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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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Testing Your Hot Tub Water Chemistry

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

Testing Your Hot Tub Water Chemistry

Testing your hot tub water chemistry is actually one of the simplest tasks to ensure your hot tub water is properly taken care of. The hardest part of this process is simply having the patience and the peace of mind to calmly collect your samples and follow the given instructions. There’s a simple, step by step method to make sure that your readings come out crystal clear and that you’re not working off of any misinformation. By keeping your hot tub water maintained you will ensure that your hot tub runs efficiently and prevent...

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Make Life Easier With A Hot Tub Cover Lifter

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

Make Life Easier With A Hot Tub Cover Lifter

If you are a hot tub owner, you know what a hassle it can be to remove your spa cover every time you want to get in or out of your hot tub. Although removing a spa cover can be a bit of an inconvenience, it’s an essential accessory for protecting your hot tub from debris and harsh weather conditions. A hot tub cover also insulates your hot tub, keeping heat in and energy costs to a minimum. To remove a hot tub cover quick and easy, it is recommended that you install a hot tub cover lifter. Why do I need a hot tub cover lifter? Hot tub...

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Energy Saving Tips for Hot Tub Owners

Posted by on Feb 3, 2014 in FAQ, Hot Tub Maintenance, Showcase | 0 comments

Energy Saving Tips for Hot Tub Owners

Having a hot tub is perfect for relaxing after a hard days work, relieving stress or to have a get together with family and friends. Although having a hot tub can bring you many therapeutic benefits there is also the concern of an increase of energy costs. Many home owners across the North America understand that energy costs have been on a steady rise over the last couple years. Due to the increase of energy prices, homeowners are looking for ways to lower their monthly utility bill. Below is an infographic that illustrates energy saving...

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What to Know Before Buying a Hot Tub Cover

Posted by on Jan 23, 2014 in FAQ, Hot Tub Maintenance, Showcase | 0 comments

What to Know Before Buying a Hot Tub Cover

Buying a hot tub can be a pricey investment but the perks that come with it are well worth the price. Many hot tubowners look forward to relieving stress and ailments against the pulsating jets of a warm relaxing hot tub. With that in mind it is also a good idea to maintain your hot tub to ensure you can always enjoy its therapeutic benefits. A great way to protect your spa is to invest in a replacement hot tub cover. A spa cover is a great way to protect your hot tub from debris and harsh weather conditions. Not only will a hot tub cover...

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