Installing Whirlpool s & Spas by Gail and Kirk Hermann Use a packaged kit from a reputable dealer for a safe and simple installation 1 This portable Hydro-Spa unit was converted to an elegant built-in. The award-winning design is one of several in the author's showroom. It seems that nowadays every department store and strip mall has spas and jetted baths for sale. But because these are complex devices with both plumbing and electrical components, they should be purchased from a professional dealer—one who is knowledgeable and service-oriented. Choose a dealer who will stand behind the product and provide support if minor malfunctions crop up. One good indicator of professionalism is membership in the National Spa & Pool Institute (2111 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria,