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Not a bad article courtesy of Leisuredays

https://www.leisuredays.co.uk/news/g...or%20motorhome
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Not a bad article courtesy of Leisuredays

https://www.leisuredays.co.uk/news/g...or%20motorhome
I know I'm a cynic .....But I can just see park owners eyes flashing up signs now ?
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Most decking areas would need upgrading to support the weight, a few hundred liters of water weighs very heavy. Another consideration is the size of your decking area. I see the lodge in the picture seems to be 20 feet wide but you would also need a good width to fit it on the decking and give room for other items like table and chairs etc.

To sum up, it's not really practical for a normal sized van or lodge. Good luck to those who have the space and several thousands of pounds to spend on both the lodge and the upgrade to the decking area.

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Not a bad article courtesy of Leisuredays

https://www.leisuredays.co.uk/news/g...or%20motorhome
Have to agree,gives a good insight into whether to get a hot tub...and will give people buying lodges another thing to think about...
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Certainly give the neighbours something to think about if the option of music and colour-changing lighting is added for evening use.
Wonder where the water goes when it is changed?
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Certainly give the neighbours something to think about if the option of music and colour-changing lighting is added for evening use.
Wonder where the water goes when it is changed?
It would have to be plumbed into the drainage system. Not a massive job but another expense. The other thing is, it could be plumbed into the water system instead of using a hosepipe to fill it. If you were buying a hot tub, I think you would want a proper job, not be filling it with a hosepipe.

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Have to agree,gives a good insight into whether to get a hot tub...and will give people buying lodges another thing to think about...
Looks like rental sites have them,Haven,Hoseasons, Dream lodges etc...
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Part of our (residential) site is water and electric billed via the park, which makes it very cheap for residents (wholesale commercial rate, rather than normal retail).
So quite a few people moved in to the park-billed side and installed hot-tubs/jacuzzis.
Then they got the first quarter's electric bill.
Several unplugged and unused hot-tubs here now.
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I have a swimming pool at home in Spain with an automatic filling system. Basically, a ballcock on a similar system as a toilet. It keeps it topped up throughout the year. add to that the watering system for the garden and the bill can get quite expensive We don't tend to get much rain in the summer and the heat evaporates the water in the pool. The watering system has to be left on otherwise the plants and shrubs would die very quickly. No problem here in Pilling, we get quite a lot of rain in the winter months.

When I owned my own business, the water bill was higher than a residential property by a quite large percentage.

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