Greetings Hot Tub enthusiasts. This post addresses a common “rescue prescription” for bad water: The SLAM, or “Shock Level And Maintain”. Its basically what the name implies — raising the level of chlorine in your water to a very high level, and then maintaining that level for some period of time. It’s a procedure to […]
Month: March 2021
What does EPA registration mean?
Having demonstrated the performance of Hot Tub Serum “Total Maintenance” in previous posts, I feel you should know about EPA registration. EPA registration is neither trivial to obtain nor inexpensive, but the manufacturer has gone through the impressive rigor. That, by itself, says a lot. It means that proving the science is more important to […]
ahh-some vs “Serum Total Cleanse” – is there a difference?
An astute reader brought to my attention that a product very similar in appearance to Ahh-Some, known as “Serum Total Cleanse” has been available for some time now. My curiosity got the best of me, so I brought in a small jar and did a little recon: Turns out they are the same product, only […]
Silk balance vs Hot Tub Serum
As the spa products industry is finally starting to recognize the benefits of “quaternary ammonium cations” (sometimes called “QUATs”), the concept of a regular water maintenance product is starting to become more prominent. This post is about two such products — both of which hold familiar places in the market. Those of you who follow […]
Hughes Autoformer product review
In a previous post (The Garmin RV1090 product review) I referenced the plethora of gadgets and gizmos available in the RV market today, remarking that once in a while a product comes along that really makes a difference. Along with the Garmin RV1090 GPS unit, I place the Hughes “autoformer” in this category as well. […]
Coming Soon: AC “SoftStart” review!
want to run two ACs on 30 Amps? I’ll be testing the AC soft start product from softstartrv.com, which softens the high-current startup spike required by your ACs.
Battle of the dog bones
Are all RV power adapters created equal? This post is about two “dogbone” adapters — one of which I sent back!