How to Choose the Right Hot Tub or Spa

Choose the right hot tub at Fronheiser Pools.
It’s the end of a long day, and you’ve got your legs propped up on an ottoman with a glass of something thirst-quenching in your hand. The only thing that could make it better? Slipping into your swimsuit and dipping into the hot tub that was warming while you were at work. Installing a hot tub or spa at home always pays off. On top of its healing properties for a sore back or tight calves, a private hot tub will help you forget about your worries and give you an excuse to entertain. Fronheiser Pools is a proud Jacuzzi® dealer in the Bally and Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania, areas, selling some of their top models. Figuring out how to choose the right spa should be as painless as possible, and we’re here to help with a list of Jacuzzi hot tubs and spas compared.

Choose the Right Hot Tub: J-LX™

Energy efficiency is an important factor for choosing a new spa for your backyard. Not only is using less energy more planet-friendly, but it can also save you significantly on energy costs. The J-LX series delivers in this department, and all without sacrificing serious jet action. The J-LX has 31 jets and can seat up to six people. If that doesn’t sound like enough jets, you can upgrade to the J-LXL, which has 38 power jets and still seats five people. Aside from energy efficiency, the pros of this series include:
  • Contemporary design
  • Hydrotherapy jets
  • Weather resistance
Because these models are relatively compact, they may not be the right fit for larger families.


It’s understandable for price to be an important feature as you evaluate how to choose the right hot tub for your backyard. The J-200 series is designed to be affordable but still comfortable. Plus, it has the signature Jacuzzi jets you’ve come to love. This series has five models, including the J-210, a round spa with 19 jets! The primary benefits of a spa from this series include:
  • Affordability
  • Factory-installed options that offer more luxury than other brands
  • A capacity of up to seven people in the J-280
The J-200 series is great for the initial foray into spa ownership but may not be the best choice if you have your heart set on tons of bells and whistles.


All hot tubs compared, the J-300 series has a pretty big advantage over many other series: all eight models are portable. Additionally, models like the J-375 have sculpted seats and adjustable headrests to boot. The J-355 has an FX 10™ therapy seat, which offers the best hydrotherapy on the market. The other benefits of J-300 spas include:
  • Up to 40 jets in models like the J-315
  • Seating for up to seven in the J-365
  • Cascading waterfalls in multiple models
The J-300 series is hands down the best option if you are renting or may want to bring your spa with you when you sell your house. If you are looking for a design that is meant to be installed permanently, another series will meet your needs.


When luxury is at the top of your priorities, a model from the J-400 series will probably win out with all Jacuzzi models compared. This series is flush with top features like customizable massage jets in each seat and padded headrests. The J-425 model even has the WaterColour waterfall, which provides an additional sensory experience. The largest model in the series, the J-495 can accommodate up to nine people! The primary advantages of this series include:
  • High-end comfort features
  • More space than most other models
  • Sleek, patented design
The J-400 models are best for people who have a high budget and want to fill out an already stellar backyard landscape.

Stop in to Choose the Right Hot Tub

Ready to take the plunge? Let Fronheiser Pools in Sinking Spring and Bally help you get your hands on the best hot tub for your home! It couldn’t be easier to choose the right hot tub for your home.
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