Caring for your Weathershield Hot Tub Cover

Caring for Your WeatherShield Hot Tub Cover

Hot Tubs


November 15, 2021

Hot tub covers are essential for safety, energy efficiency, water conservation and cleanliness. Vinyl has long been the standard material for cover construction but there is a new contender on the block. 

What is WeatherShield fabric?

WeatherShield is a great alternative to the standard vinyl material used to make hot tub covers. It’s a solution-dyed polyester fabric with an updated look, better durability, greater water resistance, less shrinkage/stretching and increased longevity. It boasts a urethane coating that enhances the stability of the weaved polyester. 

Why choose WeatherShield fabric for your hot tub cover?

  • Highly resistant to UV rays
  • 25% lighter than vinyl
  • Has a urethane coating that enhances stability 
  • Minimal shrinkage and/or stretching
  • 3 times stronger than vinyl
  • Environmentally superior
  • Does not absorb water
  • Superior tear and abrasion resistance
  • High resistance to mould and mildew
  • Designed for easy maintenance (it can be washed, brushed and rinsed)
  • 100% solution-dyed polyester
  • Extremely durable

How to care for your WeatherShield fabric?

Caring for this durable material is easy! 

Whenever possible, keep your hot tub cover clear of debris, snow and ice. 

Basic care
    • Mix 2 oz of mild soap with 1 gallon of warm water. 
    • Use a soft bristle brush to clean the hot tub lid. 
    • Rinse thoroughly with cold water. 
    • Allow to air dry. 
For stubborn stains:
    • Add a maximum of 1 cup of bleach to one 1 gallon of water.
    • Spray lightly on the fabric face. Do not soak the fabric.
    • Prolonged exposure to harsh chemicals can damage the coating.
    • Rinse immediately.
    • Do not leave it on for more than 2 minutes.

WeatherShield is a fantastic product that will enhance your hot tub cover. It’s an excellent alternative to vinyl, easy to maintain, durable, long-lasting, lightweight and mildew/mould resistant.  

Interested in a WeatherShield hot tub cover? Call Alberta’s premier hot tub store, RnR Hot Tubs at (403) 203-0860 or fill the request form. We are a leader in spa technology and education. We’re a trusted provider in Alberta, ensuring quality, longevity and affordability to all of our customers.

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