Spa Cleaning and Balancing Service
Do you have a spa that needs cleaning or balanced or both? If so, our spa cleaning service can handle that for you. Since the water in spa is vulnerable to microorganisms, keeping the water sanitized can be more challenging without the assistance of a professional. Like pool water, pH levels, alkalinity, and calcium hardness are also crucial to keeping the spa’s water and plumbing in healthy condition and functioning properly.
Bacteria and Corrosion
The chemical balance in spas provides safe water for guests to relax and enjoy. Since the water is confined, recirculated, and heated, it tends to breed bacteria if not given the proper chemical treatment. However, when the chemicals are imbalanced in the spa, corrosion could be inevitable. With the help of professional pool cleaners, biochemical spa balancing doesn’t have to be challenging or overwhelming, as it works similarly to pool balancing – but with a few tweaks.
Circulating the water in your hot tub is, perhaps, the first step to having a hot tub that rotates and generates stream throughout the jets, container, and back through its filters. Turning on your circulation for several minutes throughout the week ensures that the water is ready and able to pass through the screens with ease. It keeps them operational and further sanitizes any contaminated water. Most modern spas have automatic circulation systems that will operate on their schedule to filter the water when circulation is needed, but older systems will require manual activation.
When your spa isn’t in use, it’s still accumulating dirt and debris. Even if you are not in it, bacteria finds its way into the tiles and pores of your spa's lining and can multiply at a quicker rate with the heat of the water. Spa cleaning tackles this by scrubbing the spa's interiors to reduce the appearance of scale and scrum. We recommend having your hot tub drained bi-annually to change the water and add fresh chemicals. This task is much easier than pool draining, considering spas are much smaller.
Like your pool, your spa also has filters that operate to keep the waters cleaned and sanitized. However, since hot tub filters don't necessarily have the same capacity to filter the same toxins that large-scale pools do, though they might try. This means that lotions, oils, and grease that we generate from our bodies can cloud and contaminate the water in a spa. While the spa filter can remove some or most of these contamination, it's even more important that the spa filter remains rinsed, cleaned, and soaked to work at an optimal level. Another tip we often recommend to clients is to circulate the hot tub with tennis balls, as the velvety fibers also help pick up the remaining contaminants that the filter was unable to. If you notice oils rising to the surface or discoloration even after you've cleaned your spa filter, then it's probably time for a new one.