Saturday, 28 September 2019 | Jon Pennington
Here is the latest news from Hot Tub DIY regarding products, changes pricing and politics that may effect you if you have waterway jets, Balboa control systems or repairs that you need to fix. Its a copy of an email that was sent out to customers and may include useful hot tub information.
Friday, 27 September 2019 | Jon Pennington
Ozone - we use it in hot tubs every day, but what is it, how is it produced, and how do you test for it? All of this can be found in the following article as well as a link on the correct way to fit it and the latest versions of Ozone units.
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | Jon Pennington
If you have a Balboa GS or GL control system then you need this manual, its a complete guide on how to wire up, test and install a Balboa GS/GL hot tub control system from scratch. (Note it doesn't include plumbing). Balboa Systems have been around for years and they are the backbone of the hot tub industry, the manual contained on this page includes: and overview of its patented technology, checklists, troubleshooting, diagnosing scenarios, spa start up behavior, ML / VL and other panel information, heater removale, and many other details.
Thursday, 28 June 2018 | Jon Pennington
If you own a Spaform and the Balboa circuit board has been discontinued, its now time to upgrade and change the technolgy from the old M3 which included a pressure switch to the new M7 technology. The following page will give you a breakdown of what and what it involves.
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 | Jon Pennington
Hot Tub DIY News March 2018 - In this news letter: DIY News (Whats New), Our Customer Service for 2018, A little on online security everyone should know,
1 CommentMonday, 18 September 2017 | Jon Pennington
The following article is for people that have or are thinking of buying a Spaform spa. As well as people how need parts for upgrades, it describes some of the alternatives to panels, control box's and pumps that can be used to keep your hot tub up and running.
Friday, 14 July 2017 | Jon Pennington
If you are considering or need an alternative to the standard chlorine or bromine then this article is for you, it describes what Active Oxygen is and gives detail on how to use it. We think its a great alternative with a sensible price but you should take a read and consider it as an option for your hot tub.
2 CommentsThursday, 2 March 2017 | Jon Pennington
Stop and think about the part you need to buy before you buy it, read the following article before you buy hot tub parts online because it may just be the wrong part for repairing your hot tub. Not all hot tub parts are the same, they may look the same and how do you know that the correct part to fix your hot tub problem? Read More....
Friday, 10 February 2017 | Jon Pennington
This is a question we get all the time! The answer is easy everything that is 1.5" plumbing will fit together, so to make this easier to understand if you want to fit 1,5" to 2" hot tub plumbing you will need a reducer
1 CommentThursday, 2 February 2017 | Jon Pennington
This article is all about LX, what they make how the company grew and a little of the history of hot tubs over the last 10 years. LX is an interesting story of which this article only touches the sides, please feel free to read.