Hot Tubs 101

Learn How to Select & Use the
Best Products for Your Hot Tub

Hot Tubs 101

Learn How to Select & Use the
Best Products for Your Hot Tub

We provide the most accurate answers on “How to Choose the Right Cover lifter”, “Is Microban Worth it?”, “What Makes One Cover Better than Another”, to “How to Winterize My Hot Tub?

Your Online Encyclopedia for Hot Tub Care and Usage

Everything you need or want to know about using and maintaining your hot tub or swim spa.
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A guide to help you Choose the Best Sanitizer and Balance Your Water to keep it crystal clear. And which products not to use.


Learn the different ways Hot Tub Filtration works and Which Cartridge Filters are Best and how to properly clean them.


Learn what makes One Cover Better than another and why Some Covers Last Longer. Warnings on what not to buy.


Explaining differences between Standard Lifters, Pneumatic Assisted, & Fully Automatic to learn which is best for you.


Learn the proper sized step for YOUR hot tub and which handrail offers the most convenience and safety before your buy.


Transform your Swim Spa or Pool into an exercise machine that is Safe, Rewarding, and more Fun than you ever imagined.

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  • Basic Hot Tub Care
  • Chemicals
  • Keeping Water Clear
  • Water Balancing

Why is my hot tub water higher than where I set my temperature?

The three primary causes for this are your outside temperature and/or the internal temperature within the spa cabinet is higher...

Can I raise the water temperature above 104 degrees?

No, to maintain safety all hot tub equipment manufacturers are required to provide spa pacs that do not allow the...

Do Mineral Sticks actually work and are they all the same?

Yes, Mineral Sticks very much benefit the water chemistry of a spa along with protecting the spa components. This is...

Why has my jet pressure less powerful than before?

The 2 primary causes of jet pressure diminishing on a spa is a dirty filter cartridge or an air lock...

Why is my old spa taking longer to heat up?

Traditional Incoloy heating elements on spas over time become coated with calcium deposits that diminish the effectiveness of the heater...

Where is best place to store spa chemicals?

Hot Tub chemicals should be kept in dry storage and a temperature range above freezing. But since chemicals are very...

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