I am sure that you are really excited with your new hot tub. Buying the first hot tub is really exciting. It is one of the best ways to experience soothing spa at home. You will sure have some relaxing and soothing time with your home spa which is great for hydrotherapy.
However owning a hot tub is not just exciting, you also need to know how to maintain it in good condition in order to experience relaxing and soothing spa experience at home.
Why Hot Tub Maintenance is Important?
Maintenance of hot tubs is important for the durability and performance. With proper maintenance, you will assure that your system work in optimal condition. It will be energy efficient too. Your hot tub will run smoothly keeping the system in proper condition. After all, you will enjoy relaxing spa at home.
Anyway, don’t worry. Maintaining a hot tub is not a difficult task if you follow the below tips. Go through each of these tips and know how you can maintain your newly bought hot tub!
Buy a high quality hot tub cover
In order to keep in a maintenance schedule with your hot tub, it is also important that you choose a quality tub. Other than the tub, it is also important to buy a high quality hot tub cover which saves you a good amount of money in the long run.
Keep consistent temperature in the hot tub
When you use a hot tub cover, then you assure that energy is not wasted. However it is also important to keep consistent temperature in the tub for better spa experience. If your hot tub and cover are well insulated, then you don’t have to worry. However remember to turn down the heat after use.
Stick to a cleaning routine
It is important to keep your hot tub well maintained at all times. For this, you need to sanitize the hot tub regularly and clean its filters. However, be sure to prepare a cleaning schedule and follow the routine. Then you are in good maintenance of your hot tub.
To clean the spa filters, you can follow the three steps which are rinse, spray, and soak.
Water Chemistry is important too
It is important to test your water chemistry each week which is important for you and your hot tub’s health. Check pH range, alkalinity and Calcium hardness and make sure these are in acceptable range.
Find a reliable service provider
Although you can try DIYing your hot tub maintenance routine, you can even ask help from experts. Hire a company which provides hot tub cleaning and maintenance service and agree with a schedule. With expert level of maintenance, you will assure that your hot tub is in good condition. Ultimately you will experience the best home spa ever with no headache on cleaning and maintenance routine.
Now you know the basic and most important steps to maintain your hot tub. Good maintenance will ensure that water circulates in your hot tub as it needs. Your water chemicals will be in balance ensuring safe hot tub experience!
Amila Gamage Wickramarachchi is the founder of this blog where she shares her parenting and lifestyle experiences. She is an engineer and a trainer who works in the construction industry. She is the founder of Sihela Consultants.(www.sihelaconsultants.com)