Congratulations on your major investment of having your own spa at home. Since you spent major bucks on it, of course, you would want to enjoy it for a long time and to do that, you need to know how to properly care for and maintain your spa at home.
To start, you need to be familiar with the brand and model of your spa. When you know this at heart, it will be easier for you should the spa needs maintenance and there are parts that need replacing. You could also give the correct information to professionals who would service your spa. You also need to know the vital information to using your spa such as the water capacity and other relevant information before using it.
Your spa at home needs constant and regular water circulation
The water for your spa at home needs constant and regular water circulation to maintain the cleanliness of the water. Your spa’s cartridge filters the water during circulation, this is why it’s important that your spa at home’s water is rotating and moving regularly. Some like this Noosa luxury 5 person spa have an automatic circulation schedule set to run once or twice a day.
Typically, every cycle should run for a minimum of 15 minutes to 20 minutes to ensure that all the water in the spa runs through the cartridge to filter all of it. If your spa doesn’t have an automatic cycle, you need to make sure that you run your spa twice daily to guarantee that the water is filtered thoroughly. This is the first step for your spa’s maintenance that you need to remember. Use the filters constantly because this will ensure that your spa will get cleaner every time you use it.
Your spa at home needs a scheduled clean up
Spas and indoor and outdoor tubs will have scum no matter how much you keep them clean. If your spa is outdoors, all the more you need to have a periodic clean up since the spa could have fallen leaves, wind-blown debris and sometimes stray little animals that could get stuck on the spa’s mechanism. To ensure that your spa is always running at its optimal best, you need to keep the spa’s waterline clear and free from any dirt or rubbish.
Fortunately, cleaning your spa’s shell and jets are easy. All you need is a sponge and some white vinegar. Wiping down the shell and the jets would remove the water’s scum. Having a cover that is also maintained clean will ensure that your spa is spotless.
Your spa at home needs to have a balanced alkaline and pH level
Balancing the alkaline and pH level for your spa is a bit similar to balancing pool water although certain adjustments need to be made because of the size. To ensure that the level of your spa at home’s alkaline and pH level is accurate, test the water first in your spa once it is filled to determine before you add anything.
Caring for your spa is easy though it could be time consuming but ensuring that you are looking after it regularly would lessen the need to repair broken parts and servicing.