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Replacement Parts

Spa replacement parts are a common necessityfor owners of a spa. As with all things in life, spa parts and components tend to fail or break over time - it’s inevitable. However, the beauty of most hot tubs is they are extremely modular which allows the replacement and repair of specific failed parts rather than having to replace entire assemblies.


Depending on the manufacture of your hot tub, there are a TON of resources available for a wide array of spa replacement parts which we’ve summarized below. From inexpensive plumbing pieces to costly spa packs, there’s a whole spectrum of parts and pieces to keep your hot tub functioning at its full potential.


Blowers

Blowers are used for creating the “bubbling” action within the hot tub. The blower provides the force to move air through the jets, which causes the bubbling in the hot tub. If your hot tub is losing its ability to provide bubbles, it may be time to replace the blower.


Electrical

Electrical items seem to be at the top of the list of spa replacement parts. Since water and electrical components don’t mix well, spa owners may occasionally need to replace relays, switches, thermostats, or other electrical components.


Filters

Filters are a commonly replaced spa part. Regular maintenance requires the replacement of the filter to ensure your hot tub operates at its peak performance.


Hardware

Nuts and bolts can rust, break, or strip out. Although most spa manufactures use non-corroding and rust-resistance metals for their hardware, you may need to replace certain hardware at some point.


Heaters

Heaters do exactly what the name implies. Heating the water to give you that soothing and relaxing heat is a critical function of a hot tub. Heaters do fail and it’s not uncommon to have to replace the heating element after years of usage.


Jets

Jets are made of plastics which can become brittle and crack or break over time.


Lights

Some hot tubs use traditional light bulbs while newer models use much longer-lasting LEDs. Servicing and replacement of lights is not uncommon.


Ozonator

Ozonators have become common in newer model hot tubs and provide another way of sanitizing the water in the hot tub. However, it is recommended ozonators be re-chipped or replaced every 18-24 months.


Pillows

Depending if your hot tub came with pillows, these can be spa replacement parts or a nice addition to your hot tub. Pillows are nice, but can grow some pretty funky stuff if not properly cleaned or cared for. You can clean up the appearance and comfort of your spa by replacing the pillows.


Plumbing

Plumbing components are the spa replacement parts that owners will always end up purchasing at some point or another. PVC pipe is strong, but can become brittle over time and doesn’t take bumps or shakes very gracefully. Failed plumbing leads to leaks, which leads to headaches. The good thing is you don’t need to be a certified plumber to replace PVC pipe. Just a new piece installed with some PVC cement and you’re good to go!


Pumps

Pumps are another point of failure in hot tubs and can require replacement. Pumps are responsible for circulating the water through the hot tub. It becomes very apparent when your pumps fail – the water doesn’t move!


Spa Covers

Spa covers take a ton of abuse from the sun as well as chemicals present in your hot tub’s water. Even with proper care and maintenance the spa cover can develop cracks or become waterlogged over time. Fortunately there is a wide array of replacement spa covers on the market to “cover” your needs.


Spa Packs

Spa packs can be considered a kit of spa replacement parts that contain the major components of your hot tub – the control, the pump(s), the heater, and sometimes the blower. The kit will allow you to replace these components all at once, although they can be pricey ($500+).


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