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Softub® was recently featured in an article on Maxim.com, the large print and web media outlet. The article on the website talked about the portability of Softub® and some of the features that sets us apart from other hot tubs including the 120v standard outlet, the built in therapy seat as well as our patented heat exchange system (how Softub® heats without a heater!) Here is a quick blurb and link to the article “Luxuriating in a hot tub sounds lovely—but it sounds even lovelier when you can choose where to put it, indoors or...read more
Why is 60-70% of our body made out of water? It can be a mindboggling question but there is a simple fact that explains it in full. Humans have always been close to water. The first living organisms developed in the water because it is an ideal medium for development and growth. And nothing has changed that to this day; we are still and forever will be connected to water. In today’s world there is a variety of ways to treat pathological conditions. Starting with the evidence-based medicine in hospitals, followed by alternative medicine with...read more
We came across this article written in January and think William makes some excellent points. Note: we always suggest buying new so you are covered by our incredible 5-year warranty. Believe it or not, hot tubs can be energy efficient AND economical By William L. Seavey | Special to The Cambrian | http://www.sanluisobispo.com We’ve covered solar power, electric vehicles and rainwater harvesting so far. Now most of you probably think of hot tubs as essentially wasteful and hardly “green,” but I’m here to tell you that they don’t have to...read more
NYS Fair: Softub® business is a ‘crazy job,’ dealing with drunk fairgoers, loud concerts www.syracuse.com By Katrina Tulloch | [email protected] SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Last summer, Barenaked Ladies lead singer and guitarist Ed Robertson fell so deeply in love with the Softub® tent near the Chevy Court stage that he played a song about it. “I got a hard hot tub / It don’t give me no love.” Both the audience and Softub® employees got a kick out of it. Julie Pettis, vice president of Rochester Pettis Pools which...read more
Swim University posts some great knowledge on their site- this one particularly stood out to us here at Softub. Hot tubs and spas can be a fun place for you and your children to relax and enjoy the warmth and soothing, swirling waters of your tub. However, it is important for you to be sure your children remain safe at all times. Too often hot tubs are overlooked as a potential drowning hazard for children. However, hot tubs present several dangers that you must be aware of before you let your children play in your hot tub. Hot tub...read more
The sun is what shapes the seasons we experience on earth; the sun’s energy is what allows all creatures and vegetation to survive on our planet. Essentially, without the sun, there would be no life on earth. So, the sun does a lot for us in our daily lives and for our survival. But the sun can also be used as an alternative source of energy as well. This renewable source of energy is known as solar power/solar energy. So, How Does Solar Power Work? The sun’s light contains energy. When light hits an object, it generates heat. But...read more
A lifestyle is just that: it is how you choose to live your life. Now, following a healthy lifestyle, can be plagued with decisions: “Should I eat that cheeseburger? Or, should I think twice, and reach for a healthier alternative?” Think about it this way: you are what you eat. Time and time again we have heard that saying; in fact, a majority of us grew up with it. It has been proven that food which are high in empty carbohydrates, such as: bread, soft drinks, alcohol, chips, can have a negative affect on your mind and body; ranging from:...read more
A spa will raise your energy bills; ranging from slightly to dramatically. But, there a few easy ways to avoid this, and keep your energy bills as low as possible so you can enjoy your spa rather than worry about your wallet. Always keep the spa cover on when your hot tub is not in use: A spa cover will significantly reduce the amount of heat escape. If the spa is left uncovered, the water temperature be lowered, thus having to run the spa more frequently to reach the desired temperature. The less heat escape, the less you will have to run...read more
San Diego Dive Club in Encinitas, CA. Receives Welcome Hot Tub Donation from Softub San Diego Dive Club, is pleased to announce that they recently received a generous donation from 2 local companies – Softub Spas and Sunstar Covers both located in Poway, CA. Dive San Diego is a springboard diving and platform diving club that competes on various skill levels and provides lessons to divers of all abilities, ages and genders. In addition, Dive San Diego offers competitive team and springboard diving lessons through high-energy programs, taught...read more
Many hot tub owners use their spa for therapeutic purposes ranging from treating chronic pain, arthritis, fibromyalgia, insomnia, and other ailments*. If you suffer from an illness/syndrome that can be treated with the use of a hot tub, with the right health insurance policy, your provider will cover the cost by 40% or in full. Now, just because your insurance provider is going to cover the cost of your hot tub, doesn’t mean you are going to get the top-of-the-line hot tub with all the bells-and-whistles. Be realistic when selecting your...read more