Monthly Archives: August 2014

Not a DIY Project: Hot Tub Nightmare

hottubnightmareNo doubt these homeowners thought they would save a few dollars by putting in their hot tub on a DIY plan. Professionals who looks at this photo can instantly spot several costly mistakes that the average homeowner wouldn’t know about.

Don’t cost your family thousands and endanger lives by trying a DIY project that should be handled by a professional.

Clearwater Spas includes free site survey, delivery, and installation with every hot tub purchase. We take care of you so all you have to do is relax.


Help! My hot tub is foamy!


While a foamy tub isn’t necessarily dangerous, it is unsettling to see foam rising from water that you would like to see clear and sparkling.

One caveat. Salt water sanitizers create foam and cloudy water as part of their process. If you have a salt system, expect to see some foam when your hot tub jets are running. However, Mt. Rushmore in suds is a reason to be a bit concerned. Continue reading Help! My hot tub is foamy!

Back Pain: How Your Hot Tub Might Help


Every hot tub owner will tell you: they feel better after using their hot tub. For hundreds of years Europeans have used hot water therapy to help various chronic diseases.  In fact, the Romans developed a fabulous hot springs resort in Bath, England around 43 A.D.

In 1995, a study published in the British Journal of Rheumatology reported that hot tub therapy Continue reading Back Pain: How Your Hot Tub Might Help

Pearl Hot Tub Watercare: Getting Started

2xbottles Pearl™ Watercare is a great choice for keeping your hot tub surfaces clean and clear. Your Clearwater Spas service team will fill your new tub and add Pearl Watercare for you the first time your tub is filled, if that’s your choice of water care product.

Print these instructions and place in your hot tub notebook for when you are refilling your hot tub  with fresh water.

First, shake the bottle thoroughly before each use and dosage into hot tub. *** It is recommended that you drain and refi­ll your hot tub when switching to Pearl™ Hot Tub Watercare for optimum cleaning performance and to clean out existing sludge and calcium build-up.

  • Balance your water ­first. – Keep Alkalinity over 100, pH above 7.0 and calcium hardness between 150 and 400 ppm. – Add One Dose of Stain and Scale Control (Descaler) per product usage instructions while filling your hot tub (descaler is required each time you ­fill your hot tub… not weekly) If Calcium hardness is above 400 ppm use additional Stain and scale per dealer recommendation. – Once fi­lled, turn the power on and run all pumps on full. Set the temperature… –
  • Put sanitizer (Bromine or Chlorine) in hot tub per usage instructions – Once Heated, add your ­first dose of Pearl™ (see label on bottle for proper dosage amount).

That’s it! You are done and ready to enjoy!

We recommend rinsing your ­filter(s) 2 times per week for the ­first 2 weeks of operation if you are switching from another water conditioner. Pearl™ will work hard to remove buildup from your equipment left by other products. If you are working with a fresh tub of water, rinse your filters with a garden hose sprayer once a week.

Pearl™ Hot Tub Watercare leaves your acrylic squeaky clean. You can feel the difference when you run your bare feet along the floor of the hot tub. Many of our customers use Pearl™ and they love it.

Getting into Hot Water: Healthy and Healing


While it’s a good time getting into a warm tub filled with bubbling water, the health benefits are great. Relaxation of tense muscles and quieting of the mind are only the beginning. Those beautiful bubbles combine with swirling motion to produce pain relief and increase flexibility for arthritis sufferers as well as others who have physical challenges. Continue reading Getting into Hot Water: Healthy and Healing

Taking Care of Your Hot Tub Cover

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How Should I Take Care of My Hot Tub Cover? Your Hot Tub Cover faces the elements day in and day out—sun, wind, rain, snow, and daily wear and tear from opening and closing. Here is a free download that will help you with answers to questions like:

  • How often should I clean my cover?
  • How should I clean it?
  • What if I see mildew?
  • What’s the best way to condition the cover to keep it lasting longer?… and more.

Click here to download your free report ‘The Cover Corner’.