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Importance of Balancing Hot Tub & Pool pH

pH Plus – Sodium Carbonate

Your hot tub and pool pH levels are important to maintaining for a number of reasons. Not only will it keep your water looking and feeling great, but it will also help extend the life of your equipment. Let’s take a look at why pH levels are so important, and how you can make sure yours are balanced.… Read More

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What is calcium hardness and why is it important?

Calcium Chloride Flakes Bulk Pallet

You’ve probably heard of calcium hardness if you have a swimming pool. But what is it exactly? And why is it important?

Calcium hardness measures the water’s ability to resist changes in pH. The higher the calcium hardness, the less likely the water will experience sudden pH changes.Read More

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What are Bromine Granules?


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

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Consequences of not using BPR products

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

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Why is Total Alkalinity so important in hot tubs or pools


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

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The global market for bromine in hot tubs and pools


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

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Why are chlorine tablets so popular as a biocide

FAQ’s Sanitizers

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

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Stabilised Chlorine vs Un-stabilised Chlorine

stabilised Chlorine

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