This article will look deeper into the mechanisms of testing water quality parameters and help to anticipate and remove interferences and errors when conducting water tests. The water parameters under review will include pH, total alkalinity, calcium hardness, cyanuric acid, and free and total chlorine.
The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) has announced the newly revised 2019 standard for water quality in public pools and spas, which includes significant changes that will impact pool and spa service professionals.
For many homeowners, the decision to close their hot tub for the season is not as automatic as it is for most pool owners. Just because the leaves change colours and the temperature drops, it does not mean the hot tub has to be winterized
After many years working in the water chemistry field, this author still gets the same question: What is the most important aspect of hot tub water care? In speaking to hot tub customers, service technicians, water care sales teams, retailers, and store owners from all over the world, the answer remains the same: The best way to enjoy the hot tub experience is to maintain the proper sanitizer levels in the water and prevent or remove biofilm buildup in places like plumbing lines, shell surface, or filters. These are the two pillars to hot tub maintenance.