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Filled with water, it can top 6,000 lbs. If placing your hot tub on a wooden deck, be sure to consider its weight (filled with water) and the weight bearing capacity of your deck. All tip submissions are carefully reviewed before being published. Before we get into the materials we use for a hot tub base we need to first. -Terifb, Colorado Photo Gallery Hot Tubs Accessories Discover More Spa Pricing We offer spas for every lifestyle–all with our recognized quality and craftmanship. Pressure-treated 4x4 for posts. How to Frame a Tub Wall. Things like heaters, pumps, control boxes, and ozone generators are components that typically get fastened to the frame of the hot tub. You could do something similar, but with the tub resting on a … After that the first layer was some polystyrene, which fits between that 1×2 … You can use the plan below to construct a hot tub deck in one afternoon. One of the more popular hot tub bases is of course a concrete base. If the pieces don't line up because of measurement errors, then the sturdiness of your platform will be seriously compromised. Replace each stake with hole that's 1 foot deep, and fill the holes with a few inches of sand. References. Metal frames are great in theory because of their strength and longevity, however, since the hot tub is a moist and continuously damp environment there is a high potential for rusting. "In my minds eye, it inspires me to give it a try. The location should be accessible to the 50 amp service most require. A while ago there was a similar question, but the deck wasn't as high and someone suggested putting the tub on the ground and building the deck around it, creating a "sunken" hot tub. If I put my tub on a deck, should I leave space between the tub and deck for air to circulate? Placement of the hot tub should be planned well ahead of delivery. Building steps for your hot tub is an easy DIY project depending on how elaborate you go. Because the environment of a hot tub is constantly humid and moist it can cause rusting of the metal frames. I have severe back pain with numbness. They are designed to support 40 pound live load. Frame Construction Frames are what support the hot tub shell in portable spas. Legal Information. Then fill the excavation with gravel and level. Although this requires quite a bit of effort, it is much less expensive than outsourcing the job to a professional company. wikiHow is a “wiki,” similar to Wikipedia, which means that many of our articles are co-written by multiple authors. I have heard that pea gravel is best although it doesnt pack down. Learn more... Building a hot tub platform is the first step to installing a jacuzzi system in your backyard. Once the fiberglass cures then other pieces of the frame (vertical supports) are screwed directly to the fiberglass covered horizontal supports. Dig Holes for the Footers. How much does it cost to build this deck if I do it myself? Level the ground (if necessary) and install deck piers along a grid to support the shed. See all of our free deck plans here. Dig holes for the cement footers that will support the hot tub. Related Posts. Last Updated: June 16, 2020 {"smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/c\/ce\/Build-a-Hot-Tub-Platform-Step-1.jpg\/v4-460px-Build-a-Hot-Tub-Platform-Step-1.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/c\/ce\/Build-a-Hot-Tub-Platform-Step-1.jpg\/aid3256-v4-728px-Build-a-Hot-Tub-Platform-Step-1.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":345,"bigWidth":728,"bigHeight":546,"licensing":"

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