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Using Your Hot Tub In The Winter

 Hot Tub Winter service or shut down

Using Your Hot Tub In The Winter? Not sure what you are going to do with your hot tub. You need to decide if you want to shut down your hot tub for the winter? or leave it running so you can enjoy it sitting in it during a snowfall. Either way, you need to take certain steps to protect your hot tub. You wouldn’t want the cold and ice to damage your hot tub resulting in expensive repairs.

Firstly if you are going to be using your hot tub during the winter months (we certainly do), there are some things you should prepare  the hot tub for during the cold weather.

Get a Hot Tub Service

Before it gets too cold, go ahead and have a complete service and get it cleaned thoroughly. Try changing the water when it is cold outside it can be quite difficult the hot tub will usually go into ice mode on most systems when put back on if filled with cold water, and, as you can probably image, is no fun at all.

Changing the water, cleaning and servicing your hot tub before the cold of winter sets in can help you ensure your hot tub is in the best possible working order so you don’t have to spend a lot of time outdoors caring for your hot tub.

Using Your Hot Tub In The Winter

Invest In A Good Cover

Most heat loss from the hot tub will come from the water surface. So make sure your hot tub cover is in good shape by examining it all over, look out for mould on the seams, rips and small tears as well as water retention. If your cover has any of these problems or is poor fitting expect to lose heat from the tub and pay more on your energy bills. Check out our how to measure a cover blog and Contact the Healthy Hot Tub Service Team for information on our made to measure covers.

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Closing Your Hot Tub for the Winter

Not using Your Hot Tub In The Winter because you won’t spend much time in it, you can save quite a bit of money by not heating and circulating the water. However, you can’t just close the cover and forget about it. You need to totally drain down your hot tub before the cold weather, frosts and ice. If you don’t, you could end up with an expensive repair in the spring. Healthy hot tubs offer a winter Drain Down Service. For more information contact our hot tub service team on 0333 7720082.

Flush And Drain Your Hot Tub

First of all flush your system with a bio-film remover then drain all the water from your hot. Any water left in the hot tub when the temperature drops will result in it freezing. Frozen water in pipes means damage to your tub or the plumbing.

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Remove The Filters

If you decide to winterise your hot tub this would be a great time to chemically clean the filters. If they are worn or damaged, now is the time to replace them. Clean then dry them before storing somewhere safe for the winter.

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The culture at Healthy Hot Tubs is customer needs first. We spend time diagnosing issues on repair jobs not just changing parts (only for them to break again). We also wouldn’t sell you a pump if a capacitor would do. Healthy Hot Tub engineers have the time to provide great service and excellent services. That is why all our customers, friends and colleagues recommend us. We are also the choice warranty engineers for many hot tub companies. Get great service at great prices. Call Healthy Hot Tubs today on 0333 7720082.

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