Intex inflammable hot tubs have been customers’ favorite and the market hype for quite a long time. When an authentic spa would cost you hundreds or thousands of dollars to use, this hot tub comes in a few hundred bucks and is also easily portable.
Although you can trust this hot tub for making your evenings great, they also come with a few problems along with its stellar performance. So, let’s know about the Intex hot tub problems and their easy fixes.
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Issues With Intex Hot Tub
Intex hot tub is budget-friendly and very low maintenance. But it comes with some problems that might throw you into quite a hassle at times. To understand what the product has to offer, let’s see its drawbacks as well.
Temperature Regulation Is Hard
Temperature is the main factor inside your hot tub. You want it to be not too hot and not too cold and adjust it according to your preferences.
Usually, the temperature of the Intex hot tub can be adjusted up to 104 degrees.
But the temperature does not remain the same and fluctuates either two degrees lower than the temperature you preferred or two degrees higher.
One way to solve this problem is to get a new set of insulators for your hot tub. Although you a get one with the packaging, you can also buy one of your own for controlling the temperature and regulating it properly.
The packaging comes with a jet system, which is supposed to massage your body with a powerful circulation of water or strokes of water.
But the jet that comes with the Intex hot tub is not that powerful. They can be considered as bubbles rather than jets. It does not do a handy job of giving you a massage but you would still enjoy the bubbles around you, which is relaxing.
If you do not need such a powerful body massager then this model won’t be a problem for you. But if you want your jets to massage your body properly, this one is not for you.
You can either buy a separate jet system for the hot tub which would be costly for sure, or you can just not buy the Intex hot tub at all. You would save both your time and money by doing so.
Requires Extra Insulations
Almost all kinds of inflatable hot tubs come with their insulation system, and so does Intex hot tub.
But, extra insulations are still required to make it sustainable.
It has an insulated cover for the tub but a lot amount of electricity is wasted on the side which remains uninsulated. That is why extra insulations are required for this.
You might not want to buy extra insulation for the tub but remember that it would just eat up your electricity. Buying extra insulation would be cost-effective rather than wasting a lot of electricity on the sides which remain uninsulated.
Heating the water of the hot tub is a lengthy job. It almost takes 20-22 hrs for an Intex hot tub to heat up when it was first installed. Gradually, the time of heating up was reduced but it still takes time to heat up.
The Intex hot tub would take 1-1.5 degrees celsius every hour to heat up.
If you want your Intex hot tub to heat up faster than it does, you should always keep its lid closed and not open it at any cost for the next few hours. Make sure to place it on the ground clothes that are insulated.
And do not turn on the jets when the tub is heating up. Another common issue is the famous E90 error code. Watch this video to see how to fix it.