How to maintain fiberglass

How to maintain fiberglass

Fiberglass is a strong and durable material that we use for our Dutchtub collection. This page will give you all the necessary information on how to maintain fiberglass material to make sure it keeps looking great
What is fiberglass? 

Fiberglass is is a fiber-reinforced plastic using glass fiber. It is a lightweight, yet strong material and is very durable. Because of its ability to be molded into complex shapes, it is often used in bathtubs and boats. All these qualities are why our Dutchtubs are made from fiberglass.
The maintenance of fiberglass 

The better the fiberglass of a Dutchtub is kept clean, the longer you will be able to enjoy it. This is why we advise to empty and clean the Dutchtub after every use.  

How to clean fiberglass 

The Dutchtub can be cleaned with a soft cloth and a mild cleaning product like Ecover. Do not use a scouring pad or any aggressive cleaning products, as this can damage the fiberglass. The material can withstand salts dissolved in water, soap, hydrogen peroxide and a small amount of chlorine. However, chlorine is not our preferred way of enjoying the Dutchtub.   

Preventing scratches 

It is inevitable that the surface will show small scratches over time, even with normal use. You can however avoid bigger scratches by being careful with items with rough or uneven edges. Do not slide these over the surface as this will cause damage. 
How do you repair damage to the fiberglass? 

The gel coating on the surface can be repaired with specific polishing products meant for polyester. Slight scratches can often be fixed with the right products and experience. Larger holes or damaging can be repaired by a professional. Do not attempt to fix these yourself as you might damage the material further. 

Please contact us for recommendations. We are happy to help!

Our fiberglass Dutchtubs

Experience the joy of taking a warm bath in your own backyard. The wood fired Dutchtub Original is fully heated by natural circulation: collect wood, start a fire and wait for the water to warm up before taking a well deserved seat in the comfortable Dutchtub in the open air. The Dutchtub comes with a luxury hardtop cover and wok. The Dutchtub is heated in a special way. Within about 2 hours the tub has a temperature of 38 degrees. The water at the bottom of the tub is sucked in via the spiral and heated by the fire. The warm water flows back into the tub and in this way makes use of the natural circulation of the water. The Dutchtub holds 600 liters of water per splash. The Dutchtub is produced from polyester and the steel spiral heats the water by natural circulation. The Dutchtub Original is available in 3 different unique colors and fits 4 adults. Complete your Dutchtub with various accessoires. Also discover our other Dutchtub options here. 

Dutchtub Wood is one of three iconic outdoor bathtubs from the Weltevree. collection. The Dutchtub Wood is finished with wooden Plato wood panels which received a thermal treatment making sure they last for a long period of time. The tub can accommodate a maximum of four adults. The water is heated via natural circulation by lighting a fire in the steel coil attached to the Dutchtub. The Dutchtub Wood from Weltevree comes with a cover and a wok for cooking on the heating coil. The cover serves on the one hand to protect when the Dutchtub is not in use, but also ensures that the heat created stays in the Tub during firing. Matching the Wood, the Weltevree range includes a separately orderable side table designed exclusively for the Dutchtub Wood. Available in RAL 7002 with wooden paneling.