Moisture management with a Hot Tub in the basement
I’m planning to put a small hot tub in the basement of the house I am rehabbing and am looking for ideas on the best way to manage the vapor coming off the tub while it is opened and in use. It will probably see 3-5 hrs a week of use. I’m dealing with myelopathy and spasticity so the tub isn’t for purely recreational use, instead it is part of my exercise/therapy program. The tub is a small inflatable tub with ~200 gallons of water and less than 25sqft of surface area but with the turbulence induced by the bubbler creates a fair amount of vapor.
Where I am now, I keep it in the garage during the winter and just open the door when I am done for 15 min – 1/2 hr and that seems to do a good job.
For the planned new location, in the basement adjacent to the exercise area, I’d like to set something up that will ensure sufficient venting of the moist air, with minimal loss of heat.
Any suggestions are welcome
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