New Hot Tub Cover for the Fall and Winter

Posted by on Aug 26, 2015 in Backyard Maintenance, Hot Tub Maintenance, Showcase | 0 comments

New Hot Tub Cover for the Fall and Winter

As the summer is winding down there are steps you can take to prepare your hot tub to be more efficient for the Fall and Winter months ahead. One of the best ways to prepare is making sure you have an appropriate hot tub cover to carry you through the colder months of the year. Hot tub covers traditionally last 3 – 7 years based on climate and use.If your hot tub cover or spa cover is not up to the challenge to go through a winter, you will significantly increase your cost for running the hot tub. Most hot tub owners know when their hot tub cover is on its last legs, but in case you...

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Hot Tub Repair 101- What is an E6 or Error 6 Code Mean?

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015 in Backyard Maintenance, Hot Tub Maintenance | 0 comments

Hot Tub Repair 101- What is an E6 or Error 6 Code Mean?

This week we have a question from one of our hot tub customers about hot tub repair, and the E6 or Error 6 on their hot tub top side control. The E6 error code on your hot tub usually refers to a reduction or stoppage of water pressure. The E6 code is a warning that there is not sufficient water flow for the power pack to continue operating without possible damage. The power pack must shut down for self preservation. If you do not have enough water flow the area with the heating element will over heat and melt. The cause of an E6 error code in hot tubs varies greatly but here are a list of...

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Why Do I Need a Hot Tub Cover?

Posted by on Oct 26, 2014 in Backyard Maintenance, Hot Tub Maintenance | 0 comments

Why Do I Need a Hot Tub Cover?

Why Do I Need a Hot Tub Cover? There are great deals on used hot tubs all over these days. Popular places to find them is in classifieds both online and in local newspapers like the penny saver. Often people are upgrading their old hot tubs and you can find deals where as long as you take the hot tub away you can get it for free or very little money. So you’ve invested your money and time into purchasing or receiving the spa you’ve always wanted, and you’ve invested your time into having it installed. After taking full advantage of your new source of relaxation, you’re now faced with...

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How Heavy should my Hot Tub Cover be?

Posted by on Sep 10, 2014 in Backyard Maintenance, Hot Tub Maintenance, Showcase | 0 comments

How Heavy should my Hot Tub Cover be?

How heavy should my hot tub cover be? This is a question we are asked a lot, but probably not as often as we should. Many hot tub owners are fighting everyday with their heavy hot tub covers and if they are they are probably losing the battle and just not using their hot tubs anymore. The simple answer is a hot tub cover should weigh about 50 – 75 pounds and should be easily taken off and put back on your hot tub by one person. A hot tub cover weighing more then then 75 pounds is not doing the job anymore and should be replaced. I am sure we are hitting a nerve already as many hot...

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Time to Open the Swimming Pool

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Backyard Maintenance, Showcase | 0 comments

Time to Open the Swimming Pool

Time to open the swimming pool. Spring is here and the swimming pool season is about to kick off. Maybe you just bought a home with a swimming pool, or you just installed a pool last summer and this is your first swimming pool opening, and maybe your going to attempt your own opening this year after watching the pool guy do it for years, and just maybe your a veteran and just want to pickup some new tips. Whatever your station opening a pool for the Summer is easy, just follow this guide and you will be swimming in no time.  Tip #1 If you are wondering when the best time to open your pool,...

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Hot Tub Spring Cleaning Tips

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 in Backyard Maintenance, Hot Tub Maintenance, Showcase | 0 comments

Hot Tub Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring season has arrived which means it’s time your hot tub gets some spring cleaning. Maintaining a hot tub may seem like a task that requires professional assistance, however with these hot tub spring cleaning tips it will be  fast and easy to get your hot tub up and running for the warmer weather ahead. Purge your hot tub Before draining water from your hot tub, add purge agent into your tub. The purge agent will clean out the bacteria from plumbing lines. Drain your hot tub  Hot tubs should be drained once in every three months. Here are steps on how to drain a hot tub. First,...

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