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ESOP News Release – Dec 16 2016

Maine’s oldest and largest retail hot tub company, Mainely Tubs, has just announced that it has converted to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) company. Founded in 1978, Mainely Tubs was the first business in Maine to use the catchy title “Mainely” in its trade name. Since then, there have been a number of “firsts” [...]

2017-06-02T14:41:07+00:00 Uncategorized|0 Comments

On Decks

Hot tubs go great on decks; just make sure to evaluate the structural integrity of the deck accounting for the water and people that will be in the tub.

2015-08-26T21:25:20+00:00 Uncategorized|0 Comments


Some people like to put their tubs inside.....yet it is extremely important to engineer the dehumidification of the space so as to avoid mildew build-up in the house.

2015-08-26T21:25:11+00:00 Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wood Platforms

Another affordable technique. A small square wood platform will keep your hot tub safely off the ground...we prefer synthetic recyled decking material for its durability, yet pressure-treated decking is acceptable.

2017-06-02T14:41:15+00:00 Uncategorized|0 Comments

Concrete Pads

While soil type can make a difference, we usually recommend a minimum of 4-6 inches of concrete, reinforced by wire mesh "rebar". We have a list of well-reviewed contractors for this type of work. Just email us and ask.

2015-08-26T21:26:02+00:00 Uncategorized|0 Comments

Crushed Stone

Crushed stone bases are popular in Maine and are the most affordable site preparation technique. We recommend at 6-8 inches of 3/4 inch jagged edge crushed stone, depending on the tub, and a pressure-treated wooden retention structure and an underground french drain (also of crushed stone) to insure no water pooling in the crushed stone [...]

2015-08-26T21:25:53+00:00 Uncategorized|0 Comments

Model Backyards

Perhaps these model backyards are something to wish for, yet don't think you need to spend thousands of dollars to create the perfect backyard all at once. Get the hot tub first and the rest will come into better focus!

2015-08-26T21:26:08+00:00 Uncategorized|0 Comments

Natural Detox

Hot water immersion is a great way to increase the body’s core temperature, allowing the blood vessels to open and blood pressure to lower, improving circulation.  This will help the body to rid itself of toxins - leading to a healthier you! Get the “Free Hot Tub Health” Booklet

2017-06-02T14:41:16+00:00 Uncategorized|0 Comments

Better Sleep

Research shows a deeper sleep can result from hot tub use.  When body temperature is raised in the late evening, it will fall at bedtime, facilitating a more restful, deeper sleep. Get the “Free Hot Tub Health” Booklet

2017-06-02T14:41:17+00:00 Uncategorized|0 Comments

Back Pain Relief

Heat and buoyancy - both relaxing and healing.  Water immersion has been proven to relieve pressure in your vertebrae and discs by as much as 90%.  This pressure reduction on your joints and muscles will allow blood to reach these places and encourage healing and help to the release tension. Get the “Free Hot [...]

2017-06-02T14:41:17+00:00 Uncategorized|0 Comments

Relaxation & Stress Relief

Ease into the water and close the door on the rest of the world.  The heat relaxes the body, improves circulation, and stimulates the release of endorphins - the body's natural feel good chemical! Get the “Free Hot Tub Health” Booklet

2017-06-02T14:41:16+00:00 Uncategorized|0 Comments

Family Time

Enjoy a “staycation” with your family in your own backyard! What a great way to eliminate the technologies that are a part of our everyday lives allowing your family to spend some quality time together. Our clients often tell us that some of the best conversations they have had with their children have taken [...]

2017-06-02T14:41:17+00:00 Uncategorized|0 Comments

Improved Circulation

Hot tubs help to open blood vessels and lower blood pressure. This will allow blood to flow more easily. The increased blood flow accelerates the body’s natural healing process - soothing aches and pains! Get the “Free Hot Tub Health” Booklet

2017-06-02T14:41:18+00:00 Uncategorized|0 Comments


Take a ‘time out” to enjoy some quality time with the special person in your life! Make it your very own private personal retreat! Get the “Free Hot Tub Health” Booklet

2017-06-02T14:41:18+00:00 Uncategorized|0 Comments