Whirlpool bathtubs can help turn any bathroom into a
luxurious escape, but some people may avoid buying one due to myths that,
throughout frequent repetition, are commonly seen as truth.
DécorPlanet is happy to offer this guide to some of the top
safety myths about whirlpools. If you have questions about whirlpool tubs that
are not addressed here, please contact our customer service department online
or by calling 800-504-9974 today
Myth: Hair can
get sucked into whirlpool jets.
Fact: The massaging streams of water
in whirlpool tubs are assisted with air pressure. Whirlpool tubs pull air in
through specially designed intake valves. These intake valves are not powerful
enough to cause hair to get stuck.
jets can cause bruising.
Fact: Whirlpools are designed to
provide a deeper, more therapeutic massage than air tubs. However, unless there
is a medical condition that makes skin extremely sensitive, bruising is highly
unlikely. You control the pressure of each whirlpool jet and can adjust to
provide just the right amount of power and relaxation.
jets can become hot enough to burn the skin.
Fact: Whirlpool jets are made of
plastic and can never become hotter than the water that is coursing through
are havens for bacteria.
Fact: All tubs, when not cleaned
regularly, are havens for bacteria. When cleaned properly, the surface of your
whirlpool tub can be kept as bacteria-free as any other surface in your
Antibacterial plumbing and purge cycles help keep the
internal components of whirlpool tubs clean, and jets can be removed and
cleaned by hand or in the dishwasher. While bacteria resistant, plumbing may
require a soapy mixture be run through on occasion. Your tub’s user manual will
have more information on specific cleaning requirements.
There are hundreds of safety myths about whirlpool tubs and
this list is, admittedly, incomplete. If you have safety concerns about
whirlpool tubs or would like to discuss options with someone who can separate
fact from fiction, please visit one of our New York showrooms
or call our
customer service department today.
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