hot tub care

Hot Tub Care

How do I take care of my hot tub? What do I do?

The number one thing you should do is test you hot tubs water.

Water Care

  • Test for your sanitizer (Chlorine, Bromine, or Nature 2), PH, and Alkalinity levels. Test 2-3 times a week. Use Test Strips to Test with. Follow the directions on the test strip container.
  • If necessary, adjust the PH level. To raise the PH use PH Increaser (Soda Ash) ┬áto Lower use PH Down (Acid). Follow the directions on the product container.
  • If using Bromine, check you Bromine dispenser to make sure you have tablets refill as needed. If you levels are low you can add granular Bromine for an immediate boost. Follow the directions on the container.
  • If using Chlorine, to increase you sanitizer level add granular Chlorine for an immediate boost. Follow directions on the conainer.
  • If using Nature 2, add 1-3 tablespoons of non-chlorine Spa Shock before each use of Hot tub. Wait 15 minutes before entering the spa.
  • For clear, sparkling, and fresh water, treat your spa every two weeks with non-chlorine Spa Shock. Follow the directions on the container.


  • Clean your cartridge filter at least once a month. Remove it from the spa, use a filter cleaner one it and follow the instrustions on the cleaner. Rinse thourughly. Replace filters once a year.
  • Drain your hot tub and refill water at least four times a year. You may use a non-abrasive bathroom cleaner to clean diffucult areas. Rinse well before refilling.
  • Clean you Hot Tub cover with water and then use 303 Protectant to keep it water-proofed and looking good. Spa covers need replaced 3-5 years depending on conditions and treatment.
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IMG_1591It has been a season of change for Norflow Pool and Spa. We have always strived to carry the best products and offer quality service for our customers. In order for us to continue with this commitment we have reevaluated our business and returned to a Service Business.

To our valued store customers thank you for supporting us over the years. We look forward to supporting you in your service needs. We have closed our retail store in order to focus on what our core business. We will continue to support you with product knowledge and will help assist you in any warranty services needed.

When you need equipment replacement, service or repair of your Pool or Hot Tub please call us. We get it your busy, let us come to you.