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Spa Water Troubleshooting

Thankfully most spa water problems can be diagnosed and fixed quickly.

The following pages contain step-by-step instructions to troubleshoot the most common spa water problems including fixing cloudy water, smelly water, foamy water and reducing the problem of itchy skin and eyes.

Cloudy Water
 
How do I fix cloudy spa water?
Cloudy water is usually associated with unbalanced water.
  • Ensure that the cartridge filter is clean.
  • Check ph/Alkalinity levels and adjust if necessary.
  • Add a dose of Spa Power Purifier and Natural Clarifier to the spa and run the pump for 1 hour with the cover off.
  • Download our Spa Water Care Brochure for dosage rates.
 
Smelly Water
 
How do I fix smelly water?
Smelly water is usually associated with unbalanced water or a low purifier (chlorine) level.
  • Ensure that the cartridge filter is clean.
  • Check pH/Alkalinity levels and adjust if necessary.
  • Add a dose of Spa Power Purifier and Natural Clarifier to the spa and run the spa pump for 1 hour with the cover off.
  • Download our Spa Water Care Brochure for dosage rates.
 
Foamy Water
 
How do I fix foamy water?
Foamy water is usually associated with detergents/body lotions in the spa.  Never use household cleaners to clean your spa.
 
Foaming can also be caused by heavy bather loads or incorrect pH/Alkalinity.  Bathers should be encouraged to shower before entering the spa.
  • Check pH/Alkalinity and adjust if necessary.
  • Add double weekly dose of Spa Oxy Fresh.
  • Add Spa Natural Clarifier as per the weekly dosage rate.
  • Run filter for an hour.
  • If foaming persists Spa Anti Foam can be added to the water.
  • Download our Spa Care Water Brochure for dosage rates.
 
Itchy Skin and Eyes
 
How do I reduce itchy skin and eyes?
Itchy skin and eyes is usually associated with unbalanced water or a low purifier (chlorine level).
  • Ensure that the cartridge filter is clean.
  • Check pH/Alkalinity levels and adjust if necessary.
  • Add a dose of Spa Power Purifier and Natural Clarifier and run the spa pump for an hour with the cover off.
  • Download our Spa Water Care Brochure for dosage rates.

For more information please download our Spa Care Brochure


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