How do I turn my hot tub on?
Turning on the hot tub –
How do I control the temperature on my hot tub?
Adjust the temperature using the control panel.
Simply find the buttons that control the water’s temperature and turn it to 102 degrees. If at any point you had to remove the hot tubs cover, be sure to put it back on so that the hot tub won’t loose any more heat than is necessary.
Should I leave my hot tub on all the time?
Yes, you should leave your hot tub on all of the time. Hot tubs are designed to always be switched on and it’s more economical to keep the water hot than it is to heat it up from cold each time you want to use it.
How much work is a hot tub?
Your hot tub electricity cost depends on a few factors: unit price per kilowatt hour, the temperature you heat the hot tub to and how often the tub is used. In advanced testing, we have found that it typically costs less than $1 per day to run a hot tub, with more recent spa models hovering around $23 per month.
How do I reset my hot tub control panel?
You can reset a hot tub control panel by switching it off, waiting for between 10 and 20 seconds and then switching it back on again. If the error signal continues on the control panel then you will need to consult your hot tub manual to see what the problem is.
What chemicals do I put in a hot tub?
One of the four most common chemicals tested in a spa test kit are chlorine/bromine, pH, alkalinity and calcium hardness. Keep in mind these recommended ranges for balanced water inside your hot tub. This will be imperative when adding the proper chemicals.
What temperature should I set my hot tub when not in use?
The general rule of thumb for temperature is that when not in use, the temperature should be set to about 5 degrees lower than when in use. Depending on the climate, this is necessary to keep the water warm enough to reach operating temperature quickly and without wasting energy when the time comes.
Who should not use a hot tub?
This is a valid concern: The American Pregnancy Association does not recommend hot tub use for pregnant women, as raising the body temperature to above 101 degrees during the first trimester can result in an increased risk of birth defects. Pregnant women should always consult with their doctor before using a hot tub.
What is the perfect hot tub temperature?
The majority of hot tub users prefer a water temperature in the range of 100°F-102°F. 104°F is the standard maximum temperature, which some users also prefer. Always consult a physician before getting in the hot tub while pregnant.
How much does your electric bill go up with a hot tub?
If you think you will spend 25 hours a month in your hot tub, the calculation would be 25 x 7.5 = 187.50. Now that you have an estimate of using 187.50-kilowatt-hours per month, multiply that by your kilowatt-hour cost of 10 and you can expect your electricity bill to increase by $18.75 per month or $225 per year.
Are hot tubs expensive to maintain?
The basic level of hot tub water care (using bottled chemicals) costs around $20 per month to maintain your hot tub, however this depends on what water system that you choose. Upgrading your water care system may be initially more expensive but will save you money and maintenance time in the future.
How often do you put chlorine in hot tub?
A chlorine level of between 3-5mg/l must be maintained in your hot tub at all times. The addition of chlorine will depend upon usage and bathing habits. It could be daily or every 2-3 days (for 1mg/l add 2g per 1000 litres).