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Care for your Spa or Hot tub 6 Keys of Spa Care Chlorine-Bromine Spa Start Up Chlorin-bromine maintenance Soft Soak Start up & Maintenance Pristine Blue Spa Care AquaFinesse for Spas & Hot tubs Nature2 for Spas Spa Frog Swim Spa care Spa & Hot tub chemistry questions Purge, drain & refill spa or hot tub Spa Hot tub Water Balance Spa Biofilms Foaming, cloudy water Odors Spa Water Mold Spa water illlness, rashes Text Box: Spa & Hot Tub Care

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Soft Soak Start-Up & Maintenance

Soft Soak Start up kitSoft Soak Start-Up (first time or upon drain/refill)

Special note:  If your spa has been operational or NOT operational for any period of time, we strongly recommend treating the spa FIRST with a spa plumbing cleaner such as product such as Spa Purge or Swirl Away or AquaFinesse Spa Clean Tablet or Spa System Flush or SpaBoss Whirlpool Rinse  to attack & remove the biofilm - all of these products are completely compatible with Soft Soak. 

Cleaning the plumbing lines gets rid of stuff hiding in those concealed places where bacteria & problems hide & breed.  For more information about bio-films, please read this information.

  1. Fill Spa with water.

  2. Once filled with water, start equipment following the spa manufacturer's written instructions.

  3. Test water for pH, Total Alkalinity & Calcium Hardness.

  4. Balance spa water with SpaGuard Total Alkalinity Increaser and Calcium Hardness Increaser.  Follow label instructions or the directions provided.

  5. Add the following amount of Soft Soak products per 150 gallons of spa water:
    Add 5 oz. Soft Soak Spa Conditioner (used at start-up only); allow to circulate for about 30 minutes WITHOUT the air blower

  6. Add the following amounts of Soft Soak products per 150 gallons of spa water:
    Add 1.0 oz. Soft Soak Stain & Scale Control
    Add 3.0 oz. Soft Soak Shock

  7. All water to circulate continuously for about 30 minutes with the air blowers (if equipped) OFF.

  8. Add 1.0 oz. of Soft Soak Sanitizer per 150 gallons of spa water & circulate continuously again for about 30 minutes.

  9. Retest spa water using Soft Soak Water Test Strips.  Sanitizer level should be between 30 and 50 ppm and the pH should be between 7.2 and 7.6.

Soft Soak Maintenance Care

Weekly:

  1. Test spa water using Soft Soak Spa Water Test Strips for pH, Total Alkalinity, Calcium Hardness and Sanitizer levels.  Write down the results.

  2. Add the following amounts of Soft Soak products per 150 gallons of spa water:
    Add 0.25 oz. Soft Soak Stain & Scale Control
    Add 1.0 to 3.0 oz. Soft Soak Shock, according to spa usage.  Use the higher amount if the spa is used 3 or more times per week.

  3. The Soft Soak Sanitizer level should be maintained between 30 and 50 ppm.  If the Sanitizer level is 11 to 30 ppm, add 0.5 oz. Soft Soak Sanitizer per 150 gallons of spa water.  If the Sanitizer level is 0 to 10 ppm, add 1.0 oz. Soft Soak Sanitizer per 150 gallons of spa water.

  4. If pH is NOT between 7.2 and 7.6, adjust as needed with SpaGuard pH Increaser or Decreaser.

Monthly:

  • If possible, have your water professionally tested by Par Pool & Spa

  • Chemically clean your filter with Soft Soak Filter Cleaner.

Every 3 to 4 Months:

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