Hot Tubs

Does a hot tub need plumbing

Does a Hot Tub Need Plumbing? Simple Installation Guide

When most people are considering buying and installing a hot tub or spa one of the things they invariably ask is – do hot tubs require plumbing? Fortunately, the answer is that there are very few external requirements, including plumbing, so it is surprisingly easy to install a hot tub. Hot tubs are almost completely […]

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How to Shock a Hot Tub – A Complete Guide

Have you ever been about to take a nice relaxing dip inside your hot tub? Then, right before jumping in, you notice you have cloudy water, the hot tub water feels slimy or there is an unpleasant odor. If that is the case then it’s time to get it cleaned, aka you need to shock! […]

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What Are the Pros and Cons of a Hot Tub

What Are the Pros and Cons of a Hot Tub?

Owning a hot tub is the dream for many. It’s the perfect relaxation space after a long work week and a great way to hang out and entertain with friends and family. However, they do cost a lot of money to purchase. It’s a massive decision before you even scope out the location you want […]

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How to Clean Hot Tub Filters

How to Clean a Hot Tub Filter – Top Tips

Cleaning your hot tub filter or filters regularly is one of the most important tasks you can do to keep the hot tub and the water in it clean. Generally, the best way to clean a hot tub filter is by removing them from the hot tub, then rinsing with a garden hose followed by […]

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How to Move a Hot Tub

How to Move a Hot Tub – The Methods I Have Used

When it is empty, it is often its size rather, than the weight, that makes it hard to move a hot tub. Here are a number of suggestions of the best way to move a hot tub in your particular situation. When you want to move a hot tub, although it can be done on […]

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Why Is My Hot Tub Water Green

Why Is My Hot Tub Water Green? And What to Do About It.

If you swim in a lake or a pond and the water is rather green then most people don’t worry to much about it. But when you find your hot tub water green that is a different matter. As a general rule, the most likely explanation for what turns hot tub water green is an […]

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How Much Chlorine to Add to a Hot Tub for the First Time

How Much Chlorine to Add to a Hot Tub for the First Time?

Buying a hot tub is an investment, and it’s important to take care of it well. Chlorine is something you will need to add frequently but adding too much chlorine can make your skin itch and give you a rash. The first time you fill up your new hot tub with water, how much chlorine […]

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Does Sitting in a Hot Tub Burn Calories?

Does Sitting in a Hot Tub Burn Calories?

Hot tubs can be a relaxing way to unwind at the end of a long day. They are also a great tool to soothe sore muscles after an intense training session at the gym. But can sitting in a hot tub burn calories and help with weight loss?  You can burn calories just by sitting […]

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why is my hot tub cloudy

Why Is My Hot Tub Cloudy? How to Fix It

A hot tub is easily one of the most enjoyable backyard additions, especially after a long day’s work. But when that crystal clear hot tub turns cloudy, it can be a big headache that could even make you sick. How can you fix it? There are a few reasons why you may find cloudy water […]

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Can Too Much Chlorine Damage a Hot Tub?

Can Too Much Chlorine Damage a Hot Tub?

Chlorine is essential to having a healthy and safe hot tub experience, but it can be a dangerous chemical if not used correctly. Will a little extra chlorine damage a hot tub? Consistently having too much chlorine can damage a hot tub by corroding pipes and eating away at acrylics, such as the filter as […]

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