Why use bromine or chlorine in a spa?

Answer The warm, wet, bubbly nature of a spa makes it appealing to us, but it also can make a poorly maintained spa attractive to microbes that can make us sick. Sanitizers kill the bacteria that can grow... Read More »

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Can I use bromine tablets in a chlorine spa?

Bromine tablets are used to sanitize hot tubs. It is possible to use bromine tablets in a chlorine spa. In fact, one type of bromine tablet requires an oxidizer such as chlorine to activate the che... Read More »

Bromine vs. Chlorine in Hot Tubs?

Hot tubs are fun and relaxing, but the fun fades quickly if you get an infection from bacteria in the water. Keeping your hot tub clean is of utmost importance. Many sanitizing products are availab... Read More »

For concrete pools is a chlorine or bromine feeder or salt chlorinator best?

Answer If you calculate the cost of chlorine over a 10 year period of time and the cost of purchasing, servicing and maintaining a salt generator over 10 years there is no comparison. Salt generat... Read More »

What can be done to eliminate skin rashes from swimming in bromine pools if you do not have a reaction in chlorine pools?

I have a major problem with bromine and get a horrible rash when I swim with it. The only thing that sort of works is to use a barrier cream (basically something that people use when they work with... Read More »