Swimming Pool & Spa Construction & Maintenance/jet or whirlpool tub?


We have a small bath downstairs bath we are slowly renovating.I would like to replace the existing standard tub with a  jetted or whirlpool tub. I visit the neighbourhood civic leisure centre once a week just to sit in the hot tub and enjoy the jets to relax my aching muscles. Would a small home tub serve the same purpose? Any suggestions on models or brands? I realise it might be better suited for a bigger bathroom, but our main bath already has a nice big deep tub we are happy with, and recently installed grab bars on the walls. Thanks!

Hi Bud,

Thanks for your question. Frankly it's simply a matter of personal preference; nothing more or less. The major brands are all excellent, it comes down to what features you're looking for & how much you want to spend.

Sorry that I can't be more helpful, but that's it.  

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Ron Parrs


Swimming Pool & Spa/Hot tub care. Water chemistry. Problem solving. Residential pools, vinyl liner a specialty. Limited knowledge of gunite or plaster pool construction. Familiar with almost all types of sanitizing systems whether chlorine, bromine, salt, low & non-chlorine chemical treatment, biguanide (Baquacil or Soft Swim), Nature2, etc. Experience treating bio films in pools and spas. Aqua finesse, PoolNaturally & SpaNaturally (using sphagnum moss to control pool & hot tub chemistry & bio-films).


Pool & spa care experience for over 37 years. Owner of Par Pool & Spa in Stratford, CT. Websites: www.parpools.com , www.spacareonline.com , www.pool-care.net , www.parpoolsblog.com

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