Here are eight reasons for why regular spa maintenance is so important
Keeping your spa operating smoothly is a little bit like taking care of a living thing. If you want to keep your spa in top shape, you must ensure that it’s maintained regularly. Routine spa maintenance ensures that your spa’s surfaces will be clean, the water will be clear, and the equipment will work efficiently.
1. Routinely cleaning the filtration system can help save water usage over time
A clean, well-functioning system will be more energy efficient and keep your water clean and healthy. The more the filter is cleaned, the cleaner the water will be. When the filter is dirty, it becomes unable to take care of the water effectively and your spa will require more water. Also, a dirty filter can cause growths on the walls of your spa that also require clean water to function properly.
2. Regularly cleaning the surfaces of your spa will also keep it running efficiently and clean.
There are two main types of surfaces: those that are in contact with the water and those that you actually sit on. The in-water surfaces include jets, steps, walls, ladders, and fountains. The sitting surfaces include seating, stairs, side benches, and floors.
Cleaning the surfaces means that you need to clean the spout and all of the other unfinished surfaces as well. This is a quick job that does not require any power tools. Tile can be cleaned with a damp towel, but sometimes it would be better to use a mild cleaner on the tile. It is important to wash these surfaces thoroughly so they will stay clean and not develop mold or mildew.
3. Cleaning the water will keep your spa water clear and healthy for your skin.
Your inside surfaces are not the only part of your spa that needs to be cleaned. You should also check the pH levels of your spa water regularly. It is always a good idea to test the pH level of your tap water before you fill it with hot tub water, as even low-quality tap water can adversely affect the pH level. The pH level is particularly important if you are using a salt water pool or spa. pH levels that are too low, as well as high levels, can cause your skin and immune system to become weak and unhealthy. Low pH levels can cause rashes on your skin and weaken your immune system to the point where you can get diseases like cancer. High levels of chlorine in the water, however, can also have a detrimental effect on the human body.
4. Having your spa clean on a regular basis will keep it safe and healthy.
If you let your spa sit for weeks without cleaning, bacteria will start forming in the water which can cause skin infections, putrid smells and diseases. Routine maintenance will ensure that your spa is cleaned on a regular basis to keep it clean and healthy.
Routine maintenance will keep your spas water safe and healthy by cleaning it thoroughly and keeping it clear. The water should be cleared regularly to avoid the growth of algae that can cause skin irritation. Regularly cleaning the surfaces will also keep them smooth and clean so they can work properly.
5. Routine maintenance of your spa’s plumbing system will ensure that it is functioning well.
The plumbing system in a hot tub or spa works very much like a house or apartment with pipes, drains and sinks under the house. As a hot tub owner, you should be aware of how your plumbing system functions so that you will know when it needs to be repaired or cleaned.
When the hot tub is not running properly, water will gather in the drains and sink areas because of a lack of circulation. This can cause mold and mildew to start growing in the drains. You may also see random gunk build up on the sides of your sauna or spa that is similar to the gunk that can appear in sinks. This gunk is called lime scale and can cause your filtration system to clog. It can also create leaks in your plumbing system which will cost you money to repair. Before this happens, however, you might notice that the water is not circulating as well as it should be or that water has started leaking from the seams of your plumbing.
6. Regular maintenance of your systems will help keep your hot tub and spa safe at all times.
Regular maintenance is crucial to keeping your hot tub and spa safe and healthy. A broken or leaking pipe can cause a leak in the water which can be harmful to you and anyone who comes into contact with it, as well as cause damage to your spa. It does not matter how careful you are about cleaning the surface of your spas – if there is a leak somewhere, it will eventually cause water damage that could lead to costly repairs.
7. Keep an eye on how well your system is working and keep it functional at all times.
Oftentimes, the five systems in your hot tub or spa will work together to keep the water circulating properly and clean. If one does not work, however, you could end up paying for repairs that you might not have needed if you would have been watching them more closely. Keeping tabs on each of these systems will ensure that they are working properly to keep your water safe and healthy at all times.
8 . Having a routine hot tub or spa maintenance schedule will help you minimize costs.
Regular maintenance can help you avoid emergency repairs that cost you time and money. If one of your systems breaks down, it is usually due to a problem that should have been fixed if it had not been ignored for so long.
A hot tub or spa should be clean and hygienic at all times, but too much cleaning can damage the pipes and lead to a breakdown in your hot tub. Having a routine schedule will keep the components of your hot tub or spa functioning properly so that you can avoid costly repairs. Your routine maintenance schedule will also help you keep an eye on your spa’s condition to catch any problems before they become big problems.
Why hire a professional to manage your spa?
There are a lot of benefits to having a professional handle the upkeep of your spa. If you work with a reputable company, they will likely have a schedule they will follow throughout the season to provide service to you. They will also have people that will be available to take care of any repairs or problems that might arise. You should look for a company that has a professional online presence, as this will give you an idea of the service they provide.
At M.O. Pool & Spa Service & Repair – Santa Clarita Valley, we have over 28 years of experience servicing the spa industry. We are highly trained and certified in all areas related to hot tubs and spas. We also have a team of technicians that will be able to service your equipment as well as provide you with an online presence to keep you up to date on the repair schedule, when your service is due, etc. To get the information and schedule of any spa services, please contact us today! We will be happy to answer any of your questions.