Hot Tub Filters
Frequently asked questions about hot tub filters
What if I can't find the hot tub filter I need?
If you can't find the hot tub filter you're looking for, or not sure what you need, just get in touch. If you have your hot tub's model number or a photo to hand, then even better!
Can you run a hot tub without a filter?
You can't run a hot tub without a filter unless you want dirty water and clogged pumps! Hot tub filters not only keep water clean and safe for bathing, they also prevent damage to the compontents of your spa and the tub itself.
Can a dirty filter stop the hot tub?
Yes, if your hot tub filters are dirty, you risk the parts of your spa becoming clogged with debris and dirt and failing, causing your tub to stop working properly.
How does a hot tub filter work?
Spa filters are an essential part of your hot tubs or swim spa removing particulates, debris and other contaminates, ensuring the best performance from your tub. Water is pumped through the filter, and any debris gets caught in the filter’s pleats. It works alongside chemicals and sanitisers to keep the hot tub water clean and healthy.
How often should I clean my hot tub filters?
We recommend cleaning your hot tub filters once a week. This will ensure dirt, debris and pollutants are cleared quickly and effectively and will extend the life of your filter. A clean hot tub filter gives you more accurate results when testing the chemicals, meaning you could save money. If you need more advice on keeping your filters clean, check out our hot tub filters cleaning guide.
How long should my hot tub filters last?
Having a spare filter to rotate when cleaning means that they can last up to 18 months. If you’re not rotating with a spare, you should expect to replace them every 12 months. Purchasing genuine branded hot tub filters allows your system to run more efficiently, thus allowing a more reliable circulation of water and easier maintenance.