As the weather becomes chillier and seasons begin to change, you’re going to want to be able to keep yourself warm somehow! Have you ever considered building your own rustic wood-fired hot tub? With the proper materials and effort, you can have instant relaxation right in your backyard just in time for winter.Advertisement
WHAT KIND OF WOOD-FIRED HOT TUB SHOULD YOU BUILD?
If you are budgeting to build your wood-fired hot tub, then you may want to consider looking into the old stock tank styled hot tub. The reason why this style of hot tub is so great is because of how cheap the materials are overall. Not to mention the cleaning process for these wood-fired hot tubs is very easy. Although you can fit a lot of people into a stock tank, you might want to consider the number of oils and other bacteria that are excreted from people’s skin, the more people you have in there, the more cleaning you’re going to have to do. So if you’re not trying to be super fancy but like to soak alone or with your partner in your spare time, then this might be the ideal hot tub you’re looking for.
Cedar wood-fired hot tubs are definitely going to be the larger investment of both time and money. The materials alone are not cheap and the amount of labor you’ll spend on building this hot tub will take some time if you’re not exactly handy with tools. However, the end result of making this kind of wood-fired hot tub can be incredible. Some of the most beautifully made cedar wood-fired hot tubs are the most relaxing and fulfilling things you can sit in. The longevity you’ll get out of this tub will also prove it’s worth over time. You’ll truly feel the success wash over you once it’s made. Since this style of wood-fired hot tubs has a little more involvement with cleaning, you can have quite a few people in it, considering you’ll have to perform regular maintenance on this hot tub anyways.
ARE WOOD-FIRED HOT TUBS HEALTHIER THAN REGULAR HOT TUBS?
Technically speaking, yes, they are. The reason is based entirely on how you choose to clean your hot tub. If you are using chemicals to shock your hot tub, then your overall experience isn’t going to be as fulfilling as you want it to be. The way the water looks feels and smells are huge components in trying to enjoy any kind of hot tub. Wood-fired hot tubs are healthier because there are a variety of sanitizing methods you can use that work just as well, if not better, that don’t have a harmful effect on your body afterward.