How To Clean A Whirlpool Tub

How To Clean A Whirlpool Tub

The following directions should remove the odor from and clean the piping of a whirlpool tub.

For a 1 person whirlpool tub:

  1. Fill the tub with hot water
  2. Add 2 teaspoons of granular Cascade (no substitutions)
  3. Add 4 to 6 oz bleach
  4. Run the whirlpool for 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. Drain the tub then fill with cold water and run for 5 minutes.
  6. If the odor persists, repeat.

For larger tubs, use up to 2 tablespoons of Cascade and 8 to 10 oz of bleach.

Warnings:

  1. Don’t use too much soap during normal use, it will ruin the pump.
  2. Don’t use anti-bacterial soap, especially the liquid variety, as it is a definite cause of whirlpool odors.

If you have any questions regarding cleaning the surface of a tub, contact the manufacturer directly. We can provide information on a variety of tub manufacturers if you do not have a phone number on hand.  Contact Ravinia Plumbing & Heating Co. with any service needs at (847) 432-5561 or info@RaviniaPlumbing.com

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