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    ventilation/space under spa???see pictures

    Hello is it important to have ventilation under the spa?.

    And what will i choose?, tiles 60x40 cm about 12 PCs.

    Or rubber tiles





    My spa is 225 gallon (ca 900 ltr)
    Factory is Caldera
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    6 months old now.

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    Re: ventilation/space under spa???

    I can't imagine why it would need ventilation.
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    Re: ventilation/space under spa???

    Maybey for the wood, if you see the picture of my spa then jou see that the wood is on the ground (always wet)
    My spa is 225 gallon (ca 900 ltr)
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    Re: ventilation/space under spa???see pictures

    To keep that toe kick dry I'd guess that you'd need to raise the tub onto a platform that is smaller than the footprint of the tub so that the toe kick would be off the floor and completely exposed to the air.
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    Re: ventilation/space under spa???see pictures

    I see a no-win situation. I think ventilation is a good thing, especially if you are in a moisture prone area. However, too much "space" underneath the structure and you are inviting all manner of critters to set up housekeeping....

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    Re: ventilation/space under spa???see pictures

    Alot of people recomend firebrick.
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    Re: ventilation/space under spa???see pictures

    Banditing,

    Can jou explain what do jou mean with firebrick? (i,m from the Netherlands) if i use google translate then the answer is VUURSTEEN?????
    My spa is 225 gallon (ca 900 ltr)
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    Re: ventilation/space under spa???see pictures

    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin45 View Post
    Banditing,

    Can jou explain what do jou mean with firebrick? (i,m from the Netherlands) if i use google translate then the answer is VUURSTEEN?????
    It might be "vuurvaste steen." Hopefully, you can toggle the below into your language...

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fire_brick

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    ewkearns,

    Ok thanks, but why firebrick?? (A lot of people recomend firebrick) but why.???

    I will ventilation under the spa, the dealer is recommended it.


    Do i get ventilation under the spa wit firebrick

    My spa is 225 gallon (ca 900 ltr)
    Factory is Caldera
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    6 months old now.

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    Re: ventilation/space under spa???see pictures

    Keep in mind that they make these free standing spas to sit on the ground/concrete pads. No need to hike them off the ground with space under it. It only gives rodents areas to congregate, build nests, and then destroy your spa.
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    Re: ventilation/space under spa???see pictures

    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin45 View Post
    ewkearns,

    Ok thanks, but why firebrick?? (A lot of people recomend firebrick) but why.???

    I will ventilation under the spa, the dealer is recommended it.


    Do i get ventilation under the spa wit firebrick

    I'm going to give you a Scientific Wild Guess...... firebrick has low thermal conductivity... it could be thought of as a thermal insulator. However, ventilation sort of makes any effort at insulation a moot point.

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    Re: ventilation/space under spa???see pictures

    Ok Thanks guys, i don,t put m from THE grond.
    i make i kind of strip left right And front so THE water Cannot came to THE spa.
    My spa is 225 gallon (ca 900 ltr)
    Factory is Caldera
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    Re: ventilation/space under spa???see pictures

    I,m thinking to use this tiles 30x30 (and then completly full under the spa NO space between the tiles) then the spa is out the water.
    What do jou think?


    Then this (It only gives rodents areas to congregate, build nests, and then destroy your spa) wil not happend.

    My spa is 225 gallon (ca 900 ltr)
    Factory is Caldera
    Above ground
    6 months old now.

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