Loading... Please wait...

Better Water Blog

POOL ART by Neal Breton

Posted by

Memories by the pool...dreams of vacations poolside...quiet nights alone by the pool...most fond memories were made with an aquatic background.  Who doesn't love a little H20, Vitamin D and Laughter by the pool?  Neal Breton brings the joy of pools to life with his series called Pools. I haven't seen anything like this art in the pool industry and I think retail stores, pool builder conference rooms, pool distribution lobbies can all use some of these awesome vibes!

When it Comes to Clean Water, Sharing is Caring

CLEAN WATER.  How often do you think about clean water?  For most people, it's not something they ever think about.  You go to the faucet, you grab some water, no biggie.  You take a long, hot shower (feels good, right?), no worries.  You fill up your pool or spa as often as you want without [...]

Read More »


Crystal Clear Pool Water With Advanced Oxidaton Process (AOP)

Chances are you have never seen a pool as crystal clear as a pool sanitized with Advanced Oxygen Process (AOP). AOP has been evolving for decades (back to 1980s). Primarily used for wastewater treatment, AOP can break down more in the water than either Ozone or UV-C separately. Put together, and the [...]

Read More »


Ozone versus UV Sterilization in Hot Tubs and Pools

In order to compare Ozone vs. UV in hot tubs and pools, we first need to clarify (pun intended) what Ozone and UV mean.OZONE.  Simply put ozone is O3, or activated oxygen.  There are two basic ways to generate ozone for pool and spa use:  Ultra Violet Rays (think sunshine) and Corona Discharge (think lightning [...]

Read More »


Smelly Hot Tub Water

"Pass the cheese" is not something you want to hear, or smell, in a hot tub.  If your hot tub is cloudy and smelly, there's a good chance your spa ozone generator expired.Spas with ozone use fewer chemicals.  But when ozone dies around the three year mark, water chemistry goes haywire.  pH becomes a nightmare [...]

Read More »


How Can I Tell if My Spa Ozone Generator is Working?

Four main indicators help determine if your spa ozone generator is working:1. WATER CLARITY.  Spa water should be crystal clear and odorless.  Anything less than perfectly clear and balanced water is an indicator that one or more of the following is true: Spa Ozonator has expired and needs replacingCheck valve failed and ozone [...]

Read More »


Spa Water Chemistry is Easier With an Ozonator

Hot Tub and spa owners have a hard time balancing water chemistry when there is simply too much in the water, and pH begins to fluctuate.  Contamination includes humans by-products, chemicals, chemical by-products, calcium, iron and manganese, to name a few.When spa water gets out of whack, what do most spa owners do?  Dump it.  [...]

Read More »


Recipe for Perfect Hot Tub Water

In this article, we will provide you what we believe is the recipe for perfect hot tub water!  By "perfect" we mean crystal-clear, hassle-free and healthy.   LoveYourHotTub.com gives you ultimate ownership of your spa's water quality.  You are the boss of your hot tub water, so be aware:  more is not better and balance is key.Bromine or Chlorine?  [...]

Read More »


"Yellow Goo" in Your Spa Ozone Tubing? What is it, and What Can You Do About It?

"Yellow Goo" in your Spa Ozone Tubing is a collection of Nitric Acid.  Nitric Acid is formed when Nitrogen in the air mixes with moisture in the air.Yellow Goo is not new!  But the one thing that did change for the better of the environment is the fact that a few years ago the tubing [...]

Read More »


On The Job Site With Jen #3: How to Polish Up An Old Hot Tub or Spa

It’s a sad sight to see an old hot tub or spa look so bad that nobody wants to open the lid and get in.  With every passing day, the hot tub is less and less likely to be used again.When a local customer asked for help “flipping her hot tub,” I happily took on the challenge!  [...]

Read More »