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Thread: Household bleach vs Liquid chlorinator

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    Petersburg IL

    Household bleach vs Liquid chlorinator

    Want to be sure I am using the right product. Menard's sells a Splash Pool Shock Liquid Chlorinator which it says is 12.5% Liquid Chlorine. Have been using "clorax" bleach.
    Is it okay to use these other liquid chlorine products. Walmart has one also under a different name in the pool department.
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    Arab, Alabama

    Re: Household bleach vs Liquid chlorinator

    Those should be fine!

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    Re: Household bleach vs Liquid chlorinator

    ya just avoid any scented or splash-less bleach when buying at the grocery store.
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    Re: Household bleach vs Liquid chlorinator

    Same chemical, different concentrations. Be sure to use the right strength when using poolmath.
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