Tips & Tricks

The HC Spa Blog

  • DIY Winterization

    If your spa will be unused for a significant amount of time, and you choose to winterize your own spa, it is essential to follow the steps below during the cold weather months here in High Country. Failure to winterize your spa correctly can cause irreversible damage to the spa equipment. •    Disconnect the power […]

  • Drain & Refill DIY

    We recommend to use our experienced personnel, but if you choose to DIY, here are some step by step instructions. DRAIN: Turn off the jets. Make sure the thermostat is turned off. Turn the power off at the main breaker. Drain the spa. REFILL: Fill the tub to the fill line. Make sure the thermostat […]

  • DIY Maintenance

    We recommend to have an experienced professional clean and treat your spa. If you decided to DIY, these tips can help you get the most out of your time: After each cleaning of your hot tub, make sure to wipe off any soap residue with wet paper cloths or a towel. If the hot water […]

  • Test Your Water

    Checking the water in your spa weekly can be very helpful in foreseeing potential issues with your equipment. Using test strips is the preferred and easiest testing method, and can help spa owners keep the water healthy and contaminant-free.

  • Chemicals

    Understanding the water chemistry of your spa can be complicated, and we want to make it as easy as possible for you as a spa owner. High Country Spa can provide you with all the chemicals and tools you will need to test your spa’s sanitizing solution, shock, pH and alkalinity, and calcium hardness levels.

  • Clean Your Filter

    Cleaning your filter is the easiest and best way to keep your spa running like new for many years. High Country Spa has everything you need to test, clean, and replace your spa filters.

  • General Tips

    •    Investing in a spa cover will significantly protect your equipment. •    Set up a regular maintenance program to prolong the life of your spa. •    Schedule an energy audit to see where you can save money. •    Drain and refill the water in your spa every 90-120 days.