How much chlorine do you need to sanitize a spa?

Answer Chlorine levels in spas and hot tubs should be maintained at a residual level of approximately 3 parts per million (ppm), depending on usage. Free chlorine levels should be maintained at .5 to 1 pp... Read More »

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How much chlorine is needed to sanitize a spa?

The proper amount of chlorine utilized in spa maintenance is 3 to 5 ppm, or 3 to 5 parts chlorine per million parts water. However, when administering a chlorine shock after a water change, the ch... Read More »

Can i sanitize a wading pool with chlorine bleach?

Chlorine bleach is made out of a chemical called sodium hypochlorite. When diluted, it is safe to use as a cleaner. However, it should never be used to clean a wading pool. A product specifically d... Read More »

Is the easiest way to sanitize a pool with chlorine Eco Smarte or Natural 2?

Sanitizing your swimming poolThe question seems to run together and be confusing. I believe what is being asked is "What is the easiest way to sanitize a pool? Chlorine, Eco Smart or a Natures 2 sy... Read More »

How much chlorine do you need to shock a pool?

Shocking a swimming pool means treating it with a larger than usual amount of an oxidizing chemical like chlorine in order to destroy contaminants, including algae and bacteria. Generally, you must... Read More »