If you’re having problems with your spa water, then you can rest easy knowing that most spa water problems can be diagnosed and fixed quite quickly and painlessly.
We’ve compiled a series of step-by-step instructions to troubleshoot the most common spa water problems: such as how to fix cloudy water, odorous water and foamy water, and how to prevent itchy skin and irritated eyes.
Cloudy water is typically a result of unbalanced water. By following these simple steps, you can ensure that your spa water is crystal clear once again:
Smelly or odorous water is often a sign of unbalanced water or a low purifier level. Here’s how you banish the smell and ensure that it’s as gentle on the nose as it is the skin:
Commonly, foamy water is a result of coming into contact with detergents and body lotions. It’s imperative that you never use household cleaners to clean your spa, as it will contaminate the water and result in a foamy appearance.
Foaming can also be caused by heavy bather loads (too many swimmers in the water) or incorrect pH/Alkalinity levels. Bathers should be encouraged to shower before entering the spa. Alternatively, consult this checklist to prevent your spa water from foaming:
It’s common that swimmers may experience itchy skin and irritated eyes after swimming in the spa. These physical symptoms often indicate that the water is unbalanced or the purifier (chlorine) levels are too low. Learn more about how to ensure swimming comfort below:
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