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    Leak in Caldera spa? 1 jear old

    Hello today 15-12-2015 i refill my spa with new water.

    But i thought i open the side panel from the spa for watching maybey a leak or so.
    And yes see the picture.

    I have call the dealer and it is normal warranty.

    But what i see is (paper)?? this is cheap, and i see insolation white flakes i think this is also cheap.

    I have my own roof company, is it not better to upgrade the insulation to (hard PU insulation) and change the paper for thin layer of bitum.

    And i see the wood is also cheap and not protected to water.

    Thanks for giving me advise, the mechanic is comming this week i hope.



    My spa is 225 gallon (ca 900 ltr)
    Factory is Caldera
    Above ground
    6 months old now.

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    Re: Leak in Caldera spa? 1 jear old

    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin45 View Post
    But what i see is (paper)?? this is cheap, and i see insolation white flakes i think this is also cheap.

    I have my own roof company, is it not better to upgrade the insulation to (hard PU insulation) and change the paper for thin layer of bitum.

    And i see the wood is also cheap and not protected to water.
    Look before buying.
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    Re: Leak in Caldera spa? 1 jear old

    Huh, i don,t no what jou mean (look before buying)?????????????
    This is not happend on the first day.
    Strange answer

    And in the showroom i think the dealer is not happy when i ask him to disassemble the spa ha ha ha ha
    My spa is 225 gallon (ca 900 ltr)
    Factory is Caldera
    Above ground
    6 months old now.

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    Re: Leak in Caldera spa? 1 jear old

    Yes, polyurethane foam is much better. Lots of tub makers use it, including mine. But, it is also extra work to remove for repairs. A layer of tar paper, roofing felt or bitumen sheet would be better than paper. You could put some deck stain or sealant on that wood to protect it from moisture.

    I think Brian's point is to know these things before you buy. If the salesman isn't willing to show you the inner workings of the hot tub then maybe find another dealer.
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    Re: Leak in Caldera spa? 1 jear old

    Pooldv, Thanks.
    i upgrade my insolation and do iT by my zelf no problem.
    But i do iT after The mechanic is come this week, to Search for The leak and repair.
    My spa is 225 gallon (ca 900 ltr)
    Factory is Caldera
    Above ground
    6 months old now.

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