After helping several customers build custom concrete and tiled spas, we noticed that certain configurations crop up regularly, so we wanted to share some ideas with you as a starting point for your plans.
There are three circuits, of which only the first is essential:
- Filtration, heating and jets
- Blower and air jets
- Venturi air system
Please note that the items listed below are not suitable for commercial use.
Note: This is a generic concrete spa installation. If you want to start building a hot tub of this type and if you have any particular request, we strongly advise you to call in a qualified electrician, a plumber or a specialized company (often pool builders).
Filtration, heating and jets (first scheme)
This circuit consists of the following elements (in approximate sequence from suction drain to jet):
Most compact filters have 1.5" connections, so you also will need the following elements:
Blower and air jets (second scheme)
A blower will generate air bubbles that will rise up through the water from air jets mounted on a horizontal surface underwater, typically the benches where bathers sit. A typical installation would use the following elements
Venturi air (third scheme)
The flow of water throught the jets sucks in air which is mixed with the water and provides a different massage than water alone. this part is composed of:
We remain at your disposal for further information. Don't forget the glue !