Are wood fired hot tubs worth it?

Are wood fired hot tubs worth it?

Wood fired hot tub means better operating costs, considerably quicker heating, and it’s a more sustainable option today that can be placed in your back garden, next to a woodland cabin holiday let, or just anywhere else you want.

How much does a wood burning hot tub cost?

The cost of wood-fired hot tubs hovers around $3,000; Mr. Slater’s models, for example, range from $2,300 to $4,100. But electric tubs with jets and enough room for five to seven people typically cost $3,000 to $7,000 — or much higher, depending on the features added.

Do wood fired hot tubs need electricity?

Wood burning hot tubs are heated using traditional wood burners. There are no electrical components at all in wood burning hot tubs. It is a very simple set up. There are no jets or pumps.

How long do wood fired hot tubs take to heat?

2 to 3 hours
This depends on the burner and tub size, as well as the temperature of the water used to fill the tub and the outside weather conditions but typically it takes 2 to 3 hours to heat the water to the desired temperature of 38C.

Can wood fired hot tubs get too hot?

In case the water gets too hot, open the lid of your wood fired hot tub, and you can even add some cold water to make the temperature comfortable for your body. We encourage you to follow these simple 8 steps while learning how to heat a wood-fired hot tub if you want to enjoy your SPA more quickly and efficiently.

Can you add jets to a wood fired hot tub?

Therapy Jets are a great way to ease sore muscles and are an easy add-on option to your wood-fired Snorkel Hot Tub. Jets, of course, come standard with our gas and electric-heated systems.

How do you keep a wood-fired hot tub from freezing?

Q Freezing Weather — Wood-Fired Hot Tubs

  1. If you have electricity, a stock tank heater is the most simple, inexpensive and effective solution to keep the tub from freezing.
  2. If water availability is not an issue, drain all but 4-5 inches or so and just let that freeze and refill when you return.

Are cedar hot tubs sanitary?

The answer is NO because in addition to keeping your tub sanitary you need to keep the water balanced (adjusted for alkalinity, pH and water hardness). It seems very logical that customers seeking a natural hot tub soak provided by a wooden hot tub, would also want that experience to be free of these chemicals.

Are wood fired hot tubs easy?

Wood fired hot tubs work with the principal of gravity alone. They are efficient, simple, made with natural products and eco-friendly. As you will see from the picture above the hot tubs at preselihillscottages have an external wood burner connected to the side of the tub, one pipe at the bottom and two at the top.

How many logs does it take to heat a hot tub?

You will need approximately 0.3m³ of firewood to heat up the hot tub once. Prepare different sizes of firewood in advance: make some kindling, finely chopped firewood, and then have your larger logs ready. Make sure you’re using kiln dried firewood to avoid smoke and ensure quick heating.

How do you keep a wood fired hot tub from freezing?

How do you control the temperature on a wood fired hot tub?

Read this step-by-step guide to learn to heat a hot tub properly.

  1. First, have a plan.
  2. Prepare the firewood in advance.
  3. Fill the water.
  4. Check water level inside the wood fired hot tub.
  5. Start off with tinder and kindling.
  6. Heat up the water burning medium-sized firewood.
  7. Maintain the heat placing.
  8. Check the temperature.

Which is the best wood burning hot tub?

Northern Lights is a leader in manufacturing wood fired hot tub using the same 100% clear western red cedar we use in all our hot tubs. Wood burning hot tubs are popular amongst purists that claim the combination of a wood hot tub and a wood stove represents the ultimate in hot tub soaking experience.

How big is a wood fired hot tub heater?

It uses 17-inch wood with an 18-inch x 14-inch x 14-inch firebox. The most efficient heating comes from using 17-inch x 1 1/2-inch x 1 1/2-inch wood, loaded at 45 min. intervals. The wood hot tub heater has a high and low speed draft control to regulate the heating rate.

Which is the most efficient hot tub heater?

The most efficient heating comes from using 17-inch x 1 1/2-inch x 1 1/2-inch wood, loaded at 45 min. intervals. The wood hot tub heater has a high and low speed draft control to regulate the heating rate.

Are there wood fired hot tubs in the Pacific Northwest?

There is something unique about hot tubbing in our natural wood hot tubs, particularly our wood-fired hot tubs, that can’t be matched by plastic spas with 900 jets and a pop-up TV. See our Owner Comments We’ve been making hot tubs out here in the Pacific Northwest since 1979, traditional wood hot tubs.