Common Pool Problems
How to Replace a Pool Liner
At some point or another, every vinyl-lined pool will need to have the liner replaced. Replacing the liner yourself can save quite a bit of money compared to a professional installation, and Leslie’s can help you make it happen.
September 23, 2022
How to Paint a Pool
While painting a pool is a rather time-consuming endeavor, the final product is well worth the elbow grease and patience it takes to get there.
September 22, 2022
How to Use a Multiport Valve
Multiport valves are the MVP of your pool equipment team! Learn how this multi-tasking tool helps keep your pool in top shape.
September 17, 2022
How to Remove Wrinkles in a Vinyl Pool Liner
Wrinkles in your vinyl pool liner not only ruin the aesthetic of your beautiful pool, but can also seriously damage your pool.
September 8, 2022
How to Size a Pool Heater: How Many BTUs?
Looking to purchase or upgrade a pool heater? Knowing how to correctly size a pool heater is one of the best ways to ensure your pool's heating efficiency is as high as possible.
September 7, 2022
How to Balance Salt Levels in a Pool
Salt is the life source for saltwater pools, and properly balancing the salt levels in your saltwater pool is crucial to maintaining a clean and healthy pool.
September 2, 2022
How to Manage Total Dissolved Solids in a Pool
In this post, we will discuss what Total Dissolved Solids are, how they affect your pool's health, and how to properly manage them.
August 31, 2022
How to Repair a Pool Cover
If you’re using the same cover you used last winter, we'll assume you probably haven’t looked at it since storing it after you opened the pool a few months ago. If you noticed damage before storing, now's the time to fix it. We have a few quick tips on how to repair your winter pool cover or safety pool cover.
August 27, 2022
How to Manage Phosphates in a Pool
Phosphates can lead to gigantic pool issues, so knowing how to manage them is vital. In this post, we will discuss how phosphates end up in your pool, and how to get rid of them to keep your pool clean and healthy.
August 20, 2022
How to Manage Metals in a Pool
The presence of metals in your pool water is inevitable, and in small quantities, it's not a problem. As long as the metal content is below 0.2 ppm (parts per million), you're in the clear.
August 20, 2022
How to Paint a Pool Deck
Who doesn't love a weekend DIY project? With a little creativity and elbow grease, you can transform any area inside or outside your house into a beautiful new space. Even your pool deck. That's right, we said your pool deck! With a gallon or two of pool deck paint and some know-how, you can give your pool deck a fresh new look.
July 29, 2022
How to Store Pool Chemicals the Right Way
If you’ve ever read a pool chemical label, you know that it’s important to always store your chemicals in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area. But what you may not know are the more intricate details of safe pool chemical storage.
July 20, 2022