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Old 06-29-2016, 12:50 PM   #11
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That and bleach and pine sol.
I would be real careful mixing those two items. You will know why if you have ever poured pine-sol into a cup full of powdered chlorine. You will end up with extreme heat, possible flame, and potentially fatal fumes. Been there, done that (not in an RV).
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Old 06-29-2016, 01:06 PM   #12
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I took all those measures.
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Old 06-29-2016, 01:08 PM   #13
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Been using the calgon and laundry detergent for a few years now and didn't have any problems, using it in the new trailer now to. I don't think bleach is a good idea as it "gasses" and will carry any orders with it.
From the home page of Geo Method, at top, the Heading:

Using Water Softener, Laundry Detergent, and Chlorine Bleach

so, that's how we did it.

Apparently something is amiss. The vent is fine. I really don't know.
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Old 06-29-2016, 01:21 PM   #14
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Been using the calgon and laundry detergent for a few years now and didn't have any problems, using it in the new trailer now to. I don't think bleach is a good idea as it "gasses" and will carry any orders with it.
X2 - Donald is correct bleach is a BAD idea in your holding tanks.
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We've been using it for over 5 years - Calgon and powdered Sunlight for the black tank and Calgon alone for the grey. It caused no bad smells and, as a bonus, our tanks sensors have always worked. And yes, we use our toilet as a toilet!

We use a chlorine bleach solution as part of the spring dewinterization process to sanitize the fresh water tanks, but just once annually and never in the waste tanks.

I don't know how Pine Sol and LA's Totally Awesome got into the mix.
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Pine Sol for smell, and cleaner.........

Bleach is what he recommends:
https://sites.google.com/site/cbruni/

No laundry detergent, so used LA Cleaner.

Couldn't do it exactly as he said because no hot water (at least not without heating some, which I admit we didn't do).

Really not sure what I did wrong since everyone else has no issues.
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Old 06-29-2016, 05:15 PM   #17
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Calgon water softner and power laundry detergent and lots of water that is all I use and I have never had any ordor.
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I use the Blue drop in tablets in black tank, never any odor
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