Once your spa or hot tub installation is complete, follow these simple tips to keep it running at clean and healthy.
1. Start with Clean Water & Tub Interior
Before filling your hot tub with clean water, make sure all interior surfaces are clean and free of any kind of debris, algae or residues from previous use. Use a firm bristle brush if needed, and rinse and drain with clean water before filling.
2. Sanitize the Water
The most vital step in hot tub cleaning is sanitizing the water. Done with gradually dissolving chlorine or bromine-based chemical, often in tablet form. Some people prefer adding sanitizing agents made from silver ions and copper, but chlorine or bromine is still necessary. A good hot tub technician can provide advice about alternative spa and hot tub service methods. Continue Reading →