used hot tub questions

Old 03-09-05, 08:00 PM
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used hot tub questions

We just recieved a wonderful second hand hot tub. When we were refurbishing the redwood surround, we noticed that the center of one side of the wood ledge is warped about 1/4 inch. Also there is a hairline crack on the corner surface of the fiberglass shell. Do we need to be concerned? Can this effect the pool structure? What should we do about it?
Old 03-10-05, 05:29 PM
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Hi there, 1/4" is not a lot , however if this is in close proximity to the crack, you would want to investigate further, the siding may or may not be simple to take off , theres a sturdy frame that actually supports the shell, the skirt, [ redwood? ] paneling around the frame is just for looks, if you can take the skirt off, on that side you can check if any supports are rotted away, broken or ? and take corrective action, hairline cracks in plastic shells don't generally leak water,

hope this helps


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