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Proper Hot Tub Filter Cleaning & Maintenance

Proper Hot Tub Filter Cleaning & Maintenance You won’t see Hot Tub Filter Cleaning and Maintenance on anyone’s bucket list, but it’s one of the most important “must-do’s” for hot tub owners. This task isn’t nearly as bad as most people would have you believe, but it can be if you don’t clean and maintain your filter in a regular basis. You can’t have a healthy, safe and enjoyable hot tub experience without a .

Filter Cartridge Cleaning Process

Cleaning Instructions for Unicel Spa Filter Cartridges Filter Cartridge Cleaning Process 1.    Remove the cartridge from the filter housing following the manufacturer’s instructions. 2.    Use a garden hose with a straight flow nozzle to wash down the filter element. Work from the bottom down, holding the nozzle at a 45-degree angle, and wash all the pleats with emphasis between pleats. 3.    Rinse until all dirt and debris is gone. 4.    For all spa cartridges .

Proper Care, Storage & Shelf Life of Reagents

Reagents that are stored properly maintain have a much longer shelf life and maintain their maximum effectiveness than those that are improperly stored. This includes all reagents including liquids, powders, crystals, tablets and test-strips. Reagents should not be stored in moist or damp areas and should be kept dry and moisture free at all times. Powders, crystals and acids are very stable and have an excellent shelf life if kept dry and aren’t exposed .

Overlooked Hot Tub Care Tips

Here are some basic, but sometimes overlooked tips on prolonging the life and maximizing your enjoyment of your hot tub or spa. Following these suggestions will help preserve your tub and equipment while making your water cleaner, safer and more clear.  As an added bonus, it will also save you time and money! 1. Oil and soap based products are public enemy #1 when it comes to keeping your hot tub or spa water .