Charlotte Spa and Hot Tub Maintenance Tips for Fall
As the weather cools off and the pool becomes too chilly, many people find that the hot tub becomes their favorite spot. Keep yours sparkling clean and ready for use at all times with these tips for Charlotte spa maintenance.
Clean your spa shell with a mild, non-abrasive cleaner to remove buildup of dirt. You can also use baking soda for routine surface cleaning. Remove and clean any spa pillows and the vinyl cover as well.
Another part of Charlotte spa maintenance is cleaning the spa filter cartridges. Over time these cartridges can become clogged with calcification or mineral particles from hard water, and this can lead to reduce water flow. Cleaning your filter cartridges on a monthly basis is best.
Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for draining and replacing spa water. This is a normal part of Charlotte spa maintenance and helps eliminate detergent residue and soap film. Showering without soap before entering the spa is a good way to cut down on these residues in a natural way.
Many people in Charlotte enjoy their hot tubs year-round. For maximum energy efficiency, ensure that your spa cover stays in good condition. A cover that is cracked, faded, or cracking should be replaced. Charlotte doesn’t see a lot of snow or ice, but in the event of frozen precipitation, do not let it accumulate on your spa cover in any significant amounts. If condensation forms around the cover locks and freezes, do not try to pry the ice off, but rather splash or pour warm water over the ice to melt it.
If you are going to be away for a few days or longer, take steps to winterize your hot tub. For example, you will need to adjust the pH according to the manufacturer’s instructions, sanitize the water properly, lock the cover down, and lock the jets and lights using the control panel. When you return, you will need to sanitize the water and balance the pH again before using the hot tub. These spa maintenance tips can ensure a clean, safe, and properly working hot tub all year long.
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