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

What are the best things to do to keep your water clean and healthy?

To keep your water clean and healthy the best thing to do is test it regularly. These are my favorite...

How do I clean the internal plumbing on my spa or my whirlpool bathtub?

Before draining your spa remove all filter cartridges and pour in a pint of HT Jet Line Cleaner for hot...

How to properly drain your hot tub?

First decide if you want to clean your spas internal plumbing lines. It should be done at least once a...

How often should I test my water?

Since the water in every state and in every neighbourhood is different, a new spa or an old spa in...

What is the estimated life of an average hot tub and how do I extend it?

I quality hot tub purchased from a legitimate registered dealer, not one you buy online or from a friend, should...

Do Most Spa Chemical Products have a shelf life?

Most chemicals do not have a shelf life as long as they are kept in dry storage and a temperature...

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