It’s a Gas, Gas, Gas

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Chlorine changed everything.

World wide our lives today would be very different without it.
It’s truly given the chance for people to thrive where it would have never been possible.

Chlorine for pool use is only one of many uses.
There are three basic types of chlorine used in swimming pools.

  • Calcium Hypochlorite – granular
  • Sodium Hypochlorite – liquid
  • Trichloroisocyanuric acid – tablets

In it’s natural state it’s a gas.
A deadly green gas.

You must be very careful.
None of the different chlorine’s mentioned are compatible.
No mixing, ever.

If you open a container and see the slightest hint of a green color leave the area.
Hold your breath and leave the area.
You won’t move it to a better place, leaving is the only immediate answer.
If you see that green color it means the chlorine has become damp and the gas is escaping.
Letting the gas escape and allowing the product to dry is all you can do.
Just go away! Give it a couple of hours before you return.

SplashBits Blog™

For all the good chlorine has done it’s also done some real damage.
In the coming weeks I’ll share three real horror stories
Mister B.

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