How to Add Liquid Chlorine


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May 2, 2017
I've read on here that most people pour their bleach strait into the pool in front of a jet. Instead, could I pour the bleach into the skimmer first, then allow the bleach to come out of the jets?

My thinking on this is if I pour the bleach into the pool in front of a jet, I'm afraid some of it will fall strait down and settle on my liner and cause stains or fade marks.

Any insight?


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Dec 11, 2016
Very few things are recommended to put directly in the skimmer and Chlorine is not one of them.

You can dilute the Chlorine in a 5 gallon bucket with pool water and then pour slowly into the pool in front of a return.

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Also you can brush and agitate the water after you pour directly in front of a return to make sure it got mixed good.

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