There comes a time when we all could do well with a bit of relaxation. This is particularly important for us modern day people who are no strangers to stress on a daily basis. Stress in the long haul can certainly be the number one reason for the appearance of health issues, so you know what’s said, prevention is better than cure, and what better way to prevent than by enjoying some time relaxing at the spa.

Of course, not all of us can afford to go to the spa as frequently as we want to, be it for lack of time or money, but why not bring the spa home instead? Investing in the creating of a stress-free zone is worth all the money in the long run. This would make it possible for you to have pampering days whenever it suits you and, depending on the size of spa you choose, whether you go for 2,4,6, or 8 person spa, you can spend some quality time bonding with loved ones as you all relax together.

8 person spa

The choice of size of spa depends on the money you’re willing to invest, as well as how big your family is, how much of spa space you’d like to have, and how much space your home can allow for the creation of the stress-free spa zone, so be sure to take everything into account before you make the purchase. Whether it’s 2 or 8 person spa you’re after, it’s advisable to get to know more about the features offered, like recliner lounges (perfect for people experiencing back ache), massage jets for hydrotherapy, aromatherapy system, and lighting, so you’d know your investment is in sync with your wishes.

Other aspects to consider are the amount of water necessary to fill up the spa, and its weight, plus that of the people using the spa, that would require the solid base for where the spa can be installed. If one gallon of water weighs 8.33 pounds, and the 8 person spa can hold up to 800 gallons, this equals 6.664 pounds without the weight of the people – this is a lot of weight to be dealt with, so make sure you have the adequate space (close to a hose and electrical hookup access) with the much needed support if you intend to buy this spa in particular; do the math.

Regardless of the size you go for, every spa requires a bit of maintenance. Since the spa holds up water, it’s needless to say it’s necessary to keep it clean at all times by adding a filter to remove debris and not make way for bacteria. For this to be functional, you also have to get in the habit of doing a filter checkup every now and then. You have to resort to the use of chemicals as well, in the form of chlorine for instance, or if you want to avoid its smell, go for bromine, to ensure the water is clean constantly.

Likewise, you have to keep checking for the pH balance, which must be in the range between 7.2 and 7.8, so that the health of everyone using the spa isn’t put at stake. It’s also advisable to do some draining and refilling every three months or so, hygiene-wise. Taking safety up a level, don’t forget to install hand railings to prevent slips and falls, and get a lock-up cover for whenever the spa isn’t being used to prevent accidents. Now that you know a bit of home spa, get ready to do the investment and prepare to have the soothing relaxation and muscle relief on your daily schedule.