Denver Electrician for Hot Tub Wiring

Licensed Electrician Hot Tub Wiring

Winter is approaching quickly. The cold weather is nipping at our noses, and people are busting out the scarves, hats, boots, and pants as the leaves begin to fade and fall sets in. The cozy feel this season evokes is wonderful – pumpkin bread, soups, baked goods, and hot cider are all appearing in our lives. This is the time to settle in and get cozy for the winter. People commonly want to install a hot tub in their backyard at this time – installing before the snow flies ensures you’ll have a warm place to soak during the winter months. Learn more about the importance of hiring a licensed electrician for your hot tub wiring.

Hot Tub Wiring: Do It Yourself or Hire an Electrician?

Many people wonder if they can install hot tub wiring themselves, or whether it’s better to have a professional electrician come in and do the work. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you prepare to install your hot tub.


Level of Danger

Obviously, water and electricity are a dangerous combination. In most situations, you don’t want the two even near each other. But, with hot tubs, proper wiring installation is the key to safely enjoying your spa. It’s very important to know what you’re doing when installing a hot tub.

Knowing Code

When you look for an electrician to install your hot tub wiring, be sure they have a good understanding of the National Electric Code – and how it pertains specifically to hot tub wiring. This is important for a safe installation of your hot tub.

Expertise and Knowledge

There are some thing you need to know when installing a hot tub. For example, you need to install an emergency shut off less than 5 feet away ( in sight, but not adjacent to the hot tub), make sure bonding is secure, install flexible connections, and making sure the correct wiring is installed. Additionally, you need to make sure you don’t install your hot tub under power lines (not only is this a bad idea, it is prohibited under the National Electric Code), don’t use underground wiring for your outdoor hot tub, and also that you don’t install low-voltage lighting within 10 feet of your spa.

Call Electric Doctor for Safe Hot Tub Wiring

If you’re worried about correctly installing the hot tub wiring for your new spa, don’t hesitate to call Electric Doctor. We have the years of experience and knowledge to safely install your hot tub in your backyard. We know the National Electric Code requirements, including the space you need for the installation, the location it needs to be according to code, whether or not you need new conduit installed, estimating current power sources and knowing whether or not you’ll need a permit to complete the installation. We are full of knowledge and will work hard to get your hot tub installed before winter!

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