Prevent Hot Tub Rust, Rot & Mold
Small, hidden leaks can cause hot tub corrosion
A big leak in your portable hot tub is usually pretty obvious. You see a big puddle next to the tub and when you lift the lid half the water is gone. When this happens, it's pretty obvious you need to schedule a repair.
Most leaks in portable hot tubs are not so obvious. You may not notice small, hidden leaks because they may never leave a puddle outisde your tub and most hot tub owners assume the small water loss is due to splash-over or evaporation.
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Small, prolonged leaks inside the cabinet of your portable hot tub create a damp environment that can rust out expensive, metal components such as pumps and circuit boards and can rust out metal frames, rot out wood frames and promote mold growth.
Don't let small, hidden leaks damage your hot tub from the inside! Schedule a routine hot tub service at least once a year to find and fix small, hidden leaks.
Small, hidden leaks can cause hot tub rot
Most modern, portable hot tubs are sealed on the bottom in one way or another so water can pool up inside long before it makes a visible puddle or perpetual wet spot on the outside. By the time water finally leaks to the outside, it usually means the entire inside rusted or rotted beyond repair.
The bottom frame of this hot tub was completely rotted through by a small, prolonged leak at a pump union. Simply tightening the union every year would have prevented this damage and increased the useful lifespan of this portable hot tub..
Small, hidden leaks can cause hot tub mold
Small, slow, hidden leaks can saturate spray-foam insulation like a sponge. The perpetually wet insulation combined with heat creates a perfect environment for explosive growth of mold and mildew throughout the entire cabinet of your portable hot tub.
If you're sitting near an equipment vent in a portable hot tub full of mold there's a pretty good chance the vent is spewing a plume of mold and mildew spores.
If you turn on the air blower in a portable hot tub full of mold in mildew there's a pretty good chance you're inhaling mold and mildew spores that bubble up from the water just inches from your nose.
Find and fix small, hidden leaks before they turn into big, expensive problems!