You've finally admitted to your family into a hot tub to bring relaxation to your backyard. Now, take heed of important safety tips to keep your loved one splish-splashing with joy.
o Consult before you soak. If you suffer from heart disease, diabetes, high / low blood pressure, or other medical conditions, make sure you have your doctor's okay before you go in the hot tub.
o Air attract kids like bees to honey! Keep your hot tub covered and locked between periods of use. Never allow children to use the hot tub without supervision.
o Alcohol, drugs and hot water do not mix. Never use a hot tub while under the influence of alcohol, anti-coagulants, antihistamines, vasoconstrictors, vasodilators, stimulants, hypnotics, narcotics, or tranquilizers. Spa heat accelerates the effects of alcohol and drugs and can cause fainting. Leave the hot tub immediately if you feel uncomfortable, drowsiness or dizziness.
o One is a lonely number! Never use a hot tub alone. Observe a reasonable time limit when soaking in a hot tub, then shower, cool, and if you wish, return for another brief stay. Long exposures can lead to nausea, dizziness, or fainting.
o How hot is too hot? The maximum recommended water temperature is 104 ° F. People new to the spa will probably prefer the 100 ° -102 ° F as the initial temperature.
o Pregnant? Pregnant women should consult their physician before use. It is important to note that the critical points in fetal development occurs in the first three months of pregnancy. Woman's fertile years are advised to observe caution in the use of the spa, in that they may be in the very early stages of pregnancy and not know it. Limit soaking use to ten minutes at a time.
By following these important safety tips, you can relax and enjoy the water, relaxed and warm and beautiful. as hot water and jets soothe your body and rejuvenate your spirit.