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The cold winter season can be a great time to enjoy your spa after spending hours shovelling your driveway. Nothing beats entering the 39°C water to relax while high-powered jets slowly massage your aching back, with the snow swirling all around you. This may sound like the perfect end to the day, but unfortunately without the proper attention and care given to your spa, you may remove the cover only to find yourself staring at a block of ice. To properly maintain your spa during the winter a certain amount of attention and upkeep is required to avert any unpleasant...

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There are 2 main causes: filter system does not work properly, so the water current can not enter into heating system or over-heating switch is tripped. Other causes include: An airlock in the system – bleed air from the filter housing. The inlet or outlet holes inside the spa wall are clogged with dirt thereby reducing water flow – use brush to clean them to ensure the water flows into pump smoothly. Filter pump not working – Press filter button to check that idt functions properly. Temperature control switch is tripped because the temperature inside the heating tube is too...

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The amount of use that a spa receives differs from person to person; some people enjoy using it on a daily basis while others find comfort when used at a social gathering. On the one hand this would require your spa to constantly maintain its temperature at all times of the day (even when not in use), while one the other your spa may only need to be heated every so often (to save on electricity bills). To account for these different scenarios, your Canadian Spa Hot Tub can be configured to heat up only during specific intervals. Depending on...

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If you are constantly seeing a high alkalinity reading within your spa and are having a hard time bringing it down, check out these two possible solutions for help. Be sure to follow the instructions on the back of your chemical products to be aware of the complications that could occur. Using too much Foam Free can create a large spike in alkalinity as only 1 drop should be used per affected area. As Foam Free is very potent, using too much will force you to drain the spa to remove its effects. When entering the spa, advise your guests to remove any jewellery...

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Along with the diverter valves, there are additional controls located on the top of the spa that perform different operations. The smaller valves are called “air venturi valves”, and they affect the area around the valve itself. These controls will open an air line into the jet stream which will pull in air bubbles, thus increasing the pressure at that jet and inserting bubbles into the flow. Rotating this control will manage the amount of air to let into the stream and can be customized to your liking. These controls are directly linked to the heated air blower line, and if...

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