How To Reduce Foam In Your Hot Tub
When the jets are on
The easiest way to remove foam is to simply use a skimmer or your hands and scoop it out with the jets on full power. However, this won’t address the underlying cause of foam in the hot tub.
Use an absorbing sponge – These can be bought cheaply online and work by simply absorbing any oil in the water and you should notice less hot tub foam in just a few days,
Administer a shock treatment
You should shock weekly to keep your tub in optimum condition; however, if you notice a foam build-up, you should consider what can cause the foam to build up and start doing the shock more often. Shocking gets rid of harmful bacteria, breaks down organic waste and keeps your water clean and crystal clear.
Shower before using the tub
One of the best ways to stop your hot tub water from foaming is to shower before using the spa. This may seem a bit counter-productive, but it will prevent all sorts of oils from make-up, shampoo and moisturisers from taking up residence in your Jacuzzi.
As we’ve already mentioned, taking care of a foamy hot tub is essential for your comfort, performance, and health. Set yourself a weekly routine, have plenty of hot tub water test strips on hand and address any issues immediately to prevent problems from occurring
Use a hot tub foam remover.
The good news is that de-foaming products will instantly remove the foam from all hot tubs. However, they only solve the foam, not the underlying cause.
Drain and refill
Perhaps the most effective way to banish foam is to completely drain and refill the hot tub and clean the spa filters or replace them. However, this is a big job, and some methods we’ve mentioned can be used until you’ve got the time to deep clean your inflatable hot tub.
The Natural Way To Get Rid Of Foam In Hot Tub
Vinegar is a natural de-foamer and can be used to prevent foam in a hot tub; however, with the advised ratio of 10.1 for a 200-gallon tub, you’d be looking at a lot of vinegar used and you’d probably get out the hot tub smelling like a bag of chips.
How To Get Rid Of Foam in a Hot Tub Without Draining
Picture the scene you have a celebration planned, and everyone is looking forward to a hot tub party, but it’s full of foam! You don’t have time to drain the hot tub and clean it thoroughly, so what can you do?