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Adding a Hot Tub to Your Deck

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If you're thinking of investing in an upgrade to your outdoor living space, a hot tub can be a fantastic option. Adding a hot tub to your deck can increase the value of your home. Remember to keep in mind what your needs are when selecting a hot tub. Accessories can be added on later. Research all of the costs, from the price of the tub to the installation process and be prepared. AZEK Deck, Trex, Fiberon, TimberTech, MoistureShield, Clubhouse, and Wolf Composite decks are perfect for a hot tub to be installed, as the decking won't be damaged by the water. Here are a few reasons why you might want to look into adding a hot tub to your Edmonton home:

  • A hot tub gives you a great activity to do in your back yard. If you've found that you don't spend as much time out on your deck as you'd like to, you'll have the perfect reason to now! You'll get to enjoy your outdoor space even more.
  • A hot tub can be a healthy addition to your home. The warmth and relaxing action of the jets can be a great stress reliever, as well as provide a gentle massage to sore or stiff parts of the body. Exercises can also be done in the water to help stretch or move sore muscles.
  • Don't forget about the romantic draw of a hot tub. Paired with a few candles and some soft music, a hot tub on your deck can provide the perfect space for you to enjoy a romantic night in with your significant other. Plan a dinner date on your deck and end the evening with a soak!
  • When our Alberta days start to get chilly, you no longer have to discount your deck as a place to hang out! Even once it starts snowing, a hot tub makes your deck a great place to spend some time and enjoy the outdoors. Spend our cold winter evenings enjoying the warm water while taking in the stars.

If you love to entertain friends and family with backyard barbeques and parties, a hot tub can add just another fun feature to your home. Invite guests to bring along a swimsuit! Installing the perfect hot tub can help you make the most out of your composite deck. Look into your options today and get ready to enjoy the outdoors!

Walk on full-size custom decks at our Edmonton showroom. Contact The Deck Store for advice on how to increase the value of your outdoor living space.