Installation Instructions for the


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What's actually inside the box.


Step #1:

Position the spa cover (in closed position) on the spa. Make sure it's properly aligned and that all four corners are properly positioned on the spa.

Step #2:

Using the #10 x 1" screws attach the left and right Mounting Brackets to the appropriate sides of the spa.

Caution: To prevent splitting of wood cabinet, pre-drill holes with a 1/16" drill bit.

Mounting Height is Optional (See Figure #1)

By positioning the Brackets at 8" down from the top of the spa shell, approximately. 9" of clearance behind the spa will be needed. Mounted at this position, approximately 75% of the cover will be standing above the spa when in the open position.

By positioning the Brackets at 12" down from the top of the spa shell, approximately. 15" of clearance behind the spa will be needed. Mounted at this position, approximately 50% of the cover will be standing above the spa when in the open position.

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Step #3:

Connect the Pivot Arms to the Mounting Brackets (see figure #2). After Pivot Arms are connected tilt them back into the upright position.

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Step #4:

Insert the long end of the Support Arms into the center Coupler Piece. Then slide the Support Arms into the the Pivot Arms (see figure #3).

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Step #5:

Lay the Covermate on the spa cover. Adjust the Coupler Piece and Support Arms so that the Coupler Piece is laying parallel to the spa covers hinge about 1/2" away (see figure 4). Using the #10 self tapping screws, fasten Support Arms to Pivot Arms and the Coupler Pieces.

NOTE: Be sure to rotate the Coupler Piece so that the inserted screws are at a horizontal angle with heads facing the back of the spa.

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Step #6:

Slip the black hand grips to the edge of the spa cover and snap the black plastic screw head covers on.


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