How do you clean a jetted tub?


Quick Answer

To clean a jetted tub, fill a bucket with hot water and about a tablespoon of dish soap. Using a bottle brush, scrub inside and around the jets. Then, fill the tub, and add ½ cup bleach mixed with 2 tablespoons of dish-washing detergent. Run the jets for 15 minutes, then drain the tub.

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  1. Gather supplies

    Collect a small bucket, 3 tablespoons of dish soap, a bottle brush or pipe cleaner, a clean cloth and 1/2 cup of bleach.

  2. Clean around and inside jets

    Add about 3 cups of warm water and a tablespoon of dish soap to bucket. Dip bottle brush or pipe cleaner into cleaning solution and clean inside of and around all the jets in the tub.

  3. Fill tub with cleaner and run the air jets

    Fill tub with hot water. Add 1/2 cup of bleach and 2 tablespoons of dish detergent to the tub. Turn on air jets and let them run for 15 minutes.

  4. Drain tub and rinse

    Drain dirty water from the tub and then rinse the tub out. Add a small amount of clean hot water to the tub, scrub with the clean cloth to remove any debris, drain the tube, and rinse it out again. The jets should now be clear of debris and bacteria.

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