Can you sit on a spa cover?

Can you sit on a spa cover?

But despite its good build, hot tub covers need maintenance to ensure long-term quality. There are some covers out there that claim “walk-on” durability. But the truth is, you should never walk or sit on your hot tub cover — no matter how much weight the manufacturer claims it will support.

How long should a spa pool cover last?

A good spa cover is essential for your spa pool to lock in heat and protect children. Modern covers made from high quality, UV resistant, marine-grade vinyl may need replacing within 5-7 years, but will likely last much longer.

How much weight can a spa cover hold?

Vinyl/fabric (400-500 lbs) Vinyl or fabric walk-on covers can normally handle between 400 and 500 pounds. This makes them able to hold the weight of an average adult, or certainly pets with no problem. You can get them in a variety of finishes and colors to match your design preferences.

Do spa covers shrink?

A. No, over time the sun shrinks the outer vinyl covering slightly compressing the foam. A cover can actually shrink up to 1/2″ over it’s life.

Can you repair hot tub cover?

If the hole in your hot tub cover has not only torn the vinyl liner, but it has also penetrated the foam, you’ll need to patch the foam as well. Simply purchase a piece of foam that you can cut to fit the shape of the hole. Insert the foam into the hole and then apply a patch to both sides of the foam.

How do I stop water from getting on my hot tub cover?

Below are some tips on maintaining your spa cover:

  1. Remove your spa cover when dosing your spa with spa shock.
  2. Keep cover locks connected and lock with key when not using spa.
  3. Make sure to remove your cover when dosing with algicide.
  4. Clean your vinyl with hot water and mild detergent.
  5. Use a vinyl protectant spray.

How do you know when you need a new hot tub cover?

Another sign a hot tub cover needs to be replaced is if water starts to pool on it. This is a sign that the cover has begun to “cup”. Hot tub covers can start to cup when subjected to heavy loads, usually from snow or ice sitting on them over long periods of time.

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