If you’ve never used a jacuzzi tub before, it may seem like there are some things you just don’t know, but the truth is that this isn’t hard to use at all. A jacuzzi tub will help you relax both physically and mentally in so many ways that once you get used to having one, you won’t want to be without it!
Here’s how to use a jacuzzi tub the right way, whether it’s your first time or not.
How to Use Jacuzzi Tub
If you’ve just purchased your first home with a Jacuzzi tub, congratulations! You’re about to enjoy years of soothing and relaxing soaks in the tub that will help you feel more rejuvenated than ever before.
But before you can get started on all the fun, you need to learn How to Use a Jacuzzi Tub, whether it’s your first time or not.
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Fill the tub with Water
First, be sure you’ve filled your tub with water at least two inches higher than the normal water level. This will allow room for your body to move around comfortably in the tub and also will help prevent splashing.
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Set the Temperature
To set the temperature of your jacuzzi tub, use the control panel on the side of the tub. For optimal results, set the temperature between 100 and 104 degrees Fahrenheit.
Press the button with a thermometer symbol on it. The display will change to show you the current temperature of your water. Pressing this button again will cycle through a range of temperatures from 32 degrees to 104 degrees Fahrenheit. When you have found a comfortable temperature, press the button again and hold it down until you see “Set” appear in letters on the screen.
Different Jacuzzi tubs have different control panels, some whirlpool tubs may not have the options explained above.
Get inside the tub
Getting in a jacuzzi tub is not as simple as it might seem. You need to take your time, and be careful not to slip or fall.
Make sure your tub is filled with warm water. The water should be several inches higher than your knees when you’re standing with both feet on the bottom of the tub. (If you’re shorter than average, you may want to fill up more.)
Gently lower yourself into the tub, keeping one hand on either side of it at all times so that if something happens unexpectedly—like if one foot slips out from under you—you won’t fall and get hurt!
Turn on the Jets
Next, turn on the pump and start the jets that you want to use. You can choose from a variety of settings including bubble massage, hydrotherapy massage, or hydrotherapy spray. Each setting will create a different experience.
Turn off the Jets
After you’ve taken that bath, it’s time to turn off the jets and drain the tub. Then you can rinse out your tub and get ready to start again next time!
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We want to share a few tips for taking a whirlpool bath.
First, be sure to give yourself enough time in the tub to soak—you can leave it running for 20 minutes or so, but then turn off the jets and drain it.
Second: don’t get too close to the jets! You don’t want to get hit in the face by hot water or steam, so be sure to stay back when they’re on.
And finally: after you’re done taking a whirlpool bath, turn off the jets, drain and rinse the whirlpool tub.
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Is jetted tub the same as a Jacuzzi?
Jetted tubs and Jacuzzis are the same things! They’re both whirlpool tubs, which means they have jets and bubbles in them. They provide a relaxing bathing experience that is perfect for soaking after a long day or just relaxing with a good book.
What do the buttons on a Jacuzzi do?
The buttons on the jacuzzi help adjust the speed and strength of your jet. They also help change the direction of the water flow from left to right, up or down, or even off altogether if you prefer not to have any running water at all.
How long should you stay in a Jacuzzi?
The answer is… it depends. How long do you want to spend in the water? If you’re looking for a quick detox, then 15 minutes should be more than enough time. But if you want to relax and unwind, 30 to 45 minutes is just right!
Are Jacuzzis heated?
Yes, Jacuzzi tubs are heated, but it is up to you if you want a hot or cold tub. Whirlpool spas have a built-in heater that keeps the water at a constant temperature, while hot tubs run at higher temperatures so they can be kept warm longer.
Should you shower after Jacuzzi?
You don’t have to shower after a jacuzzi bath—you can just walk out and get going!
But if you’re feeling particularly dirty or want to get extra clean, it’s okay to shower immediately after your jacuzzi experience.