Impending Polar Vortex? Batten Down Your Spa Hatches

Weather Map/Polar Vortex 2014 Some weather experts are predicting the return of the infamous polar vortex, which has hammered us with sustained cold and snow-pounding blizzards in seasons past. The northeast, in particular, may be in for some extreme winter weather come end-December or early January.   ”Jigokudani hot spring in [...]

By |2018-12-20T14:48:29-05:00December 20th, 2018|Ask the Experts, Best Hot Tubs, Bullfrog Spas, Costs of Hot Tubs, Energy Efficient Spas, Hot Tub Covers, Hot Tub Maintenance, Hot Tub Tips, Hot Tubs and Spas, Hot Tubs in Winter, Seasonal Use of Hot Tubs|Comments Off on Impending Polar Vortex? Batten Down Your Spa Hatches

How Much Does It Cost to Own and Operate a Hot Tub?

The most frequently asked questions of our Best Hot Tubs staff is:  What are the price and costs of owning a hot tub? In case you have been wondering this yourself, here’s the lowdown from our Farmingdale, Long Island, NY,  showroom manager, Keith McPartland: Price: Overview We specialize in what we believe to be [...]

Portable Hot Tubs: Will I Need a Permit and a Licensed Electrician? 

At Best Hot Tubs (Long Island, NYC areas and Catskills), one of our most frequently asked questions is whether or not a permit will be required to have a hot tub installed. So we went to our own Bill Renter to help with this.  “I wish there was a simple answer. However, even though [...]

By |2018-07-26T16:08:08-05:00July 26th, 2018|Ask the Experts, Best Hot Tubs, Bullfrog Spas, Hot Tub Installations, Hot Tub Tips|Comments Off on Portable Hot Tubs: Will I Need a Permit and a Licensed Electrician? 

How To Make a Hot Tub Your Own ‘Low-Impact Exercise’ Gym

Many are finding today that the bubbling movement of a hot tub’s warm water adds to the effectiveness of certain types of exercise — all without straining your body. Cailean Johnson.   To provide a brief catalog of the best types of spa exercise, Best Hot Tubs interviewed a fitness guru on the [...]

By |2018-03-29T14:03:23-05:00March 29th, 2018|Ask the Experts, Best Hot Tubs, Bullfrog Spas, Health Benefits, Hot Tub Exercises, Hot Tub Health Benefits, Hot Tubs and Spas, hydrotherapy|Comments Off on How To Make a Hot Tub Your Own ‘Low-Impact Exercise’ Gym

Making It Better: Bullfrog Spas

Bullfrog’s STIL Modern Hot Tub Wins Prestigious Design Award More Than a Pretty Face Whether it’s Bullfrog’s handsome hot tub design, automatic spa cover option, spectacular massage JetPak technology, or their many other internationally-recognized features, Bullfrog Spas continue to get raves for their style. Today, however, is not about Bullfrog’s good looks. It’s [...]

How Do I Choose a Qualified Hot Tub Technician?

“A lot of people worry whether the technician they call to repair their hot tub will know their stuff,” says Best Hot Tubs owner Bill Renter. “People aren’t sure how to tell who to choose. ” One way to be confident that a technician can handle your hot tub model and the particular problem with [...]

By |2018-02-08T15:51:38-05:00February 8th, 2018|Ask the Experts, Best Hot Tubs, Bullfrog Spas, Hot Tub Maintenance, Hot Tub Repairs|Comments Off on How Do I Choose a Qualified Hot Tub Technician?

What’s That You Said, Jimmy Kimmel? You Wanted a JetPak?

News about Jimmy Kimmel’s holiday wishes had us going for a moment. Before we saw this promo photo and video for the Oscars (below), we only heard news about his passion for getting a jet pack for the holidays. So we can be forgiven that our Bullfrog Spas' JetPak-loving hearts skipped a little beat as [...]

By |2018-01-04T14:07:15-05:00January 4th, 2018|Ask the Experts, Best Hot Tubs, Bullfrog Spas, Bullfrog Spas JetPaks, Hot Tubs and Spas, Hot Tubs in Winter, Outdoor Entertaining|Comments Off on What’s That You Said, Jimmy Kimmel? You Wanted a JetPak?

Shutting Down My Hot Tub for the Winter

While most Best Hot Tubs’ clients use their spas throughout the winter, there are plenty of “snowbirds” who seek warmer climes, such as Florida and the Carolinas this time of year. So, if you are a spa owner who wants to close your hot tub down — i.e., winterize it before taking flight — we [...]

By |2017-12-07T13:16:44-05:00December 7th, 2017|Ask the Experts, Best Hot Tubs, Hot Tub Maintenance, Hot Tub Repairs, Hot Tub Tips, Hot Tubs in Winter, Seasonal Use of Hot Tubs|Comments Off on Shutting Down My Hot Tub for the Winter

Hot Tubs 101: What Do I Need to Know Before Buying a Hot Tub?

If you are doing basic research before deciding if a hot tub is right for you, you might find the following information helpful -- a basic Hot Tubs 101.   Hot Tubs 101  A hot tub, which is sometimes called a home spa, and by the trade name Jacuzzi, is a large tub or water-filled [...]

By |2017-10-05T14:29:19-05:00October 5th, 2017|Ask the Experts, Best Hot Tubs, Bullfrog Spas, Energy Efficient Spas, Hot Tub Covers, Hot Tub Maintenance|Comments Off on Hot Tubs 101: What Do I Need to Know Before Buying a Hot Tub?

How Do I Choose the Hot Tub That’s Perfect for Me?

Best Hot Tubs can help you personalize a spa that suits you perfectly   In order for something to be truly perfect, it has to be uniquely matched to our own exact comfort and tastes. Is that too much to ask for, say, in a portable hot tub? Heck, no! Best Hot Tubs specializes in [...]

By |2017-09-21T14:12:51-05:00September 21st, 2017|Ask the Experts, Best Hot Tubs, Bullfrog Spas, Bullfrog Spas STIL model, Hot Tub Style, Hot Tub Styles and Design, Hot Tubs and Spas, hydrotherapy, Stress Relief|Comments Off on How Do I Choose the Hot Tub That’s Perfect for Me?