Hot tub (soft tub) on Roof Top Deck

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Old 09-30-14, 08:31 AM
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Hot tub (soft tub) on Roof Top Deck

We're thinking of putting a Soft Tub on our roof top deck.
We're in a new build (2013), and all of the units have roof top decks.

Would this be possible?

The weight of the filled tub is approx 3200lbs + weight of up to 4 people.
 
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Old 09-30-14, 09:21 AM
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Since we know nothing about your home or deck's construction I would have to say "no". That is the weight of a small car and should not be put on a roof top deck without confirming, probably with a Professional or structural engineer, that your home and deck and safely support it.
 
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betcha $ 500 that 3,200# was never a consideration when designing & building the rooftop deck
 
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