Steps Connect the hose to the water bib (that's the faucet on the side of your house). Put the open end into the hot tub, and start filling the hot tub. Once you've got flow into the tub, turn off the water at the hose bibb. Keep the hose end in the hot tub submerged, or you'll have to refill the hose with water!How often should I drain my hot tub?
Depending on how much you use your hot tub, you’ll want to drain it every 4 to 6 months. We recommend 4 months for anyone using their hot tub two or more times a week. If you’re using it less than that, you can wait a little longer to drain.How do you drain a hot tub?
Attach a garden hose to the hot tub’s bottom drain spout. You’ll need to twist the hose onto the spigot so make sure it’s on firmly. A lot of water will be draining from your tub so stretch the hose to a part of the yard where the water drainage won’t matter or where it won't flood.Do you need to drain your hot tub?
It's necessary to drain hot tubs because the temperature they are operated at make them an even bigger breeding ground than pools for bacteria and all kinds of other gunk. That's right, your unclean hot tub can be a breeding ground for E-cole, legionella, and a whole slew of other foul-sounding germs!