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Can you put Clorox in a plastic pool?
(Clorox® Regular Bleach2 will not harm plastic pools.) Do not reenter pool until the chlorine residual is between 1 to 3 ppm. The chart below is a guide to the amount of this product to add to various sized round pools.
What chlorine is safe for vinyl pools?
(Sodium dichloro-s -triazinetrione) or Di-chlor for short, is the chlorine you MUST USE for all vinyl pools! Di-Chlor is fast dissolving – It will not sit on the vinyl and eat away at it.
Can I pour straight bleach in my pool?
There's a protocol when using Clorox® Regular Bleach2 for swimming pool disinfection. On an ongoing basis, if you super-chlorinate the pool with 100-200 oz. bleach per 10,000 gallons of water, in addition to regular chlorination, algae growth can be prevented.
Can I use bleach instead of chlorine in my pool?
Short answer: yes. Longer answer: it depends on the formulation. The label on every bleach bottle should tell you the ratio of sodium hypochlorite (and available chlorine) in the bottle to everything else. A higher percentage is generally better, as you'll need to use less bleach to treat your pool.
Can you use bleach in Intex pool?
Can you add chlorine to a kiddie pool?
Use chlorine. You may be surprised to know that you can use chlorine for kiddie pools! In small quantities of course, chlorine tablets are great to fight bacteria and algae in your baby pool. Chlorine is a natural chemical element.
How do I keep my vinyl pool clean?
How do you clean vinyl pool?
Vinyl liners can rip, so you'll want to make sure that you use a brush that is compatible and that you don't use excessive force. For simple stains, apply a mild cleanser directly to the liner and then scrub it with your pool brush or a soft cloth. You can pick up various speciality cleaners from your local pool store.
Is Clorox bleach the same as pool chlorine?
In truth, bleach contains the same base chemical as pool chlorine. That chemical is, of course, chlorine, and the only major difference between the two products is the concentration strength. Pool chlorine typically contains some form of stabilizer, as well, though this is not a crucial factor.
Will bleach clear up a cloudy pool?
Chlorine. Chlorine is by far the most commonly used swimming pool sanitization agent. The goal of adding chlorine to a pool is simple: kill microorganisms such as bacteria and algae. A pool with excessive bacteria and algae is cloudy and unsafe to swim in.