How to Service Your Spa After Winter?

Winter time is finally on its way out, and you are likely thinking about bringing out your spa again so that you and your family and friends can enjoy it through the warmer months of the year. Spring may be the best time of the year to utilize your spa. The air is cool, and the sky at night is generally loaded with stars. Soaking in your spa unwinds sore muscles, and helps to encourage a good night’s sleep. Moving your spa care into your spring cleaning routine is simple, and will guarantee months of hassle free spa use with perfectly clear water.

Whether you're a year round spa user or close your spa down during the winter, a couple of simple steps will guarantee months of clean, clear spa water. The principal step is to utilize a spa flush to clean out any extra debris and junk that may be caught up in your pipes. If you empty your spa and don't utilize it in the winter, it is essential to verify that the whole spam, including all of the pipes, is clean before you refill it. At the base of each of the pipes, areas of water will remain and get to be stagnant. Flushing the spa before filling it with new water is fundamental. Fill your spa, use spa flush, then empty and refill once more.

Check the equipment before you start to use the spa during the spring as well. If you've turned your spa off for the winter, reconnect the pipes to the heaters and the pumps. If there seem to be any leaks or if anything is starting to rust, you will want to make sure to pay attention to those areas and repair or replace items as necessary. Also be sure check between the plastic area of your pumps and the pumps themselves. In the event that you see any indications of water leaking, you want to make sure to reseal this area. If you disregard the hole, water will soon leak into the pump and will cause it to break. There’s no reason to waste money on a pump if you can just replace the sealant and get the same result.

Assess your spa filter carefully as well. If you don’t make sure that the filter is working properly and that all of the pieces are still intact, you will find that it will be difficult for you to keep your spa water clean throughout the year. You additionally need to the entire inside lining of the spa for any indications of bugs or rodents. Many spas make it easy for you to remove and check under all of the side boards. By taking these off, you can also check for mold, decay, and other potential issues that may come about as time goes on.

Last, you want to be sure to check the cover you use for your spa. If you need your spa cover to last a long time, you want to clean it monthly and apply a protective seal about every other month. Make sure there is no alcohol, alkaline, silicone, or wax in the cleaner you’re using. All you have to do to clean the cover is use a gentle brush and a washcloth, and wipe it down. Clean both the bottom and the top of the cover, and make certain to utilize a vinyl sealant on both sides of it.

As you can see, it takes a bit of time to service your spa after winter, but it will be well worth it when you can enjoy your spa throughout the year. 

 

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