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Burnin eyes, Itchy skin... Myth vs reality

Published August 4th, 2016 by Test

Many people think (including some "professionals" in the pool industry, that "too much" chlorine in a pool causes these symptoms. WELL, its NOT!! These symptoms are caused by pH and/or alkalinity levels being too high or too low. Gary has personally tested this theory in a pool several years ago. The chlorine reading was bleaching the pads on the test strip (about a 50 ppm give or take), but the alkalinity and pH readings were dead on. The individuals that owned the pool kept the chlorine this high and wanted it this way. they NEVER experienced these symptoms. So, if you experience burning itching eyes and skin, check and adjust that alkalinity and pH levels to correct the issue and get rid of those symptoms.

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