Water Care & Chemicals – FAQs

Q: What is the proper level for Bromine or Chlorine in a hot tub? A: Bromine should be 5 ppm, (parts per million) and Chlorine should be 3 ppm, (parts per million) Q: What is the correct pH range for hot tubs? A: pH level should be between 7.2 – 7.8 ppm Q: What is the ideal range for Alkalinity? A: Alkalinity should be between 100 – 150 ppm Q: Can I switch from .

Filter & Filter Cartridge FAQs

Q.  When should a cartridge filter be acid washed? A.  Acid washing is perhaps the biggest single factor leading to premature filter cartridge failure! For years, service technicians and homeowners have acid washed D.E. grids. However, cartridge elements do not have the protective D.E. powder coating that grids have and can be permanently damaged by the acid. As a rule of thumb, acid wash only when required, if at all, and never without thoroughly .

Ozone Hot Tub FAQs

What is Ozone? Ozone is active oxygen, O3. It occurs naturally in the earth’s atmosphere to protect us from the sun’s harmful rays. What are some uses of ozone? Some common uses are: pool and spa water purification, aquarium water purification, drinking water and waste water purification, meat processing and air freshening. How long has ozone been used to purify water? Since the late 1800’s. How long has ozone been used to purify pool .