Bromine is a chemical that has been used for years in spas, hot tubs, and swimming pools to help control bacteria growth. Bromine can be found in liquid form or as Bromine granules. Bromine granules are easier to use because they do not need to be diluted with water before use.… Read More
Should a manufacturer, distributor, or retailer that sells biocidal products don’t comply with BPR regulations, then the United Kingdom by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) can assess hefty fines on the violator, and it doesn’t stop there. The violator chain goes up through the manufacturer to the distributor to the retailer that provides the non-BPR-regulated products.… Read More
The Biocidal Product Regulations 2008 (BPR) are a set of European Union law designed to strengthen the Biocidal Products Regulation which was enacted in 2004. The Biocidal Product Regulations 2008 (BPR) implement a new approval system, which simplifies the approval process for biocidal products.… Read More
Total alkalinity is important in hot tubs and pools because it maintains the ideal pH level. Total Alkalinity, or TA, helps to prevent brown stains from forming on your pool walls and floor tiles. It also prevents these pesky corrosion problems that can suck all of the chemicals out of your system.… Read More
Industrial biocides like Bromine are used in many industries, but specifically in pools and hot tubs because they kill bacteria, algae, and other organisms that may disrupt the cleanliness. Bromine is a very popular choice for these two industries because it is one of the most effective and economical.… Read More
What are the advantages of using chlorine tablets:
– Chlorine tablets will help maintain a healthy environment in your pool or spa, preventing bacteria and algae from growing.
– Chlorine is less expensive than other sanitizers, making them the most cost effective option for maintaining a healthy environment for your pool or spa.… Read More
The Total Chemical Solutions team often gets asked what the difference is between these two recommended forms of chlorine, and which one should be used. For years now, bromine has been a popular proactive option for on-site water sanitation due to its non-chlorine properties that are advantageous in hot tubs or spas because it does not cause dry skin like some chlorinated pools can.… Read More
Balancing pH and alkalinity in your hot tub.
It is important to keep the water in your hot tub clean. This may be a hard task depending on how you maintain it, but there are ways of improving its quality by regulating pH and alkalinity levels.… Read More