Spa Tips – Keep it CleanIt’s really important to keep your spa in great working condition. Otherwise, how are you going to relax in it? Here are a few helpful tips that will keep your spa clean and happy.
- Your spa should be completely drained of water at least once every 6 months. Once drained, it should get a thorough cleaning before refilling it with fresh water. If your spa is used heavily, you might want to do this every 3-4 months.
- To properly clean your spa, once it has been drained, use a nonabrasive, extra strength degreaser/cleaner.
- After it is dry, use some spa polish to bring back the spa’s natural shine, and protect the acrylic.
- Be sure to clean the spa filter cartridge and clean any stains around the drain and inlets. This may have to be done by hand using an anti-scaling agent to prevent future buildup and stains.
- If you have a skimmer, or a spa cover, then clean both frequently.
- If your spa is still looking a little iffy after refilling with clean water, check your water chemistry and make sure you are running the filter for at least 2 hours a day. If it continues to look bad, set the filter to run for a full 24 hours and see if that clears it up. You can also “shock” the water with chlorine to clean it up and get rid of that stale chlorine smell.
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