a surface which is easy to wipe down and clean, and we use our knowledge manufacturing to meet food grade standards to manufacture our tubs. Cedar wood is naturally resistant to moisture decay and insect damage making it ideal for hot tubs. with our wood-fired and gas models we recommend you empty the tub after each use, which helps ensure...

November 17, 2020

Alpine Tubs FAQs

How many uses will I get from one gas bottle?- A 9kg gas bottle will generally heat a small tub three times and a large tub twice.  Can you add essential oils or bath bombs to your tub?- Yes you can, however depending on what you use you may need to clean the tub after use. Does the wood have a nice cedar smell? - Yes, you will find a wooden cedar scent with your tub. What are some chemical-free options for keeping the water clean in the electric tub?- You can use traditional chlorine-...

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