Common Root Causes of Hot Tub and Spa Odor
You have to know whether the odor is really that of a rat or just the by-product of chemicals you are using. The good news is you can prevent this hell of a smell with proper maintenance. Take note that smelly hot tubs are usually caused by cloudy water, irregular maintenance, environmental issues, improper use sanitizer. Regular cleaning includes the filters, inside of the hot tub covers, and other spa accessories like spa cover lifters. Drain your hot tubs regularly to control odors. Get rid of the biofilms that are usually found on every surface of hot tubs, spas and plumbing lines.