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How to build a Concrete Slab or base for your Hot Tub?

Hot Tub Concrete Base

If you’re wondering how to build a concrete slab or base for your hot tub, this step-by-step guide is the resource you’ve been looking for! There are many benefits of having a hot tub in your backyard. It is the perfect place to relax after a long day, and it can be used for entertaining guests as well.

How to Repair a Hot Tub Blower

Hot Tub Blower Repair

There is literally nothing more frustrating than rocking up at your Hot Tub to find that it is not working. You’ve been thinking about it all day, you lift the lid, turn on the jets, switch on the blower and nothing. It’s not working! You’re stood there scratching your head. In most cases, problems with Spa Blowers are easy to fix. In this blog pos we’ll aim to cover some of the potential problems and how to fix them.

The Ultimate Guide to Air Source Heat Pumps for Hot Tubs

Air Source Heat Pump

Air Source Heat Pumps for Hot Tubs are a great alternative to the traditional gas or electric heating system. They require no installation of new pipework and can be placed virtually anywhere in your yard. The drastic reduction of energy costs plus fast heat up times makes this type of heating source very desirable for the DIY Hot Tub Builder. In this blog post we are going to look at everything you need to know about Air Source Heat Pumps for your DIY Hot Tub.

ULTIMATE Guide to building a DIY Plunge Pool

Plunge Pool DIY

Having a DIY plunge pool in your back yard doesn’t get any better in those hot summer months! Did you know however, that they are easier to build than you think? In this article we are going to look at all the different variables you are going to need to consider to build your ultimate DIY plunge pool. Don’t worry, as I have already said it is easier than you think.

A Guide to Hot Tub Electrics

Hot Tub Electrics

Hot Tub electrics is kind of essential. If you have opted to heat your Hot Tub with an electric heater, you are going to need electricity. Pretty obvious right? OK, but in most instances, it is not just a case of plugging into an outlet. You need to have a dedicated supply for your Hot Tub. But what does that look like? In this article, we’ll explain a bit more about the electrics and requirements for your Hot Tub.

The ULTIMATE guide to Hot Tub Lights in your DIY Hot Tub

Thin Hot Tub Light

You lift the cover on your DIY Hot Tub build. You can feel the heat rise, the steam hits your face. Your water is beautifully clear and the soothing colours gradually fade from red, to green, to blue, to white, ah bliss. The hot tub light, as with any “scene” really sets the ambiance so it is really important to get it right. In this blog post we are going to discuss how to install lighting into your DIY Hot Tub build. We are going to assume that you have built your tub out of bricks or concrete as we did in our own guide.