Taking Care Of Your Spa During The Winter

Hot tub on chalet balcony

The cold winter season can be a great time to enjoy your spa after spending hours shovelling your driveway. Nothing beats entering the 39°C (102°F) water to relax while high-powered jets slowly massage your aching back, with the snow swirling all around you. This may sound like the perfect end to the day, but unfortunately without the proper attention and care given to your spa, you may remove the cover only to find yourself staring at a block of ice.

To properly maintain your spa during the winter a certain amount of attention and upkeep is required to avert any unpleasant disasters. Here are a couple preventative measures you can take…

  • Try to make it a daily habit to check on your spa, just a peek under the cover and dipping your hand into the spa will ensure that the spa is operational.
  • If you will be going away for an extended period of time, try to have someone check up on your spa. A small power outage can sometimes cause the breaker to trip, and without resetting it your spa may become damaged.
  • When first deciding where to place your spa, try to place it close enough to your house to make it easier to check up on it.

If you know you aren’t going to use the spa during the winter, the best prevention method is to properly winterise your spa:

Winterising Service From Canadian Spa:

* Please note your spa must be full of water on arrival.

Pipes Cleared:

Spa Flush is added to water to clear pipes, Spa Shock and Anti-Scale is then added to help loosen and breakdown calcium build up in the pipes before emptying the spa.

Filters Removed:

Filters put into soak using our Filter Cleaner to remove contaminants from the filter fibres.

Spa Powered Down And Emptied:

The spa will be emptied using our submersible pump and cleaned. The vacuum will clear all debris from each jet to remove any dirty water from the pipe work.

Components Drained:

All pipe work is disconnected from pumps and heater to stop water freezing in the plumbing.

Seal Spa Surface:

Shrink wrap surface of the spa to stop rain water dirt and insects.

Cover Cleaned:

Cover is hosed down and cleaned.

Spa Is Left Powered Down:

Spa will remain off and empty until customer is ready to restart spa.

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