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QCA Spas Error Codes and Information

Posted by on Feb 3, 2016 in Hot Tub Maintenance | 0 comments

QCA Spas Error Codes and Information

QCA Spas Information QCA Spas became operational in 1966. They put each of their spas through a 50 point inspection before releasing them to consumers, including a water test. Each hot tub from QCA is also UL rated. The company manufactures hot tubs that are designed to fit anywhere from two to eight people, and they offer optional salt and ozone systems for enhanced cleanliness. There are multiple customization options available for each QCA Spas product, including a sound system, LED lighting and a waterfall. The Soft Touch Control System...

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What Destroys Hot Tub Covers – What can I do to Save Our Cover?

Posted by on Jan 30, 2016 in Backyard Maintenance, FAQ, Hot Tub Maintenance | 0 comments

What Destroys Hot Tub Covers – What can I do to Save Our Cover?

What destroys hot tub covers and what can I do? That is one question we receive everyday from our hot tub cover customers. Why don’t they last longer? There are many reasons for covers to break down. Hot tub covers take the full brunt of what mother nature throws at your hot tub, rain, sun, snow, wind, dirt etc. They also take a beating from us as well pulling, dragging, and pushing or even sitting on them. We have been watching and dealing with the issue of longevity in hot tub covers for a very long time at The Cover Guy. When we first...

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Hot Tubbing in the Winter – How to Make it Better!

Posted by on Jan 18, 2016 in Backyard Maintenance, Hot Tub Maintenance | 0 comments

Hot Tubbing in the Winter – How to Make it Better!

There is nothing more majestic then hot tubbing in the Winter! The cold crisp air in contrast to the hot bubbling water of the hot tub, and even a nice snow fall make sitting in your hot tub amazing in the winter months. To enjoy your hot tub or spa in the winter follow our Winter Hot Tubbing planning and preparation tips.The most important tip for enjoying your hot tub or spa in the winter is keeping your hot tub free and clear of snow and ice. Use a soft bristle broom to remove all snow and ice off your hot tub cover and spa. If you...

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MAAX Spas Industries Corp Error Codes & Information

Posted by on Oct 28, 2015 in Backyard Maintenance, Hot Tub Maintenance | 0 comments

MAAX Spas Industries Corp MAAX Spas Industries Corp was founded in 1969, and their products are carried in showrooms across North America and Europe. In 2007, MAAX Spas was named one of the five biggest spa and hot tub firms in North America. One year later, they joined the Brookfield family, and this made them part of the world’s largest hot tub spa manufacturing companies. Each MAAX Spas hot tub is made with three layers of insulation, a 56 frame pump and a steel sub structure to provide durability performance. Maax Spas is the creator of...

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How to Remove a Stuck Hot Tub Filter

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

How to Remove a Stuck Hot Tub Filter

How to remove a stuck hot tub filter is a question The Cover Guy staff receives all to often so we thought in this post we would let you know the best ways to remove a stuck hot tub filter, and the best ways to avoid having your hot tub cartridge filter being stuck. Hot tub filters especially the threaded versions do become stuck. They become stuck for a few reasons they are often installed to tightly, not changed enough and crust over with deposits. The first thing you must do is turn your power off, sometimes that is all it takes. the...

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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...

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Hot Tub Power Pak Repair

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in Hot Tub Maintenance | 0 comments

Hot Tub Power Pak Repair

Hot Tubs are great for relaxation, but when you have an issue it can become stressful not knowing why your hot tub has stopped working. If you are having problems with your power pak tripping and turning off, you can identify and repair the issue yourself with a little detective work. A hot tub will trip for a number of reasons from as simple as a dirty filter to a ceased pump. Whatever the issue you can always repair a hot tub power pak. The first thing I like to do is to make sure I know what is causing the issue. First things first, Clean...

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Jacuzzi Hot Tubs Error Codes & Information

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in Hot Tub Maintenance | 0 comments

Jacuzzi Hot Tubs Error Codes & Information

Jacuzzi Hot Tubs and Spas The family behind Jacuzzi Hot Tubs & Spas first made an aerating pump for hydrotherapy in the 1950s, and they began manufacturing hot tubs two decades later. By the ‘90s, these hot tubs had expanded into backyard models, and the award-winning company spread out into the international market by the year 2000. The company holds more than 250 patents worldwide, including the first patent in the world for a whirlpool bath. Their models feature eco-friendly and advanced hydrotherapy options, and Jacuzzi Hot Tubs...

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How to change the Filter Mode on a Dream Maker Spa

Posted by on Jun 6, 2015 in Hot Tub Maintenance | 0 comments

How to change the pump and filter mode setting on a Dream Maker spa or hot tub has come up a few times with our customers so we thought we would offer this post to guide you through the process. The Dream Maker spas use a Balboa topside control. The Dream Maker spa gives you many options as far as filtration and heating to chose from there is the factory set Standard mode (ST) and the most used setting which has the heater come on as needed to keep your desired temperature. The Economy Mode (EC) which has the heater come on during scheduled...

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Leisure Bay Spas Hot Tubs & Information

Posted by on May 13, 2015 in Hot Tub Maintenance | 0 comments

Leisure Bay Spas Hot Tubs & Information

Leisure Bay Spas has been building hot tubs for over thirty years and has a range of hot tubs built on quality and new innovations in the hot tub market. In the Elite series Leisure Bay Spas boasts 4 different models the Niagara, Hatteras, Cordova, and Harbor Cove. The Celebrity series has the following five models to choose from the Tonga, Santo, Hilo, Adirondack, and Galaxy. The Cover Guy custom makes replacement Leisure Bay Spas hot tub covers for all of the above . Leisure Bay Hot Tub Error Codes These are the error codes and display...

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