Plan your installation carefully, including the entire trip
from showroom to final hot tub placement. Select the easiest route on
your property, making note of tight turns or obstacles requiring lift to
get over or around.
Prepare a level surface able to support 100-pounds per square
foot. Concrete or reinforced decking material is
necessary equipped with both drainage and water access.
Pre-install 220-volt, 50-amp electric service attached to a
ground fault interrupt circuit more than 5-feet from the tub. The
certified electrician should have the cable prepped and ready for final
Use a flatbed truck capable of supporting the weight and
dimensions of the hot tub and drive it as close to the installation site
Arrange to have eight or nine strong people on hand for a
short period, to off load the spa and transport it
by hand the rest of the way. Once it is in place, the extra people can
Connect all pumps, hoses, cut-off valves and any other
connection peculiar to that particular hot tub model.
Fill the hot tub with a garden hose using cold water until
reaching the fill line.
Instruct the electrician to hook up the electric service and
then follow manufacturer instructions on initial startup of that
Try all jets, pumps, lights and features to determine if all
are working correctly. Set the thermostat to 100 degrees and make sure
the heater works.
Treat the hot tub chemically and place the hot tub cover on
the tub to retain the heat until you reach the desired temperature. Save
all paperwork, such as instructions , warranty card and model
information regarding this hot tub.