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Below is a list of our latest blog posts, enjoy!

You need to take the time to maintain your spa water keeping it crystal clear, and that requires the use of some type of sanitiser such as spa chlorine, or hydrogen peroxide.

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Hurricanes, cyclones, storms and floods can cause big problems for spa pools and swimming pools.

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To enable us to recommend a cover that will be the best fit for your spa, we need you to take some measurements of your existing cover. If you don't have a cover currently, you can follow the steps below to measure your spa.

 

1. Measure each side

Measure the outside dimensions of your spa. (Do not measure the inside edges)

2. Measure the outer radius 

Use two rulers or straight edges on each edge of a corner. Measure from the beginning of the curve (R1) to the point wh...

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We often get asked how to start up a new spa pool so we've put together a helpful guide that outlines the key steps you need to take when starting up your spa pool and setting up your chemicals.

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What is the right Cyanuric Acid level in your spa pool or hot tub?

The correct le...

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A selection of useful guides and resources for cleaning and maintaining your spa pool

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The cost of running a spa pool varies significantly, depending on a number of factors including the location where you live, the ambient temperature, the cost of your electricity, the water temperature that you prefer and the condition of your cover and insulation in the spa! 

It’s difficult for us to give an exact figure, but we’ve provided an estimate below, based on the average-sized spa pool which is approximately 2.3m x 2.3m.

How much does it cost to run a spa pool?


An average spa pool will co...

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What is spa lithium?

 

What is spa lithium?

Lithium hypochlorite (LiClO) is a sanitising product that was commonly used in the past for sanitising swimming pools and spa pools. It was available in a liquid form or as granules. It is no longer commonly used as the demand for Lithium has grown massively with growth in demand for electric vehicles and battery-powered electronic devices.

 

Is Lithium Hypochlorite Chlorine?

Yes, Lithium Hypochlorite is a form of Chlorine and has be...

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What can I use instead of Chlorine

 

There are so many effective alternatives to c...

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For many years, pool owners and spa pool owners have used little plastic floating dispensers that hold chlorine or bromine tablets. These floating dispensers can take many forms including yellow rubber duckies or more subtle blue and white colour schemes! 

They travel around the pool supposedly dispensing sanitiser with the idea of keeping your water clean.

So, should you use them in a spa pool or swim spa, and why or why not?

 

Can I use Chlorine or Bromine tablets in a dispens...

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How to take care of your spa cover

 

Your spa cover is an important investment - that can last for a number of years if you treat it carefully and with respect.

Here are some of the reasons why it’s important to take good care of your spa cover

  • It insulates and keeps heat in your spa, saving you money on electricity
  • It protects your components in your spa from UV damage from sunlight
  • It keeps dirt, debri and organic matter out of your spa, helping you keep your water clean a...

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We often receive questions from our customers about cloudy water in their spa. We've put together a quick guide that will help you identify what is causing the cloudy water and provide some tips to help fix it.


1. Check your owner’s guide for the appropriate filtration times for your spa.

Make sure you are changing your filters regularly and in line with your spa manufacturer's recommendations.

 

2. Are your spa filters Clean?

Your spa filters are often neglected though they are the best way to keep your water crystal clear.
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The answer to this depends on how often you use your spa, how well you maintain it, and what chemical system you use.

 

How often should I change the water in my spa?


As a rule, you should change the water in spas containing 700L to 4000L on average every 3-4 months for an average user and sooner for heavy users.

An average user would use their spa 2-3 times a week. A heavy user would use their spa 4-5 days per week.

 

How often should I change...

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This a great question that we hear often from spa owners.

There are a number of reasons why spa water foams:

1. You have detergent in the water.

Detergent can be found in your swimming clothing, hair, body, sunscreen, lotions and oil based scent.

2. You have oils in your water.

Oils can come from bathers not showering before they enter the spa or swim spa. It can come from un-approved spa scents being used. If you are using scents make sure they ar...

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