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Hot Tub Guides

There are many facets of your hot tub to know and be aware of, so we've created a comprehensive set of Hot Tub Guides that outline just that! From learning how to shock your hot tub and balance hot tub chemicals to understanding the basics of hot tub safety and care, these guides will ensure your hot tub is clean, clear, and functioning properly for years to come.

  • Spa FROG Start Up Instructions

    Step-by-step instructions for Spa FROG. Learn how to use and replace cartridges in both the in-line and floating Spa FROG systems, as well as the FROG Filter Mate and FROG Jump Start.

  • Hot Tub Chemical Guide

    From test strips and chlorine, to bromine and sanitizing tablets – there are many chemicals that your spa requires to operate smoothly and stay clean and clear. But what exactly does each chemical do, and how often should you use it? Take a look at our Chemical Guide for all you need to know to effectively keep your hot tub running smoothly.

  • Hot Tub Safety Tips

    Hot Tub Safety Tips are here to help you enjoy your hot tub experience to the fullest, while staying safe in the process. This includes chemical safety and general safety tips.

  • Hot Tub Maintenance Schedule

    It is important to implement a Maintenance Schedule for your spa (much like what we should do on a daily basis in our lives!) Because of this, MSP has outlined a step-by-step guide on how to properly maintain your spa throughout the year on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.

  • How To Extend The Life of a Spa Cover

    Spa Covers are important as they keep your spa safe from all the outside elements. And as they can be on the pricey side, we want to make sure you know how to take care of yours and extend your hot tub's life as long as you can! This guide has three steps you can do to ensure your spa cover stays clean and long lasting.

  • 6 Steps To Draining a Hot Tub

    MSP has an easy 6-step process on how to drain your hot tub. It is easier than you may think - and extremely important to do to ensure your hot tub continues to run at maximum performance. We recommend draining your Hot Tub at least twice of year, but preferably quarterly.

  • How to Shock a Hot Tub

    Shocking your hot tub is extremely important when it comes to keeping your spa water clean and clear. It clears up cloudy water, removes compounds, kills bacteria, and more. Additinally - shock enhances your regular sanitizers. Take a look at our guide on how to shock your hot tub, and tips to making it an easy process.

  • AquaChek Guide

    Learn what AquaChek test strips are, how to use them, how to use the TruTest reader, what to do with your test results, and more tips and tricks to using all things AquaChek in this guide.

  • AquaChek Color Chart

    Knowing the chemical levels in your hot tub water is essential to keeping your hot tub efficiently running! We’ve provided you with a printable color chart, as well as how to read your test strip results in our AquaChek Color Chart Guide.

  • How To Prevent Hot Tub Stains

    Hot tub stains can permanently damage your spa, so we want to make sure you know how to take care of stains, as well as prevent them from coming back! Water chemistry and chemicals are both integral parts of this process, and this guide will show you what to do, when, and how.

  • How To Install a Spa Cover Lifter

    Spa Cover lifters can make your life a lot easier by assisting in the process of lifting your hot tub cover on and off. And when it comes to Installing your cover lifter - it is actually easier than you may think, and MSP is here to help show you how.

  • How To Clean Hot Tub And Cover

    If you want to keep your hot tub operating smoothly, it's important to clean the hot tub, change the hot tub water, and clean the hot tub cover. Curious on what chemicals to use and the frequency in which to clean your spa? We have all those answers for you and more in our guide.

  • Hot Tub Water Balance

    Making sure the pH, alkalinity, calcium, and chlorine levels are correct in your spa ensures that your water will stay clean and clear, and will guarantee you a safe hot tub experience. Our Water Balance guide shows you what levels everything should be at, what each term means, and how to keep your water balanced properly.

  • Hot Tub Cover Lifter Buying Guide

    Everything you ever wanted to know about buying a hot tub cover lifter, including comparisons, conversion kits and FAQs.