If you are having hot tubs at your home, you should also know the procedures for taking care of them. Draining the water of the tub is necessary for all tub owners.
Tubs should be cleaned on a regular basis, to avoid dirt and water stagnation. But the interval of draining tub depends on how frequently you are making use it and also on the number of people who are using it. It could be after a time gap of two weeks for commercial use and after every 2-3 months for a single user.
Some best quality hot tub products have drains fitted at the base of the access panel.
On the other hand, you will find others that require drawing off the water. However, to clean the tub at your home, you don't always have the need to call in a professional. You just require a garden hosepipe, filter, bath towel and a few hours of time for this purpose of draining.
Let's take into consideration the steps for draining tubs as discussed below:-
Turning off the power
First of all, you need to turn off the power of your tub. Then you need to shut off the dedicated breaker on the chief electric panel in your home.
Switching off temperature dial
Then you need to switch off the temperature dial on the tub.
Taking off tub cover
After switching off the temperature dial, you should take off the tub cover.
Placing filter cover
You also need to locate the cover of the filter and crack it open. If you find that the filter has become very dirty, you need to remove it with your hand and get it replaced.