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How To: Drain, Clean & Refill Your Hot Tub the Right Way - Breaking news: hot tub water gets pretty gross and needs replacement more often than pools. Ok, not exactly breaking news, but it’s true, and you should know how to drain, clean and refill your spa correctly. Choosing the Right Cover Lifter for Your Spa - Let’s face it, often times the hardest part of using your hot tub is dealing with the unwieldy cover. They’re heavy, clunky and awkward. That’s where a good Spa Cover Lifter comes into play. There’s lots of options, so let’s make sure you make the best selection for you and your spa. 8 Exclusive New and Improved Hot Tub Products That Will Blow You Away! - We’re all for helping people get the right products, and making lives easier. To that end, we’ve recently released 8 great new products that are truly game changers Can You Get Sick from a Hot Tub? - Possibly. You should be cautious when using a public hot tub, since these can be VERY unhealthy. Soaking in a Continue reading Hot Tub Safety – Keeping Your Family Safe & Sound - Ben Parker (Spiderman’s uncle) once said, “With great power comes great responsibility.” Your hot tub is your super power and Continue reading Hot Tub Decontamination & Getting Rid of What Ails Your Spa - With the COVID-19 pandemic dominating headlines worldwide, following the recommendations of health authorities is critically important. While you are not Continue reading Turn Your Stinky Hot Tub Into a Restful Oasis With These Tips - Foul smelling spas have bacteria hiding in them somewhere. Let’s have a look at the most common stink culprits and how to destroy them. 7 Ways to Make Winter Hot Tubbing More Enjoyable (You Won’t Believe #2) - Hot tubbing in the winter can be an enjoyable or miserable experience, depending on how you approach it. With a Continue reading All You Need To Know About Chlorine For Your Hot Tub - With so many questions, and as many different answers about chlorine use in hot tubs, it’s time to set the Continue reading Gift Guide for Hot Tub Owners - The ultimate list of gifts for hot tub (or bathtub) users! Finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list Continue reading Spa Setup – Turn Your Backyard Into a Dream Oasis With Your New Hot Tub - So, you’ve decided to take the plunge and get a new Hot Tub! With a little planning and preparation, installation Continue reading Fall in Love With Your Hot Tub - This is the best season to soak away the long summer months and prepare yourself for the holiday chaos. We’ve compiled our best articles to help you fall in love with your hot tub again. 7 Things you should never, ever do to your hot tub! (Number 5 will shock you!) - Hot tubs are the ultimate relaxation machines, giving you so much, and asking for so little in return. Knowing how to maintain the spa is one thing, but here are 7, not so obvious, things you should never do. How to Patch a Hole in Your Hot Tub Cover - Tears or punctures in your spa cover don’t always justify ordering a brand new cover, but it is important to Continue reading 5 Energy Saving Tips Every Hot Tub Owner Should Know - Is your hot tub costing you more than you think it should? Even if it's not, chances are, you can still save money by following these 5 simple tips. 7 Things Your Hot Tub is Trying to Tell You - What should you do when you see an error code on your hot tub spa topside controller? Here are the 7 most common codes and how to deal with them. Hot Tub Clarifier Explained - You are a good water chemist. You always maintain the pH, TA, hardness, and sanitizer levels. You shock the water after each use, and do a drain and refill every 3-4 months.
Sometimes though, that just is not good enough, and on occasion, your water gets cloudy. Maybe you get an oily scum ring at the water line as well. If so, it is time to try a good clarifier! Spa cover corner radius measured the easy way! - I get a lot of questions when it comes to measuring hot tubs for a new cover. And why not? Continue reading 5 Simple Hot Tub Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew About Earlier! - Even seasoned hot tub owners miss out on things that can make ownership easier. Here are 5 simple things you may not have heard about, plus a cheeky little bonus! Leaks – Learn what to do when they spring up. - Hot tub owners will have to deal with a leak in their spa at some point. If you know what to look for, finding and fixing it can be a breeze. 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