Being a new hot tub owner can be both exciting and a little overwhelming at first. With that in mind, we decided to compile this list of videos to help you with the basics of hot tub ownership!

How To Start Up Your Hot Tub

The first thing you will need to do when your new hot tub arrives is to get it filled and treated so you start enjoying it! This video gives you a step by step of everything you need to do to get a hot tub ready to use from the factory; from filling it up to adding the starting chemicals.

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Note: This is also the procedure that you will use when draining and refilling the hot tub with fresh water (except for the part where you drain the hot tub to flush out anti-freeze that was added in the factory).

How To Use Test Strips

As we’ve mentioned before, regularly testing your hot tub water is essential to the longevity of the hot tub and the quality of your bathing experience. In this video, you’re shown how to properly test your hot tub water using test strips, as well as how to read the results of those tests.

Regularly testing your water in this way (we recommend every 2-3 days) will help you maintain a healthy water balance, and ensure that the water is safe to use. Along with these more basic tests, we also recommend that you take a sample of your hot tub water into your local hot tub retailer for professional testing around once per month.

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Hot Tub Chemical Basics

Knowing what chemical to add to your water, and when to add it is one of the most fundamental how tub ownership skills. This video gives you a more in-depth look at hot tub chemicals, what they do and how to add them to the water.

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How To Maintain Your Hot Tub Filters

Hot tub filters are a crucial part of your hot tub. They not only filter out dirt and debris that would otherwise settle to the floor of the hot tub, they also remove oils that can cause foam and ultra-fine particles that can cause cloudy water.

Hot tub filters do require maintenance, however. Without regular cleaning, hot tub filters can become too dirty. This can cause a few potential problems like cloudy water, foamy water or even damage to your hot tub pumps. In this video, you will learn everything that you need to properly clean and maintain your hot tub filters.

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