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
Total Chemical Solutions has been working hard to put together a range of frequently asked questions around areas of water management, industry updates, HSE Guidance FAQ, L8 quick tips and more.
Importance of Balancing Hot Tub Alkalinity
It’s important to keep your pool and hot tub alkalinity and pH levels in balance. If they’re too high or too low, it can cause problems with the water quality and how your hot tub functions. In this blog post, we’ll talk about why it’s important to maintain these levels and how to do it.… Read More
What is calcium hardness and why is it important?
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
What are Bromine Granules?
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
GB BPR Biocidal Product Regulations
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
How effective are chlorine tablets and chlorine granules?
As both products are chlorine based, they are essentially and when used correctly, as effective as each other at controlling the bacteria and sanitizing the water in your hot tub.
The key to achieving the perfect balance and level of control is to ensure your hot tub water maintains a chlorine level of 3-5ppm.… Read More