Hot Tub Or Spa Electrical

We can handle the electrical portion of your hot tub or spa installation

 Hot Tub or Spa Electrical Installations In Watertown, South Dakota.
Let us handle all of the wiring for your new hot tub or spa

For homeowners planning to enhance their outdoor space with the addition of a hot tub or spa, the electrical wiring and installation aspect is pretty important. This process involves more than just plugging in a cord, and it requires expert knowledge and experience to ensure safe, efficient, and optimal operation.

Proper electrical wiring for a hot tub or spa is critical for several reasons. It not only powers the unit, but it also enables essential features like the heating system, jets, and lighting. Depending on the hot tub model, a dedicated electrical circuit with a GFCI breaker may be necessary to prevent overloads and safeguard against potential electrical faults. In some cases, this might mean the installation of a new circuit from your home's main electrical panel, which should only be done by a licensed electrician.

Moreover, as per most local building codes and for safety reasons, electrical work associated with hot tubs or spas must be carried out by a qualified electrician. This ensures the job is done correctly, safely, and in compliance with local and national electrical codes, reducing the risk of electrical shock or fire.

Cannon Electric is a licensed, professional electrical contractor serving Watertown and all of Codington County.  We specialize in the installation of electrical hook-ups and circuits necessary to power a hot tub or spa in your home or building.  From running conduit to an outdoor location with proper receptacles, installing a proper junction box, and a new circuit breaker, Cannon Electric can help.

Hot Tub & Spa Electrical Installation Services We Offer

  • Hot tub electrical system installations
  • Outdoor outlets and receptacles for hot tubs
  • New circuit breaker installation for hot tubs

Why Choose Cannon Electric for Your Hot Tub Or Spa Installation?

When you choose to work with Cannon Electric for your hot tub and spa electrical installation you’re partnering with a small, local, company with many years of experience in the electrical trades.  We are licensed by the state of South Dakota and insured to work in your home or building.

As an owner operated company you can have the peace-of-mind knowing that any electrical work we complete will meet or exceed state and national electrical codes.  The work we do will be safe and reliable.

If you’d like to receive an estimate to install the electrical for your new hot tub or spa give us a call at (605) 520-0433.

Questions About Hot Tub Electrical?


We have a minimum call-out charge of $200 and then your hot tub wiring and installation will be on top of that.  You can expect to pay somewhere between $1000 to $2000+ depending on what needs to be done to install the wiring safely for your application.

Yes, most hot tubs require a dedicated circuit with a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) breaker. The specific electrical requirements depend on the model of the hot tub, but most will require either a 120-volt or 240-volt circuit. It's important to check the specifications of your particular hot tub model and consult with a professional electrician to ensure safe and compliant installation.

Electrical installations for hot tubs and spas involve working with high voltage and must comply with specific electrical safety standards and local building codes. For these reasons, it's highly recommended that you hire a licensed electrician to perform this work.

A GFCI, or Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter, is a device that shuts off an electric power circuit when it detects current flowing along an unintended path, such as through water or a person. This is important for preventing electric shock in wet areas like a hot tub.

While it's not necessary for a hot tub to be located near the main electrical panel, having it closer can reduce installation costs. The farther the hot tub is from the panel, the more wiring and conduit will be needed, which can increase the cost.

In most areas, yes, you will need a permit to install a hot tub's electrical wiring. This usually involves an inspection to ensure the installation is safe and up to local and national electrical codes. We will be able to guide you through this process.

If your hot tub is frequently tripping the circuit breaker, it could be a sign of an electrical problem, such as a short circuit or an overloaded circuit. It's important to have a professional electrician diagnose and fix the problem to prevent potential electrical hazards.


Was told that we may need an electrician during blizzard like conditions. Cody fit us into his schedule and able to fix what he could! Will definitely be keeping his number handy for future projects we have coming up.

Anita Sande January 15, 2022

Cody is great! He is professional, easy going and did a fantastic job on our hot tub installation 10/10 would recommend

Troy Warner October 19, 2021

I have had multiple opportunities to work with Cody and his team on joint projects. They have always been on site when they said they would. They are effective/efficient when on site. The workmanship looks great and they keep the workspace clean. They focus on customer satisfaction. They pay enough attention to what is going on around them and will help others when they see someone could use a little help.

Larry Jordan August 31, 2023

Cody is a great electrician - he is kind and courteous!! I would highly recommend Cannon Electric for all your electrical needs.

Stacy Hagen October 19, 2021

There is no finer Gentleman or Electrician than Chris Cannon. When you want on time and the best of the best you came to the right place.

Greg Leach September 16, 2022

Very friendly, didn't leave a mess, did a great job!

Michael McNamara October 6, 2020

Cody does an amazing job! I recommend him to anyone that needs an electrician.

Julia Kjenstad December 31, 2021

Very prompt an accommodation! Thank You!

connie schickedanz August 4, 2022

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