HOT TUB CHEMISTRY 101 | Canada Hot Tub Parts ®

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Hot water chemistry can be broken down into four goals. Kill Bacteria , provide bather comfort ,eliminate scaling and prevent staining. All four can be achieved by maintaining water balance ,using a few commercially available products and a couple minutes each week for diagnostic testing

Killing Bacteria

Normally ,spa or hot tubs use either bromine or chlorine to sanitize water. Both products are available in granular or tablet forms ,which are added to the water as directed by the manufacturer. Bromine tends to be more popular choice for spa use because it has a less offensive odor , despite being more expensive. Chlorine has long been proven as an effective and economical method to sanitize spas. A great chlorine product is Hot Tub & Spa Chlorine Concentrate by Natural Chemistry

Personal Comfort

An important factor in maintaining cleanliness and comfort with your water id pH. Numbers below 7.0 indicate acidity while numbers greater than 7.0 indicate alkalinity. Maximum comfort is achieved at a pH of 7.4-7.6 or slightly alkaline on the pH scale. A great alkalinity product is Hot Tub & Spa Alkalinity Increaser by Natural Chemisty

Next week we will talk about Eliminating Scaling  , Preventing Staining and the Life of Spa Water


Hot Tub temperature is really a matter of personal preference and comfort. However, a few things are important to know. First, the Consumer Product Safety Commission recommends that your spa temperature never exceed 104 degrees Fahrenheit.Second if you have a medical condition or pregnant woman shouldn't use a hot tub before consulting a physician.And third, [...]

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One reason for bad hot tub water quality is usually caused by poor hot tub water filtration. A hot tub filter that is operating properly helps keep the water clear by capturing hair, oils and cosmetics that wash off when people use the spa. When a spa filter is clogged and dirty all of this [...]

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Getting Into Hot Water 1| Canada Hot Tub Parts ®

        Welcome to Canada Hot Tub Parts first attempt at a blog ! I have been asked many times over the years what should I look for in a Hot Tub ? While different features are important to different people I have found that the most important is the seating capacity [...]

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