Hot Tub Buying Guide
How to clean spa filter with vinegar
It is important for you to clean your hot tub filters regularly. You will increase their lifespan when you clean them on a regular basis as well as help to maintain the rest of your hot tub's parts. The water in your tub will be cleaned better and will be a healthier place for you to soak if your filters are well cared for. There are many ways to clean your spa filters. There are products available at the spa dealer and local improvement store designed just for this purpose. You can soak your filter in these products for a few hours or overnight and rinse thoroughly and your filters are ready to do their job again.
You can also use household white vinegar found sitting on your pantry shelf to clean your filters. Some folks use vinegar as a regular household cleaner and also use it help clean their hot tub. You can soak the filter in a bucket large enough for the filter to be submersed. Fill the bucket with water and a few cups of vinegar for a few hours or overnight, allowing the vinegar to help loosen the debris caught in the filter. Then be sure to rinse the filter well with a garden hose before replacing the filter into its housing. Vinegar can affect the pH levels in the tub so you want to be sure to rinse the filter well.
However you choose to clean your filters, be sure to do it regularly and to rinse well. This will extend the life of the filter and help to keep your hot tub running well for many years to come.