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Biofilm – The Unseen Scourge

Biofilm – The Unseen Scourge

Biofilm. From the word you’d think maybe it could be a biography movie, but no. We’re about to make this word on par with ‘moist’ for many people. Disclaimer, this is not a pleasant subject.

What is biofilm?

Biofilm is any group of bacteria and other microorganisms that grow on surfaces that are in regular contact with water. A mixture of bacteria, solids, oil and other organic matter (yuck), it can be home to harmful bacteria like Legionella (Legionnaire’s Disease), Pseudomonas Aeruginosas, Mycobacterium Fortuitum and E-Coli.

Now how do these bacteria get in your hot tub? They hitch a ride on you and your bathers! All of these bacteria occur naturally in the environment, though a healthy immune system can usually fend them off when they occur in small numbers.

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Total Alkalinity – The buffer for pH

Total Alkalinity – The buffer for pH

For this week’s FAQ series article we will be discussing the second reading in the Water Balancing triad, Total Alkalinity. You may be thinking, ‘Didn’t we already talk about how pH runs from acid to alkaline, isn’t Total Alkalinity the same thing?’

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pH- The importance of being neutral

pH- The importance of being neutral

Considered by some to be the most important component of water balance, pH measures how acidic or basic your pool, spa or hot tub water is. If not monitored closely and kept in check you run the risk of damaging your equipment, i.e. heating elements, pumps, seals, and other internal workings.

We’ve compiled a list of symptoms common to low and high pH readings.

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Welcome to The Housekeeping Store

We know housekeeping is hard work, Total Chemical Solutions has a store for your needs. Let us put the ease into your ordering! We carry all the products needed for a sparkling hotel or self-catering rental, from kitchen and bathroom cleaners to wood polish. Ask us about our housekeeping chem range & housekeeping chem pro range!

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