Top Tips For Repairing Hot Tubs
October 19, 2009
You love your hot tubs and you plan to spend a good deal of your time relaxing in one. The problem is, hot tub repair may be holding you back. Once you have the hot tub installation in place, it is critical that you keep up on the variety of repairs that these systems often need. Even the most durable of hot tubs still requires an inspection and regular hot tub repair to keep it functioning properly in the long term.
To avoid having to replace and then have an new hot tub installation performed, consider these repair tips.
- Any type you have electrical or mechanical problems with your hot tub, it is best to call in a professional experienced with your brand and manufacturer. In fact, you may have a warranty to prevent these. Handling wiring problems on your own is highly problematic. Remember, you are mixing water and electricity here.
- If you have any hot tub leaks, this may receive repair by a handy do it yourselfer. You can find repair kits are most home improvement stores rather inexpensively priced. Follow the directions for using these repair kits before doing so.
- Any smoking or the smell of burning should be reported to a professional. When one of the mechanical systems within stops working properly (including the motor, jets, etc) this may lead to an electrical burn smell. If there is smoke, you may need an extinguisher. Do turn off the power.
Hot tubs have a design to be durable, but not all products are the same. Hot tub installation should be a focus only when you cannot have the old tub repaired, which is usually possible.