How To Clean Your Inflatable Hot Tub Filters

When it comes to maintain your hot tub there are not many things to do, however if there is one thing you should do, it is the keep your filter clean. All you need to do is pull it out and give it a good wash down, removing any bits and dirt that maybe caught in it. Keeping your filter clean helps to keep your spa clean, it also helps to prolong the life of your filter.

Cleaning your Hot Tub Filters

Cleaning and changing your hot tub filter is very important to ensure your spa remains clean and safe to use.

Hot Tub Filter Cleaner

You can wash down your filter under the tap or using a hose pipe, however to get deep into the pleats we recommend using the Super Blaster Cartridge Cleaner Wand, this is a great device that connects to the end of your hose and washes down the pleats getting deep into the filter, it is also quicker while being more thorough than just using a tap of hose pipe on its own.

Super Blaster Cartridge Cleaner Wand for longer Life Hot Tub Filters Easy to Use


  • Cleans 11 pleats on both sides a time in one simple downward stroke
  • Reduces filter cleaning time by more than 50%
  • Uses less water than just using a hose pipe of tap

Once your have cleaned down the filter it is worth leaving it in a hot tub filter cleaner fluid to remove and kill any bacteria on the filter too. Happy Hot Tubs 1lt Concentrate Filter Cartridge Cleaner is perfect. After washing down the filter just fill a bucket with water and add 1 litre of filter cleaner for every 20 litres of water to the bucket. Drop the filter in and leave to soak overnight for at least 8 hours then rinse with fresh water and drop back into place.

Keeping your filter clean keeps your spa clean and your pump running smoothly. It is worth taking the time to keep your filter clean, and it really does only take a few minutes, but it shall maintain the life of your pump and keep your spa water safe and clean.

Another method is to use a pressure washer, you would need to secure the filter in place so that it is held and then use your pressure washer running up and down the filters.

Last update on 2024-07-17 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API


  1. Mark damerell

    Do you unscrew the whole filter container from the spa and take the filter out then, or just take the filter cover off and take the filter out and clean

  2. Alan Jones

    Hi can you please tell me how to clean the filters in a lazy spa Miami hot tub


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