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Spa Packs

Spa Packs

…how a spa control system works and how it is wired.The Two Types of Spa Controls: Air DigitalYour spa will be equipped with either a digital electronic control system, or an air control electro-mechanical system. Its easy to identify which type you have by looking at your topside (spaside) controls.
Salt Spa Systems

Salt Spa Systems

…the user to more precisely control the sanitizer output, often requiring lower levels to achieve water purity. The mineral salts have many health benefits of their own, as explained below.How a Salt Water Spa System WorksSalt is sodium chloride (NaCl). Through a controlled process in a low-current…
Spa Preparation & Water Maintenance

Spa Preparation & Water Maintenance

…and replace spa water every 60-90 days, depending on usage.Supplies needed:3-way Test Strips --type needed depends upon Sanitizer SystemOxy Spa non-chlorine shockAlkalinity Increaser raises low TA pH; buffers pHpH Decrease lowers pH which is too highpH Increase (optional) strongly raises very low…
How to wire a Spa

How to wire a Spa

control box terminals generally cannot accommodate wire larger than #6. If using larger wire, a separate junction box near the spa (not to be confused with the Disconnect Box) may be required for splicing short lengths of #6 wire (or as prescribed) between that junction box and the spa controller.
Hot Tub & Spa Safety Tips

Hot Tub & Spa Safety Tips

…long, and you should exit the spa.Thermostats can vary by a few degrees, so your top-side control reading may be slightly higher than the water in the spa. Test water independently from your spa controls using a floating thermometer.Pregnancy, Children and InfantsChildren have more sensitive skin…
ETS Glossary

ETS Glossary

spa equipment systems use air buttons to control components such as spa jet pumps, lights, blower, etc. The buttons are connected to the control box air switches with flexible air tubing. This allows switching spa components on and off without electricity at the spa side. Air ControlThe air control
Troubleshooting Water Problems

Troubleshooting Water Problems

…levelShock-treat water with OxySpaChange water use Spa System Flush prior to drainingClean inside of spa cover apply 303 ProtectantUse an OzonatorExcessive pH fluctuationImproper total alkalinity levelHigh bather loadTest and adjust total alkalinityAdd Control The pH* pH holding agent to lock-in…
Used Hot Tubs

Used Hot Tubs

…which can be very expensive to repair. A burned-out spa light is a minor issue. Have the bulb replaced to verify that the problem is the bulb, and not the light control circuit.Listen to the pump when the spa is running. You should hear a strong and steady low-pitched hum from the motor. If you hear…
Ozone

Ozone

…effective, you should run your ozonator at least 4-6 hours per day. If your spa filter/pump is controlled by a timer, a good method is to set it to run for two 2 to 4 hour cycles, 12 hours apart, each day. Check your spa owners manual.Can I add an ozonator to my hot tub?Yes! 90% of all new spas come…
Above Ground Pools Maintenance

Above Ground Pools Maintenance

…is raised by adding Alkalinity Control, and conversely, high TA and/or high pH is reduced by adding pH Minus. Always adjust TA first, then pH, because TA adjustment often brings pH into line as well.Low pH (which cannot be brought up into range with Alkalinity Control alone) can be raised by adding…
Hot Tub Air Blower Replacement

Hot Tub Air Blower Replacement

Spa BlowerCheck ValveScrewdriverSet screws or clampsRemovalOpen the hot tubs equipment access door and locate the old blower assembly.Turn the power off to the spa at the breakerDisconnect the air duct hose from the blowers exhaust portUnplug the blowers electrical cable from the spa control
FAQ Water Chemistry

FAQ Water Chemistry

…Metal Free water discoloration control and by keeping spa water in balance.Back to MenuHow can I prevent the formation of oily scum on the spa water?The ZorbO oil scum absorber will wick-up many times its weight in body oils and lotion residues from your hot tub spa. Use the ZorbO in conjunction…
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