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Spa Preparation & Water Maintenance

Spa Preparation & Water Maintenance

…IndexABCs of Water ChemistrySanitizer ComparisonsPrepare Hot Tub Balance Treat Water Initiate SanitizerPreparing your spa involves three basic steps: cleaning your equipment, balancing your water, and initiating your sanitizer system. Well guide you through the easy procedures.Prepare Hot Tub…
Ozonator Installation

Ozonator Installation

…the different installation schemes below.Spa Equipment AccessPhoto courtesy: Belize SpasRegardless of the type of ozonator installation, the first step (after disconnecting the electrical power) is to remove the spas access panel.Identified here in the hot tubs equipment bay:Equipment control…
FAQ Equipment Repair & Maintenance

FAQ Equipment Repair & Maintenance

…replace your filter(s). Another frequent cause is an air lock in the pump, especially if you just drained your hot tub. To clear an air lock, first locate and close the valve on the intake side of your pump. Then, on the outflow side of the pump, loosen the pipe union just enough turns to allow…
Used Hot Tubs

Used Hot Tubs

…� Although not required to operate the hot tub, steps, a cover lifter, a handrail and other add-ons make the hot tub easier to use.Original PriceJust like with a car, a new hot tub depreciates significantly the moment you use it for the first time. Sellers that use the original price as a starting…
How to Wire a Spa

How to Wire a Spa

…wire is not terribly difficult. After conduit is assembled, electricians use a narrow spring steel fish tape to route wires through it. The first few inches of the tape are coated with wire pulling lubricant to help it slide smoothly over fitting edges and around bends of the empty conduit.First,…
Plumbing Repair:

Plumbing Repair:

…portions of the joint. This will remove residual films from new rigid fittings, and dirt and oils present on existing flex pipe.The extra cleaning step is well worth the time for the best joints possible. This also allows for proper prep of the flex pipe, since primer is not recommended for…
Hydrotherapy & Health

Hydrotherapy & Health

…cold first. You doctor will likely advise you to avoid hot water until swelling of an injury has subsided. When the swelling is gone, the massaging action of warm water circulation will generally help speed the healing process.AccessibilityFor easy access, consider the addition of spa steps and…
Decontaminating Problem Spas

Decontaminating Problem Spas

…the spa itself. Using the dosage table below, superchlorinate the spa water to at least 100 ppm using Dichlor Granular Chlorine which has been first pre-dissolved in a plastic bucket of water. Pre-dissolving the chlorine will prevent possible damage to your spas acrylic surface from direct contact…
Hot Tub & Spa Safety Tips

Hot Tub & Spa Safety Tips

…other serious health condition can have potentially harmful complications and should not enter any spa without first seeking the advice of a physician.Be prepared by learning CPR and first aid, especially in households with children or those with health issues.Water TemperatureLong soaks in too-hot…
Hot Tub Energy Saving & Conservation Tips

Hot Tub Energy Saving & Conservation Tips

…can make a huge difference.The flimsy, poor quality spa covers that some spa manufacturers use take on water quickly and often fail within the first year. Water-logged covers have almost no insulating ability and force the equipment to work harder to regulate the temperature. This means not only…
Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

…personally identifiable data to any third party that is not an affiliate of The Spa Depot, Inc. unless: (i) we transfer our business assets; (ii) we first obtain permission from you; (iii) we need to share it with agents or contractors who perform services for us regarding the processing of your…
Spa Packs

Spa Packs

…either standalone or grouped in a panel with a thermostat knob, you have an air control system. Air systems (also called pneumatic) were used in the first home spas, and are seen in many older spas. Electro-mechanical time clocks are used for controlling the filtration and heating cycles. Quality…
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