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Cloudy water and foam in the inflatable spa

This is one of the major problems faced by the owners of hot tubs or swimming pools. By color, I mean that the water of your jacuzzi tub is cloudy, milky or foamy in a few words, the water is not clean. And who likes that?

What is the cause of the cloudy water?

Causes

  • Old water.
  • Chemical imbalance.
  • A pH value is too low or too high.
  • Incorrect placement of the cartridge.
  • Presence of air bubbles.

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The worst way to keep your spa inflatable, is not to change the water regularly. If you don't change the water of your jacuzzi, all of the dissolved solids will accumulate in it, which will be muddy.

It is important to understand that the use of chemicals (such as chlorine) in the water of your spa is not always going to keep the water cleanbut do not worry, this does not mean that you have to change the water every week.

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Solution

If you see that the water in your jacuzzi is cloudy and the use of chlorine does not work, consider to change the water. With a chemical treatment is right, the water tends to stay clean for months.

Chemical imbalance

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Too much or too little chlorine to purify the water of your spa may cause an imbalance in the chemistry of your spa. An insufficient amount of chlorine is associated with a higher rate of production of pollutants.

The chemical imbalances occur mainly when you are not using the correct amount of bleach according to the manufacturer's instructions.

Of course, follow the manufacturer's instructions to use the correct amount of chlorine.

In addition, it is recommended to use a clarifier, this work by trapping particles that escape of the filter. It is very important to determine the cause of the problem before using a clarifier.

Finally, if the above steps you are overwhelming or you don't have time to make these, you can hire a professional.

The pH is too low or too high

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A pH level above 100 ppm is too high. This will increase the amount of carbonates that cause cloudy water.

It is recommended to use test strips to determine the pH level. A pH range acceptable is 7.2 to 7.6.

The cause of an imbalance of the pH is similar to that of a chemical imbalance caused by failure to follow the instructions of the makere.

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Cartridge improperly installed

If the cartridge is improperly installed, water can flow behind the cartridge and make the water muddy.

Solution

Obviously, you must be careful to place the cartridge correctly. If the cartridge has been cleaned at least 12 times, it is recommended to replace it.

Bubbles in the spa inflatable

If bubbles appear, contact the service technician, this means that there is an air leak in the intake of the pump. The low levels of water can cause air bubbles.

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Solution

The source of the leak must be determined by inspecting the pipes, and the instrumentation and using a sealant and a lubricant to seal the leak.0


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