PRLog - June 11, 2010 - Barrel-shaped containers made of wood were typically used in the past. An advantage of using wood as a container is that it has the capability of resisting rotting and decay.
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Benefits of using wood fired hot tubs
Modernized hot tubs have the same extravagance of today's spas, with jets, pumps, filters, and gas or electric heaters. These wood fired hot tubs are usually made of cedar oak, redwood, or teak because of their ability to resist rotting. Not only are wood fired hot tubs geometrically captivating, the grains and the rich colors of wood are visually appealing with a natural beauty.
In addition, since a hot tubs main objective is to make you feel relaxed, wood-fired hot tubs also provide another benefit over hot tubs made of artificial products. They emanate a cool natural aroma when they contain constant hot water. More specifically, cedar offers an amazing scent and is also the best in remaining watertight.
How to heat a wood fired hot tub
Making this tub hot is easy. It doesn't take many things before you can get inside and enjoy the refreshing sensation. Besides a heater, water, some fuel which would probably be wood, oil, coal diesel or propane to make the water hot and steamy in the tub. Using fifteen pounds of wood would do the trick although it may seem like a lot, it is actually one of the cheapest and most efficient ways of heating a hot tub.
Getting your wood-fired hot tub to work
So how does this type of hot tub work? A wood-fired hot tub requires a particular type of water which is designed for burning wood. Also, this hot tub doesn't need a circulating pump to keep the water moving and heated. Instead, as the water starts to heat up, a spontaneous pumping action is created causing the water to move throughout the tub.
Moreover, since you don't need additional gadgets and chemicals, wood-fired hot tubs need very little maintenance. In effect, you don't have to spend much for a longer period of time aside from purchasing the wood. The initial cost however, will involve a payment for the preparation of a suitable foundation for your hot tub.
“…If you are on the verge of putting up a hot tub in the comfort of your own home, then installing a wood-fired hot tub might just do the trick…” Added Xaviera Arata
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