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When to drain the spa ?

05 March 2015

When do you have to drain the spa ? You have to drain the spa when it has a high level (> 3 000 ppm) of TDS (total dissolved solids) or combined to a high level of chlorine. Here is the formula : (Number of gallons / 3) / (Number of swimmers / ...


Positioning and delivery of the spa

05 March 2015

CHECK THE DIMENSIONS OF SPA: Compare the size of the spa to the width of gates, sidewalks and gates along the delivery path followed to bring the spa in the garden. It may be necessary to remove a gate or a gate or partially withdraw a fence to ensure unimpe ...


Filtration - Backwash

05 March 2015

When? We should do a backwash once a week, after vacuuming and when the filter gauge exceeds 5 pounds of pressure at its normal operating pressure (around 20). Why? To clean dirt from the sand filter. ...


Pump

05 March 2015

Noisy pump The impeller might need lubrication or to be replace. Check the engine water inlet. Check the water inlet valves (main drain and skimmer) to be open. The noise migh ...


Filter

05 March 2015

Sand filter Price: Between $200 and $600; Sand: between $50 and $150. Pros: Biggest seller in Quebec, therefore product and parts are very accessible. User-friendly.&nb ...


Sanitizer

05 March 2015

Bromine Sanitizer that has a low odour and is suitable for indoor and outdoor swimming pools, but is more commonly used for spas as it is heavier and evaporates less. Effec ...


Buying Guide - Heater

05 March 2015

Solar blanket Price: Between $50 and $150. Installation on a roll: $75. Pros: No operating costs. It limits exchanges between water and air. Ideal for keeping the water temperature. ...


New tendancies in urban pool world

05 March 2015

Two trends oppose themselves in urban pool world. The pond or the swimming pool. And not only because of the size of your backyard. Owners Deux tendances s’affrontent en milieu urbain. Le bassin ou la piscine de natation. Et pas seulement en fonction d ...


Water Issues

05 March 2015

Water loss Check the vinyl liner for imperfections or any signs of wear. If necessary, patch a vinyl. Look for tears or separations around all fittings, skimmer, returns, cleaner line etc... Check the inside of the&n ...


Cyberpresse Article : UV of your pool

05 March 2015

Poseidon pool and spa recommends this article by Cyberpresse (French) concerning the UV of your pool. ...


POSEIDON recommands : BackyardStyle

05 March 2015

POSEIDON found you an interesting website for your backyard. This website will guide you to embellish the environment of your pool or your spa to make your backyard a wonderful place. ...


New spa paint technology

05 March 2015

Pool and spa Poseidon recommand you a new article on PiscineSpa concerning a new spa paint technology. While our partner Custom Spa Cover specialise on custom spa cover, this compagny specialise on custom spa design. The pictures are spectacular, you must see! ...


New spa LED lights that increases security

05 March 2015

The EuroSpaPoolNews websited presentend a new spa LED lights that is in development from EVA Optic that increases the security of the users. The Optic QI model seems very interesting and has a good looking desing. A must see in the future... https://www.euro ...


How to calculate the real power of a motor?

05 March 2015

How to calculate the real power of a motor? To calculate the real power of a motor. You have to mulitply the motor's horse power (HP) by the service factor (SF).   ...


Pool chemical produts list

05 March 2015

Chemical products for the pool Granular chlorine 70% Granules of calcium hypochlorite for chlorination 70%. Economical source of unstabilized chlorine. Pellets 3'' - 200 gr. Chlorine tablets stabilized highly concent ...