Maintenance

From initial setup to regular maintenance, learn how to keep your spa in great condition—inside and out.

Balancing pH & Alkalinity in a Hot Tub: A Troubleshooting Guide

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care
  • Water Chemistry

Hot Tub Stabilizer: What to Do When Cyanuric Acid Is Too High or Low

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care
  • Water Chemistry

Submersible Pumps: The Fastest Way to Drain Any Hot Tub

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care

4 Household Chemicals You Can Safely Use in Your Hot Tub

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care

Here’s Why You Should NOT Use a Chlorine Floater in a Hot Tub

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care
  • Water Chemistry

Is Chlorine or Bromine Better for a Hot Tub With an Ozonator?

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care
  • Water Chemistry

What Can You Substitute for Sodium Bisulfate In a Hot Tub?

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care
  • Water Chemistry

How to Remove Foam Insulation From a Hot Tub (2 Methods)

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

Hot Tub Jets Not Working On One Side? Check This

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

How Long Does It Take to Fill a Hot Tub?

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care

How to Fix a Hot Tub That Won't Drain (6 Things to Try)

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

5 Reasons Your Hot Tub Water Level Could Be Dropping

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

Hot Tub Looking Cloudy? Here's Why (and What to Do About It)

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

How Long To Wait After Shocking Your Hot Tub (and Why It Matters)

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care
  • Water Chemistry

Got a Nasty Yellow Ring Around Your Hot Tub? There's a Simple Fix

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

5 Possible Reasons Your Hot Tub Is Foamy (and How to Fix It)

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

Why You Should NEVER Turn On a Hot Tub Without Water

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care

7 Reasons Your Hot Tub Breaker Trips Randomly

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

Hot Tub Not Working After a Power Outage? Here's What to Do

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

Why Your Hot Tub Is Turning Green (and What to Do About It)

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

Why Your Hot Tub Smells Like Mildew (and What to Do About It)

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

When Fizzy Hot Tub Water Is a Bad Sign (and How to Fix It)

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

Hot Tub Getting Power but Not Working? 5 Things to Check

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

Can I Leave Spa Purge In for a Few Days? (Only in Certain Cases!)

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care

Hot Tub Shell Bubbling: What Causes It and How to Fix It

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

How Long Should a Hot Tub Circulation Pump Last?

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care

How to Get Sand Out of Your Hot Tub (7 Quick & Easy Fixes)

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

Can You Use Hydrogen Peroxide in a Hot Tub? (Risks & Benefits)

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care
  • Water Chemistry

Can You Go in a Hot Tub Straight After Adding Chlorine?

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care
  • Water Chemistry

How to Get Rid Of Mice Under Your Hot Tub

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

Filling Your Hot Tub With Well Water: the Pros & Cons

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care
  • Water Chemistry

Why You Might See Yellow Flakes In Your Hot Tub

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

Yellow Stains on Your Inflatable Hot Tub? 3 Fixes to Try

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Inflatable Spas

Why Does My Hot Tub Smell Like Fish?

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

Is There Any Substitute for Calcium Hardness Increaser?

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care
  • Water Chemistry

Why Your Hot Tub Smells Like Chemicals (and How to Fix It)

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

How to Jack Up a Hot Tub: 2 Quick & Safe Methods

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care

The Best Paint for a Hot Tub: Give Your Cabinet a Fresh New Look

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care

Are Hot Tub Filters Universal?

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care

How to Get Oil Out of Your Hot Tub (Cheap & DIY Fixes)

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

How to Add Water to a Hot Tub (Tips to Avoid Contamination)

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care

How to Use Chlorine in a Spa: The Ultimate Guide

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care
  • Water Chemistry

A Free Printable Hot Tub Maintenance Schedule: Make Spa Care Easy

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care

3 Ways to Use a Wet & Dry Shop Vac with Your Hot Tub

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care

The Best Chemical Starter Kit: Everything You Need as a New Spa Owner

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care
  • Water Chemistry

How to Maintain a Hot Tub in Your Vacation Home or Rental Property

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care
  • Vacation Rentals

8 Eco-Friendly Ways to Dispose of Old Hot Tub Water

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care

The Best Spa Test Kit: LaMotte ColorQ Pro 7 vs Taylor FAS-DPD

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care
  • Water Chemistry

Why Does My Spa Feel Slimy? How to Fix a Slippery Hot Tub

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

What Can I Use to Protect My Hot Tub Cover?

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care

7 Hacks to Make Your Hot Tub Heat Up Faster

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care

How To Use Bromine in a Spa: The Ultimate Guide

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care
  • Water Chemistry

How Do You Get Mold Out of Hot Tub Jets?

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

The Best Hot Tub Filter Cleaner (and How to Use It)

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care

Ants Under Your Hot Tub Cover? (Instant & Long-Term Fixes)

  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

Hot Tub Filtration Cycles: Should I Leave My Filter on All the Time?

  • Maintenance
  • Spa Care