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Looking after your inflatable hot tub

If you're one of the many people who have purchased an inflatable hot tub, such as a Lazy-Spa or a Jacuzzi, you may be wondering how to properly take care of it to ensure it lasts as long as possible. Luckily, looking after your inflatable hot tub is relatively easy, and in this article, we'll go through some tips to help you keep it in great condition. 

Keep your hot tub clean

One of the most important things you can do to keep your inflatable hot tub in good condition is to keep it clean. This means regularly wiping down the inside of the tub with a mild detergent and warm water and cleaning the filters. You should also change the water in your hot tub every few weeks or whenever it looks dirty. 


Keep the water pH balanced

It's important to keep the water in your inflatable hot tub pH balanced to prevent bacteria growth and ensure that your hot tub is safe to use. Test the water regularly using a water testing kit and adjust the pH and chlorine levels accordingly. 

Cover your hot tub

When you're not using your inflatable hot tub, you will need to cover it up to prevent debris from getting into the water. This will also help to maintain the water temperature and reduce evaporation. Most inflatable hot tubs come with a cover, so make sure to use it whenever you're not using the tub. 

Protect your hot tub from the sun

If you plan on using your inflatable hot tub outdoors, you should aim to protect it from the sun. UV rays can cause the material to degrade over time, so it's a good idea to set up in a shaded area. You can also purchase a sunshade to help protect your hot tub from the sun. 

Avoid sharp objects

Inflatable hot tubs are made from durable materials, but they can still be punctured or damaged if they come into contact with sharp objects. Make sure to clear the area around your hot tubs of any sharp objects and avoid placing it on rough surfaces like concrete or gravel. 

Store your inflatable hot tub properly

If you're not planning on using your inflatable hot tubs for an extended period of time, it's important to store them properly to prevent damage. Make sure to clean and dry the tub thoroughly, and then deflate it completely. Roll the tub up tightly and store it in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. 

Use a water softener

If you live in an area with hard water, it's a good idea to use a water softener to prevent mineral build-up in your inflatable hot tubs. Mineral build-up can cause damage to the tub and decrease its lifespan. You can purchase a water softener specifically designed for inflatable hot tubs online or at your local pool and spa store. 

To summarise

Looking after your inflatable hot tubs is easy as long as you follow these tips. Keep your hot tubs clean, keep the water balanced, cover it when you're not using it, protect it from the sun, avoid sharp objects, store it properly when not in use, and use a water softener if necessary. With proper care, your inflatable hot tubs can last for years and provide you with many hours of relaxation and enjoyment. 

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