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BEST OF CLASS!

December 17, 2021  Northern Lights Selected as BEST OF CLASS! Poolandspa.com, announces the winners of their 2021 Best Of Class Awards for companies in the pool and spa industry.

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The Right Hot Tub Deck

Choosing the kind of hot tub deck you need is as much about personal preferences as about practical considerations. There are many ways you can go, and the only real limit is the available space, your budget, and your imagination. Here are some tips when it comes down to choosing the right hot tub deck.…

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Hot Tub, the perfect treatment for stress

We all know that hot tubs are great for relaxing muscles and getting rid of pain. This is something that has been proven again and again. However, what else are they good for? Can a hot tub provide any other kind of relief? Treatment for stress Along with providing relief to chronic pain or pain…

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Comparing Prices for the Best Values

For most hot tub buyers, comparing prices is the most important way of figuring out which tub is best for them. Surprisingly, hot tub prices vary quite a lot, even for models that seem to be virtually identical. It helps to know what affects pricing when comparing hot tubs in order to find one that…

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The most important parts of a hot tub

A hot tub is made up of different parts that must fit together perfectly. Make sure you are well informed about all these parts, to make sure you can enjoy all-year-round use of your hot tub. The most important parts of a hot tub are:   the tub the heating system the filter The tub…

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Worn Hot Tub Pump – Fix or Replace?

With any hot tub, the water has to flow from the tub through the heating element and filtration system and back into the tub. To accomplish this, all hot tubs have a pump that keeps the flow going, hopefully without a hitch. The pump has moving parts, of course, and as with all machinery that…

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History of Hot Tubs

Hot tubs (or spas) have been used for longer than most people think. Romans had large public baths for hundreds of years, most of which were heated. Citizens from all walks of life enjoyed a good soak, and in those days, it was really more of a gathering place for meeting up and doing business.…

Finding the best hot tub

Finding the best Hot Tub

If you’re in the market for the best hot tub you can find, and there’s no lack of choice, that’s for sure! Hot tubs come in many different sizes – from small and cozy to accommodate a couple, to large ‘party’ styles that can easily handle seven or more adults. They also come with a…

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The benefits of a wooden hot tub

There are two basic styles of portable, above-ground hot tubs – wood and acrylic (plastic). Both styles have advantages but in some ways wooden hot tubs come out top in head-to-head comparisons. Ultimately, it comes down to each user’s personal preference, but here are some of the benefits of choosing a wooden spa. Cost In…

tips when buying a round hot tub

Tips when buying a round hot tub

If you’ve never owned a hot tub before, shopping for one for the first time can be a bit bewildering. Many shoppers are amazed by the sheer number of spas and all the various configurations that are available. A portable round hot tub is often a good choice for first-time owners. They are among the…

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How to build a hot tub foundation

For intrepid do-it-yourselfers, building a hot tub for your own personal use is fun. But, where many builders go wrong is with the foundations that the hot tub will eventually rest on. That is really the entire key to a tub that will last years and years.   The first thing to remember is that,…

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Hot Tub Spa

What is a hot tub spa? Most people think of a hot tub as a traditional barrel-style wooden tub that originated during the early 70s on the West Coast of the USA. Spas, on the other hand, are derived from plastic polymer materials or fiberglass.   The ‘hot tub spa’ is a modern hybrid of…

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Is an in-ground hot tub your best bet?

Deciding to install in-ground hot tub is not a minor choice. Once it’s done, you’re more or less stuck with where it is, unless you’re willing to pay a pretty hefty fee later on to have it dug up and moved. Having said that, getting an in-ground spa is appropriate for some people. Ultimately, several…

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What is a hottube ?

What is a hottube? Most people consider a hottube as a traditional wooden barrel style tub that originated in the early 70’s from the West Coast. Spas on the other hand are derived from plastic polymer materials or fiber glass.   The ‘hottube spa’ is a modern Hybrid of the two different styles. The hottube…

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Hot tub parts

As any experienced hot tub owner will attest, accessories make a big difference. Sure, soaking in warm, bubbling water is the ultimate goal, but you want some amenities as well, right? Here are some of the more popular hot tub accessories you might want to put on this year’s wish list. Comfort If you spend…

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The Hot Tub Products You Need

Did you know Northern Lights offers CHEMICAL FREE SANITIZATION ? Check out how you can keep your hot tub or spa clean and fresh without using harsh chemicals! One of the most important parts of owning a hot tub is keeping the necessary chemical treatments in stock, for both regular maintenance and the occasional shock…

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Hot Tubs (Aqua Aerobics)

You might have heard a lot about what hot tubs can do for you when it comes to your health. Hot tubs are great ways to get the toxins out of your body, and they are also great ways to explore natural medicine. However, did you know that they can also help you lose weight?…

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Using Hot Tub Plans to Build Your Own

If you’re the type who loves the challenge of building your own stuff, building a hot tub from plans might be right up your alley. Hot tubs can be pretty simple or very elaborate, and your level of expertise as a builder should be the determining factor upon which you base your decision to go…

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How hot tubs keep you healthy

A hot tub is a great way for you to truly work on your health in many different ways. One of the best things that you can do for your health is to use a hot tub on a regular basis. Natural Health A hot tub, used in a certain way, is something that you…

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Choosing Hot Tub Steps

A lot of hot tubs require steps to get in and out comfortably. These accessories are sold separately by many spa dealers, and you have lots of choices. Many tub owners opt for steps that match the trim on their new spas, but that’s by no means required. You have complete freedom to choose any…

Detoxifying the body

Hot Tubs for detoxifying the body

One of the best things about saunas has always been getting the bad stuff out of your body by detoxification and natural cleansing. However, what you might not know is that a hot tub is also a great way to rid your body of things that might be in it that are no good for…

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How To Pick a Hot Tub Heater

After you’ve owned and used a hot tub for several years, you may want (or have) to get a replacement hot tub heater. Today’s modern spas generally come with either electric or gas heaters, and most buyers make their preference when picking out the model they wish to purchase. Nevertheless, that doesn’t mean you won’t…

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Hot tubs, how they relieve aches

Hot tubs, how they relieve aches Everyone knows the wonderful feeling of stepping into a hot tub and feeling their muscles relax. What you might not know about is the sort of pain relief a hot tub can provide. As long as it is used correctly, a hot tub is very good at relieving all…

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Choosing a Hot Tub Cover

Using a hot tub cover is important, whether you have an indoor or outdoor hot tub. The two basic reasons are to keep dirt and debris out of the water and to trap the heat, saving energy and reducing the cost of using the tub. The kind of cover you use depends on where your…

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A smart deck plan for your hot tub

While picking one out, consider the deck design you’ll want to accompany it. This is an important decision, and not as simple as it might seem at first go. Do you want it to match your tub design or your house ? How big should the deck be? What should it be made from?  …

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Choose the right hot tub filter

Your hot tub’s filter system is a vital part of the tub and its efficient operation. Beyond cleaning it regularly to keep both it and the water clean, at some point you will want to replace the filter with a new one. You can usually buy a new one from the same place where you…

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Wooden bath tubs

Are you looking for wooden bath tubs for your rustic home or cabin? A wooden tub is a great addition to your home if you’re looking for something unique and interesting for your home. You can buy a wooden bath tub that not only functions as a bath tub but that can be used as…

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The proper way to use a wood-fired hot tub

A wood-fired hot tub harkens back to the days before electricity or access to natural gas fuel. Many hot tub purists like the natural experience of soaking in a spa that is heated by burning wood. If this appeals to you, you can still get that kind of hot tub from several manufacturers.   Using…

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Is a hot tub kit right for you?

If you’re a ‘do-it-yourself’ kind of person and you’re looking into getting a hot tub, you might want to try building one from a kit. It’s a good way to get your hands dirty and feel that you’ve accomplished something without having to build your hot tub completely from scratch. Several companies that sell wooden…

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Indoor hot tub vs. outdoor hot tub

Among the many decisions you have to make when choosing a hot tub is whether to place it indoors or outdoors. A lot of would-be hot tub owners think this is a pretty easy decision and purely one of personal preference. However, it’s easy to overlook considerations that could impact heavily on your choice about…

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Western Red Cedar

A hot tub is definitely a complex electronic and technical product that must, of course, be capable of operating without problems for its entire lifetime.   This requires special properties! Similarly, a good sauna must also meet strict quality criteria. The extreme temperature and humidity variations inside the sauna, and the frequently extreme weather conditions…

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Small or large hot tub?

Choosing a hot tub is a bit like picking a new car. Price is important, but so are practical considerations like how many people will need to fit comfortably inside it. Some folks will need a hot tub that can handle a gaggle of family and friends, while others will need only a small, private…

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Integrating a hot tub half into deck

Installing a hot tub half into a deck always makes for fantastic results. Constructing a hot tub half into a deck is a common way to integrate a hot tub in a garden. Easily step in or out of your hot tub from the deck. Moreover this configuration lets you use part of your deck…

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Design a deck around your hot tub

If you want to build your own deck for a hot tub, it’s vital to have a good plan before you start building. If it’s going to be an ornamental deck that won’t have to support the weight of your hot tub, you have a lot of options. You can choose the materials and the…

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Discovery Island installs Northern Lights hot tubs

Northern LightsTM Cedar Tubs is selected to supply hot tubs to Caribbean’s newest luxury development owned by Discovery Land Co. This island paradise is called Bakers Bay and is situated off the Bahamas Islands. Once owned by Disney Corporation this private island is considered the top real-estate development in the Caribbean. The hot tubs are…

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Ofuro tub for lakeside cottage hotel Töpferhaus

With its excellent restaurants , waterfront terrace and a large garden with a pier , Seehotel Töpferhaus is at the Bistrica Lake in the Hüttener Hills nature reserve is the perfect venue for your meeting , conference, family outing, marriage or year by rejuvenating retreat. Enjoy a relaxing experience in the Northern Lights ofuro bath…

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Northern Lights selected ‘Best of Class’ again !

Poolandspa.com announced the winners of their ‘Best of Class competition’ on August 27th, 2012. This price is awarded to companies that are active in the pool and spa industry, who stand out because of their service, product quality, and innovative drive. The recognition is based on a combination of determining factors like product inspection and…

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Northern Lights hot tub at the Portes Du Soleil

The enchanting Chalet Châtelet is an ecological luxury ski lodge located in the Vallée d’Abondance, in the French Alps. This traditional log chalet has been renovated using the finest materials and traditional craftsmanship. Clearly, it is a perfect location for enjoying their Spa Pampering Programme in a Northern Lights hot tub after an active day…