Indoor Hot tub

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  1. May 12, 2011 #1

    Dbardd98

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    I broke my back and want to put my portable hot tub inside my family room. The hot tub is 7' x 7'

    does anyone here know how I can do this?
    I know ventilation is an issues. I was hoping a horizontal window fan would work?
    Do I need any special paint for the walls?

    any help would be appreciated.
    Dbradd98
     
  2. May 15, 2011 #2

    joecaption

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    Unless the floor was designed to hold that much weight, having it inside may not be the best plan.
     
  3. May 15, 2011 #3

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    You will need more than a window fan. There are fans made for this. Some paints do have vapour barrier qualities but as Joe points out if you have a wood floor that will be the biggest problem.
     
  4. May 16, 2011 #4

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    I can speak from experience that adding an indoor hot tub is a tricky situation
     
  5. Jun 21, 2011 #5

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    you should check your paint out. It could cause mold unless you have excellent ventilation.
     
  6. Aug 18, 2011 #6

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    make sure the surface is clean before painting it, use semi gloss not water based of course,
     
  7. Nov 2, 2011 #7

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    Down in the basement you should be very careful about ventilation, putting a hot tub in without enough ventilation will cause mildew problems.
     
  8. Nov 2, 2011 #8

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    I would never put a hot tub in the livable space inside my home. Last time when i was shopping for a move-up house we i saw the seller's hot tub in his family room. The smell when we came through the front door reminded me of a chlorine-heavy, and poorly maintained Holidome.
     

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