Hot tubs either require 110V or 220V of electricity. If you choose a 220V model, then you will need to work with a certified electrician to ensure you have enough electricity to power the spa, and then the electrician will be required to run the appropriate wires from your electrical panel to the hot tub.
Do you need a special electrical outlet for a hot tub?
Most hot tubs require a 240v electrical hookup—which for most people means you have to call an electrician and have new wiring done. However, a Plug n play spa runs on standard 110V power, which can be plugged into most standard household power sources without the need for additional wiring.
How do I add electrical to my hot tub?
Turn off the Power at the Breaker Box. As with all electrical projects, follow local codes and consult an electrician before wiring a hot tub. Mount the Spa Panel. Dig the Conduit Trench. Run the Conduit. Pull the Wires. Wire the Spa Panel. Wire the Spa Control Panel. Wire the Spa Panel to the Breaker Panel.More items
Is it OK to go in a hot tub every day?
The short answer is that yes, it is safe to use your hot tub every day. For the most part, surveys done by hot tub dealers and manufacturers indicate that most hot tub owners end up using their hot tub more than they expected pre-purchase.
Does a hot tub add value to your home?
A portable hot tub really wont add value to your home. Its actually just considered a piece of personal property. However, a hot tub thats built into the ground, with nice landscaping around it, could add some value to your home.