Few things are better than staring up at a winter’s night sky while warmly cocooned in a rejuvenating hot tub. When temperatures drop, it’s the perfect time to drop everything and take full advantage of your backyard spa. If you’re introducing a hot tub into your backyard retreat this year, or already have one and want to enjoy it fully this coming winter, here are some helpful tips from Caldera Spas Product Manager Melinda Scheble.
Maintaining a Caldera spa is really as simple as following a basic weekly routine that requires very little time or effort. There are really 3 basic steps to keeping your water clean:
Need to close up your winter home this year? Be sure to drain the hot tub
We sell a lot of hot tubs to people with mountain homes and typically they use their hot tub more during the winter months than in the summer. If you need to shutter your winter home it’s important to drain the spa completely and take a few added measures to winterize the spa in areas where the temperatures fall below 32 degrees. We provide a step-by-step guide for winterizing in the owner’s manual provided with every spa and also available online. While the process is straight-forward, it’s really important to take the time to ensure that all water is out of the pipes and spa to prevent any potential freeze damage.
Replace Worn Cover
Every Caldera Spas hot tub is insulated with a proprietary FiberCor® insulation that improves spa performance and lowers energy costs. One of the best ways to ensure that your hot tub stays energy-efficient is to always replace a worn spa cover. The custom fitted, high-density covers from Caldera keep a tight seal between the bar top and cover to prevent heat from escaping. If your vinyl is cracked or torn, or if there’s any damage to the foam insulation, it’s definitely a good idea to replace your cover to get the best energy performance.
Let us know in the comments if you have any questions about finding your perfect fit with Caldera Spas.
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