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Posted on 10th May 2019
Hot tub filters are crucial to the operation of any hot tub. Without a properly functioning hot tub filter, the water in hot tubs would quickly become cloudy and unusable as dirt, dust and other debris build up in the water. Hot tub filters aren't built to last forever though and need to be replaced to ensure the proper operation of your hot tub.
Hot tub filters work by trapping debris within several layers of tightly woven filter media. Over time, this filter media breaks down and begins to loosen slightly; allowing larger and larger debris to pass through the filter. Eventually, the filter is no longer able to effectively clean the water in the hot tub and must be replaced.
So how long do hot tub filters last? The answer depends on various factors like the quality of the filter and the amount of use that the hot tub gets. That being said, most hot tub filters will last between 12-18 months before they need to be replaced.
So how can you tell when it's time to replace your filter? Here are a few sure signs that your hot tub filter has reached the end of its life.
So how do you ensure that you get a long life from your filter? Here are a few tips to help extend the life of your hot tub filters.
Nobody likes walking out to use their hot tub, only to see that it isn't working properly. Unfortunately, there comes a time in the life of every hot tub where something breaks. Fortunately, modern hot tubs will display an error code letting you know the cause of the problem.Hot tub error codes are a fantastic [...]
Although variable speed pool pumps have been around for years, they have really only become popular in the last few years. Today, we will take an in depth look at variable speed pool pumps to examine exactly why they have become so popular recently.What Are Variable Speed Pool Pumps?Variable speed pumps are pool pumps that [...]
Nothing lasts forever and hot tub pumps are no exception. If it's time to replace your hot tub pump, you're in the right place! In this article, we show you how to easily find a replacement hot tub pump that will work just as well as the one that it came with.Why Not Buy Just [...]
If you need to replace your hot tub filter but aren't sure which one you need then you're in the right place! In this article, we will walk you through the proper way to find the right replacement filter for your hot tub. But first, why do hot tub filters need to be replaced anyway?Why [...]
The FLO error (also displayed as FL, FLOW or LF) is the most common hot tub error code that we come across. Today, we will show you how to troubleshoot and fix FLO errors in your hot tub, regardless of the make and model. But first, what causes FLO errors in the first place?What Causes [...]
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PLEATCO REPLACEMENT HOT TUB FILTERS Most people’s desire is to have a relaxing soothing hot tub in a clean spa. Regular chlorine or bromine sanitation is very essential in keeping a hot tub clean and safe but in hot tub sanitation one of the basic elements required for filtration is a high quality hot tub filter. Hot tub filters help [...]