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#1 wrinkled



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Posted 22 January 2013 - 10:24 AM

We're looking to replace our tub after 15 years of service.  While looking at a used tub which was a black shelled Nordic, we noticed a lot of white colored mineral spots all over the part of the shell above the water line.  It may have been a case of dirty water, but it got us thinking.  Is black a bad color choice for a tub shell?



#2 Hot Spring Ace

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 10:28 AM

Dark colors like this will show the calcium line much more. People tend to prefer lighter colors for this reason and for the fact that lighter colors show the lighting in the spa much better at night. Otherwise, shell color is just a personal preference.

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 02:05 PM

But not too light of a color because I have seen some ugly brown stains at the water line. I prefer something greyish.

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 03:22 PM

We chose a light color, pearl I believe, because I like seeing the dirt to vac out.  That being said, thats a good reason to hate it too!

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