Whirlpool Bath

Is a Jacuzzi and whirlpool bath the same?

Jacuzzi is a specific brand of whirlpool bath. There are many other options. All high-quality whirlpool baths will deliver the same benefits. You get the relaxation of heat and the stimulation of massage. This helps boost your heart rate, improving your...

Are whirlpool baths expensive to run?

A domestic whirlpool bath will usually have a running power consumption of around 4amps. They need a bit more on start-up to get the pumps moving but this is only very temporary. This means they cost about 3p an hour more than an equivalent regular bath...

Are whirlpool baths noisy?

Whirlpool baths used to be noisy but the technology has moved on a lot since then. High-quality whirlpool baths now dampen the vibrations which used to create the irritating noise. You still hear the bubbles being made but you can easily cover this with...

Are whirlpool baths good for arthritis?

Whirlpool baths are excellent for arthritis. The combination of heat and massage relaxes stiff joints. It also expands blood vessels and boosts your heart rate. This means that white blood cells go around your body more quickly. These help to reduce ...

what size electric cable for a whirlpool bath?

Most high-quality whirlpool baths use a standard 13amp power supply. You should, however, double-check the manufacturer’s guidance to be sure. As a whirlpool bath needs to be connected to the mains, you should always get a qualified electrician to do...

Are whirlpool baths unhygienic?

Whirlpool baths are as hygienic as normal baths. If, however, you don’t like the idea of using a bath to get clean, you can have a shower first and then just enjoy lying in the hot water. Some whirlpool baths even come with integrated showers

How do you clean a whirlpool bath?

After each use, rinse off the whirlpool bath. Every 1-3 months (depending on use) clean the bath with a commercial whirlpool bath cleaner. You can clean the jets with dental floss and/or a toothbrush. Clean the taps/hardware in the same way as on a regular...

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