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Celebrating National Hot Tub Day

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national hot tub day

FUN FACT! Did you know that we hot tub enthusiasts have our very own holiday? Well, we do! National Hot Tub Day is celebrated each year on March 28. There’s no denying the therapeutic benefits of a relaxing soak in your spa or hot tub, and this fun holiday gives you yet another excuse to […]

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Spa Error Codes – The Big List

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The best thing about digital spas and hot tubs – those with a spa side control panel – is that you are given error codes for most equipment problems. Spa error codes can be somewhat cryptic, but when you have the BIG LIST of CODES, you can immediately define the two or three digit source […]

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Hot Tub Works LLC Receives 2018 Best of West Chicago Award

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2018 Best of West Chicago Award presented to Hot Tub Works LLC

WEST CHICAGO — Hot Tub Works LLC has been selected for the 2018 Best of West Chicago Award in the Sporting and Recreational Goods/Supplies category by the West Chicago Award Program. This marks the third consecutive year that Hot Tub Works has received this prestigious award. Each year, the West Chicago Award Program identifies companies […]

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Romantic Hot Tub Ideas

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romantic hot tub ideas

Love is in the air, and Valentine’s Day weekend is upon us! If you’re like me, you’re so over the typical Valentine’s dinner and a movie. The restaurants are all so crowded, and they usher you in and out as quickly as possible. Rushing out on a work night and trying to make everything feel […]

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Spa & Hot Tub Error Codes – OH, OHH, OHS

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In our series on spa and hot tub error codes, today we turn our attention to the HOT messages that your topside control may be trying to give you. OH, OHH or OHS (overheat) all mean that a temperature sensor has detected unsafe water temperatures of 108° – 118° F, and your spa is in […]

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Hot Tub Heaters: Gas vs. Electric

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electric hot tub heater

In the old days, all hot tub heaters were gas-fired heaters. Or small pool heaters, specifically. Most hot tubs were not kept hot all the time, and they were not covered with a thick, insulated cover or spa top. Instead, they were heated up on demand. When portable spas came on the market in the […]

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Hot Tub Not Heating Enough? 10 Reasons Why

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hot tub heat

If the water temperature is warm, but not quite as hot as you like – you’ve come to the right place! Some hot tubs can heat up to 105°, although the recommended maximum temperature for healthy adults is 104°. Let’s assume that there are no error codes on the display panel. Everything seems normal, but the […]

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How to Troubleshoot Common Hot Tub Problems

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hot tub troubleshooting

Unfortunately, hot tubs don’t always work the way we want them to. Heaters may not heat, water flow will be low or nonexistent, leaks can pop up and water chemistry can go awry. The good news is that most hot tub problems can be remedied with a little bit of troubleshooting and a quick fix […]

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It’s Cold Outside! Winter Hot Tub Tips

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winter hot tub

For many spa or hot tub owners, winter is the perfect time to enjoy a hot soak in your outdoor tub. In warmer places like Southern California, the winter temperatures rarely dip below 50°, which hardly qualifies as cold for the rest of the country. If you live in colder climates, where 50° would be […]

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How to Fix Hot Tub Air Lock

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hot tub air lock

It’s a common scenario. You’ve just spent HOURS draining, cleaning and re-filling your hot tub, and you’re ready to take a soak. You turn on the jets, and although you can hear the spa pump motor running, no water is coming out of the jets. You may even notice an error code popping up on […]

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