Changing a Hot Tub Electrical Circuit
Installing a Hot Tub Circuit: If your electrical service is not adequate then an upgrade to a larger service may be required.© By: Dave Rongey
Hot Tub Electrical Circuit Specifications
[ad#block]Electrical Question: I have a hot tub running on 110 volt and my electrical service is maxed out.
- With that could I add a 60 amp service out near the incoming FPL meter and run my hot tub on 220 volt?
This electrical wiring question came from: Bill, from Satellite Beach, Florida
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Installing a Hot Tub Circuit
The voltage for a hot tub is specified by the owners manual and installation manual, and should not be changed. If your electrical service is not adequate then an upgrade to a larger service may be required. The capacity of your electrical service is best determined by a qualified electrician.
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