First, let's hit on some "Don't Do"
Never add bromine or chlorine tablets
directly to your water, in your skimmer, or "laying on the bottom of the
spa". Probably the biggest problem creator for spa equipment is using
the skimmer to hold bromine or chlorine tablets.
Never add anything to your water that you can't live
with "forever", or until it is drained
Never add more than the manufacturers recommended
dosage for ANY chemical additive.
Never add SOAP to your water. It may be
"cute" for the kids, but this will cause you more problems than you
Never let the kids or party goers urinate in your
Don't let anyone use the spa that hasn't showered down
before getting in. This is also a major cause of spa water