Why Spa Covers Are Best to Buy During Winter

Winter is an important time to consider buying a new hot tub cover for several reasons:

Hot tub covers play a crucial role in insulating the hot tub and preventing heat loss. During winters, especially in Oregon, when the outside temperatures are much lower than the desired water temperature, an effective cover can help maintain the heat, reducing the need to run the hot tub’s heating system frequently. This, in turn, can lead to energy savings and lower heating costs. Purchasing a new standard hot tub cover about every five years or so prevents heat loss and keeps your water clean and healthy. A few other cover options now exist like the SmartTop cover system that reduces heat loss, lasts longer than standard covers, comes with safety features, and can be found at your closest Oregon Hot Tubs stores.

Woman opening hot tub cover - Oregon Hot Tub explains why buying a spa cover during winter is best.

Winter brings cold temperatures, snow, ice, and freezing conditions. A durable hot tub cover can protect the water and the tub itself from the elements, preventing snow and ice from entering the water and keeping it clean. It can also prevent damage to the hot tub’s components. In extremely cold climates, hot tub water can freeze if not properly protected. A well-fitting cover acts as a barrier, helping to prevent freezing and protect the plumbing and equipment of the hot tub.

Hot tub covers also serve as safety features, as they can prevent accidents and keep children and pets from accessing the hot tub when it’s not in use. This is especially important in winter when the water may be more inviting to curious individuals.

Man opening hot tub - Oregon Hot Tub explains why buying a spa cover during winter is best.

Properly maintaining and protecting your hot tub in winter can extend its lifespan. A good cover shields the hot tub from snow, ice, and the harsh winter weather, which can prevent damage and prolong its use for years to come. Using a hot tub cover can reduce the amount of debris, leaves, and other contaminants that enter the water. This means less time and effort spent on maintenance, cleaning, and chemical balancing during the winter months.

When purchasing a new hot tub cover for winter, make sure it fits your hot tub properly. The experts at Oregon Hot Tub can help you figure out the best cover for your home and hot tub. There is a wide selection of standard covers, SmartTop Covers, and Covanas to pick from at Oregon Hot Tub. Investing in a quality cover will not only help you enjoy your hot tub during the winter months but also save you money on energy and maintenance costs in the long run. Stop by an Oregon Hot Tubs showroom today to see samples and order a new cover before Old Man Winter really visits!