Skip to content
Hot Tub 101
The Cover Story

3 Reasons You Need to Upgrade Your Hot Tub Cover to Weathershield Fabric

Weathershield fabric is the most innovative technology you can choose for your hot tub cover. Its superior durability, lighter weight and resistance to the elements of all seasons — from the harsh sun of summer to snow-filled winters — make it the best choice for ensuring the longevity of your cover and protecting your spa.

In contrast to standard vinyl, Weathershield fabric is a 100% solution-dyed polyester with a urethane coating. As a result, Weathershield is 3 times stronger than vinyl and is highly resistant to harsh UV rays, water, mold and mildew, tears and stretches. Not to mention, the lightweight polyester reduces your cover’s weight by 25%!

The Benefits of Choosing Weathershield Fabric for Your Hot Tub Cover

With the many health and wellness benefits of hot tubbing — from pain relief to easing stress — choosing Weathershield fabric is the best way to take care of your hot tub so it can take better care of you. Considering its unparalleled durability and protection, there are many benefits to choosing a Weathershield cover:

  • UV-resistant
  • Water-resistant
  • Highly-durable (resistant to tears, shrinkage & stretches)
  • Resistant to mold & mildew
  • 4-season friendly
  • Reduces weight of cover by 25%
  • Eco-friendly
  • Easier to clean

1. Equipping Your Hot Tub Cover for All Seasons

From heavy rain to debris on windy days, ice and snowfall, Weathershield fabric is designed to protect through all seasons no matter what climate you live in.

Regardless of whether you want to protect your hot tub while you close up the cottage for off-season or use your spa in the backyard throughout the winter, Weathershield fabric is the best choice to ensure your hot tub is well taken care of. During cottage off-season, Weathershield fabric protects your cover from the elements by keeping bacteria and debris out. If you plan on using your spa throughout the winter, Weathershield’s lighter-weight will better insulate your hot tub. This will keep the heat in so you can spend less time heating your spa and save on your energy bill!

2. Making Cleaning and Maintenance a Breeze
Weathershield fabric is easy to wash, rinse and brush off, making your cover simpler to clean and maintain with gentle soap, a soft bristle brush and cold water. By simplifying your cleaning and maintenance routine, Weathershield fabric makes regular upkeep on your tub and cover a breeze! Therefore, you’ll be able to spend less time on cleaning and more time enjoying your spa.

In addition, the lighter weight of Weathershield fabric ensures that your cover is easy to remove and puts less stress on your hot tub cover lifter when you are shocking your spa and letting it breathe — essential activities for a long-lasting spa cover. Further, its lightweight fabric makes your hot tub easier to use and keeps it free of the mildew. debris and bacteria that compromise its parts for simpler maintenance and longevity.

3. Creating a Home (or Home Away from Home) Oasis
Creating an environment that encourages relaxation and time with friends and family is an important consideration in your hot tub installation process. To make sure your surroundings meet your lifestyle and desired use of your spa — from quiet relaxation to physical therapy or a gathering spot for family and friends, having a cover that complements your oasis stylistically is just as important as improving function.

To complement various home and cottage styles, Weathershield fabric comes in four calming neutrals: black, grey, brown and mahogany. These colour options open up a range of stylistic choices for designing your backyard patio, including matching umbrellas, cushions, gazebos and shade sails. Made of recycled material, Weathershield fabric is also a more eco-friendly option than standard vinyl. Therefore, upgrading to this fabric will help you foster a more positive relationship with the natural environment.

How to Upgrade Your Cover to Weathershield Fabric?

If you’re looking to improve the durability and longevity of your hot tub cover, upgrading to Weathershield fabric is simple! Begin building your hot tub cover with The Cover Guy, where you can choose our new Weathershield outdoor fabric.