Home-and-Family It is a true luxury to have hot tubs in the home, they provide so much .fort and can relieve stress in a flash. Its hot water and massage jets do wonders to ones body that relaxation is definitely guaranteed. Hot tubs are more .monly known as a spa or a jacuzzi. It can be either a stationary spa or a portable hot tub spa. A soak in hot tubs can be beneficial because of the heat, buoyancy, and massage that relieve stress. However, if not properly maintained and cleaned, it can harbor deadly bacteria that can cause serious illnesses. Here are some tips on how to keep bacteria at bay and how to maintain and keep your hot tub clean.The hot tub filter needs to be cleaned or replaced as often as necessary, this is the primary cleaning system of your hot tub and it should be properly maintained to keep it working well. The hot tub filter is where the dirt and grime go which is why scum and bacteria thrive on it. Ensure that it is cleaned often to keep your hot tub clean and less prone to bacteria causing grimes. Drain the water after every use. Bacteria that cause harmful diseases breed on un-drained hot tub water, which is why it is important to drain your hot tub after every use, a lot of people don’t drain their jacuzzi or hot tubs after use. Numerous organisms that can pose a threat to your health can breed on stagnant water. Prevent lime build up by making sure to clean your jets regularly. Lime is the dark gray, sometimes black, deposits that accumulate around the jets and then end up floating in the water when the jets are turned on. A mixture of vinegar and detergent will get rid of lime build up, just dump the vinegar mixture on the water and let the jets run for 10 minutes. Drain the tub, rinse it with water and your regular cleaning agent and you’re done. A hot tub is prone to getting stains especially if it is not cleaned regularly. Removing stains form the interior of the tub is easy, all you need is a sponge, bleach and water. Make a bleach and water mixture. Use the sponge to scrub the tub’s interior. Drain and rinse the tub when you are done. Do not put any chemical on the tub when you have not rinsed the bleach away .pletely, make sure no bleach residue remains. If you suspect that your hot tub has scum in it, and you are not sure what kind of chemical you should use to clean it, it is best to take a sample to your local supply store. Never use any product without enough knowledge about it because it can lead to hazardous results, it is always best to consult an expert. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: