Apr 9, 2020
Before Roger Cicala founded Lensrentals he was a
physician and as such he knows a lot about disinfecting
environments and keeping yourself protected. Roger speaks with Joey
and Ryan expanding on the article he wrote about
how to disinfect your gear and not damaging it in
the process. Bet you never look at dryer sheets the same
- Note: Best practices are evolving very quickly, so
this information is subject to change. If after this podcast is
published the CDC says something different from what we’re saying
today, go with the CDCs recommendation.
- Referenced in this episode:
- Bleach can expire. After a shelf life of six
months, bleach starts to degrade. Even in its original bottle,
bleach becomes 20 percent less effective as each year goes by.
Bleach mixed with water at a 1:9 ratio (i.e. 10 percent bleach) is
potent for about a day (it's more unstable in its diluted form)
- On isopropyl alcohol losing effectiveness over
time: Reference 1, Reference 2
- Illustrating what Roger is talking about in keeping
6 feet apart watch this.
- The Lensrentals Podcast is a production of Lensrentals, founded
by Roger Cicala. Our production staff includes Drew Cicala, Ryan
Hill, Sarah McAlexander, SJ Smith, Julian Harper, John Tucker, and
Zach Sutton. Other contributors include Roger Cicala, Joey Miller,
Ally Aycock Patterson, Joshua Richardson, and Philip Robertson.
- Thanks to Jacques
Granger for our theme song.
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