Spokane Valley Hot Tub Repair Pros
27 S McDonald Rd
Spokane Valley, WA 99216, United States
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Spa Repair Spokane Valley
If you care for your spa, you might have to fix a leak at some point. A spa is not likely to leak, however it’s not impossible for it to do so. There are many parts of the tub which could cause leaks, including the heater assembly manifold, the pump wet end seal, the jet bodies as well as the PVC plumbing components and tubing Slice gates and slice valves and other tub components. The first thing you should take if you notice that your hot tub is suffering from leaks is to address it.
Water leaks and discolorations happen the most in the filter housings. The discoloration is usually caused when an old hot tub leaks and leaks water that’s not clean, making the tub look bad. It is possible to damage the tub even if you do nothing regarding a leak inside your house, however not in the form of discoloration.
The discoloration in the filters housing can be a natural event that there isn’t much you can do about right now. You can only be aware that it’s going on. Over time, it will be brittle and easy to break, which means it will not last very long. As long as it isn’t a cause of concern and isn’t in the spotlight, don’t even think about it.
Everything, even the housing won’t be affected by this discoloration. It’s just natural discoloration after more than a decade of usage. As long as it is functioning there’s no need to be concerned about it.
How can you fix a filter housing leak in the spa?
Without knowing what to do, having leaks in your hot tub’s housing can be very painful. The best thing to do is call a tub repair service.
If there’s a leak between the housing for the filter and the shell, the best way for stopping it is remove some of the water from your tub so that it is below the filter. Certain silicone sealants will assist in sealing the gaps between your tub shell and your filter housing. You can also caulk them all.
Make sure to apply the sealant to the gaps using your fingers or a caulking tool to ensure an even penetration. Let it dry for a few hours before filling them in. Leaks in the housing of your filter could lead to an issue with plumbing or even cause damage to the housing if you try to remove it in the future, so be careful when doing this. This is why you must pay attention.
Make sure not to place too much stress on the housing of your filter. When there is an excessive amount of stress it is possible that the O-ring is pushed into the filter housing system. A big pair of channel locks or a strap wrench should be capable of getting the job done. But you don’t want to damage the filter head because it isn’t your intention to become too slow. Be patient when you do things.