I've been told that chlorine bleach will kill the moss (and other
green stuff?) that is slowly eating my cedar fence rails, and very
very slowly my fence posts. Only the ones that don't get much sun.
But where do I get chlorine bleach? Even CLORox has only sodium
hyposulfite. And this isn't the Ultra, which I think is meant to be
Although there is no H in Clorox.
When did it happen that they took the chlorine out of regular bleach?
This is what the Clorox site said:
the bottle is sodium hypochlorite, the active ingredient in liquid bleach. Although
chlorine is used to manufacture sodium hypochlorite, there is no free chlorine in
But on another page it refers to sodium hypochlorite killing fungus.
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Chlorine is a gas. In order for it to be usable, it has to bind to
something in solution. bleach is chlorine bound to salt in water. Sodium
Hypochlorite is chlorine bleach. If you let ordinary bleach evaporate, the
residue left from it is just salt.
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