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northern lights hot tubBefore you buy a hot tub, you must be well informed. On the internet you will find a vast amount of models, types en qualities. Are you looking mostly for a natural wellness experience or do you want lots of gadgets?

The original cedar hot tubs from Northern Lights® can be customized entirely according to your requirements. The focus is always : create a wellness-surrounding in which you can relax, in which you can enjoy genuine serenity, both mentally and physically. You will then see that you use your hot tub frequently. The warm water is beneficial – the ancient Greeks already used hydrotherapy to treat mental stress and physical pains.

Natural materials are essential for a completely restful experience. The cedar of which all Northern Lights hot tubs are manufactured is such a natural material with -in addition- numerous positives properties. Moreover, Red Cedar is not an endangered wood species. That means that your comfort and your respect for the environment go hand in hand.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or if you need help configuring your hot tub.

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Hot tub or swimming pool?

When it comes to deciding between a hot tub and a swimming pool, there are several factors to consider. Let’s look at some key features of hot tubs that can help you make the right choice.   Relaxation Hot tubs are designed for relaxation and offer a spa-like experience in the comfort of your own…

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The Right Hot Tub Deck

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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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History of Hot Tubs

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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…

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Tips when buying a round hot tub

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How to build a hot tub foundation

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Hot Tub Spa

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Is an in-ground hot tub your best bet?

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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

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Choosing Hot Tub Steps

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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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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

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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

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