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  • How Much Is A Hot Tub Cover

    If you’re considering purchasing a new hot tub cover, one of the first things you may be wondering is “how much is a hot tub cover?” – thankfully you’ve come to the right place. This blog will break down how much you can expect to pay for a hot tub cover, as well as other […]

  • Why You Need A Hot Tub Cover Lifter

    When you’re in the middle of buying a hot tub cover, you may be wondering why you need a hot tub cover lifter. Worry no more – this blog will explain what a hot tub cover is, the different types of hot tub cover lifters, how to use a hot tub cover lifter, and finally […]

  • Your Guide On Hot Tub Maintenance

    Regular hot tub maintenance is a key part of ensuring that your hot tub continues to last and perform optimally for years to come. Caring for your new hot tub doesn’t take a ton of time, effort, or previous experience to be done right. This blog will cover the basics of the common question of […]

  • Hot Tub Lifespan: How Long Does a Hot Tub Last?

    A hot tub is a big financial investment. As is the case with any investment, it’s common to wonder how long a hot tub lasts. Unfortunately, the answer to this question is more complicated than providing a simple number. How long a hot tub will last is dependent on two main factors – the type […]

  • How Do I Drain My Hot Tub?

    A drain and clean of your hot tub should be a part of your hot tub’s regular maintenance routine. This should ideally be done once every three to four months to keep your hot tub in the best possible working condition and to help prolong the overall life of your hot tub. This blog will […]

  • How To Clean Your Hot Tub Cover in 5 Simple Steps

    Cleaning your hot tub cover is an essential part of your regular hot tub maintenance. Adding a cleaning of your hot tub cover to your schedule is the best way to maintain the efficiency of your hot tub cover and ensure that it continues to provide protection to your hot tub. This blog will tell […]

  • Where To Buy Hot Tubs in America

    It’s exciting to finally make the decision that you want to purchase a hot tub! But, with so many options available, it can be hard to even know where to start when looking at your hot tub buying options. Answering the simple question of where to buy a hot tub can seem overwhelming and daunting […]

  • The Top 20 Best Hot Tub Brands 2022 – Chosen by The Cover Guy

    The Cover Guy top 20 best hot tub brands. Our research comes from years of service in the hot tub and spa industry and our customer base.

  • 3 Reasons You Need to Upgrade Your Hot Tub Cover to Weathershield Fabric

    What is Weathershield Fabric? Weathershield fabric is the most innovative technology you can choose for your hot tub cover. Its superior durability, lighter weight and resistance to the elements of all seasons — from the harsh sun of summer to snow-filled winters — make it the best choice for ensuring the longevity of your cover […]

  • Why You Need a 2” vs 1” Tapered Hot Tub Cover

    What is a Taper? A hot tub cover acts similar to the roof on your house with a pitch and taper — otherwise known as a slope. This taper measures as the thickness from the middle of the cover to the edge. As a result, the cover peaks in the middle and gradually slopes toward […]

  • What Is Wellness?

    EXPLORING 8 ASPECTS OF LIFE THAT CAN INFLUENCE OUR MENTAL HEALTH AND PHYSICAL WELL-BEING What Is Wellness? At TCG Wellness, we see wellness as much more than just the state of our physical health. We tend to approach this topic as an overall assessment of our own physical and mental health, with several factors influencing […]

  • Why is my Hot Tub Water Cloudy and How to Fix it?

    Is your hot tub water cloudy? Don’t worry! It’s a common problem and it is usually an easy fix. To safely enjoy your hot tub, your water should be clear enough that you are able to see the bottom of the spa. When the water is cloudy, it’s a sign there is a problem. It […]

  • How to lower the Alkalinity in your hot tub?

    Did you know one of the most serious problems for hot tubs and hot tub covers results from too much acidity or alkalinity?   Too much acidity or alkalinity can cause :  Corrosion of the hot tub’s metal parts, including pumps and jets  White or rust-colored scales on your hot tub’s plumbing  Chlorine   When dissolved […]

  • Jay Labelle’s Retirement

    The Cover Guy® and TCG Wellness® are celebrating the many contributions of Jay Labelle and extending best wishes to him for his retirement from the Company.  As Co-founder of The Cover Guy®, Jay has been instrumental from the founding of the business to the leadership role he has provided over the years developing and implementing […]

  • How to remove a stuck Hot Tub Filter?

    Is your hot tub filter stuck? Do you know how to remove it if it is? In this article, we will go over the best ways to remove a hot tub filter when it is stuck and how to avoid getting it stuck in the first place. Why is my Filter stuck?  Here are a […]

  • The 2021 8th Cover Guy Scholarship Award Recipients

    We are happy to announce the winners of the 2021, 8th Annual Cover Guy Scholarship Award. A warm congratulations to Teryn Dyck from British Columbia Institute of Technology and Natalie Rubio from West Coast University (Anaheim campus). These 2 students demonstrate perseverance in their personal lives which have paved the way for their success academically. Teryn, […]

  • Weekly Hot Tub Maintenance Checklist

    Being a hot tub owner also means being responsible for regular maintenance and upkeep to ensure your hot tub is clean and keeps working efficiently. Taking the time to inspect your hot tub regularly will also help prevent any potential long term damage.  Does a hot tub require a lot of maintenance?  Not necessarily. By […]

  • Hot Tub Filters: How to clean?

    While tending to the regular maintenance of your hot tub, it is also important to remember to clean your hot tub filter. The filter must be kept free of debris, dirt, and sediment that can otherwise keep it from functioning correctly. If the filter is blocked by dirt, water may be unable to pass through […]

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