1--525x392 Most of our clients use their hot tubs throughout the winter. However, there are quite a few “snowbirds” in the northeast who seek warmer climes, such as Florida and the Carolinas.

So if you are a hot tubber who wants to close your spa down — or winterize it before taking flight — we asked Long Island Hot Tub’s Vice President of Sales, Mike Berkowitz, for key DIY tips.

Mike suggests:

1. Pick the best place in the yard to drain the spa’s existing water;

2. Turn off the power at the GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit