There are always horror stories about stepping into a hot tub only to find yourself soaking in murky and unappealing water. The truth is, this is pretty common! It can be difficult to keep up with the needs of your hot tub or spa but that is not an excuse for an unsanitary swim space. Clean water and a sanitary environment is important at home, but it is even more important in a high traffic space, like a hotel or sports centre, so call the experts for your Waterdown hot tub maintenance.
There are many moving parts of hot tub care, and forgetting just one of these can have serious consequences down the line. From RWIs (recreational water illnesses) to flooding, water damage or electrical damage, or just costly repairs and replacements, a lot can go wrong! Instead of attempting an amateur approach to hot tub care, choose a specialized service for the best results.
Structural and Water Care
It takes years of trial and error to figure out exactly what makes water features tick. From water chemistry to which tools to use, each of these will vary from unit to unit. What might have worked for you in the past, might not work for you now, but you often won’t know until it is too late.
When measuring out hot tub chemicals, the average water feature requires between 1 and 3 parts per million. The amount that you need will depend on the size and style of your hot tub or spa. Assuming that you’ve measured correctly leaves the door opened for bacteria growth or for skin and eye irritations that come along with too many chemicals.
There are plenty of things that can impact the overall condition of your hot tub structure, particularly when dealing with an outdoor model. In addition to construction materials, it is important to consider the inner workings of your water feature itself. Hot tub filters are a key element of keeping your system running smoothly.
Spa filters are designed to trap and hold debris as it floats along water surfaces. More than being a good idea, it is necessary to clean filters on a regular basis. If filters are not cleaned, debris will clog up mechanisms and put added strain on motors. When cared for properly, motors can run smoothly for years but even a bit of added strain can mean premature replacement, which is a cost that you don’t want! When you want to prolong lifespans, swim in a safe environment and keep your curb appeal high, call Puddle Pool Services today.
Puddle Pool Services: Getting the Most From Your Hot Tub Cleaning
When it comes to a thorough clean, the focus should be on more than just hot tub water. Everything from floating skimmer baskets to the hot tub cover, can have an impact on the overall condition of the system. Adding sanitizers like chlorine or bromine is a great way to clean your hot tub water, but a deep clean can often mean taking the time to drain and refill your water feature.
Whether you are draining your hot tub or are looking to care for motors, it is important to remember that there is an electrical component to your feature. As obvious as it might seem to cut power to the hot tub, it is often overlooked and this can result in serious harm or damage.
Ditch the test strips and amateur cleaning methods and have your shell, spa water and surroundings, clean and sparkling. Each member of the Puddle team is fully insured for peace of mind and offers excellent customer service, every step of the way. Call today for a free quote.