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Essential Hot Tub Supplies and Why You Need Them

Spending time in a hot tub is a great way to relax at the end of a long day. If you’re lucky enough to have a hot tub in your home, then you’ll want to keep it in the best possible condition so you can continue to get the most enjoyment from the experience. Just like pool maintenance, hot tub maintenance requires some essential supplies. In this article, our team at Outside in Leisure Products will go over some of these supplies and the reasons why you need them.

  • Hot Tub Cover. The first of the key hot tub supplies that we’ll mention is a hot tub cover. If you’re leaving your hot top open to the air when you’re not using it, you’re losing some valuable things–namely, water, chemicals, and heat, as well as the money it takes to replace them. Using a hot tub cover will prevent heat energy from escaping and your water and treatment chemicals from evaporating, all of which will save you money.
  • Spa Vacuum. The next on our list of our recommended hot tub supplies is a spa vacuum. As the name suggests, this is a small vacuum that can be used underwater to clear your hot tub of any leaves or other debris that have fallen into it. While we at Outside in Leisure Products recommend that you still keep up with your regular draining and cleaning routine, having a spa vacuum on hand will help you keep your hot tub clear of debris without having to commit to a full deep clean every time.
  • Leak Sealant. In any vessel that contains a large volume of water, there’s always the risk of developing leaks, and your hot tub is no exception. However, finding a leak in your hot tub doesn’t have to turn into a disaster as long as you seal up the gap quickly, before it can expand into a larger problem. To do that, we at Outside in Leisure Products recommend keeping a bottle of leak sealant in your store of hot tub supplies, so that you can apply it as soon as you notice a leak developing.