Hot tubs require some pretty serious care and protection in order to keep them running smoothly. When they need to be repaired, you’ll want to be as careful as possible in hiring the right professionals to do the job properly. After all, the wrong professional can actually make a problem worse than when they started, so this is something to think about seriously. The bottom line is that not everyone can repair a hot tub.
Can plumbers fix hot tubs?
One of the first things that most people think of when looking to have someone come take a look at their hot tub is a plumber. After all, plumbers take care of water and hot tubs push water around, right? Exactly, it’s a logical choice and one that many make. Unfortunately it’s not always a great choice for the following reasons:
Who is the right call for a hot tub repair
Ideally, the right call to make is going to be the hot tub company who sold you your hot tub. Quite a few of them outsource to dedicate hot tub specialists that will come in and take a look at your hot tub. Since they work with that company, they’re bound to be knowledgeable on your specific hot tub, too, which is going to be a huge perk when it comes to assessing the repair needs and the expertise to actually repair them.
If you’ve moved, or your hot tub company is not available for whatever reason, you’ll want to dedicate your energy looking at hot tub repair specialists. These are professionals who deliberately dedicate their time to hot tub repairs and they’ll be the best experienced professionals to help you with your problem, however minor or major it may be. There may be some jobs that require a plumber and/or an electrician, which is completely normal, but the right first call will certainly be a hot tub repair specialist.
You’ve spent a lot of money on your hot tub, and when it breaks down, you want to make sure that you are hiring the right person to fix it properly and professionally. While a plumber has many uses, and has a role to play in hot tub repair, they can only help with certain parts of hot tub repair.