Wood Hot Tubs in Canada
Owning a hot tub in Canada means dealing with the cold a lot more often than down south in most parts of America. In some ways, that makes hot tubs much more popular in Canada. After all, what could be better than settling into a nice warm tub when it's frigidly cold outside?
Most Canadian hot tub manufacturers make models that can be placed indoors or outdoors. It's really a matter of personal preference. However when installing a hot tub indoors you should consider that proper ventilation is very important to prevent mildew. In Canada wood hot tub are mostly installed outdoors as they are in harmony with the natural environment.
Operating a wooden hot tub in Canada is the same as any plastic hot tub and you may want to invest in an upgraded cover. Northern Lights Cedar Tubs offers a R14 and an R21 cover. The R21 cover is more suited to Canadian winter both for cold and snow load. Other options to help with the cold are an insulted floor option which can be purchased as an upgrade for about $150.
Cedar for hot tubs in Canada - Cedar is an ideal wood for manufacturing hot tubs in cold climates as cedar is arguably the best insulating wood in the world. We are fortunate in Canada to have an abundance of sustainably harvest western red cedar!
Shipping a hot tub in Canada - If you're looking for a wooden hot tub and you live in Canada, we can deliver our hot tub kits directly to your residence. We have shipped 1000's of tubs to every corner of Canada from PEI to the Vancouver Islands. Our tub owners include many of Canada finest fishing lodges, accessible only by plane. If you would like to have the tub pre-assembled we can also take care of this service for you just give us a call at 1-800-759 8990.
Wood fired hot tubs in Canada- Our great country is vast and full of space. We also have a great abundance of natural resources including trees. This makes heating a hot tub with wood an ideal option in Canada, especially in rural areas. Wood burning stoves are a great way to enjoy your hot tub with out the added cost of energy. However for more metropolitan areas such as Toronto or Vancouver, we would suggest an electric or natural gas heating option as wood burning stoves may be restricted in certain municipalities.
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