Maintaining Your Hot Tub

Written by Terri Greene

Purchasing a hot tub is a big investment and one that should not be taken lightly. Hot tubs cost thousands of dollars and if not maintained properly they can become ineffective within just a few months. Maintaining your hot tub and all of its components is a key factor in how long it will last. In order to maximizerepparttar life of your hot tub and keep it running smoothly for many years, follow these steps which will ensure your hot tub will function properly.


Testing your water once a week is crucial to maintaining a hot tub. When you purchase a hot tub,repparttar 144343 manufacturer should provide you with testing strips or drops which coincide withrepparttar 144344 type of hot tub you bought. If your hot tub uses bromine,repparttar 144345 test strip will need to test for bromine, chlorine, ph and alkalinity. For chlorine, it tests Ph and alkalinity. If your hot tub uses a natural purifier,repparttar 144346 test strip should indicate it is testing for Ph, alkalinity and monopersulfates.

Shock Treatment

Shocking is an important component in maintaining your hot tub. If you use your hot tub 2-4 times per week then you will need to shock it only once a week. If you use your hot tub more than 4 times a week you will have to shock it twice. If you have a natural purifier (as opposed to a bromine purifier) lightly shockrepparttar 144347 hot tub after every use as well as one heavy shock per week.


Once you have a schedule set out, maintaining your chemicals is easy. If you test your hot tub and your Ph level is low, there are products that you can buy specifically to increase those levels. In addition, there are also products which are designed specifically for hot tubs that have Ph levels that are too high. Your hot tub should have bromine or natural purifier in it at all times.

Security Cameras For Your Peace of Mind

Written by Owen Gerrard

The reasons for installing cctv cameras arerepparttar same whether you own a home or business. Protecting your property, family and employees is probably atrepparttar 144094 top of your list of priorities. You’re notrepparttar 144095 only one that feels that way. Sales of home and business security systems have exploded in recent years. Even before 9/11, security system sales were onrepparttar 144096 rise. Afterrepparttar 144097 terrorist attacks, sales of home and business security cameras rose by as much as 20% overrepparttar 144098 course of three months.

The rise in sales of security cameras is justified byrepparttar 144099 results. Police in most major cities say thatrepparttar 144100 chances of a break-in or robbery are nearly cut in half byrepparttar 144101 presence of an obvious security camera onrepparttar 144102 premises. Business owners report that theft by both customers and employees is nearly eliminated when they installrepparttar 144103 right security camera system. And we’ve certainly all seenrepparttar 144104 dramatic footage taken by home security video cameras that have led torepparttar 144105 conviction of criminals who have abused children, burglarized homes or otherwise brokenrepparttar 144106 law.

What can security cameras do for your peace of mind?

Secure Your Business with a Security Camera System

You’ve seen them –repparttar 144107 ubiquitous, all-seeing eyes of a video surveillance system in local stores. The most obvious commercial use for a security camera is to prevent loss of merchandise through shoplifting and theft. It’s far fromrepparttar 144108 only way that security cameras are used in business, though.

Security cameras can log transactions atrepparttar 144109 cash register or ATM, monitor remote areas ofrepparttar 144110 plant for safety reasons, monitorrepparttar 144111 premises after hours and ensure that your employees are treating both you and your customers fairly. Evidence taken from security camera systems has been used as evidence in sexual harassment suits, burglary trials, even murder trials. The evidence isn’t always used to convict, either. In one case,repparttar 144112 security videotapes from a security video camera covering an employee parking lot were used to prove thatrepparttar 144113 car of an employee could NOT have been used in a hit and run accident that took place several blocks away – they showedrepparttar 144114 car parked in its usual spot every 2 minutes throughoutrepparttar 144115 entire day.

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