Posts in Maintenance Categories

Advice and tips for maintaining your spa or swim spa.

The naked truth about spa pool insulation

Insulation is one of the most important aspects of the manufacturing of spas and swim spas as it is the main factor in determining the heating cost of spas and swim spas.

Are cheap spa chemicals worth the risks?

It’s tempting to try and save money on chemicals and cleaning products when you own a spa pool or swim spa. Before you buy low-cost products, you should know the risks.

UV V Ozone - Which is best for my spa pool

We are often asked: "Which is best, UV or Ozone systems and do they work?". There is a lot of discussion in the spa industry around which is the best automatic sanitising system for spas and swim spas. The truth is, the ultimate solution is to have both! Read on to find out why:

Vortex Spa Error Codes ER-3 and ER-4

Spa control keypads help us control the functions of our spas and swim spas. We give them little notice as we go about our day to day relaxation...until we receive the dreaded error message.

"Don't panic. Stay calm and spa on. Most common error messages can be quickly resolved.''

Are Epsom salts ok to use in spas? A warning:

By Dr. Kyle
Epsom Salts, were first named for a saline spring in Surrey, England and have the official chemical composition being Magnesium Sulphate which is an Alkaline chemical compound.

How much electricity does a spa pool use? (Spa Pool running cost estimate)

If you're thinking about purchasing a hot tub, spa or swim spa, there's a good chance one of the first questions you may have is, "How much does a spa cost to run?" This is not the easiest question to answer as there are so many variables to consider. For example; what’s the temperature outside? How much is the spa being used? How has the spa been installed? What is the quality of the spa?

What is ozone in a spa pool for and should I have it?

If you have been researching spas, you will probably have come across the term Ozone.

Ozone automatic sanitiser (or oxidizer) systems have been around in spas for almost as long as spas have been around.