Hot Tub Maintenance Tips
Hot Tub Maintenance Issues and Tips
Hot tubs are a great place to unwind and soak your troubles away but they also require regular maintenance to reap all of the benefits. If you don't maintain your hot tub, the result can be costly repair bills and unhealthy water which can cause other health issues because of contaminated or unsanitized water. Following are some common spa maintenance tips you can use to get the fullest enjoyment from your spa.
Hot Tub Water Quality
The hot water in spas contains active bacteria. Bacteria multiply in the hot water to cause cloudy water conditions and health hazards to skin resulting in hot tub rash and other illness. The main enemy in the spa is out of control bacteria due to unkept water. At minimum, sanitizer always needs to be present in a sufficient amount in order to keep the multiplying bacteria under control. Although many sanitizer types are introduced to the market,the time proven choice of chlorine or bromine makes either ofÂ these two the sanitizer of choice for most bathers.
With the bacteria under control you next must control the PH levelÂ in the spa. The PH is measured on a scale of 1 to 14 with 7 being PH neutral or balanced. It measures how acidic or how basic the water is. Low PH levels means the water is acidic. High PH levels mean the water is too basic.Â Outside the ideal range on either end can create water problems.google_ad_channel = "7940249670, " + AB_cat_channel + AB_unit_channel; google_language = "en"; google_ad_region = 'test';