Biggest Reason for Hot Tub RemovalAside from overuse and bad condition, there’s another reason hot tub removal is necessary. That is, if you’re going to sell your home. While you might think it’s a selling feature, it isn’t. Professional real estate studies show time and again a hot tub is actually more of a hindrance to selling a property than a selling point. The reason is simple. Potential buyers will only see it as a health risk.
When a hot tub is no longer wanted, there are a few different ways to get rid of it. A used hot tub that is in good condition can be sold to someone else. One that doesn’t work well can be removed by hot tub disposal professionals. These companies typically either practice hot tub recycling or re-manufacture the tub into a new unit. The last option is home hot tub disposal, which usually requires time, tools, and the ability to take the parts to a trash disposal area. —Wise Geek.comIn other words, people just don’t relish the idea of soaking in a space where others have done the same. It’s gross and icky, to put it bluntly. Of course, even if that weren’t the case (which is most certainly is), if it no longer works, you’ve got to ultimately do something with the unit. The question then becomes what will you do with it?
Wesley Chapel Hot Tub Removal TipsAs you can see, this quickly becomes what seems a simple weekend project to a total chore. That’s okay, if you need to do a hot tub removal and you’re determined to go the DIY route, here’s what you need to do:
- Disconnect the power first. Safety demands you start with protecting yourself and others around you. So, begin by clearing the area around the unit and then disconnect the power.
- Turn off the water supply next. When the area around the hot tub is clear and the power is off, then it’s time to shut off the water supply. After you do this, you’ll need to disconnect the water supply line.
- Remove the skirt from the unit. Next, it’s time to remove the skirt. This is merely an aesthetic which conceals the actual unit. Generally, it will simply pop off with just a little effort.
- Disassemble the rest of the hot tub. Now, the unit will remain. And, you’ll probably be able to disassemble it to finish the uninstall. (Keep in mind, some units are more complex than others, which might require additional steps.)