Hot tubs are the ultimate relaxation machines, giving you so much, and asking for so little in return. Knowing how to maintain the spa is one thing, but here are 7, not so obvious, things you should never do.
You are a good water chemist. You always maintain the pH, TA, hardness, and sanitizer levels. You shock the water after each use, and do a drain and refill every 3-4 months.
Sometimes though, that just is not good enough, and on occasion, your water gets cloudy. Maybe you get an oily scum ring at the water line as well. If so, it is time to try a good clarifier!
Low pH and TA can irritate skin, so the first order of business is to get those levels where they belong.
Do you experience dry skin after using a hot tub? This issue is fairly common among most spa users. Since
Possibly. You should be cautious when using a public hot tub, since these can be VERY unhealthy. Soaking in a
We all make New Year’s resolutions with the best of intentions, but often only get a few weeks into the
Meditation is by far the most beneficial habit one can develop relative to the effort involved. It doesn’t take much,
As the weather turns cold during the autumn and winter months, it can take a toll on our bodies. Many
Unwelcome guests in your spa can be a nuisance and a hassle. Finding rodents, frogs, bees, or ants can all
Do you find yourself tossing and turning through the night? Do you wake up feeling fatigued or groggy rather than
As an exercise and yoga instructor, I have often observed students or clients losing motivation if they are not enjoying
Hard water contains deposits called scale, which build-up on hot tub equipment causing premature failure and clogged plumbing if left
How hot should your hot tub? Should you lower the temperature after each use or when you go on vacation?
Have you ever experienced dry skin & hair after hot tub use? You’re not alone. Water sanitizing chemicals like chlorine
Cold & flu season brings thoughts of dread to many of us. The prospect of being sick for 1-2 weeks