Hot Tub Filters – When To Clean & When to Replace

Posted by on Mar 20, 2015 in Hot Tub Maintenance, Showcase | 0 comments

Hot Tub Filters – When To Clean & When to Replace

For most hot tub owners their hot tub is a source of enjoyment, relaxation, and therapy. I know for myself my daily hot tub is a source of relief from my weekend warrior sporting days, and without that daily hot tub I don’t feel loose or sleep as well. To that end we keep our hot tub running at optimal levels, and stay ahead of the maintenance. Although hot tubs don’t require a lot of maintenance, their are two key elements above all else you have to keep on schedule and is of the upmost importance to a hot tubs proper function. The first requirement for a healthy hot tub is...

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Hot Tub Error Codes – Applied Computer Controls

Posted by on Mar 10, 2015 in Hot Tub Maintenance | 0 comments

The Cover Guy ACC spa side hot tub error code guide! ACC is one of the oldest manufacturers of digital spa side controls for hot tubs. ACC has 9 error codes and below is a list of the ACC hot tub error codes and what causes them followed by possible solutions to the error code. Applied Computer Controls (ACC) Spa-Side Error Code Description Possible Solution CoLd Temperature in the heater housing is below 40° F. The Low speed or circulation pump will now operate continuously until the temperature rises above 45° F. CoLd is a normal spa side error code you will receive when 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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Hot Tub Care in the Winter 101

Posted by on Nov 29, 2014 in Hot Tub Maintenance, Showcase | 0 comments

Hot Tub Care in the Winter 101

Hot Tub Care in the Winter 101 Many people wonder if it is best to drain their hot tub prior to the frigid winter months, but draining your hot tub means that you can’t use it and what’s the point of having a hot tub if you can’t use it all year long. As a matter of fact most people will tell you that winter is the best season to use your hot tub. I have to say that there is nothing like sitting in your hot tub as the snow falls from the night sky, it is truly wonderful. Having said that there are precautions you need to take for hot tubbing in the Winter, and doing a...

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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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F2 Error Code – Trouble Shooting

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

F2 Error Code – Trouble Shooting

What is the F2 error code on your hot tub and what to look for to fix it and return your hot tub to a working condition. The F2 error code is usually from a balboa power pack system and normally is referring to a flow issue in your hot tub. There are a few things you can look for when trouble shooting an F2 error code on your hot tub. First it is always a good idea to cut the power to the unit and let it cool down and then reset it. Sometimes this is all it will take to regain normal operation. Next on the list is to see if there is anything that is impeding the flow of water through your...

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