Spa Questions

Check out the following “Spa Questions”…

Isn’t it normal for spa or hot tub water to have foamy bubbles?

Isn’t it normal for spa or hot tub water to have foamy bubbles? Foam in a spa is never a...

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I use bromine to sanitize my spa. How often should I test and shock the water?

I use bromine to sanitize my spa. How often should I test and shock the water?  Spas are operated at...

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Why must I sanitize my spa?

An average bather generates 3 pints of sweat per hour. Because of this, it’s possible for only 2 people in...

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How many bathers can I safely have in my spa?

Consider this: 2 bathers in a 400- gallon spa are roughly equivalent to 150 people in a 30,000 swimming pool....

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Why is it important to maintain a proper water balance?

Proper water balance is needed in order to prevent a wide range of potential problems including scale and stain formation,...

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What causes, and how do you treat, a chlorine demand or what some call the “I just shocked it!

There’s no-reading” syndrome? Nitrates in your pool water can cause a high sanitizer demand even with a pool that is...

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I just bought a new/used spa. Any suggestions on what I should do to get it ready to use?

New spas are tested for leaks at the manufacturers, which will leave water sitting in the plumbing, providing the perfect...

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My spa cover has mildew starting to grow on it. What can I use to clean it?

My spa cover has mildew starting to grow on it. What can I use to clean it?  A well-cared for...

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How much ventilation do you need to have a hot tub/spa in your home to avoid moisture problems?

The amount of ventilation will vary depending on the size of the spa, the size of the room, and the...

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