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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How to Measure for a new Hot Tub Cover

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Hot Tub Maintenance, Showcase | 0 comments

How to Measure for a new Hot Tub Cover

You need a new hot tub cover, maybe you have needed it for months or even a year. What is holding you back? If you are like most hot tub owners measuring and purchasing a new hot tub cover seems a little overwhelming, mostly because you have to know how to measure for a new cover. There are so many hot tub manufacturers and models in homes today you can not just take a hot tub cover off the shelf and make it work for your hot tub. You have to be careful when measuring for a new hot tub cover if the cover is too big you will lose water from condensation, it can easily break on the edges, or...

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The SPH Error and how to Fix

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Hot Tub Maintenance | 0 comments

The SPH Error and how to Fix

What is an SPH error code on your hot tub, and how to trouble shoot and repair it.  An SPH error code means that your hot tub essentially is not heating up. There are a few things to look for when trouble shooting the SPH error code. Is your water below 60 degrees and not heating up? Sometimes just a good reset is needed. Unplug your hot tub and turn all power sources off and let the unit cool down then restart and see if the error remains. One of the main reasons for the SPH error is the limitations of water flow. Make sure all inlets and outlets are free and clear and water is able to...

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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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Preparing your Hot Tub for Winter

Posted by on Aug 26, 2014 in Hot Tub Maintenance, Showcase | 0 comments

Preparing your Hot Tub for Winter

Labour Day weekend is always a sign that the summer is coming to a close and that colder weather is just around the corner. This final long weekend of the summer is a perfect opportunity to prepare your hot tub for winter. It is so important to have your hot tub ready for winter especially after last years polar vortex’s. By being prepared you will save heating costs, and enjoy your hot tub more. The first item in preparing your hot tub for the winter is making sure there are no leaks, and that your power pack, pumps and equipment are running perfectly. If you are refilling your...

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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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