|SITE PREP||All you need is a level surface-indoors or out. You don’t have to spend extra for construction or a concrete pad.||
Excavation, construction or concrete pad sometimes necessary for permanent location.
|ELECTRIC||Plugs into any dedicated 15 Amp outlet – No additional costs. Cord mounted Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) included.||Installation of extra amperage or 220V – 60amp line is normally needed. Additional GFCI purchase required.|
|INSTALLATION||Delivery is quick and easy. One person can set up a Softub in just minutes!||Costly crew, placement, plumbing, electrician costs. Crane sometimes necessary.|
|PORTABILITY||You can easily roll a Softub through a doorway and can be set-up by one person||Typically requires professional installation, additional expenses, and home structure alterations|
|RELOCATE||Easily moved from one location to another||Usually not practical due to weight and site preparation. Sometimes moving will break tub or void warranty.|
Strategically placed, interchangeable hydro jets provide powerful hydrotherapy.
|Hydrotherapy often uneven due to number and configuration of jets.|
|JET POWER||Strategically placed, interchangeable hydro jets provide powerful hydrotherapy.||Hydrotherapy often uneven due to number and configuration of jets.|
|SAFETY||Softubs have no hard surfaces or hidden depths. The low profile allows for easy entry and exit. A practical choice for all ages.||Must use caution with slippery surfaces and hard corners. Dangerous hidden depths and suction intakes. Not always safe for all age groups.|
|SEATING||Go ahead and stretch out! Spacious, open barrier-free seating allows a variety of positions and activities. Ideal for water exercises!||Molded plastic assigned seats to restrict activity and positioning. Sometimes the seats don’t always “fit” the user.|
|COMFORT||Softub spas have a padded surface that’s as comfortable as an easy chair.||Hard surface resembles a concrete floor.|
|COLOURS||Available in 5 designer exterior colours||Limited selection|
|ENERGY CONSUMPTION||You can maintain your softub at your desired temperature for about $15.00 per month||Typically operates for $40 – $60 or even more per month|
|USAGE|| A Softub is always hot and ready to use – 24 hours a day.