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Maintenance of your spa

September 13, 2010

When do you have to do the maintenance of the spa?

Everyday

- Check equipment and proper functioning of filtration
- Check water level
- Clean the skimmer basket

Every 2 or 3 days

- Add 1 tablespoon of Oxy for treating organic waste

Weekly

1. Clean spa using a vaccum

2. Remove filter cartridge and clean it using a hose or rinse off filter cartridge with fresh water.

3. Test water quality using the following analysis :
Brome lithium: 4.0 ppm
PH: 7.2 - 7.6
Alkalinity: 80-120 ppm

4. Add the requiered amount of chemicals to achieve the above-listed values listed above based on the following equivalences:

Bromine tablets: 4-5 tablets Maintain bromine in brominator and adjust its level of production depending on the level of bromine measured
Lithium or granular: 1 tablespoon per day
PH -: Add 1 tablespoon of pH when pH> 7.8 (wait 30 min. Repeat as needed)
PH: Add 1 tablespoon of pH when pH <7.2 (30 min wait. Repeat as needed)
Alkalinity: Add 2 tablespoons of Alca when alkalinity <60 ppm (Wait 30 min. Repeat as needed)

5. Add 50 ml of''Spa''Secure to remove scale

Monthly

1. Test water for hardness to achieve a level calcium of 200-300 ppm
Add 2 tablespoons of Cal+ when hardness <100 ppm (wait 30 min. Repeat as needed)
2. Clean filter
2.1 Rince filter cartridges
2.2 Soaked filter in a solution overnight
2.3 Rince filter cartridges
04.02 Dry completely

Suggestion: buy a second filter that you'll use when you clean the other.

Bimonthly

Drain spa
1. Remove spa cover
2. Close air filtration system
3. Add about 200g. Ph-and let it run with the engines on high for 15 minutes
4. Add ½ bottle flush whrilpool''''in the spa
5. Add filter for 1 hour
6. Turn off breaker
7. Drain your hot tub by connecting a hose from the faucet near the control panel under the spa
8. Drain spa
9. Clean spa with a substance or a nonabrasive cleaner acrylic product
10. Fill spa through the hose into the skimmer
11. Turn on breaker
12. Add 100 ml of''Spa''Secure, anti-tartar
13. Select desired temperature

Annually

1. Clean cover using a cover cleaner solution
2. Clean streams
Note the location of jets
3. Gently remove the jets of their location by turning counter clockwise. Clean using a soap solution
4. Lubricate the rubber using liquid silicone
5. Reinstall the jets pushing them gently clockwise