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Pool Sanitizers, Part 2: Chlorine Alternatives

Chlorine Alternatives

In part 1, we discussed the various types of chlorine, and why a residual pool sanitizer is essential for a safe, healthy swimming pool. This article will cover chlorine alternatives. Again, this is taking a vast array of information and simplifying it for you to read... as always, if you want to learn more, we encourage you to research these topics further.

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Pool Sanitizers, Part 1: Chlorine

 

Chlorine is the most popular sanitizer/disinfectant used in swimming pools. This article covers the different types of chlorine and how to use them. We will link out to more in-depth articles for each type of chlorine (eventually).

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Understanding ORP: Oxidation Reduction Potential

Note: As usual, this is an article that aims to simplify a complex topic. To all the chemists reading this, if something we say needs to be clarified or corrected, please comment below or contact us directly! We strive to publish only the most accurate information possible. Just keep in mind, this article is meant to be in layman's terms. Enjoy!

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