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CONSERVE WATER WHILST ENJOYING YOUR HOT TUB

DO YOUR BIT! CONSERVE WATER WHILST KEEPING YOUR HOT TUB CLEAN AND SAFE

With the driest Spring for nearly 50 years and this July being the driest on record, drought warnings are on the way. It’s important, therefore, that we all do our bit by protecting the water we have and prolonging the life of the water used in our hot tubs. Regular maintenance allows water to be kept clean and healthy for up to 3 months, keeping water usage down to a minimum, playing a key role in conserving water.

MAKE YOUR HOT TUB WATER LAST LONGER

Shower before using your hot tub. This is important as water will wash off any natural body oils & dead skin as well as removing any products such as deodorant, makeup, cream. Washing before using your hot tub will ensure you maintain the quality of the water which will make your hot tub water last much longer. 

HOT TUB CHEMICALS KEEP WATER CLEAN & CLEAR

All hot tubs require chemicals to kill bacteria, viruses and keep algae levels down.  To keep the water in your hot tub clean & clear, maintain the water pH levels between 7.2 to 7.8. Check your water using a test strip and add pH Decreaser or increaser according to the result. Test the Alkalinity of the water once a week and adjust accordingly.  There are some helpful instructions in the support section of the CleverSpa website HERE

CLIP-ON YOUR HOT TUB COVER TO HELP CONSERVE WATER

When your inflatable hot tub is not in use, it is important to clip-on your hot tub cover. This is a simple yet vital way to protect the quality of the water and ensure no debris enters the hot tub water.  The additional lock provided will also keep children safe from entering the hot tub. The clip-on cover will prevent water evaporating and cooling, thus retaining as much heat as possible in your hot tub.  Our CleverSpa thermal covers add an extra layer of thermal insulation making your hot tub 50% more energy efficient too!

Depending on the location of your hot tub, stepping outside may bring grass, small stones, and other debris into your hot tub. Ensure you remove or wash off any bits on your feet, before entering the hot tub, to protect the liner and avoid it being damaged or punctured.  Washing feet will also maintain the cleanliness of your water.  

STAY COOL IN YOUR HOT TUB WHEN IT’S HOT OUTSIDE

When it is hot outside, another way to reduce water evaporation is to reduce the temperature of your hot tub water, which can be a more pleasant experience in the heat of the summer sun and will also significantly reduce your hot tub running costs!

CHECK & CLEAN YOUR FILTER REGULARLY 

Remove leaves & debris from the surface of the water to avoid these clogging up the hot tub filter.  The CleverSpa hot tub cleaning kit includes a net which is perfect for this.  Hot tub filter cartridges keep your hot tub safe from contaminants, keeping your water clean and hygienic. CleverSpa Filter Cartridges remove any debris, dirt, or bacteria, which will decrease the possibility of it harbouring harmful elements that could cause damage to your health and your hot tub.   Remove the filter after you have used your hot tub and rinse under a tap to remove any small particles and residue.  If the filter remains dirty after cleaning or holes are visible, it’s time to use a new filter.  See more Filter Cleaning Tips HERE.

The Hot Tub Filter Sock is another essential part of the upkeep and maintenance of your hot tub as it will attract oils, lotions, and trap debris.  The socks are washable and reusable and a vital part in prolonging the life of your hot tub filter & the quality of your water.

CLEAN HOT TUBS WALLS REGULARLY

Cleaning hot tub walls regularly will help avoid cloudy water, algae bloom and white water mould. Wipe down with hot soapy water using a clean cloth or sponge then rinse off with clean water.

RECYCLE YOUR HOT TUB WATER

With drought warnings on the way, instead of emptying your hot tub water into a drain,  why not reuse it?  It isn’t suitable for drinking, but it can be used to water non-edible plants.

To do this, allow the chlorine to dissipate first.  Simply test the pH levels & chlorine levels.  Chlorine should be at zero and the pH levels should be 7 & 8.

As well as watering the garden, hot tub water can be recycled by using it to wash garden furniture, outdoor equipment, to wash waste bins as well as being used to flush toilets.

So, relax. If you’re shopping for a hot tub and concerned about your water and energy use, CleverSpa have everything you need to be ecologically responsible.

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TOP TIPS ON USING YOUR HOT TUB TO COOL DOWN IN THE SUMMER

Is the UK Summer a little bit too warm for you this year?! Find out how you can use your Inflatable Hot Tub to Cool Down in the Summer with our latest CleverSpa Top Tips Blog!

TURN YOUR HOT TUB HEATER OFF

If you want a cool pool effect from your Inflatable Hot Tub, simply turn the heater off and you can chill out in cool and soothing bubbles! Simply carry out your Spa Chemical and Hot Tub Filter Maintenance as usual. If you’re preparing to get your Hot Tub out in the heat, fill your CleverSpa with cool water to speed up the process.

CleverSpa Cannes Hot Tub in Garden on Decking
CleverSpa Cannes Inflatable Hot Tub
CleverSpa Cannes Hot Tub in Garden on grass. Lifestyle Image.
CleverSpa Turin Inflatable Hot Tub

KEEP YOURSELF AND YOUR HOT TUB SAFE IN THE SUN

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When it’s hot take some of the air out your Hot Tub to compensate for the heat expansion. Over inflation can also damage the seams of your liner. The side wall should have some give when you press down on it, it shouldn’t be rock hard.
CleverSpa Hot Tub Camping Shelter and Gazebo Style Shelter shown in a garden
CleverSpa Universal Camping Shelter
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CleverSpa Hot Tub Head Rests

STAY HYDRATED

As with anything, prolonged exposure to extreme heat will cause damage to your hot tub liner. If an Inflatable Hot Tub is left in direct sunlight the air inside will expand and cause seam failure. We always recommend that you place your tub in the shade, either under a Parasol, Gazebo, UV Canopy or Camping Shelter. Not only will you protect yourself from sunstroke you’ll prolong the life of your hot tub.

Soaring temperatures can cause severe dehydration and heatstroke, so it’s vital you stay hydrated. Make sure you always have plenty of drinking water to hand, there’s a wide range of CleverSpa accessories, including drink holders and tumblers, so your drink will always be within reach, so you can lie back and enjoy your relaxing bubbles. Discover the whole range here.

Couple Enjoying Drink in a CleverSpa Hot Tub
CleverSpa Universal Hot Tub Drink Holder
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SAVE WATER AND ENERGY

It’s also worth considering removing any sun cream before you take the plunge, as the formulas used can have an adverse effect on your filter, requiring you to change them more frequently.

The key to keeping your hot tub water in tip top condition is maintaining the ph levels.

The more you use your tub, the more care you need to take. Regularly change your filter and make sure you test your water each day and top up the chemicals to keep your water clean and hygienic. CleverSpa have a comprehensive range of chemicals, with everything you need, whatever the weather, from descaling solution to test strips, available here.

CleverSpa Hot Tub Chemicals

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