The purpose of hot tub filters is to get rid of substances like grease, natural body oils and debris like tiny particles, all of which can affect your hot tub water’s clarity and cleanliness. At the same time, some small debris can get into your hot tub’s filter, leaving it damaged. This is why it is necessary to ensure that your hot tub’s filters are free of debris or particles that can damage it, and this can be done by properly cleaning your hot tub water filters. In doing this, you are sure to extend the lifespan of your investment, allowing you to actually spend less on the maintenance of your hot tub.
Many individuals go online to find out how to clean hot tub filters. This can be done by following a routine of cleaning one’s hot tub filters on a regular basis, to prevent the buildup of dirt and substances that can cause the filter to clog. It is ideal to clean your hot tub’s filters about twice a month, but it really should depend on how frequently you use your Jacuzzi. If you have purchased some hot tub chemicals for cleaning your tub, you can simply follow the instructions written on the back of the bottle or packet. Bear in mind that usage for Cleaning Product X may differ for Cleaning Product Y, and this is why it is important to always read the instructions as advised by the manufacturer of the product on the label.
In cleaning your Sundance hot tub filters, the first thing to do is take out the filter cartridge, then place it under running water, or wash it using a hose. The ideal water flow for the filter casing is about 45 degrees, to ensure that accumulations in the filter are all washed out properly. Once you are done doing this, get some filter cleaner solution and soak the filter cartridge for at least 6 hours. Finally, rinse the cartridge and place somewhere safe to dry. Bear in mind that using any means to dry the cartridge artificially can lead to filter damage, so best steer clear of using a blow-dryer to dry your filter cartridge. Cleaning the filter cartridge too vigorously can also damage it, and so it would be best to exercise care in cleaning it. You could lengthen the lifespan of your hot tub filter by keeping your hot tub water at a certain ph. Still, it makes sense to keep a backup filter, for if the other one has just been cleaned and you are waiting for it to dry, or if one filter is damaged.
A hot tub filter is meant to be used for about a year, and yet the real lifespan of a filter really cannot be determined, especially as some people use their hot tubs more than others. Just the same, you will know that your hot tub filter needs replacing when you see some visible damage on it, such as a tear or a crack. Other signs to keep an eye out for are inefficient water flow rate, or poor overall water quality.