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Minnesota winters can be harsh, but cozying up in your hot tub is a great way to find warmth and relaxation all season long. With proper planning and maintenance, soaking away the winter chill in your own hot tub can be safe, affordable, and deeply enjoyable. Follow these best practices, and you'll be warming up from the inside out in no time!
Shielded by a stone veneer, this backyard hot tub remains well-insulated throughout the winter months.
Proper insulation is key to maintaining your hot tub's temperature in cold weather. Look for high-quality materials like foam or fiberglass and a well-fitting cover without gaps. An additional floating thermal blanket can provide an extra layer of insulation against heat loss.
Throughout the winter, this built-in hot tub is safeguarded by a custom, automatic cover.
Don't let your hot tub maintenance slide in winter! Regular upkeep prevents problems and keeps your spa running properly when temps drop. Check for leaks, maintain water chemistry, and keep snow and ice off the cover. Check out this handy hot tub maintenance checklist.
It's no secret Minnesota has its fair share of extreme winter weather. Take steps to winterize the plumbing system and prevent pipes from freezing and bursting in extreme cold. Pipe insulation and heat tape can help protect against the elements. Many hot tubs have built-in freeze protection features as well.
Set into a vault, this custom stainless steel hot tub was specifically designed for year-round use.
Turn up the heat in your backyard by placing your hot tub closer to your home for easier access. Studies show hot tubs are used more often when they are conveniently located. Also, take necessary precautions to ensure you can enjoy your hot tub without concerns about slips, falls, or exposure to extreme cold.
Install a windbreak or windscreen to shield your hot tub from harsh winds, prevent heat loss, and create a cozy soaking experience even on cold days. It also enhances privacy while insulating your spa.
When in doubt, call your hot tub manufacturer for advice on wintertime use.
Always check with your hot tub company for specific winter care guidelines. Different models have unique recommendations to follow.
With this expert advice in mind, you can relax, unwind, and warm up in your own backyard hot tub all Minnesota winter long. Contact Southview Design today to get started on your dream backyard oasis!
Evergreen winter porch pots are a quick, easy, and festive winter decoration that will last from Black Friday to New Year's Day – and beyond.
The holidays are here! This easy DIY project is guaranteed to put everyone in the Christmas spirit.
We're serious about backyard swimming pool design and installations.
The journey from a concept to a final plan and budget takes time. If you start now, you can enjoy the process without feeling rushed.
Many projects require permits to build. Don't waste your precious summer waiting for a permit. It's so frustrating!
With your plan complete and your permit in hand, you'll be ready to build ahead of the spring rush.
An indoor herb garden not only elevates your cooking but also adds a touch of greenery to your space. With a little care and attention, you can enjoy fresh herbs all year long.
Every year, our local community lifestyle magazines ask their readers who is the best in your city. Don't forget to vote Southview Design for Best Landscape Designer – here's how.
While you may prefer to stay indoors, winter is the ideal time to prune your trees and shrubs.