The hot tub heater is one of the most important elements of your spa. An efficient hot tub heater not only heats water quickly but also maintains the temperature for long periods. There are various kinds of heaters available for indoor and outdoor hot tubs and spas but choosing the most reliable one can be confusing.
Electric heaters are the most common heater used in personal spas and hot tubs. This heater is easy to use and require either 110v or 220v. The best part about an electric heater is that its spare parts are easily available and it is simple to repair. However, electric heaters can be a more expensive in comparison to gas heaters, which are perfect to be used in particularly cold climates. Gas heaters are good for areas with no electricity accessibility and also for in-ground hot tubs.
Sooner or later, you will need to change the heater of your hot tub. There are many reasons to replace a heater, such as slow heating, no heating, increased energy consumption due to less efficiency, etc. If you are a frequent hot tub user, a new heater can help you save a lot of money in the long run. It is best to use a certified service technician to replace a heater, however you can do it yourself if you are mechanically inclined. Keep in mind that improper installation of a heater can cause damage to the heater or other components, so if you are not confident in your abilities, call your local hot tub technician.