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Hot Tub Cool Tub – Using Spas During Summer

July 7th, 2014 by
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Do you lower your spa temperature during summer? Or keep it blazing hot all year ’round? I wondered about this, so I took a short office poll, and I asked people on our facebook page this question. Do you ever use your spa for cooling soaks, with lower water temperatures? I  didn’t control for location, [...]

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Help – my Spa Heater isn’t Heating!

July 4th, 2014 by
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What’s a Hot Tub without a Heater? A Cool Bath! In the second post in our “Help!” series, we take a look at the water temperature in your spa or hot tub, specifically, when it is lower than you want! Temperatures of 100° to 104° are preferred by most hot tubbers, and nothing is worse [...]

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Hot Tub Covers – Design & Manufacture

June 26th, 2014 by
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The design and manufacture of hot tub covers has come a long way since the early days. Hot Tub Works is proud to use a fully computerized design, cutting and sewing process to ensure that covers are made to exact dimensions. But computers can’t do it all, we tried computerized stitching, and you know what? [...]

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The World’s Most Exotic Hot Tub Locations

June 23rd, 2014 by
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A hot tub is a hot tub, right? Well, it helps if you have a majestic or tranquil view. In my backyard, I have the lovely view of my fence, and a struggling lawn, along with the noise from the Santa Ana Freeway. So forgive me if I’m a bit enamored with the life of [...]

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Minerals, Ozone and MPS for a Chlorine Free Hot Tub

June 19th, 2014 by
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If you are interested in a method to operate a spa or hot tub without chlorine or bromine, you’re in the right place. I have been bromine free in my spa for about 7 years. It’s a 400 gallon Marquis spa, that gets used 2-3x per week, by kids and adults. It’s an easy method [...]

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Outdoor Spa Covers – Indoor Spa Covers

June 16th, 2014 by
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Welcome back class, we have another distinction to make in the use of spa and hot tub lexicon. My last post detailed the differences between a spa, a hot tub and a Jacuzzi, and this time around we look at the distinct differences in design and construction for indoor spa covers, and inground spa covers. [...]

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Automatic Spa Cover Lifts

June 12th, 2014 by
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We have blah-ged many times about spa cover lifters, how to select the best one for your spa, or how to install or repair. Now for something completely different!  Have you seen AUTOMATIC spa cover lifts? Motorized spa cover lifters that do all the work for you! Especially needed for large and bulky spa covers, [...]

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Help! My Spa Pump is Leaking!

June 9th, 2014 by
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It happens to all spa and hot tub owners at one time or another. You first notice that the spa seems to be needing more refill water than usual, and then you notice a wet spot around the spa pack equipment, and it hasn’t rained in a while… The spa pump is just one of [...]

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Spa, Hot Tub or Jacuzzi – What’s the Difference?

June 6th, 2014 by
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OK, class ~ it’s time to define the true meaning of the different types of hot water therapy. There’s some confusion out there, and I have to admit, we tend to throw terms around here somewhat interchangeably. When people refer to a spa or hot tub or jacuzzi – are they all talking about the [...]

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Spas and Hot Tubs in the News

June 3rd, 2014 by
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  Spas and hot tubs make the news headlines from time to time. Some wacky stories, some sad, some just make you shake your head. Today’s post is our bi-annual round-up of news stories that have spas and hot tubs as a central focus. Diving right in, so to speak, here’s a reverse chronological run-down [...]

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