How to Prepare Your Jacuzzi® for Spring

How to Prepare Your Jacuzzi® for Spring

Warmer weather is quickly approaching. Spring is upon us and is one of the four seasons that you can take advantage of soaking in your hot tub. But is your Jacuzzi® ready for spring? Let’s discuss some necessary steps to maintain a clean hot tub before the spring season. 

Spring Into Action and Clean the Interior of Your Jacuzzi

It is recommended to drain and refill the water in your hot tub three to four times a year. An easy way to remember this is to empty your Jacuzzi with every change in the season. Once the water is drained, it is vital to scrub all the built-up scum and bacteria that have formed on the interior shell throughout the winter season. You can wash and clean your hot tub with hot tub cleaner, diluted vinegar, or diluted bleach.

Once you have effectively cleaned out your Jacuzzi, you should refill your tub with water and re-empty the grimy water. Repeat this step until you feel confident that all the dirt and bacteria are washed away. Finally, you can refill your tub with fresh and clean water.

Now it’s time for the next step: adding and balancing spa chemicals! 

Hot Tub Water Care 

After refilling your hot tub with clean water, you must ensure the water is treated with the appropriate chemicals. Adding spa chemicals to your Jacuzzi is crucial in maintaining cleanliness and safety. Without water care chemicals, your hot tub is at risk for damage. Algae and bacteria can attack and grow inside your hot tub. Heat is a safe space for nasty germs to grow; therefore, an untreated hot tub is the prime hot spot for bacteria that can clog your jets and filter and lead to further damage.

Along with hot tub damage, bacteria and algae are unsafe for human contact. Coming into contact with an untreated hot tub can lead to sickness. To ensure your hot tub is appropriately treated, you should test the water with an at-home kit. After testing the water, you should add the necessary chemicals. Be sure to retest the water before getting into the tub. 

Conclude Your Spring Cleaning With the Exterior of Your Jacuzzi

Although the enjoyment of a hot tub takes place inside the tub, the exterior of your tub keeps your Jacuzzi clean, safe, and working.

To clean the exterior of your tub, you can use a vinyl cleaner or a diluted vinegar solution. It is essential not to use any cleaner that contains alcohol, bleach, or household cleaners, as those cleaners can damage the UV protectant that is on the cover of your hot tub.

After scrubbing any debris, dirt, and grim off of your spa cover, you will gently rinse off all dirt and product. Once the cover has dried, you can place it back onto your hot tub. 

Texas Hot Tub Company has Jacuzzi Hot Tubs at our Lewisville location. Stop by and allow us to help you decide which Jacuzzi best fits your needs, along with all the necessary chemicals to maintain your own personal wellness resort.


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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