Category: Hot Tub Maintenance

clean hot tub

High CYA in hot tub? Here’s how to fix it

Alkalinity, pH, phosphates, chlorine, oxidizer. When you are a new hot tub owner, becoming familiar with hot tub chemistry can feel a bit like cramming for a high school exam. […]

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prepare hot tub for fall

Better be-leaf it: Best hot tub tips for fall

‘Tis the season of pumpkin spice lattes, apple picking, and flannel shackets.  There’s something about the cooler weather and changing colors that have turned autumn from a season into a […]

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High phosphates in your hot tub? What you need to know

The last thing you want to see when you open your hot tub cover for a relaxing soak is green water. But why is your hot tub green? Minerals, pollen, […]

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hot tub chemical rules

Hot tub chemicals: Are you doing it wrong?

What’s the secret to truly enjoying your backyard hot tub? It’s not an insane number of jets or getting the temperature just right. Clean, clear water is the key to […]

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hot tub temperature safety

Is 106 degrees too hot for a hot tub? Spa safety tips

A hot tub should be, well, hot … right? One of the benefits of soaking in a spa is the therapeutic effect of warm water.  The truth: The temperature of […]

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hot tub chlorine

How to keep your hot tub chlorine from dropping

You step out of your hot tub, sprinkle in some chlorine, and turn on the jets. After a half-hour or so, you put the cover on and head back inside. […]

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purge hot tub

Purge, drain, and refill your hot tub: Maintenance tips

You want your hot tub water to be clean and clear every time you go out to soak. The truth is that, lately, it’s been harder and harder to keep […]

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salt water hot tub

Should You Buy a Salt Water Hot Tub?

Answering Top Questions about Salt Water Hot Tubs Thinking of salt water can inspire the best memories of summers at the beach and walking along the boardwalk. Floating in the […]

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hot tub water problems

Brown Spa Water? Decoding Hot Tub Water Problems

Your grass is supposed to be green. The peonies in your garden are supposed to be pink. The clouds white. The afternoon sun will be yellow. But your hot tub […]

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backyard hot tub on patio

Are You Making These Hot Tub Mistakes?

A hot tub can take your backyard from a place you spend time and turn it into a place where you live. An at-home retreat, the hot tub will help […]

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