After having a long and stressful day, all you want to do when you get home is to immediately get in your hot tub and soak yourself in its warm and calming waters until your tiredness starts to melt away through the relaxing massage of the water on your body. But sometimes, when you reach home, and then you walk to your hot tub or spa, super excited to get in and to revitalize your body, your spirits starts to drop lover than the ground because you are met with a heavy hot tub cover lift. There are a lot of times that you already feel so ready to be lulled to relaxation, and even to sleep, by your hot tub but get discouraged because you are too lazy to pull the cover up. But the spa or hot tub cover lifts are there for a reason, an important reason.
How Spa Covers Work and Does it Matter?
Spa cover lifts also play an important role in keeping your hot tub in good shape, but not only that, when you have a spa cover that is of an average value and is highly insulated, it will also help you save a considerable amount of money on your energy cost and help keep the parts of your equipment in good help to prolong their life. If your spa cover retains heat, the controller, heater and pump of your spa along with other things will greatly profit from it. When you have a water saturated or poorly insulated hot tub cover lift, then heat loss will be inevitable making your spa work a lot more harder than it usually has to. When you spa cover lifts foam becomes saturated with water, its R-value is going to dissipate and that will cause you a lot of money. So that is why it is very important to keep that hot tub cover lift in place, even though it takes some of your precious time from relaxing in your hot tub.
In time, you are going to change your hot tub cover because they only only last three to seven years, still depending on the climate on where you are and the way you take care and use your hot tub and hot tub cover. That is why, when choosing for a spa cover to use, you also have to take into consideration the climate of the place where you are in, make sure your chosen cover also fits with the climate in your place.
Taking time to care for your hot tub cover will help prolong its life, here are what you should do to make that happen. First you need to regularly clean your cover.Your hot tub cover might have dust, dirt, mildew, and mold build up on it. Although your cover might not really mind the dust and dirt, it might get into the water where you are soaking into. If a cleaner was specified to be used for the cover, make sure to use only that cleaner only.