May 11, 2016

Hot Tub Glossary of Terms – B

BACTERIA – Microscopic organisms continuously entering the water via bathers, airborne dust, etc Without proper sanitization hot tubs and spas are the ideal breeding ground for bacteria, many of which can cause disease or infection. BALANCED WATER – Water that is neither corrosive nor scale forming. Water with the proper relationships of pH, total alkalinity and calcium hardness is said to […]

Hot Tubs, Maintenance, Spas
May 6, 2016

Hot Tub Glossary of Terms

A ACID – Chemicals such as sodium bisulfate, also called Dry Acid, Muriatic Acid or pH Minus used to lower pH or alkalinity. ACID DEMAND – As determined by a test, the proper amount of acid (pH Minus) to reach correct levels. ACRYLIC – A very durable and non-porous heat-formable synthetic used to form the shell of high quality spas. AIR BUTTONS – Topside […]

Hot Tubs, Lifestyle, Maintenance, Spas, Wellness
April 27, 2016

Hot Tub Buyer’s Guide – Tip number 3

Maintaining Hot Tub Water The key to long-term spa pleasure and enjoyment, and most importantly for your safety, is to employ a good water maintenance routine.  Popular treatments for water safety is chlorine, bromine, or for more sensitive skin, Oxidiser.  Once your hot tub is up and running, it is really important to maintain the […]

Hot Tubs, Maintenance, Spas
April 22, 2016

Hot Tub Buyer’s Guide – Tip Number 2

SIZE MATTERS! Outdoor spas are available in all shapes and sizes so it’s important to think about how much space you have in your garden, along with access in to it.  This could possibly limit the size of hot tub you are able to install.  A good retailer will conduct a site survey, to avoid […]

Hot Tubs, Lifestyle, Maintenance, Spas, Wellness
March 17, 2016

Hot tub cloudy water problems?

So many of our clients come to us saying their hot tub water has gone cloudy.  This is easily cured and prevented by ‘shocking’ your spa. Spa shock is an oxidiser that is used to kill organic waste contaminants which cause cloudy water.  Regularly oxidising your spa water will pay dividends in the prevention of […]

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