One of the biggest worries that first-time hot tub shoppers have about their potential new purchase is a concern about how difficult it is to maintain hot tub water properly.
How difficult is it to maintain clean hot tub water?
It is easy. Modern hot tub water care systems have come very far since the early days and now you have options where water care is concerned. The latest hot tub water care systems use fewer chemicals and require less time than ever before.
Did I have to do well in high school chemistry for it to make sense?
If you think the periodic table has four legs and comes with matching chairs, it is still easy. Our expertly trained and certified Caldera® hot tub dealers will get you started and our low maintenance hot tub water care systems will leave you enjoying your spa instead of wondering whether your hot tub water is healthy.
“Is there a lengthy learning curve? How much time will it take every day? Is the water…”
Allow us to interrupt your stream of questions with this announcement:
With a Caldera spa, maintaining clean hot tub water is easy.
Caldera Spas offers a choice of two water care systems, and both are designed to give you sparkling-clear, sanitized water with very little effort. Of course, there is always a learning curve for new owners, especially adjusting to variables such as frequency of use, the number of users and the size of the spa.
The FROG® Water Care System
The innovative FROG in-line water care system comes standard on all Caldera Spas. As a result, keeping spa water fresh and clean has never been easier.
The FROG housing is integrated into the shell of Caldera Spas. Water is treated continually as it flows through the housing.
Rather than carefully measuring out chemicals from a variety of bottles, color-coded cartridges that last for weeks (bromine) or months (minerals), depending on use, are simply replaced periodically.
The FROG system uses a combination of bromine and minerals formulated to work effectively in warm water. Bromine is also much easier on the skin than chlorine-based systems. The bromine and mineral cartridges are adjusted with a simple dial so you can simply set the amount to be released based on how often you use your spa.
The Monarch® Water Care System
The Monarch Water Care System is an alternative to the FROG in-line water care system. Monarch uses fewer chemicals for fresh, clear water. Key to the system is the CD Ozone Unit, which injects millions of ozone bubbles into the water to neutralize contaminants on contact. As part of the system, easy-to-replace cartridges continuously release sanitizing silver ions into the water. The cartridges only need to be replaced every three months.
With the Monarch System, simply dose spa water with MPS chlorine-free oxidizer after each use for sanitized water without the need for a constant chlorine level. You will only need to add chlorine weekly.
The Monarch system is an incredibly easy way to keep spa water sanitized and clear with fewer chemicals and less maintenance. Plus, the water feels better and smells cleaner.
The CD Ozone is an option that is available for all Caldera Spas, and it is standard on all Utopia® Series models.
Start With Pre-Filtered Water
We recommend starting the water sanitizing process with the cleanest water possible. Our Clean Screen® pre-filter attaches to the end of a garden hose and removes water impurities as you fill your spa. Adding our Vanishing Act® calcium remover when water is added to your spa reduces calcium build up and results in softer-feeling water. If you live in an area with hard water, Vanishing Act can keep your spa cleaner and help the water feel better.
Thanks to these easy water treatments, you can maintain sparkling water with a minimum of effort. As a result, your spa will always be ready for use when you are ready to use it.
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