Trouble Getting Your Hot Tub Water Right? It May Be Time For a Drain & Fill

You walk out to your hot tub, test strips in tow, ready to complete your weekly water testing. You lift the cover and notice a foul smell and cloudy spa water. Something is amiss with your hot tub water care and you aren’t quite sure what is going on or how to fix it. Do you have trouble getting your hot tub water right? It could be time for a hot tub drain and fill. Here are some great tips to remedy this problem. 

What Are Some Common Issues with Hot Tub Water?

There are many different but common issues that can plague your hot tub water. These can range from annoying to unhealthy, including:

  • Cloudy or foamy spa water
  • Smelly water or a strong smell of chlorine
  • Visible algae growth
  • Skin rash after a hot tub soak

Quickly identifying the problem is key and proper follow-up is a great way to keep your hot tub in tip-top shape. The frequency that you complete a drain and fill is different, depending on what type of water care you use. Traditional bromine and chlorine systems can usually go 3 to 4 months without needing the water changed. FreshWater salt systems can usually get by with a drain and refill once per year.

What is a Hot Tub Drain and Fill?

A drain and fill is a necessary procedure that all hot tub owners need to know. Your hot tub is drained and then refilled with fresh water and spa water care chemicals are balanced. 

Can Someone Help Me with My Hot Tub Water Issues?

Absolutely! IHT Hot Tubs & Fireplaces is here to help! Our service department and staff are ready to help you whenever any hot tub issues arise. We provide on-site service to our hot tubs in the Rocky Mountain area. Our technicians are thoroughly trained to provide hot tub service whenever issues arise.  Each hot tub that is purchased through IHT Hot Tubs & Fireplaces includes water care supplies or a water care orientation. 

Can a Hot Tub Technician Help Me Get My Spa Water Right? 

Yes! IHT Hot Tubs & Fireplaces offers three convenient Valet Water Care at three different levels to meet your hot tub maintenance needs, no matter your budget. The packages offered are: 

  • Silver Valet
  • Gold Valet
  • Platinum Valet

Each package includes a variety of amenities, completed by a certified hot tub technician, and all include drain and fill service. You have the option to choose a weekly, biweekly or monthly schedule, whatever suits you best! 

If you need help with your hot tub and water testing, give the IHT Hot Tubs & Fireplaces service department a call at 303-296-7727. Our staff is ready to help you with your hot tub and any water issues you may have! Reach out today.