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Pool owners are bracing for a record chlorine shortage that could send prices skyrocketing. Experts say there's an easy fix to avoid the crisis altogether

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Chlorine can kill germs, but alcohol is more effective.
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Chlorine is in high demand but low supply as pool ownership rises and material availability falls.
Experts warn that the US chlorine shortage will be the worst in recent memory.
But saltwater pools, experts add, are a good alternative to chlorine pools.
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Pool owners may need to switch gears this summer as a major chlorine storage puts pressure on the pool industry. This summer, pool owners and builders are bracing for "the worst chlorine shortage the country has...
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