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  • The Cover Guy 8th Annual Scholarship Submissions are Now Open!

    As part of our commitment to continue giving back to the communities in which we serve, The Cover Guy sponsors an annual scholarship for college and university students from Canada and the United States. The past seven years of offering this grant have been absolutely rewarding for us. We have met and connected with so […]

  • The Top-20 Best Hot Tub Brands 2020 – 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.

  • Bromine vs Chlorine

    The question is often asked, “Which is better, bromine or chlorine?”  As a pool or hot tub owner, you know chemicals are a must to keep your water clean and sanitized. Managing the use of these chemicals is not all that difficult and you can read more about how to do so effectively here. In […]

  • Weathershield Fabric: What, Why & Care

    The Cover Guy is proud to introduce Weathershield fabric into our menu of customizable options for all hot tub covers.  What is Weathershield Fabric? Weathershield is a solution dyed polyester fabric which creates a beautiful alternative to standard vinyl material from which hot tub covers have been made from for years.   The Cover Guy now […]

  • How to Test your Hot Tub Water

    How to Test your Hot Tub Water Testing your hot tub water seems like a pretty easy thing to do especially with the awesome hot tub water test strips that are available today. You don’t have to be a chemist anymore with drops of this and drops of that. You simply place the strip in […]

  • Hot Tubs Can Keep You Healthy

    Here’s one more reason it’s a good thing you have a hot tub. You see, the world is a very dangerous place full of interesting opportunities to injure ourselves. Even though we all know to be careful when lifting or moving heavy objects, it’s still totally unsurprising to realize you’ve pulled a muscle or even […]

  • Why you should buy a Hot Tub Ozonator

    If you are a hot tub owner, or if you’re looking to buy one, chances are you have already heard about hot tub ozonators. A hot tub ozonator allows you to control your water quality. And it doesn’t hurt that it will save you money too.   Keep reading to know more about what a […]

  • How to Care for your Hot Tub Cover

    A hot tub cover is a very important piece of equipment. The cover protects your hot tub from unwanted debris, harsh weather conditions and backyard animals. Covers also help you save on energy costs by keeping the heat inside your hot tub when you aren’t soaking in it. Hot tub covers are a necessity for […]

  • 5 Ways to Reduce your Hot Tub Energy Bill

    One of the biggest bugbears of hot tub ownership has always been that pesky power bill. Takes a lot of energy to keep your hot tub hot, especially during the colder months. It is possible, however, to tame the beast. It is possible to reduce that ravenous grizzly down to teddy bear size. And it’s surprisingly easy to do.

  • Hot Tub Cover Lifter Buying Guide

    In this Post we have put together a hot tub cover lifter buying guide for choosing the perfect hot tub cover lifter for your hot tub space. There are three things to consider when your making your purchase of a hot tub cover lifter.

  • How to Use (or Not) your Hot Tub in The Winter

    there are precautions you need to take for hot tubbing in the Winter, and doing a little winter preparations to your hot tub will have you set for a season of relaxation and bliss. So we have put together a little hot tub care 101 for using your hot tub in the winter.

  • How to Measure for your 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

  • Sunbrella Fabric: All you Need to Know

    If you’re looking into outdoor furniture this spring, chances are you’re going to read about Sunbrella fabric. While Sunbrella fabric may seem new, it has been in fact proving its performance for over 30 years. At first created with the idea of finding a better solution to cotton for awnings, uses of Sunbrella fabric has […]

  • Hot Tub Gazebos and Umbrellas Extend Your Hot Tub Season

    Hot tub owners often find that, after adding hot tub gazebo’s, their hot tub becomes much more a part of their home, and of their lifestyle.

  • The Best Place to put your new hot tub – Things to consider

    Best Place to put your new hot tub and the top things to Consider when placing your hot tub. We shed light on Do’s and Don’ts of placing a new Hot Tub.

  • Hot Spring Spas Error Codes & Trouble Shooting Guide

    Hot Spring Spas designs their hot tubs to provide an incredible massage experience. They utilize their exclusive Moto-Massage DX to offer advanced hydrotherapy.

  • Sundance® Spas Error Codes and Information

    Sundance Spas Error Codes and Information

  • Viking Spas Error Codes

    Viking Spas and Hot Tubs The Viking Spa Company is an original hot tub company that is a family run. The Viking Spas line consists of eight molds that can be made up in three different ways to hit each price range and hydrotherapy need. This limited line of tubs makes it easier for Viking […]

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