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HOT TUB FOAM: What Is The Cause and How To Get Rid Of It


WHAT CAUSES HOT TUB FOAM?


Winding down from a long day, you open your hot tub cover only to see foam and bubbles coating your spa water, leaving you wondering what causes hot tub water to foam?


The top 3 reasons for foamy water:

  1. Beauty/Soap products on your body or swim suit

  2. Low calcium hardness

  3. PH is too high or too low




Hot tub foam foamy hot tub water



HOW TO GET RID OF FOAMY WATER


If you believe your foam as been caused due to beauty/soap products, your best best is to use oxidizing shock on your water accompanied with all oil absorber like a clarifier or enzyme after each use. Showering before use is a great preventative measure as well.


Is low calcium harness the issue? This lead to low surface tension and excessive bubbles. Use test strips and add a calcium hardness booster to your water if necessary.


Imbalanced water can cause a number of issues. Test your water weekly and use PH up or PH down to manage the alkalinity level.


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