Hot Tub Care

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Keeping a clean, well balanced hot tub is much like maintenance on a pool, just a bit faster rate. Hot tubs go through faster chemical changes due to heat and aeration so they require additional care and upkeep. Below we have outlined some simple steps to ensure your hot tub stays clean and safe. When […]

Pool Test Kits

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This Leslie’s Swimming Pool Supplies video will teach you how to properly use a test kit at home. Test kits measure pH, total alkalinity, and sanitizer We recommend the DPD Deluxe Test Kit from Taylor The test kit has enough supplies to last for 1 year Store your test materials in a cool, dry place, […]

General Water Testing Tips

Testing your pool water is easily one of the most important things you can do for your pool. By obtaining an accurate reading of your water chemistry, you can understand exactly how much product to put in your pool. This not only saves you money by preventing the possibility of over-treating your water, but also […]

Water Testing Methods

There are three different methods available to test your pool water. Test Strips Water test strips are probably the easiest way possible to check your water chemistry. With a quick dip in the pool, colored blocks on the test strip will indicate where your chemical levels are at. Products such as AquaChek test strips will measure total […]

pH Made Easy

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This Leslie’s Swimming Pool Supplies video will teach you all about pH, and how to make sure it stays within the proper range. Test your water using a test kit or test strips. Adjust your pH until it reaches 7.4 – 7.6. To raise low pH levels use Leslie’s Soda Ash and to lower pH levels apply […]

Test Kits

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This Leslie’s Swimming Pool Supplies video will show you how to use water testing kits, specifically the DPD Deluxe Test Kit from Taylor. Test kits give you readings on your pool’s pH, total alkalinity, and sanitizer Before collecting a water sample, let your pump run for at least one hour Take your water sample from […]

20 New Stores Opening This Week!

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It’s finally starting to heat up, and we can’t wait to relax by the pool! We’re happy to announce that another 20 Leslie’s stores are opening this week! With our announcement earlier this month, these 20 stores, and more to come very soon, we have over 850 retail stores. That’s 3,700 friendly pool experts ready to […]