Maintaining a hot tub or a pool, as well as keeping it not only serviceable but pretty, is a full time job. There are a million and one chemicals that you will need to balance and add, nearly on the daily, and all of that time can add up. If you slack in that endeavor, you could be looking at a spa that has diminished performance through the filtration system, is reckoning with a buildup of biofilm, or even has cloudy water or just smells bad. You may have heard of a hot tub chemical kit – in fact, you almost certainly have – but if not, it’s basically a kit that contains many of the essential spa chemicals that you could need to add to your spa water and oftentimes the test strips or a test kit that you can use to ensure the proper chemical levels in the water. In the event that you haven’t heard, here are some reasons you should pick yourself up a kit.
1. You’ll Save Time
The first reason that a hot tub chemical kit can be a blessing might also be the most obvious one, and it’s the fact that you’ll end up saving a boatload of time when you use a kit instead of sundry chemicals. Oftentimes chemical kits contain the shock treatment you’ll need, sanitizer granules or tablets that can be easily measured or might even be premeasured, as well as minerals you’ll need to use to maintain the pH balance as well as water clarity and more. Because they are all in one place and are easy to administer and test, you can really end up saving a lot of time when you get a good one.
2. You’ll Save Money
The proper title for this section should be “you can save money” because it all depends on how efficient you become with respect to administering the chemicals and keeping the levels balanced at the perfect place. However, if you do use the kit as intended, then you will probably end up saving money since kits are all bundled together and intended to save the user money. Since you won’t be buying sanitizer and shock and test strips and pH increaser and decreaser separately, there is a very good likelihood that you’ll save some dough.
3. They’re Convenient
Then there’s the obvious fact that these types of kits are just convenient. Oftentimes they don’t provide industrial quantities of the chemicals and testing strips or agents so they are easy to store out of the way, and since testing and administration equipment are all bundling together in one place, it will save you time and money. This might seem like a repeat of the first two sections, but if it is, it’s only to drive home the significance of the final point.
4. You’ll Get to Use the Spa More Frequently
This is the critical point of the matter. A spa is meant to be enjoyed, and a spa is not enjoyed when the owner wastes time adding and balancing chemicals and testing the water. It is enjoyed from the water once that is all done. At any rate, since a hot tub chemical kit can save you time and money, you can put that money back in your pocket and spend that extra time in the spa.