How to Choose the Right Hot Tub Filter

Any reputable hot tub dealer will tell you that an old, dirty or clogged hot tub filter is quite often the main reason for a service call. And while industry experts recommend that the hot tub filter be changed at least once a year, it’s not certain that everyone listens. A clean hot tub filter protects the hot tub, safeguards your health, and benefits your bank balance. True enough, a dirty hot tub filter can void a warranty.

It makes sense to check the hot tub filter at least monthly – it should just be a routine part of regular and ongoing maintenance. This is not the right time to be lazy or take shortcuts – a damaged hot tub pump is far more costly than a hot tub filter. Today, with Internet access, it’s very easy to search for a hot tub filter, available from a reputable manufacturer who guarantees the quality and lifespan of their product.

Although some filters may have confusing model numbers, it’s not difficult to source a hot tub filter based on its size and shape. And with a hot tub dealer like Seaway Pools & Hot Tubs, its even easier – they have a trained and qualified team of pool experts who can with help out. They supply and install replacement parts for both pools and hot tubs, and can provide valuable advice for those who prefer the DIY approach.

Preventive care and maintenance for a hot tub is key to keeping the water clean, safe and healthy. And that means choosing the right hot tub filter to do the job. For the knowledgeable homeowner, it’s important to understand the ins and outs of their hot tub filter. Here again, professional advice is handy in terms of understanding the latest technologies available, and how a new product might be of benefit.

Like most products, there’s much to be said for brand names. The same would apply when replacing a hot tub filter, and for Seaway Pools & Hot Tubs, a brand name represents superior performance and product lifespan. And while brand names might be at a premium, long-term cost-effectiveness makes the purchase worthwhile. Indeed, a lower quality hot tub filter may well be costly in other ways.

At Seaway Pools & Hot Tubs, staff can explain the ins and outs of hot tub filters. They can explain about the filtration surface (the MEDIA); the filtration performance (based on PLEATS); the strength and durability of the hot tub filter (END CAP); even the potential for inhibiting mold and bacteria. And although it’s not necessary to become a product expert, it’s important to understand your equipment.

Whether it’s a hot tub filter or a hot tub cover, dealing with a reputable supplier is highly recommended. It’s an ideal source of valuable advice, and it can contribute to a better understanding of the operational features of a hot tub or swimming pool. And for the crew at Seaway Pools & Hot Tubs, it’s about selling and installing quality products that perform.

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