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Hot Tub Electrician

Many people are not aware that their existing pool equipment is not safe. Pool equipment can be either a pool pump, pool lights, heater, or even receptacles located with close proximity to pool/spa. One hazard can be these types of equipment are not GFCI protected. A GFCI will trip when it senses leakage current.  This leakage current will not be sensed by a regular breaker potentially causing electrocution hazards. Always test your GFCI breaker every month to ensure proper operation. Another hazard can be no emergency shut off button. This button will kill power to all pumps in the event someone gets trapped underneath. It will also energize a strobe/horn to notify others of the situation. Always hire an electrical contractor to wire your pool equipment.+

If you currently have a hot tub or are looking to have one installed at your home, it is crucially important to ensure that the electrical components of the hot tub are safe. Many homeowners are unaware that their hot tub may be an electrical hazard when it has not been installed correctly. To reduce your risk of electrocution, you should always ensure that your hot tub had been installed with GFCI protection. Learn more about GFCI over on our blog.

At Penfold Electric we have more than 40 years of experience in the installation of hot tubs, pools and other outdoor electrical needs. We would be pleased to help you ensure that your hot tub is installed safely. Contact us today and let us help you with upgrading your old equipment or installing your new hot tub. When it comes to electrical safety it’s not worth the risk of assuming everything is ok.

Pool & Hot Tub Electrical Cost

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Hot Tubs $1,650.00 Starting at

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Hot Tub FAQ

GFCI stands for ground fault circuit interrupter. It is used to prevent electrocution and is a must-have if you own a hot tub or pool. When a GFCI senses a leakage current it will trip, shutting off the electrical components of your pool. All hot tubs and pools should have their electrical components installed with GFCI protection.

Not sure what GFCI means? Check out our article all about what a GFCI outlet is and how it works over on our blog.

An emergency shut-off button is an important safety feature that you should consider installing for your hot tub. In the event of an emergency, you can use the emergency shut-off button to disable the hot tubs electrical components. An alert can also sound to ensure that anyone in the area is aware of the emergency situation.

If you are looking to update your outdoor living space to add lighting near your pool or hot tub, we can help. Adding outdoor lighting is a great way to boost the enjoyment of your outdoor spaces while also providing lighting for safety. Contact us today to discuss your outdoor lighting needs.