Do I need to clean the pipework in my spa?

Yes, it is necessary to clean the pipework on a spa to do this add a pipework cleaner to the spa and leave it running for an hour then drain the spa and refill it with fresh water. This should be done every 2-3 months. This link takes you to our spa maintenance section of our website

Can I use anything to clean the sides of my spa?

No, only specific spa chemicals should be used, as others can have a reaction to the spa chemicals and damage the spa shell. Spa maintenance link.