Opening: Initial Treatment
filling spa, add Spencer Stain & Scale
(2 oz. for 300 gallon or over)
clarifier and test water for alkalinity and pH. Always adjust for alkalinity
first, pH will follow alkalinity.
pH down to lower both pH and alkalinity at the rate of 1 oz. per 100
gallons, can repeat every couple of hours until alkalinity reads between 80
hold alkalinity, add 1 tbs. Spencer Alkalinity
Control per 100 gallons (this product both raises, if necessary and
holds in proper range. (Wait 24 hours before further adjusting the pH.)
part systems: Spencer Brom Bank, added
weekly, with Spencer Brom Start (shock
treatment) added after using spa.
with Spencer Brom Start (shock treatment)
your test strips. Adjust alkalinity and pH as necessary. Be sure sanitizer
levels are in range.
1 oz. Spencer Stain & Scale
clarifier or Spencer Protection Plus.
surface and scum line. (Spencer Wall Brite
is a good product for that purpose)
or change filter cartridge if necessary.
enzyme added to the spa regularly will minimize scum line and also helps
keep filter cleaner.
test before treating with chemicals. Treating for the wrong problem is
costly and may result in more problems, donít be afraid to call for
a spa, less is best.
and refill on a regular basis. Can be as often as monthly or as long as four
months, depends on usage.
filter does half the work, so keep a spare, clean and change often. A
clogged filter will also keep your spa from heating up properly.
treat after heavy use (like a spa party) or partially drain and refill.
de-foamer sparingly. If you canít control the foam after shocking, you may
need to add fresh water.
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