Hot Tub Scum (How to Get Rid and Prevent The Scum)

Hot Tub Scum

Scum is a type of mineral buildup that forms on the water’s surface. It develops due to an imbalance in chemical compounds, namely calcium and magnesium. You can remove the scum in the hot tub using an acid wash with hot water, white vinegar, hot

How to Fix Yellow Hot Tub Water Quickly

Yellow Hot Tub Water

The water in the hot tub must be clear. But it sometimes happens that the water turns yellow. Why is that, and how do you fix the problem? The yellow water in the hot tub must be cleaned by adequate filtration and the use of

Why is My Hot Tub Water Green and How to Fix It?

hot tub water green

The water in your hot tub should be crystal clear and not green. But why does the water in the hot tub become green, and how to fix it? Green water in the hot tub is caused mainly by green algae or by incorrect use

How to Lower The Alkalinity in Your Hot Tub With Vinegar

Lower The Alkalinity in Your Hot Tub With Vinegar

Alkalinity plays an essential role in the water balance in the hot tub. A too high alkalinity level is bad for the water quality and equipment. But how can you lower a high alkalinity level with vinegar? To lower the alkalinity in the hot tub,

How to Shock a Hot Tub in 5 Easy Steps

How to shock a hot tub

Every hot tub has to be cleaned with a shock agent at some point. But when is this necessary, and how do you shock a hot tub correctly? The hot tub is mostly shocked with chlorine to remove dirty water and bad smells. But other

How to Use Baking Soda to Raise Alkalinity in Your Hot Tub

raise alkalinity with baking soda in hot tub

In addition to the pH level, the alkalinity in the hot tub plays a important role in the water balance. Therefore, a low alkalinity should be corrected. But can you also use baking soda to raise the alkalinity in a hot tub, and how much

When and How Often to Change Hot Tub Water

How Often to Change Hot Tub Water

Hot tub water should be balanced to keep it clean, but it should also be changed regularly for hygiene purposes. But how often should you change the hot tub water? Generally, the water in the hot tub should be changed every 3 days or at