Many tend to think a lot before buying an inflatable hot tub. Well, the reasons are obvious – the care and maintenance that goes in and the chemicals that you need to buy on a regular basis.
Talking about inflatable hot tubs, sanitizers play a critical role. This is because a sanitizer aids in keeping the water in your portable hot tub clean and hygienically safe. If you are wondering how the here’s the answer – It keeps your pool clean and safe by attacking and destroying all the harmful bacteria and algae that’s present in your pool and might build up leading to an unhygienic pool. Needless to say, hot water is a home for all kinds of germs that you can possibly imagine. It is because of this that adding a sanitizer becomes critical.
Out of the different types of sanitizers available, the most common and popular of them all is chlorine. This is probably the cheapest sanitizers that you can employ for your hot tub. One can usually find chlorine sanitizer in the form of either granules or tablets.
Here’s everything you need to know about chlorine tablets
- Your inflatable hot tub, in most of the cases, will come with a chemical floating dispenser. On seeing it, the first thing that could cross your mind is that this looks like a small plastic mushroom. When you want to sanitize your pool, you’ll have to put your sanitizer into the chemical floater. Following this, you’ll have to drop it into your hot tub water. Now talking about, how to use chlorine tablets for your pool. Well, that’s pretty simple. Just pop the required number of tablets and put them into the plastic chemical floater. After this, just drop the floater into the hot tub water. That’s it!
- Small pools might require 1-3 tablets whereas larger pools would require about 4-6. Now, to get a better idea how many tablets would be suitable for your pool, contact a professional who would be able to give the right estimate.
- These tablets take time to dissolve. So, before you step into the pool, you should wait for at least 2 hours.
For how long are chlorine tablets effective?
In most cases, these chlorine tablets will dissolve slowly over a period of 3-7 days. However, all these depend on water flow, water temperature and hot tub usage. You can add a fresh batch of tablets after about 7-8 days. Doing so will keep your pool fresh, clean and hygienic. You aren’t compromising on the health of your loved ones when you do this. Also, there cannot be a better time to pop in these tablets into your pool especially when you have travelling plans ahead. By the time you return, you have a fresh sparkling pool that’s ready to pamper you with freshness.
There are many different brands of chlorine tablets available in the market. You can choose from any of them. But when it comes to how many of them would be required in one go, it is always better to consult a professional.