Just like any other area of your home, your hot tubs need timely cleaning to keep their sparkle and glamour alive. So, when it comes to cleaning the bathtubs, it is advised to not only sweep the dust mites as you clean your beddings instead give it the perfect sanitization and ensure the cleanliness of your tub for a good soaking time.
1. Check the pH levels of the Spa tub water
To test the pH levels of the whirlpool bathtub water is one of the most important ways to determine its needs. The perfect pH level is between 7.2 to 7.8. The imbalances can make the water too acidic or too basic; both are harmful and leave adverse effects on your skin. So, figure out the water's pH level with the test strips available in the market. The appropriate water hardness helps to evade corrosion of the body of the tub, scale, and water foaming. Use test strips to check the calcium level it should be between 100 and 250 ppm. Check the water once or twice a month and add chlorine, it will keep your bath time refreshing and enjoyable.
2. Add the sanitizers
If you are not using sanitizers, the hot tub will become a big reason behind your health issues and cause risks. When you take a bath or look at the water, it seems to be crystal clear, but there are chances that the water contains few pollutants. As the warm water is a breeding ground for bacteria and germs. The sanitizers such as chlorine and bromine work well to kill these bacteria from the water.
3. Role of Oxidizers
Nowadays various brands are offering an excellent variety of shock oxidizers products to decrease the residues emitted by the human body and maintain healthy water by killing bacteria, manage algae and eradicate impurities from the water. These oxidizers help the sanitizers in fighting against the bacteria.
4. Drain and Refill the water again
To reduce the struggle of balancing pH levels empty and refill your spa tubs once in a month. It maintains the pH balance, circulate fresh water into the spa tub.
5. Do Scrubbing for the Tub
After draining, give it a good cleaning to remove any residue and impurities before refilling it again with water. If you do this every time you do the draining, it will prevent the build-up of algae and unwanted watering around the inner walls of the tub. The bathtub won't get clean itself; it only needs few steps to preserve its shine and give you a bacteria free bathtime. With the advanced filtration and purification systems, it is simple to maintain the spa tubs and the water stays cleaner for an extended time with minimal use of chemicals. Here are a few pieces of advice to keep the water clean and keep its functionality smooth.
1.) Use genuine products offered by the bathtub manufacturer.
2.) Clean or get a new filter when its is needed.
3.) Remove trash from the hot tub covers and keep it clean.
4.) Consult the bathtub manufacturer or dealers about easy maintenance tricks for the tubs.
5.) Avoid going into the water with an excess of oils and body lotions on your skin as it leaves a thin film on the inner layer that is hardly visible.
6.) Empty the tub, clean it and fill it again with fresh water in every 1-2 months.