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6 Embarrassing Spa Problems to Avoid

January 2nd, 2014 by
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When you own a spa or hot tub, you want it to be in tip top shape, especially if friends come over to enjoy it. They may not understand all of the complex mix of water chemistry, filtering and heating that is going on – they just magically expect the hot tub to be… magic! [...]

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New Year’s Eve Hot Tub Party Ideas

December 30th, 2013 by
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  New Year’s Eve is tomorrow! If you’re thinking about what to do – here’s some ideas for a small New Year’s Eve party, something I’ve done 3x in the last 5 years. There is no better time for a hot tub party than New Year’s Eve. Ring in the new year with a midnight [...]

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New Spa and Hot Tub Products for 2014

December 26th, 2013 by
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What’s new for spas and hot tubs? This is not one of our gift guides that we publish around Thanksgiving, in advance of the holiday season – today’s post is about 7 innovations now available for spa and hot tub owners. A list of spa stuff with a special something – new and useful gear [...]

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Most Common Spa Parts Sold

December 23rd, 2013 by
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It’s that time of year again – the year end, where we take a deep dive into our product sales numbers for the year. Spa cover sales were off the chart in 2013, but this article is about the most common spa and hot tub parts for the year. Who cares, right? Well, this little [...]

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DIY Spa Cover Repair Videos

December 19th, 2013 by
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  Making my own repairs around the house is something I take great pride in. I’ve been accused of being too independent, and taking it a bit too far sometimes. Like the time I thought I’d install my own whole house generator. That was a big job, too big. But spa cover repair, how bad [...]

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Hot Tub Repair Business – Train to be a Spa Repair Man

December 16th, 2013 by
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Many of us here at hottubworks got our start in the retail end of the spa business, but others are from the service business. A Spa and Hot Tub repair company will offer several services, namely equipment repair and replacement, regular service and maintenance accounts, winterize, summerize and spa relocation services. They could also have [...]

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The Winterized Spa – How to Close a Spa for Winter

December 12th, 2013 by
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There comes a time for many hot tub lovers in the north, when they need to ask the question – close the spa for the winter, or keep it operating? If you think you’ll use the spa occasionally, even if it’s only a few times per month, I would suggest that you keep it open. [...]

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The Secret to Hot Tub Water Chemistry

December 9th, 2013 by
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  The secret to spa and hot tub chemistry? It’s not sold in a bottle, or a fancy egg shaped container. It’s not a magical potion that you drop into the spa, or pour in once a month. My friends, listen closely – the secret to clean and clear hot tub water is a multi-faceted [...]

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Hot Tub Parts: Filter Parts for Spas and Hot Tubs

December 5th, 2013 by
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    Spa Filter Parts – it’s one of the smaller categories of hot tub parts that we carry, and one of the easiest components of your spa to troubleshoot and repair. Almost all portable, above ground spas use a cartridge filter set-up, similar to the spa filter assembly shown here to the left. A [...]

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Adding Music to Your Hot Tub Club

December 2nd, 2013 by
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Music, it seems, is therapy. According to the British Journal of Psychiatry, music therapy, when combined with standard treatments, has benefits in treating depression, anxiety and addiction. Additionally, a review of 400 research papers in the neurochemistry of music which found that music can improve the function of the body’s immune system and reduce levels [...]

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