4 Tips for Keeping Your Hot Tub in Tip-Top Shape

Follow these tips to keep your spa in tip-top shape


There’s nothing worse than looking forward to an extended weekend of hot tub joy, only to find that your spa is feeling under the weather when you open the cover. You long for easy maintenance and crystal clear water. Don’t despair! Coleman is here to help. Here are four tips for keeping your hot tub in tip-top shape.

1. Maintain Your Cover

Cleaning and maintaining your hot tub cover is key to a happy, healthy place to retreat. When maintained properly, your hot tub cover will be easy to lift. It will also keep debris from getting into your water. When your cover is not maintained, it can develop tears and holes. This can make your cover water-logged from the steam of your spa. All that water can create a musty, mildew smell—the last thing you want when you are trying to relax. So, clean your cover properly and often. Your spa (and your nose) will thank you!

2. Spa Drain and Fill

About once a quarter, you will need to drain and refill your spa. Draining your spa will help eliminate chemical fillers, get rid of body oils and contaminants in the water, and keep your tub in tip-top shape. During your spa drain, this is also an excellent time to work on your spa filters or other maintenance issues without the hot tub running. After your maintenance is done and the interior of your spa has been cleaned, you can fill the hot tub back up and balance your water.

3. Immaculate Filters

Another huge key to a top-performing hot tub is having squeaky clean filters. Dirty filters equal dirty water. No one wants that! Clean your filters often and well. Or, consider replacing an irreparable filter with a brand new one.

4. Keeping Your Hot Tub in Tip-Top Shape Requires the Right Chemicals

Nothing makes your hot tub more gross than subpar chemicals. Big Box Store chemicals have tons of filler in them, so you’ll need to use more to get the balance and sanitation you need. All that extra filler can clog your filter and require more maintenance than necessary. Visit one of our three convenient locations to get the perfect chemicals you need for a well-maintained spa.

At Coleman, we’ve got everything you need to keep your hot tub running in tip-top shape. From the best in spa care chemicals to a service team you can trust to handle any hot tub maintenance job, we’ve got you covered. We’ve even got the perfect new cover to top your spa and keep your hot tub healthy and feelin’ fine. Stop in today to see the many bright ideas that Coleman has for your home!


The 2019 Limelight Collection Owner’s Manual will help you understand your spa’s features, and answer questions you might have regarding spa operation, water care, and maintenance. There is also a troubleshooting section included for your convenience.  

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