Considering how they take care and benefit you, owners should also learn how to properly take care and maintain their hot tubs. Aside from the much needed hydrotherapy and massage working to relieve your sore muscles after a long day at work, these spas also help you relax and release stress and pressure that many of you feel on a daily basis. And if you used a special aromatic scent for the water, you will have a wonderful treat of aromatherapy.
Caring for your tub water is extremely important to ensure efficient operation and longer lifespan. You don’t have to worry because it is real easy to maintain clean and safe water for your spa. All you need is the right type of sanitizer and oxidizer and a convenient schedule for your water maintenance routine. On the other hand, if you want complete water care and maintenance, you can do so by working with professionals.
There are different maintenance strategies that you should consider to maintain your spa.
Using a complete water management system
This type of water maintenance system is incorporated into your hot tubs. You will need to work with a professional to determine the right and suitable type of water management system for your spa. Elko Spas Billiards & Pools will help you identify and install the most suitable and cost effective water management system for your hot tub.
One of the common types of water management systems is one that uses ozone. This effectively helps to remove organics that develop and accumulate on your spa’s water. All water management systems require the use of a sanitizer for the ultimate maintenance of your tub’s water.
The two most common sanitizers used by many hot tub owners and professionals are chlorine and bromine. There are other types of sanitizers available in the market today that you can consider for your spa. However, be sure to consult first with a professional before buying anything to ensure that what you are purchasing will not harm or damage your spa.
Chlorine, on the other hand, is more effective when used in higher amounts – about 3 to 5 parts per million. Chlorine is available in granular form and may release unpleasant odor. You can conveniently add chlorine before exiting the tub. However, you should be careful when using chlorine because adding too much may cause skin and eye irritation.
Experts highly recommend using bromine in smaller amounts, preferably 1 to 2 parts per million. This is often preferred over chlorine because it does not have an unpleasant odor and does not cause irritation to people using the tub. If unsure of what type of sanitizer to use, call Elko Spas Billiards & Pools for assistance.
Adding minerals to treat hot tub water
The practice of adding minerals to treat water – whether for drinking or washing purposes – have been in place thousands of years ago. The primary reason for adding minerals is because these minerals, specifically silver, contain antibacterial properties. This is why minerals are an important aspect of water hot tub water maintenance. It effectively prevents the growth and development of bacteria, which may be harmful and carry diseases, in your tub water.
Give Elko Spas Billiards & Pools a call now to learn more about the most suitable type of water maintenance for your hot tubs.
Elko Spas Billiards & Pools
4718 Northgate Blvd
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588