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Safety tips for inflatable hot tubs

After a hard day, a jacuzzi inflatable can be a wonderful way to relax, but it is crucial to know how to use it safely. You must respect the rules and regulations, as well as be aware of the dangers.

The good news is that the hot tubs inflatable current have excellent filtration systems and controls accurate temperature, which makes them safe by design.

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In this blog post we will cover everything you need to know about the safety standards of the spas, from hazards to health and the consumption of alcohol, even if a pregnant woman must use a spa, and why the levels of chlorine and chemicals must be balanced.

The importance of the analysis of the water

Ser propietario de una bañera de hidromasaje requiere un análisis regular del agua porque el agua caliente es un refugio para los microorganismos. To avoid rashes or dangerous infections such as E. coli or legionella, the test strips are essential.

El equilibrio del PH de tu spa inflable debe estar en el rango adecuado, ya que un exceso de acidez puede provocar irritaciones en la piel, mientras que un exceso de alcalinidad puede dar lugar a problemas como la descamación.

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Comprobar los niveles de cloro en el agua de el jacuzzi inflable también es esencial, ya que un exceso o una falta de cloro puede ser perjudicial para la piel y favorecer la proliferación de bacterias.

Los propietarios de bañeras de hidromasaje pueden relajarse en ellas sin ansiedad si analizan el agua con frecuencia y mantienen el equilibrio de pH adecuado.

In addition, keep in mind that the chemicals in hot tubs can be quite harmful and should be handled with care and stored properly away from children and pets to avoid accidents.

Is it safe to use a jacuzzi without chemicals?

Although it is technically possible, it is recommended to use a jacuzzi without chemicals. This is because the water is contaminated more quickly in the spas of inflatables that in the hot tubs permanent.

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Los microorganismos presentes en el agua de la bañera sin productos químicos podrían provocar afecciones como la dermatitis del jacuzzi y otros problemas de salud. Los componentes de tu spa inflable pueden tener problemas debido a la escasez de productos químicos, lo que reducirá la eficacia de su funcionamiento.

Chemicals for hot tubs are harmless and keep the water suck, discoloring and it is unsafe for the users of the jacuzzi when used in the right amount. However, if you feel uncomfortable in the jacuzzi due to a reaction to the chlorine, you can use a solution of bromine softer.

En otras palabras, no vale la pena el peligro para tu seguridad, tu salud o tu spa inflable si utilizas una bañera de hidromasaje sin productos químicos.

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How long after adding the chemicals you can enjoy a bath?

Wait at least 30 minutes after adding chemicals to your spa inflatable before using it to ensure that chemicals are evenly distributed and to reduce the possibility of skin irritation.

Then, you must check the water to see if the hot tub is safe for use. Your spa inflatable should not be more than 3-5 parts per million of chlorine and 1-3 parts per million of bromine.

Si los niveles iniciales son especialmente altos, como puede ocurrir si no has limpiado tu spa inflable en un tiempo, puede que tengas que esperar hasta 24 horas hasta que los productos químicos desaparezcan por completo.

If you do not wait the time of security advised, you run the risk of putting in danger not only to yourself, but also to other users of the jacuzzi. Therefore, it is essential to have patience and wait for the necessary time before you get in the jacuzzi and have fun.

The maintenance of a jacuzzi inflatable is crucial

As we have already mentioned, the water of the hot tubs is the ideal environment for the growth of germs and diseases harmful. Therefore, regular maintenance is essential to prevent any health risk for the use of a hot tub.


How often should you clean a jacuzzi?

Most hot tubs are equipped with excellent filtration systems, which facilitates the maintenance and cleaning of the water. Sin embargo, dependiendo del uso, sigue siendo imprescindible limpiar tu bañera después de cada uso y vaciar y rellenar totalmente tu spa inflable una vez cada varias semanas.

How are the filters?

La seguridad del jacuzzi inflable requiere una limpieza regular de los filtros de la bañera. Después de cada uso, aclárelos y sustitúyalos con frecuencia. Los filtros que están sucios y obstruidos representan un importante peligro para la salud. Puedes disfrutar de tu spa inflable y asegurarte de que todo el mundo está a salvo siguiendo estas sencillas sugerencias.

The proper adjustment of the temperature

When it comes to the risks associated with hot tubs, you also need to take into account the temperature of the water. Although the heat is great for relieving sore muscles, it can be dangerous to have the temperature too high, especially if you already have a health problem, or immerse yourself for a long time. What temperature is best for a portable spa?


The majority of healthy people found that the water that is between 37 and 39 °C is ideal. You don't have to worry about the water of the hot tubs modern is dangerously hot because the thermometers typically have a maximum temperature of 40 °C.

However, you must take into account the time spent resting in the hot water, because it can cause dehydration, heat stroke and vertigo. Pregnant women, users with jacuzzis elderly and people who already suffer from a disease, they should pay special attention to this aspect.


To reduce the risk of heat stroke or dehydration if you like to have fun with your children in a jacuzzi, it is essential to lower the temperature to 36 °C, and restrict their time to a few minutes.

Use the lid to prevent mishaps

Always keep the children under the supervision of an adult, and put back the cover on the spa inflatable as you go. When the spa inflatable is not in use, should come with a safety cover with lock buckles to prevent incidents such as drowning.

Rules of safety and hygiene of a jacuzzi inflatable

Before and after use, take a shower
Después de usar el jacuzzi inflable, aclara cualquier bacteria en tu piel para salvaguardar la seguridad de todos los demás en el spa. Esto es para evitar contaminar el agua con aceites corporales y productos de belleza.

No one should ever use the spa if you have a cut or wound open, because any bacteria present there could lead to a serious infection and jeopardize the safety of other users.

The spa is an area where you can't urinate

Debes vigilar esto, especialmente si tienes niños. En el jacuzzi inflable, la urea y el cloro se mezclan para crear un gas peligroso que puede causar problemas respiratorios cuando se inhala.

Tanto si se trata de un accidente como si no, retira al pequeño, lávalo con jabón y luego vacía y limpia los chorros de tu spa inflable. Hot tubs require constant cleaning, since high temperatures can exacerbate the symptoms of bacterial diseases.

Health conditions

The hot tub should not be used by anyone that is feeling ill, have diarrhea, disorders of the skin or on open wounds, because bacteria and viruses can spread quickly in a warm and wet. Users jacuzzis who have certain medical problems, such as heart disease, are also at certain additional risks for the health.

What about during pregnancy?

Pregnant women often use the spas garden without any major problems. However, before doing so, we suggest talking with a doctor because, during the first three months of pregnancy, and raising the body temperature above 39 degrees can increase the risk of abnormalities at birth.

How long can you be in a hot tub?

Spend too much time in a spa can do to lower your blood pressure, which may make you feel dizzy and dehydrated. While it may be tempting to lounge around in the warm bubbles for hours, we suggest that the sessions are short, a maximum of 20 minutes.

Los peligros de consumir alcohol en una bañera de hidromasaje cuando se está bebiendo

Even when it comes to organizing a party, the alcohol should only be consumed sparingly, but staying hydrated is essential when using a jacuzzi.

As we mentioned earlier, the heat of the water in the spa or hot tub can make you feel dizzy, and when combined with alcohol, this increases the risk of tripping, accidents and falls.

It is a recipe for disaster when it also adds the component of dehydration. Instead, while you relax in the jacuzzi, why not try some cocktails?

The jacuzzis and children

Hot tubs are fun for children to play, but to avoid overheating, you need to adjust the temperature and limit your time at the spa to no more than 10-15 minutes.

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In general, infants under two years old should not be in a jacuzzi.

Other risks

Other risks that must be taken into account when using a jacuzzi are

Electric shock

Afortunadamente, todas las bañeras de hidromasaje deben estar equipadas con un RCD de seguridad; en caso de que se produzca una avería, el suministro eléctrico se cortará rápidamente. For security reasons, hot tubs should NEVER be used with extension cords; in its place, ask a licensed electrician install an outlet outdoor waterproof.

The possibility of slipping

Existe un gran peligro de daños porque la zona alrededor de tu spa inflable puede mojarse y posiblemente resbalar. You must ensure that all people using the jacuzzi to be cautious when entering and exiting, and must not leave small children to run around.

For greater security, you can place a mat or a towel. We cannot insist enough on this because we have heard numerous stories of accidents that occurred at family gatherings while the guests come in and out of the jacuzzi inflatable.

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This is quite evident in terms of security; not only the breakable objects can cause cuts, but the sharp objects, and the inflatable does not make a good mixture, which could lead to a session with a jacuzzi it to deflate quickly.


It is important to know the risks and health hazards associated with hot tubs, so if you already have one like if you are planning in buying it. We have highlighted some tips and important considerations for the safety of the hot tubs in this post that you should take into account when using a jacuzzi in a responsible manner.

Make a poster near the spa so that everyone can see it and remember the restrictions, such as showering before and after use, refrain from running and you do not wear glasses, it is a wonderful idea.

También te animamos a que leas nuestros otros artículos de seguridad sobre el mantenimiento del spa y los niños en las bañeras de hidromasaje. You can keep you and your loved ones safe while you take advantage of all the advantages of a soothing bath in your jacuzzi staff revitalizing following these simple safety tips.

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