Good insulation of the tank is essential to avoid heat loss. A spa is indeed equipped with a heating system, which allows the water to be heated between 30 and 40 °, but also to maintain it at this temperature. Insulating the spa properly eliminates the need to heat and reheat the water continuously, and therefore saves energy.
There are mainly two insulation systems: either a layer of polyurethane foam installed around the piping, or a reflective aluminum sheet placed between the spa shell and the cabinet. It is also advisable to equip your spa with an isothermal cover to prevent water evaporation, and at the same time close access to the pool, thus preventing any risk of accidental fall.
There are a multitude of options to customize your spa tubs. You can for example opt for colored spots if you believe in the virtues of chromotherapy (or just because you think it looks pretty), for an essential oil diffuser, the integration of a CD player or a flat screen ... You can also provide space for glasses or cups, or, more useful, a step if you have bought a portable or semi-recessed model. For a luxury version spa, you can also choose an overflow option. So many accessories that will be added to the amount of the invoice.
What is the price of a spa?
The price of a spa of course depends on the model chosen, its size, materials, filtration system, type of installation, options ... Like everything related to well-being, the budget to be expected is generally quite substantial. It can vary from a few hundred to several tens of thousands of euros. For an inflatable spa, for example, count between $ 400 and $ 900 (for a 6-person spa). For a built-in spa with 2 to 4 places, plan on a range of $ 4,000 to $ 12,000 for a wood or concrete spa, and between $ 8,000 and $ 15,000 for a mosaic or stone spa. The bill can even reach $ 30,000 for a swim spa.
Added to this are the delivery costs (which are not always included in the price) and installation (installation costs can quickly increase when choosing a built-in model), but also the carrying out of any work. development. It is also necessary to take into account the consumption of the spa, or the cost of cleaning products. As you will have understood, installing a spa at home is an investment. To avoid unpleasant surprises, always ask for several detailed quotes before you start.