Caring for Your Hot Tub

If you’ve never owned a hot tub, the thought of maintaining one may seem overwhelming. But in reality, hot tub care is easier than ever! Thanks to the latest technological advances in materials and water care, a few minutes a week are all you need to enjoy using your spa for years to come. Shop our online store to stock up on all of your hot tub care essentials or visit our showroom where our staff can provide guidance to help you make taking care of your hot tub a breeze.

Keep Your Hot Tub Sparkling Inside and Out

Balancing Spa Water

Ensure your hot tub or swim spa water is properly tested on a regular basis to maintain clear, sparkling water.

Draining & Refilling

We recommend draining at least every 3 months and cleaning your filters regularly to maintain the longevity of your spa.

Cleaning Solutions

Using the proper cleaning solutions is the key to preventing bacteria growth and keeping your water fresh and clean.

Balancing Your Spa’s Water

Before filling your spa or hot tub, you should have your water source either tested professionally or by using test strips that you can purchase from our Arizona hot tub store. By keeping your spa water chemically balanced, you will avoid many problems that can occur with spa water like algae build-up, poor filtration and water circulation, and wear and tear.

Ideally, you should test the water on a weekly basis to check pH, total alkalinity and calcium hardness levels. If your spa water does not fall within the recommended ranges and remains unbalanced, problems such as cloudy water, scaling, equipment corrosion and skin irritation can occur.

Draining and Refilling Your Spa

To keep your hot tub operating at peak performance, we recommend draining your spa water at least every three months or more often if the spa is used frequently. The spa filter cartridge is one of the most important parts. In fact, a clean filter will remove virtually all particulate matter from the water.

Maintaining your spa equipment is the key to a long life for your spa. In addition to regular care, Jacuzzi® Hot Tubs and Sundance® Spas offer a wide variety of top quality products to handle all your spa care needs from filter cleaners to surface cleaners and everything in between. These products can be purchased at our showroom or our online store.

Request Hot Tub Service

If you’re finding it difficult to keep up the regular maintenance required to keep your hot tub or spa functioning properly, we can help! Our technicians are factory trained and certified by Jacuzzi® Hot Tubs and Sundance® Spas to care for every aspect of your hot tub, including chemicals, filter cleaning, equipment inspection checks and more.

Cleaning Solutions

Controlling and preventing bacteria growth is the most important factor in maintaining the health of your spa. Using a sanitizer properly controls and prevents bacteria in your spa and keeps the water clean and fresh. No matter which sanitizing system you use, spa water must be maintained at a sufficiently sanitized level to keep the water clean.

The most commonly recognized sanitizer is chlorine. However, the effectiveness of chlorine depends heavily on the pH level of the spa water. To get the most effective and economical benefit of chlorine, a pH range of 7.2 to 7.8 is recommended.

Request Hot Tub Service

Our team at Imagine Backyard Living has over 100 years of combined experience in caring for hot tubs and spas. Contact us anytime to schedule a hot tub service appointment.

Simply fill out the form below and let us know your preferred appointment date and time and we’ll contact you to confirm.

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