Hot Tub & Swimming Pool Electrical Wiring

in Delaware and Maryland Eastern Shore

You shouldn't have to drown yourself in technical specifications for your swimming pool or hot tub wiring needs. Expert Wire provides proper planning which will ensure a safe hot tub or swimming pool installation that meets local codes and is free of financial surprises. Make the connection, call Expert Wire today... and remember, Leave the Wiring to the Experts and make it a Powerful Day! 

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Hot Tub Wiring 

Wire your Hot Tub and electrical disconnect according to the National Electrical Code (NEC).

  • Run Copper wiring with insulated grounding conductor as per NEC

  • Install Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (personnel) protection from electrical shock.

  • Install electrical disconnecting means within specified distance of Hot Tub.

  • Conduit where necessary

  • Clean up and removal of packaging 

In-Ground Swimming Pool Wiring

Wire your pool equipment and bonding ring according to the National Electrical Code (NEC) specifications.

  • Run Copper wiring with insulated grounding conductor as per NEC

  • Install Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (personnel) protection from electrical shock.

  • Install electrical disconnecting means within specified distance of the pool equipment.

  • Install bonding materials to prevent the transmission of any harmful electrical voltage to pool equipment, people and pets.

  • Conduit where necessary

  • Clean up and removal of packaging 

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Above Ground Swimming Pool Wiring

Wire your pool equipment and bonding ring according to the National Electrical Code (NEC) specifications.

  • Run Copper wiring with insulated grounding conductor as per NEC

  • Install Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (personnel) protection from electrical shock.

  • Install electrical disconnecting means within specified distance of the pool equipment.

  • Install bonding materials to prevent the transmission of any harmful electrical voltage to pool equipment, people and pets.

  • Conduit where necessary

  • Clean up and removal of packaging 

WARNING: Wiring a pool or hot tub should only be done by a certified electrician.

  • ​If your hot tub runs on 240 volts, it must be permanently connected (hard wired) to the power supply.

  • If your hot tub runs on 120 volts, it may use a G.F.C.I. cord, plugged in to a dedicated grounded outlet.

  • The power supplied must be a dedicated circuit with no other appliances or lights sharing the power.

  • Wire size must be appropriate per NEC and/or local codes. It is determined by length of the run from the breaker box to the hot tub and the maximum current draw.

  • Copper wire with THHN insulation is recommended. Do not use aluminum wire.

  • The electrical supply for the hot tub must include a suitably rated switch or circuit breaker with a disconnection readily accessible to the hot tub's occupant, but installed at least five feet from the water.Local municipalities may have additional code requirements.

  • The electrical circuit must include a suitable ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) as required by NEC.

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Important: When installed in the United States, the hot tub electrical requirements must meet the requirements of the National Electric Code (NEC) and any applicable state or local codes. The electrical circuit should be installed by a licensed contractor and approved by a local building/electrical inspector.