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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  • Keeping Water Clear
  • Water Balancing

How do I prevent scaling?

For spas up to 500 gallons add 16oz of HT Stain & Scale each time you fill your spa and...

What are the causes of Scaling?

The four most common causes of scaling are a very high level of Calcium, pH, or alkalinity, along with an...

How much maintenance do hot tubs require?

Properly caring for your hot tub is quite easy and not very time consuming. When you fill your hot tub,...

How to Properly Start Up a Hot Tub?

First, make certain the power is off at your breaker, and then check to make sure the interior of your...

How Often Should I Change My Water?

The common answer voiced by all is every 3 to 4 months. But it actually depends on 2 factors: First...

Why should I use HT Chemicals?

HT Chemicals are made in the USA and are the proud sponsor for They along with other US manufactured...

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