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    Where should I put a hot tub?

    Gardeners

    Can I put my new inflatable hot tub on top of my decking or does it need to be on the stone paving instead?

    Asked by lauren on 20th May 2020
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    Anglia Home Services

    "It depends on how well sorted the decking is and secondly the weight of your hot tub when it is full of water and had people in it.

    Do you have access to the bottom of your decking to see how well supported it is?"

    Answered on 16th Jul 2020 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
    Weeley garden maintenance

    "In my opinion yes shouldnt be a problem providing theres no sharp edges"

    Answered on 21st May 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report
    CBS Builders

    "you can put yourhot tub on your decking depending the thickness of the joists under neath your decking you will need at least 5" joists, if your putting your hot tub on paving i would make a wooden surround and in fill with 5" polostirine"

    Answered on 21st May 2020 - Member since Feb 2018 - report
    Goldleaf Landscaping Services

    "Yes you certainly can put a hot tub on decking but beings its inflatable make sure of no sharp edges"

    Answered on 3rd Jun 2020 - Member since Jun 2019 - report
    KGG Services

    "You can put a hot tub anywhere as long as the base is level and strong. Make sure your decking is reinforced, and with anything inflatable make sure there isn’t any damaged decking or screws showing."

    Answered on 21st May 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
    AA garden maintenance/ Carpets and Vinyls

    "You can buy a base for you mr hot tub on decking or concrete is fine as ling as it’s level and the frame is well built"

    Answered on 3rd Jun 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
    P.J.R Property Services

    "To answer your question yes you could put it up on the decking as long as it was laid properly and is secure then there shouldn't be a problem however if you are unsure how secure the decking is and worry it may not take the weight then it would be best to place it on the on the paving area either way you would need to make sure the surface area is level and free of any sharp stones etc that could pierce the matterial of the tub"

    Answered on 13th Jul 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report
    Stirrop property renovations ltd

    "Yes you can put it on the decking no problem just make sure you have a protective Matt between the wood and the inflatable hot tub"

    Answered on 21st May 2020 - Member since Apr 2020 - report
    AM Landscapes

    "Ok so the best place to put a hot tub would be on your
    Decking you always want to keep it close to the house"

    Answered on 30th May 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report
    B & P Garden Maintenance

    "Yes you can ,You should put your hot tub on a solid level base, such as a decking or concrete base or paving Setting a hot tub directly on the ground can cause it to sink on one side"

    Answered on 4th Jun 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report

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