HOT TUB PLACEMENT CONSIDERATIONS. Your hot tub can be placed just about anywhere—outdoors or even indoors when practical. You can put it on a deck, patio, rooftop entertaining area, or even under a gazebo.
How close can a hot tub be to a house?
Hot Tub Building Codes In some areas, including Minnesota and California, you must set the tub back at least 5 feet from your property line. For an above-ground hot tub, measure from your property line to the edge of the tubs structure.
Do you need planning permission for a hot tub?
The majority of hot tubs and spas do not require planning permission. However, planning permission may be required for any building in which a hot tub or spa is housed. If you live in a Conservation Area or a Listed Building permission may be required for any garden building.
Does hot tub wiring need to be buried?
A: Burying the wires that run from the electrical breaker panel to your spa panel and from the spa panel to your spa is important. However, for your safety, you should avoid running the wires under your hot tub.
What are the electrical requirements for a hot tub?
What are the Electrical Requirements for hot tub installation? Hot tubs either require 110V or 220V of electricity. If you choose a 110V model— often referred to as “plug-and-play”—then you may be able to simply plug the spa into an electrical outlet in the backyard.
Can my Neighbour complain about my trampoline?
Playing on a trampoline. However, there is a chance your neighbours could complain by saying it is an intrusion into their private lives if they feel the trampoline is an excuse to peek over the fence or hedge into their home.
Can I complain about hot tub noise?
Could your hot tub be a noise nuisance? You might think there aint no party like a hot tub party but your neighbours may not agree. The vibrations they create can constitute noise pollution, and you could be reported for it, especially if youre enjoying a late-night dip.
Does a hot tub need to be on concrete?
Surfaces that suit hot tubs are: Concrete Slab – for spas you require a level base of 100mm (4”) minimum thickness with F72 mesh (subject to soil conditions). You need to support both the external edges AND under the foot well (centre) of the hot tub.
What is the difference between a hot tub and a Jacuzzi?
Hot tubs are large tubs of hot water that can be used to relax and entertain. Jacuzzi is a trademarked brand of hot tubs and other products.
Can a hot tub be lifted over a fence?
If we just need to lift the hot tub over a fence or bush/trees and can park a vehicle on the other side, then a HIAB crane may be just the trick. This is a truck with a small crane on the back, and can be considerably more cost effective than a full size crane.
Can a hot tub be sunk into the ground?
A lot of people love the idea of partially or fully sinking their portable hot tub into the ground. The short answer is yes you can sink your hot tub into the ground.
What is the law on trampolines in gardens?
8. Trampolines. It should not be placed anywhere that people using it can see into neighbours gardens or homes when they are bouncing - that is because it is an invasion of privacy.
What is the best surface to put a trampoline on?
Ideally the trampoline should be on soft ground to absorb the impact energy. Probably the best surface is bark or similar as this is soft and energy absorbing, will provide good drainage and supress any weeds. There is also no need for grass cutting underneath. You should avoid hard surfaces like concrete or tarmac.
Can I make my hot tub quieter?
Use a rubber insulation mat to reduce vibration noise, prevent heat loss and protect your tub from damage. Place your tub in an enclosed area, if possible, surrounded by a fence or thick bushes. This will block sound as well as the wind. It will also offer you some extra privacy when using it.
Can I turn off my hot tub at night?
One question we sometimes get asked is should I leave my hot tub on all the time? The answer is yes! Hot tubs are designed to be left on permanently and this is how they work best. Of course, theyll need to be drained regularly but for the most part, they are left on 24/7.