Looking after your hot tub water

When you own and use your own hot tub on sale it's essential to stay it clean and beyond bacteria for a secure and pleasant bathing experience. the essential elements that enter maintaining and balancing your bathtub water are sanitiser, pH adjusters and shock treatments.

Water Changing

Water can only be chemically maintained for therefore long before excess build-up occurs and it needs replacing. We recommend changing your water ever three-four months counting on usage. we propose that you simply use Happy Hot Tubs Flush or Clean Start cleaning implement before emptying the recent tub. this may remove any dirt/debris and loosen any calcium from the pipe work, which can then be washed away with the drained water.


Your bathtub will got to be treated with a Sanitiser to regulate and stop bacteria growth. Bacteria can multiply rapidly during a hot environment, so you want to maintain an appropriate sanitiser level to make sure any bacteria within the water is killed.

Salt Systems

Many hot tubs now use salt systems to sanitise the water. Systems like the HotSpring Freshwater Salt System use salt water to get chlorine and active oxygen, which successively kills bacteria. The advantage of these systems include added convenience and more natural feeling water.

Ph level

The term pH may be a way of describing whether your water is acidic or alkaline. The pH works from 0-14 with 7 being neutral. Anything below 7 is classed as acidic, and anything above 7 is taken into account alkaline. you want to keep your pH level within the range of seven .2 to 7.8, and ideally 7.2 to 7.4.If the pH level is wrong you'll have problems balancing your sanitiser level, so always adjust this before adding sanitiser (but never run the spa without sanitiser within the water). to check your pH level, dip a cheerful Test Strip within the spa water, following the instructions on the test strip container, and adjust accordingly by adding pH Minus or pH Plus.

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