GENERAL HOT TUB INSTALLATION ADVICE

Outdoor and Patio Installation
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To install a Spa outdoors, we recommend a reinforced concrete pad at least four inches thick. If you place the spa on the ground, even temporarily, place the spa empty of water on concrete pavers under the entire bottom of the spa. The concrete pavers should be at least two inches thick and level across the entire surface. The spa will inevitably settle and not remain level on this surface, thus it’s important to get the spa onto a solid foundation as soon as possible.
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Deck Installation

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Be sure the deck can support the weight of your filled spa by checking the deck’s maximum load capacity. Consult a qualified building contractor or structural engineer. Min requirement is 100 pounds per square foot, i.e. 1000 Ltrs of water roughly weighs 1000kg, spread over the base m2 of the Spa.


Indoor Installation
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There are special requirements if you place your spa indoors. Flooring material must provide adequate traction when wet. Proper drainage is essential to prevent water puddling. Proper ventilation to the area is required. The addition of a ventilation system is recommended.  Water evaporating from your spa will raise the room's humidity level. An exhaust fan will help prevent damage and discomfort. Also, plan for getting the spa indoors. Is the patio door big enough? Maybe you'll need to remove the glass from a  window.


INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
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Location
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For your portable spa to function properly and safely, it must be located on a hard, flat, level surface. In-ground spas require special installation techniques and should be planned in conjunction with your spa dealer. Improper installation can result in structural damage to the spa and the voiding of your spa warranty. Items to discuss with your dealer include: Local construction codes, electrical service requirements, serviceability of equipment, present underground obstructions such as gas, water, and telephone lines, safety measures such as fences and locks, and visibility of the spa installation from the home, street, and neighbours. Do not shim your spa. If your pad is not level you must pour a top cap: contact a professional.
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Allow for sufficient water drainage around the spa to help preserve the equipment and support structure. This includes indoor installations.


A filled spa can weigh up to 2500 kilos and the location should support the weight of the filled spa.

Locate the equipment compartment where it will be accessible. Your spa MUST be installed to permit access for servicing the equipment above and/or below any decks or floors. Access is essential and must allow adequate room for service. To facilitate servicing and repairs, we may require access to spa equipment. It is the customers responsibility to provide unencumbered access.

Be sure the spa is level and in the final position BEFORE filling with water. Check for power cords, tools, and hoses that may be caught underneath the spa. Do not apply power to the spa before it is completely filled with water. Damage to the pumps, heater and sensors may result.
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IMPORTANT: DO NOT LET AN EMPTY SPA REMAIN EXPOSED TO DIRECT SUNLIGHT.

Spa surface temperatures can reach in excess of 180°F (82°C) if left exposed to the sun. Significant damage can occur to any Acrylic Shell if this is allowed to happen, including warping and blistering of the surface. Damage, that occurs as a result of this exposure, is not covered under the warranty, make sure you fit your Spas cover at all times when empty.
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CAUTION: Never try to move a spa that has not been fully drained. To do so could result in damage to the spa and physical injury to the mover. Cracks in the spa surface, exterior siding or spa base due to improper transport or support of the spa are not covered under the warranty.

Electrical Provisions
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Our 32 amp Spas will need to be connected to your electricity supply by a qualified electrician, if you do not want to involve an electrician, consider opting for our 16 amp Plug’n’Play upgrade Spa as this Spa can be connected directly to your homes power socket without any further installation. IN ANY CASE give good consideration to where your Spa is to be installed in relation to your domestic power supply, otherwise you may face increased connection costs.

Click the photo below to see the full lengths Fun Fantastic go to ensure a successful Hot Tub Installation.

With no room for a crane to get down the back lane, If we didn't get it in, our customers were prepared to sell up and move house.

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