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Spa Preparation & Water Maintenance

Spa Preparation & Water Maintenance

Preparing your spa involves three basic steps: cleaning your equipment, balancing your water, and initiating your sanitizer system. Well guide you through the easy procedures.Short on time? Jump to:Draining cleaning your hot tubBalance pH, TA, metals hardnessSanitizing your hot tubDraining Cleaning…
Ozonator Installation

Ozonator Installation

…Wall Fitting Jet.Well explain the different installation schemes below.Spa Equipment AccessRegardless 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…
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 and Information Protection

Privacy Policy and Information Protection

…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 Controls Replacement

Spa Controls Replacement

…equipment.Let’s take a closer look at the details of identifying and selecting a new spa control kit for your hot tub. CAUTION! DISCONNECT POWER FIRST! Electrical wiring and repairs can be dangerous, especially around water, and must be performed by a qualified electrician or spa technician. Shut…
Physical Setup

Physical Setup

…the ground underneath is properly compacted to prevent future settling, level, and that rainwater drainage is considered. An access walkway of stepping stones is a nice finishing touch.Poured Concrete SlabConcrete is a good, long-term foundation base. Although not inexpensive, its low maintenance…
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