Hot Tubs

Everything you need to know to maintain your hot tub and keep it clean

A Beginner’s Guide: Hot Tub Chemistry 101
A Beginner’s Guide: Hot Tub Chemistry 101

Hot Tub Closing Procedure
Hot Tub Closing Procedure

How to Winterize a Jacuzzi Hot Tub
How to Winterize a Jacuzzi Hot Tub

How to Drain a Hot Tub – Hot Tub Draining, Cleaning, and Refilling
How to Drain a Hot Tub – Hot Tub Draining, Cleaning, and Refilling

Knowing when and how to drain a hot tub is vital to keeping it clean and in good shape. Read on to learn how!

What’s the Best Type of Hot Tub Filter? – Hot Tub Filter Buyer’s Guide
What’s the Best Type of Hot Tub Filter? – Hot Tub Filter Buyer’s Guide

The filter is one of the most important parts of your hot tub. This article helps you find the best hot tub filter for your personal needs.

What’s The Ideal Hot Tub Temperature
What’s The Ideal Hot Tub Temperature

Interested to learn more about setting the temperature of your hot tub? Here we discuss how temperature affects your overall experience.

Inflatable Hot Tubs – Are They Right for You?
Inflatable Hot Tubs – Are They Right for You?

Inflatable hot tubs are growing in popularity and can be a great alternative to solid side hot tubs. If you are a renter with a patio or yard space for a hot tub, want the flexibility to move your hot tub or only use it seasonally, then an inflatable hot tub could be perfect for you.

How to Shock a Swimming Pool or Hot Tub
How to Shock a Swimming Pool or Hot Tub

Shocking your pool should be part of your regular maintenance. It will help you avoid algae and bacteria build-up, and save you from cloudy water.

How to Store an Inflatable Hot Tub
How to Store an Inflatable Hot Tub

The weather is turning cooler, days are getting shorter. Here’s some tips on storing your Inflatable Hot Tub for the winter!

Hot Tub Buyer’s Guide
Hot Tub Buyer’s Guide

Buying a hot tub is a big decision. This article provides helpful guidelines to ensure you buy the right hot tub that meets your needs.

Introduction to Swimming Pool and Hot Tub Chemistry
Introduction to Swimming Pool and Hot Tub Chemistry

This article describes the chemistry involved in keeping your pool or hot tub safe and your water crystal clear.

What is Swimming Pool Alkalinity?
What is Swimming Pool Alkalinity?

Swimming Pool alkalinity (often called total alkalinity) is a measurement of the concentration of alkaline materials in your pool. Alkaline materials stabilize pH but buffer chlorine sanitation.

What Should pH levels be in Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs?
What Should pH levels be in Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs?

The ideal pH level in both swimming pools and hot tubs is 7.4 to 7.6. This is the level where water is most comfortable for swimmers while also maximizing chlorine’s sanitizing ability.

What is the right Cyanuric Acid Level for Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs?
What is the right Cyanuric Acid Level for Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs?

The suggested cyanuric acid level depends on the amount of direct sunlight your pool receives and whether you use a salt chlorine generator.

What Should Chlorine Levels Be in Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs?
What Should Chlorine Levels Be in Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs?

The Association of Pool and Spa Professionals recommends free chlorine levels for both swimming pools and hot tubs be kept between 2.0 and 4.0 ppm. However, the Center for Disease Control recommends free chlorine stay above 1 ppm in pools and 3 ppm in hot tubs.

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The Facts About Pool Algaecide
The Facts About Pool Algaecide

Want to learn more about algaecide? Read on to find out when to add algaecide to your pool maintenance routine and other helpful tips.

Can You Over Shock a Pool?
Can You Over Shock a Pool?

In this quick guide, we’ll answer the question “can you over shock a pool” and unveil the factors to consider when shocking a pool.

Muriatic Acid: Pool Owners Guide
Muriatic Acid: Pool Owners Guide

Muriatic acid is one of the most versatile pool chemicals. Read on as we answer the most common muriatic acid pool questions.

The Relationship Between pH and Total Alkalinity
The Relationship Between pH and Total Alkalinity

Maintaining both pH and total alkalinity in your swimming pool is important for keeping your pool properly sanitized and non-corrosive. Total alkalinity is to pH what cyanuric acid is to free chlorine. Total alkalinity stabilizes pH levels. The ideal pool pH level is 7.4 to 7.6. The ideal total alkalinity level is 80 to 120 ppm.