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Homemade Pool Chemicals

Find affordable alternatives to maintaining your swimming pool. This is a guide about homemade pool chemicals.


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August 19, 20062 found this helpful

Can a person make their own pool chemicals? It really cost a lot of money to keep my above ground 14 x 18 foot ring-style pool clear.

Joy from Summers, AR


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July 14, 20080 found this helpful
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I used to use bottled pool chlorine, then I compared the label to ordinary household bleach. It's the same stuff. Same percentage of Sodium Hypochlorite, but much cheaper. You only need about a cup per day, depending on the pool size.

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January 28, 20180 found this helpful

Some common household chemicals can be used for pool maintenance. Be sure to do your testing and add the proper amounts to keep your water safe. This is a guide about homemade pool stabilizer.

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