Spa and hot tub pumps may seem intimidating for most spa owners. Check out our Blogs to get up to speed on topics such as choosing the right spa pump, installation tips and troubleshooting.
Making sure you choose the correct pump for your spa is crucial for the safety, water maintenance, and longevity of your spa or hot tub. Choosing the incorrect pump can cause an endless list of issues. This guide will help you to make certain you have the correct option the first time.
Installing your new spa pump yourself can seem like a complicated task. This surely can be exactly what it is in certain cases. Normally handled by Spa Repair Technicians, if a homeowner believes he/she is up to the task it can be a rewarding experience. There are a few very important aspects to pay attention to before you attempt to complete the installation yourself.
A massage pump, also referred to as a “jet pump” or “therapy pump” is a pump used for non-circulation/heating applications on your spa or hot tub.
A circulation pump can be defined as a pump used either solely for filtering and heating applications or, if with dual speeds, for heating/filtering (low speed) & jet therapy (high speed).
It's easy to become confused when trying to read a spec label on any appliance in your home, Pump Specification labels are no exception. All manufacturers of motors, pumps, and other related products tend to stick to the same general format while displaying Technical Specs. Some variations in this do exist, however with a little effort the information you are looking for should be easily attainable.
We all do our best to avoid problems with your spa or hot tub during the cold part of the season. Power outages, unexpected trips away from our homes, and sometimes forgetfulness can happen in our busy lives. So, what should we do if we find our spa shut down and vulnerable during sub-freezing temperatures? Keep reading as we will discuss the most common failures and procedures to help get that hot tub up and running again.