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

How much does a spa cost to run?

This is a question we hear all the time and is similar to: How long is a piece of string.

There are so many variables that it is different for each of us.

That being said, all spas and swim spas have one thing in common. They heat water which requires energy.

The number one area where heat can escape from your spa is through the cover.

Heat loss primarily occurs in these three ways:

Convection or the transfer o...

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Wondering why your sanitiser use is going up and why you are struggling to keep your water clear?

Most likely it is algae.

Algae loves phosphates. Phosphates are a natural result of pollution which are airborne and are transferred into spa water carried by wind, leaves or dust. Phosphates are also found in household soaps and detergents and are brought into our spa and pool on our bodies. Phosphates are a particular issue for those using tank water.

Phosphates are quickly becoming the number one issue for spa and pool owners.

U.S. Pool & Spa News: "A hig...

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Spa headrests, often referred to as spa pillows, add comfort and style to spa pools. 

What headrests are made:
Older spas used headrest made from PU (polyurethane) foam. This type of foam would breakdown rapidly when exposed to chemicals and often grew soft shedding foam pieces into the spa. These old PU foam headrest may have a different colour interior with a coloured outer finish. PU foam headrests are notorious breeding grounds for bacteria.

Headrests used in higher qual...

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What causes this scum line and how do I get rid of it?
 
The line that may develop around the waterline area of your spa has two main causes:

Cause 1: Mineral Deposits
This is more common with those that use bore water or other water that is overly hard and it is basically a deposit of minerals left as the water evaporates away.

This deposit is usually white or rust coloured and will be chalky to the touch. This deposit can usually be removed using a strong solution of vinegar. If you have this you need to be extra vigilant with your water hardness.

If you have a lot of minerals in your water we reco...

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Spa Store is a wholly owned subsidiary of Spa World — Australia´s leading retailer of spas, swim spas and associated products. Spa World has been proudly serving Australia for over 25 years and as such, we have the experience and expertise to assist you with your spa parts, spa covers and spa chemical needs.

We are Australian owned and operated and our products are now sold in more than 15 countries around the world. Our spa parts, spa covers, spa filters and spa chemicals are amongst the highest quality available on the Australian market.

Spa Store not only cariies parts for Vortex Spas, O2 spas, Arcadia Spas, Fisher Spas, Hot Spring Spas but also parts for ...

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We believe spa maintenance should be easy and affordable. So we have created a unique online spa parts store, offering our customers what they want.

  • A great selection of parts.
  • Fast, free shipping on orders over $99
  • A no hassle 30 Day, no risk, return policy.

We are constantly increasing our product offering and value your feedback. If we don´t stock a particular part that you need, let us know and we will do our best to add it to our range. Above all, we believe that you, our customers, pay our wages. So we will always strive to bring you the best of products, at the most reasonable prices and offer you service that is second to n...

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