Hot Tub Maintenance

  • My Hot Tub Water Looks Gross! HELP!!!!

    When you open the hot tub cover the first thing you will want to do is evaluate the hot tub water, cover, and filter conditions. Left untreated over a period of time all will have to be cleaned and or replaced. Once you have assessed the condition you will want to do the following.

  • Hot Tub Filters – When To Clean & When to Replace

    The blockage of the hot tub filters puts strain on the pump, and worse will shut your power pack down if not operating correctly. The blockage of your hot tub filter will also compromise the clarity and cleanliness of the hot tub which of course is not good for your health.

  • Hot Tub Error Codes – Applied Computer Controls

    The Cover Guy ACC spa side hot tub error code guide! ACC is one of the oldest manufacturers of digital spa side controls for hot tubs. ACC has 9 error codes and below is a list of the ACC hot tub error codes and what causes them followed by possible solutions to the error code.

  • Hot Tub Repair 101- What is an E6 or Error 6 Code Mean?

    This week we have a question from one of our hot tub customers about hot tub repair and the E6 or Error 6 on their hot tub top side control. The E6 error code on your hot tub usually refers to a reduction or stoppage of water pressure.

  • F2 Error Code – Troubleshooting

    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.

  • 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.

  • How Heavy should my Heavy Hot Tub Cover be?

    How heavy should my hot tub cover be? 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.

  • 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 […]

  • How to Choose a Hot Tub Cover

    Whether you have a new or a used hot tub, a hot tub cover is essential to extend its lifespan. Buying a new hot tub cover can be a pricey, but the savings that come from a new spa cover is well worth the price. Choose your hot tub cover carefully and you’ll get the […]

  • Hot Tubs Chemicals to Keep Your Hot Tub Clean

    If you’re a hot tub owner, you’re probably aware of the numerous tips, treatments, tests, and chemicals available to help you keep your hot tub clean and well maintained. With all of that information out there, keeping your hot tub clean can become a bit confusing. In fact, there should probably be a class labeled […]

  • Fun and Useful Hot Tub Accessories

    If you are a hot tub owner, you already know how much fun it is to own one. They are great for relaxing in alone or for entertaining friends and family at gatherings. However, what you may not know is that there is a whole world of accessories on the market today that can make […]

  • How To Clean Your Hot Tub Filter?

    Hot tubs can provide years of enjoyment if properly cared for. Although they don’t require a lot of maintenance, every hot tub owner should educate themselves about how to service their tubs. Aside from ensuring that the water chemistry is optimum, keeping the filter clean and free from blockages should be the top priority. Water can’t […]

  • How to keep your hot tub water clean

    Spa water is prone to bacteria and viruses due to the intimate nature of hot tubs. Here we share few tips on how to keep your hot tub water clean.

  • Hot Tub Equals Back Pain Relief

    Whether it’s chronic or isolated back pain it can sideline you from your regular daily activities, and responsibilities. The secret to a fast recovery from a back issue is the quickness and timeliness of the treatment for your ailment.

  • The Benefits of Hot Tubs for Athletes

    To keep the water clean and to avoid contracting nasty bacterial infection that could set you back, make sure to buy a spa cover.

  • New Hot Tub Cover ~ When is it Time for a New One?

    One of the questions we hear the most at The Cover Guy is when do we replace our hot tub cover?

  • How to Drain and Clean Your Hot Tub

    Here you can find the instructions and supplies that can help you through the process of cleaning or draining your spas & hot tubs.

  • How to disinfect or clean your hot tub

    The number one rule of hot tub maintenance is keeping the water clean and sanitized, and here we share few ways to clean your hot tub.