now dependent on lithium, so the growing demand for this popular
battery material is having an impact on spa owners in New Zealand.
A global shortage of lithium hypochlorite, the most common sanitiser used in
spas, is leaving spa owners wondering how to maintain the health and clarity of
We’ve recently had to tell our clients that we can’t get in any more lithium, but
don’t panic as there are other options for spa sanitisation that are as simple to
use. Many people use Bromine tablets in a floating dispenser or a sprinkle of a granular stabilised chlorine.
We can help you decide what is right for you, so come into the shop to have your spa water analysed (for free) and get the right advice on sanitising without Lithium today. If you want to test your chlorine or bromine levels at home, we’ve got test strips and test kits for sale in store to help you too.
What else do I need to do for my spa?
We recommend OSPA Oxy shock to our clients as it helps clear up body fats, algae and contaminants.
A good quality spa shock (oxidiser) cleans up the water ridding it of toxins, helping keep your spa water
clean and safe. Giving your spa a regular shock also helps keep the sanitizer stay active for longer.
Remember, we can help with your spa service or do a complete drain and refill for you, it's only $15 to add your spa
service to your regular pool valet if you are a client of ours!