While many hot tub installations are outdoors, if you have a finished basement, then you have the option to install a hot tub in the area. The indoor hot tub comes with many differences from an outdoor design. But you can find a lot of benefits with an indoor installation.

Learn about the benefits and ways to really enjoy an indoor hot tub installation.

Climate Control

A hot tub provides year-round use, but poor weather conditions can impact its use outdoors. Downpours, below-freezing temperatures, and extremely hot days may limit your outdoor use. With an indoor hot tub, you can set an ideal temperature in the basement and enjoy the hot waters. The balance of the temperature and water will give you maximum enjoyment.

After the hot tub installation, you can play around with the different room temperatures to figure out if you like the air to be cooler or warmer. Within a couple of weeks, you will know the settings you prefer.


An indoor hot tub offers the ultimate source of privacy and gives you the chance to relax and enjoy the waters however you please. For example, when the hot tub is indoors, you can choose whether you want to wear a bathing suit or something else in the water. You do not have to worry about neighbors seeing you in the hot tub or someone arriving home while you soak.

You also have opportunity to lock the basement area where the hot tub is. With the locked room, you can prevent anyone from disturbing you or accessing the hot tub when not in use.

Other Spa Elements

A hot tub does not have to be a stand-alone element in your basement. The hot tub gives you the chance to add other spa elements. For example, you could install a standing shower to rinse off after the hot tub. You may have a massage chair you use to relax.

You could have a beauty mirror with face masks, treatments, and cleansers to use when you get out of the hot tub. All of the elements can combine to create a whole spa routine for your home.

Relaxation Options

When you enjoy a soak in an indoor hot tub, you can utilize the finished basement for other ways to relax. For example, you can set up a music system in the room. You can easily mount a television to watch your favorite shows and movies. You can set up an oil defuser to enjoy your favorite scents.

The outlets and easy setup indoors makes the options more viable with an indoor hot tub.

Pest and Animal Control

The moisture a hot tub creates could attract more pests outdoors if you do not properly take care of a hot tub. With an indoor hot tub, you can avoid many pests. For example, you do not need to worry about bees seeking out spots to feed and build nests.

Ants may be drawn to the wooden cabinets on a hot tub, but you can avoid ant problems with an indoor hot tub. Pests can still find their ways into homes, but you can dedicate a lot of care to an indoor hot tub with secure covers and cleaning. For example, if you vacuum around the outside of a hot tub, you can pick up any food crumbs to not attract pests to the area.

Let us help you with the installation of your indoor hot tub at Anchor Pools & Spas. We have a wide selection to choose from, and our professionals will provide you with the best installation options for your home.