Preventive Maintenance

By Cindy
Posted . Filed under Health & Wellness.



Maintenance. To some it’s considered a dirty little word, but when you own a metal hot tub it is one of the most important aspects of owning an aquatic vessel.

Water in any hot tub including a custom spa by Dimaond Spas is guaranteed to get murky, dirty and develop a scum line at the water line over time. Some of the reasons that this occurs can be due to any number of reasons but heavy batherload, algae, environemental debris and regular maintenance are some of the biggest culprits.

Preventive maintenance is the most common problem of dirtly water and scum lines. It is imperative to have regular scheduled maintenance on your hot tub as this will lengthen the life of your hot tub preventing it from wear and tear, component damage and maintaining the overall look of your luxury spa.

Diamond Spas recommends a weekly, quarterly and yearly maintenace system as detailed below:

Water Care Instructions


After each use       Add 2 oz. of H202 (35% Hydrogen Peroxide)

(Not applicable for Clear Comfort Systems)


Weekly                     Test and maintain pH of 7.4-7.6

Test and maintain H2O2 at 40-80 ppm

(Not applicable for Clear Comfort Systems)

Clean filter with high pressure spray nozzle

Clean spa shell

Vacuum foot well and seats

Clean cover, scrub with cover cleaner if necessary


Quarterly                 Drain, Clean and Refill Spa

Clean filter with filter degreaser

Clean and treat thermal cover with vinyl protectant


Yearly                        Replace filter cartridge

Replace UV Bulb (Not applicable for Clear Comfort Systems)

Test the spa’s GFCI breaker

Replace CC Cartridge (For Clear Comfort Systems Only)




DO NOT use Chlorine, Bromine or Salt Water Products. This will cause staining, pitting and or other undesirable results. Any damage to the spa caused by use of Chlorine, Bromine, salt water products and/or other chemical other than peroxide is not covered under warranty.

Do you have questions on maintaining your Diamond Spas Hot Tub or Pool? Contact us and we’ll be happy to help.


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