Download The Ultimate Guide to Spas and Hot Tubs : Troubleshooting by Terry Tamminen PDF

By Terry Tamminen

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PLUMBING SYSTEMS Measure the pipe run carefully, particularly if you are repairing a section between plumbing that is already in place. In measuring, remember to include the amount of pipe that fits inside the connection fitting, usually about 11⁄2 inches (40 millimeters) at each joint (Fig. 2-6). When you are working on in-place plumbing, support your work by building up wood or bricks under the pipe on each side of your work area. This will prevent vibration as you cut, which can damage pipe or joints farther down the line.

I have managed to fill the enlarged hole with super-type glue or PVC glue and, after it dries, replace the screw. These repairs usually leak and are only temporary measures. You can also fill the hole with fiberglass resin, which usually lasts longer. Leaks also occur where the shaft comes through the cover. Remove the handle and cover, and replace the two small O-rings. Apply some silicone lubricant to the shaft before reassembly. This will lubricate the operation of the valve, decreasing friction that can wear out the O-rings.

Great Northern Hot Tubs. F I G U R E 1 - 1 5 Yard placement of spa. Master Spas. 17 18 CHAPTER ONE the number of bodies that the shell can comfortably accommodate. If you are considering a model with molded seating or lounges, the capacity will be fairly obvious. (See Fig. ) Don’t forget to consider overall use of the spa as well as your dayto-day use. For example, you may have one or two parties each summer when 8 or 10 people would use the spa at a time, but the remainder of the year it will only be used by 2 people at a time.

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