Having a hot tub can be one of the best ways to beautify your property. But once you've bought the hot tub, you might start thinking about ways to accessorize your hot tub so that you can build around it and make it the focal point of your outdoor space. If you don't know where to start, here are the five best ways to accessorize your hot tub:
1 - Cover - A spa cover is the first logical choice for a spa accessory. It protects your spa and the water inside from the elements. A spa cover should be durable for all seasons. For easy handling of your spa cover, you might also invest in a spa lift.
2 - Steps - Steps are another logical choice for a hot tub accessory. Practical and useful, steps make getting in and out of the hot tub easier. More than that, they provide a safe way to go from the wet tub to the dry ground.
When choosing steps for your spa, keep the surface in mind. Your feet will be wet, so you want to choose stairs with non-slip surfaces but also stairs that can handle being wet over time. You can get steps with any appearance that can be matched with the tub for a unified look.
3 - Spa Surrounds - Spa surrounds can be a fantastic choice for those who really want to dress up their yard. Surrounds are available in a variety of colors and styles.
When choosing a spa surround, keep in mind the general mood you hope to evoke in your backyard, as well as the surrounding foliage and your home itself. Select a surround that will complement the existing landscape and stand out in it. Spa surrounds come in a variety of looks and styles, so whatever you want is available.
4 - Music System - Everyone loves music, and having music near your spa means that you can create any kind of environment near your spa that you wish. You can choose music depending on your mood and the mood you want to create. If you'd like to listen to an audiobook, you can do that too.
Make sure not to put the music system and its cords too close to your spa; even better, make sure to cover all cords with water-resistant tape and protection so it does not get wet. To avoid that trouble completely, consider getting a wireless system put in.
5 - Gazebos - A gazebo can be a simple elegant way to adorn your spa. Not only that, but it can provide some coverage from the sun and in some cases privacy. If you choose a gazebo, make sure to find one that fits nicely with any of your other accessories. Make sure there are no there are no low-lying branches that will lay on top of it.
Adding accessories to your hot tub can be a fun process resulting in a beautiful addition to the look and feel of your spa. Take your time browsing all the different options and choose something that you find truly beautiful.
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Posted on Fri, October 21, 2011
by Connie Peterson