To own a hot tub is a great thing as they provide you both relaxation and recreation. Keeping it clean is essential to prevent bacteria and stains from forming in the tub and prevent infections in those using the tub. Cleaning the hot tubs on routine basis will help to keep it look new for a longer period.s Hot tubs are easy to clean, read the steps given below to find out how.
Difficulty level: Easy
Things you will need:
7.Hot tub test strips
8.Brush or sponge
1.To clean hot tub covers makes a mixture of one-half water and one-half vinegar; pour this mixture in a spray bottle. Spray the solution over the hot tub and let it rest there for few minutes; wipe it off with a clean damp cloth. If the marks are stubborn and further cleaning is required, make a paste of baking soda and white vinegar and rub it gently by a soft brush or sponge. Wipe the solution gently by using a damp cloth. This step should be performed twice a month.
2.To clean hot tub filters fill a bucket with water, remove your filter from the hot tub. Be sure to turn off the power to your hot tub when removing the filter. Soak your filter in the bucket. Add a quarter cup of chlorine bleach to that bucket to kill germs. Take out the filter from the bucket and rinse the filter with clean water. Make sure that all the traces of chlorine bleach had removed. Allow your filter to dry before replacing it in the hot tub. This step should be repeated once a month.
3.To remove stains if any make a mixture by mixing one cup bleach in one cup water. Dip the sponge in that mixture and rub the hot tub with that sponge (when rubbing the stains be careful to rub gently). Wipe it off with a clean damp cloth.
4.To clean hot tub shell (always drain the hot tub before cleaning the shell) applies some cleaner on the sponge and wipes the surface with that sponge. Take a damp cloth and wipe the surface again to remove the cleaner. Wipe the tub dry with a clean cloth.
1. Always use a soft brush.
2. Always add chemical into water, never add chemical before water.
3. Always read and follow the instructions on the labels.
4. Always rub the stain gently to avoid any scratches to your hot tub.
Things to watch out:
1. Never use products that contain harsh chemicals.
2. Never mix chemicals. Always handle chemical with care.
3. Always drain the hot tub before cleaning the shell.
4. Always wear gloves while cleaning the hot tub.
5. Before using your hot tub always check the ph level of your water by using hot tub test strips.
Frequently asked questions:
1.How often should i clean my hot tub ?
You should test your water before every use. Sanitizing should be done once a week and the filter should be cleaned once a month.
2.How often should i replace my hot tub filters ?
You should replace your hot tub filters once every six months.
3.Can i use a bath fragrance to add fragrance to my hot tub?
You should not use a bath fragrance to add fragrance to your hot tub as this will create foam which is not good for your tub. If you want to add fragrance to your bath tub use hot tub fragrances that have been designed for use in hot tubs.