Adjusting PH Levels In Your Lay-Z-Spa

Why Do I Need To Worry About PH in my Hot Tub?

pH measures how acidic or alkaline your water is. If it is not kept in check you run the risk of damaging your Lay-Z-Spa and causing some irritations. The most common problems associated with both high or low pH levels:

High pH ReadingsLow pH Readings
Poor Sanitizer Efficiency (Chlorine)Poor Sanitizer Efficiency (Chlorine)
Cloudy WaterCorroded Metals/Equipment
Scale FormationSkin and Eye Irritation
Shorter Filter RunsEtched or Stained Plaster
Skin and Eye IrritationsDestruction of Total Alkalinity

What Do I Need To Do About My PH Levels?

The ideal pH range for spas is 7.2 to 7.6. To achieve these readings, you will need to use the test strips to test and adjust the pH using the products and dosages below.

High pH Readings (Above 7.6)Low pH Readings (Below 7.2)
Add pH MinusAdd pH Plus

PH Minus / Plus Dosages Examples

Please note: This guide is only applicable to Clearwater Chemicals. If you are using other chemicals, dosages may vary. Dosages are only approximate depending on the exact amount of water in your spa, water type, water temperature, positioning of the spa, bather load, weather etc.

Lay-Z-Spa ModelWater Volume (Litres)pH Minus / Plus when required. (Ideal 7.2 - 7.6)
Palm Springs96310.5g

One level teaspoon holds approx. 5g of dry product. After treating your Lay-Z-Spa water for pH levels, bathing can start when pH level is 7.2 - 7.6.

WARNING: You must always test your water before use. Water must be at recommended bathing level (7.2 - 7.6) before bathing.