Product Focus: Around The Spa

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While making a big buy can be fun, everyone knows it’s just as fun to enjoy the accessories that go with it. With that in mind, the hot tub industry offers a slew of products that accompany hot tubs to add just a little more magic to your customer’s spa experience.

Sterling Leisure ProductsSterling Leisure 278-1010

Sterling Leisure Products, makers of the Covana, the world’s only automated hot tub gazebo cover, have released the Covana III. The new model has powder-painted posts, a new seal and optional lighting.

Sequoia Spa SheltersSequoia Spa 326-4474

For extra privacy in tight spaces, Sequoia Spa Shelters redesigned its signature spa-top gazebos to use ground support legs rather than relying on attachment to the spa cabinet. The new Escape series MT is available fully enclosed with sliding doors or with two open-air sides and bartop. In addition, the new model can still be attached to the spa cabinet where suitable or necessary. The MT ships in one 700-pound crate and installs in just one hour. Options include an interior mounted cover lift, blinds for open sides, and bar stools. Fits most square or rectangular spas and comes in a range of colors.

Leisure ConceptsLeisure 469-2428

With a patented, reversible tread design, the ability to accommodate both round and square spas, a wide tread and weight capacity of more than 700 pounds, SmartStep is the “best of the best” for any spa, the company says. In addition, customers with limited space can enhance the SmartStep with SmartDrawers, which are handy for storing spa chemicals, cleaning products and more.

Byron OriginalsByron 364-3165

The strongest step in the blow-molded class, the Sure Step Lite offers price benefits of “giveaway” steps without sacrificing your customers’ safety and quality expectations, the company says. In addition, the Sure Step Lite provides a segue into sales of Byron’s Sure Step II and Step ‘n Stow.

Hot Spring SpasHot Spring 999-4688

The 32-inch Everwood Spa Step from Hot Spring Spas is constructed from rigid polymers, requires very little maintenance and is specifically designed to match Hot Spring spa cabinets. The embossed wood grain and rich color combine to give the step a natural wood appearance, the company says. The step is available in Coastal Gray, Redwood and Espresso.

Caldera SpasCaldera 669-1881

The EcoTech Spa Steps from Caldera Spas, available in Redwood, Coastal Gray, and Espresso, are extremely durable and virtually maintenance-free. As they’re made from the same material, the spa steps make a perfect complement to Caldera spas, the company says.

A&B AccessoriesA&B 637-0609

Dual handrails add accessibility to this handy water-resistant storage step. Available in nine colors, there’s a color to match any spa skirting, the company says. A&B Accessories’ Envirotech products are made from 100 percent post-consumer recycled plastic and feature a five-year warranty against fading and deterioration.

Visscher Specialty ProductsVisscher Specialty 795-7423

New from Visscher Specialty Products is The Victoria, a new gazebo that will enhance any backyard with elegance, clean lines and durability, the company says. The Victoria has a two-rail system that separates the bug screen from the drapes, allowing them to operate independently for the user’s comfort and privacy. The model is available in two sizes.

Sunstar CoversSunstar 887-5830

Sunstar Covers has redesigned its universal spa cover gasket, the N-ergy Fit. With its innovative hourglass shape, the N-ergy Fit provides a tailor-fit seal for minimal heat loss and maximum energy efficiency, the company says. This patented design will be released as a rolling change for all dealer and OEM covers during the first quarter of 2013. It will be included on all models at no additional cost.

Sun DomeSun 890-5350

Sun Dome offers a dome that encloses hot tubs to protect them — and the people in them — from the elements. The domes are octagon in shape and made with heavy, 12-gauge vinyl supported by a series of aluminum tubes. The clear cover is electronically heat-sealed to provide a tailored fit for every hot tub. Each dome has a zipper-operated door and one or more fiberglass-screened window openings for ventilation. The enclosures are available in 9-, 12- and 15-foot sizes.

Cover ValetCover 730-7727

The Spa Side Step from Cover Valet is the industry’s most stylish and cost-effective spa step, the company says. Available in a range of colors to complement your customer’s spa, the steps include treads that can be used on round or square spas. They can support more than 350 pounds and assemble in seconds.

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