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Cool Off in a Hot Tub

Cool Off in a Hot Tub

…cover off and air jets running, your water temperature will quickly drop. To maintain cooler water, keep your spa covered during sunny days when not in use. Run the spa with the spa cover open and with water features and air jets operating during cooler evening temperatures. This action together…
Spa Microbiology 101

Spa Microbiology 101

…particularly in soil. It can thrive in warm water where sanitizer level is inadequate, and has been known to become airborne via the action of the air jets in spas. Another is Mycobacterium avium, which can cause flu-like symptoms.Interestingly, researchers have found that many people who…
ETS Glossary

ETS Glossary

…spa side. Air ControlThe air control is simply a valve, located topside, which controls the amount of air introduced into the hot tubs jetting system. Turning the knob counter-clockwise increases the air. Turning clockwise decreases or shuts off the air. Air SwitchAt the other end of the air button…
FAQ Equipment Repair & Maintenance

FAQ Equipment Repair & Maintenance

…actually be affected by changes in air temperature. Other causes could include: a dirty or clogged filter, sticky or defective thermostat, contactor, or relay.Back to MenuWhy arent my jets as powerful as they used to be?The most common cause by far for reduced action in a spa is clogged or worn-out…
Decontaminating Problem Spas

Decontaminating Problem Spas

…high speed for 30 minutes with spa cover closed. Make sure jets are on maximum. Turn air injector switch on and then off for 5 minute intervals during this process to help disinfect air lines. If your spa is equipped with an electric air blower, run it for a minute every five minutes.NOTE: Avoid…
Hydrotherapy & Health

Hydrotherapy & Health

…pressure on joints and muscles, while creating the relaxing sensation of floating in space.The massaging action of a spa is created by sending a mixture of water and air through hot tub jet nozzles. This energized warm-water stream relaxes tight muscles and stimulates the release of endorphins,…
Pumps

Pumps

…The label should also indicate the horsepower and amperage. See pump specifications for a cross reference.Some people desire to increase the spa jet action by upgrading to a larger pump. This is generally not a problem if the spas control system and the electrical service can accommodate the added…
Hot Tub Buyers Guide

Hot Tub Buyers Guide

…Although some enjoy the sensation, we do not recommend air blowers. The cold air they pump into the hot tub lowers the water temperature and wastes energy, and they can be quite loud.Quality-engineered acrylic spas have air-induction jets which mix air and water in the desired ratio without the need…
FAQ Water Chemistry

FAQ Water Chemistry

…will do) you will have to change your water often.Back to MenuWhat can be done about the harsh, choking fumes my spa emits when I operate the air jets?It is important to let your spa breathe. When opening the cover, be careful not to take in a lung-full of trapped gasses (from ozonator, chlorine,…
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