Keeping Your Hot Tub Cool This Summer
As we are all aware, it’s that time of year again when the temperatures are going to soar and will stay that way for the next several months.
You might be noticing that your hot tub temperature is staying high even when you turn the thermostat down. The Jacuzzi® and Sundance® products are so well insulated they sometimes can stay hotter than normal this time of year-especially with the cover on and if your tub has full sun exposure.
Here are a couple of ideas to help you keep your temperature down:
- Vent your hot tub by placing tennis balls or foam noodles under the cover on all 4 corners. Stop by and we will give you a noodle for free if you need one.
- Open your cover completely during the evening or morning for a few hours. We recommend closing your cover before retiring for the night or leaving for the day in case a big monsoon decides to make its way into the Valley. After closing, be sure to vent as described in #1.
- Here is a fun tip: Fill 3 or 4 empty gallon milk jugs with water and freeze them. Place them in your hot tub a few minutes before you want to use it. This will cool it down several degrees pretty quickly. After you are done, put them back in the freezer so they are ready for your next soak. Add some food color to the water in the milk jugs for even more fun!
- If your hot tub is in full sun exposure, you may want to consider shading it with an umbrella. We do have great cantilever style umbrellas that can shade your entire hot tub and look great as well. You can choose from several different fabric colors. We are offering them at 15% off to all of our hot tub customers for the summer.
It’s important you don’t turn your thermostat completely down because it will hinder the normal filtering and water purification cycles.
As always, we are here to assist you with anything you need. Please feel free to call us anytime at 480-462-6762 or simply email me back and I will have someone in touch with you as soon as possible.