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Hot Tub Cleaning

Hot Tub Repairs, Service & Cleaning

March 18th, 2017

Does your hot tubs and spa need some TLC after this long winter? Get it ready for the spring and summer with a quality cleaning and servicing by Pelican Shops Hot Tub experts. Whether your hot tub is leaking, needs a new cover installed, or just a overall condition assessment, the team at Pelican Shops […]

  • Keep Your Hot Tub Under-Cover

    March 17th, 2017

    Smartop Hot Tub Covers

    Pelican Shops Hot Tub Store sells the Smartop Hot Tub Cover. Imagine greater heat retention, safer locking system for protection from unauthorized use, and best of all one-handed operation. It’s all available with a Smartop spa cover. Proudly manufactured in the USA, these strong, repairable covers are setting a new standard for hot tub owners. […]

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  • Hot Tub Covers Keep It Hot

    March 16th, 2017

    Hot Tub Cover at Pelican Hot Tub Shops

    Although hot tubs are insulated on the walls and base, a quality hot tub cover reduces heat loss. Ensuring your hot tub cover isn’t waterlogged, and making sure it maintains a tight seal when closed, will keep your hot tub from loosing a substantial amount of heat, saving you $$. Is It Time To Replace […]

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  • FAQ: How are Spas Heated?

    March 9th, 2017

    How are hot tubs heated?

    There are basically two ways commonly used to heat a spa: electricity or gas (natural or propane). Most portable models are heated by electricity. They can be equipped with various heaters ranging in kilowatt power (usually from 1.5KW to 5.5KW). Obviously, the higher the power of your heater, the faster your spa will heat up […]

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  • Storing Your Winter Gear

    March 2nd, 2017

    Winter Gear Storage

    Can you believe that winter is almost gone? For some of us, this is exciting news and yet for all our winter sports lovers out there, this is a sad time. It is the time to begin storing away our winter sports equipment for the year ahead. For those old pros, storing away winter equipment […]

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  • Hot Tub: Salt Water Purification Systems  

    February 13th, 2017


    Salt water purification systems for the hot tub are all the rage right now in the hot tubbing world. Every tubbing enthusiast seems to have an opinion on the topic but it all boils down to one question, “Are salt water purification systems all they’re hyped up to be?” The answer is yes! It used […]

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  • What Are Hot Tubs Made From?

    January 18th, 2017

    Hot Tub Made Of

    The original hot tub may have been a wooden wine cask, but today spas range in materials from concrete to hard plastics. Dependent on the spa’s shape, size, color or durability, spa materials should be considered for the best selection. –       Gunite or air-blow concrete are typical of older spas or those built adjacent to […]

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  • How Do Winter Resorts Make Snow?

    January 11th, 2017


    With water, lots and lots of water. Even though Mother Nature has teased us with a few flakes here and there, our ski and snowboard seasons would be dismal if it weren’t for wonderful snow making machines. Drive passed any of the winter resorts and you’re sure to see a cloudy haze over the area. […]

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  • Top 3 Ways To Enhance Your Hot Tub

    January 6th, 2017

    Add A Waterfall Feature The sound of flowing water is synonymous with relaxation. Some hot tubs include a waterfall feature, or you could add a small pond or fountain to make your yard a soothing relaxation spot. Heat Things Up With A Fire Pit Turn your backyard into a resort with the addition of a […]

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  • Got Plans This Weekend? Get on the Mountain

    January 3rd, 2017

    Come Skiing

    No Mother Nature is not gracing us with the white stuff, but with Her help of significant rainfall and cold temperatures, local resorts have been making snow.  Camelback has 29 of their 33 trails open with a 12″ base, while Shawnee has 18 of their 23 trails open with a 12″ base. This Friday is the World’s Largest […]

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