How To Prepare Your Pool For Winter

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This Leslie’s Swimming Pool Supplies video will help you prepare your pool for the winter season.

  • Balance your water chemistry with a water test kit
  • Prepare your pool deck
  • Store your pool equipment
  • Put a cover on your pool
  • Make sure your plumbing is prepared for the colder temperatures
  • We carry all of the Pool Winter Closing products you will need to protect your pool and spa through the off-season.

Video transcription:

Welcome to Leslie's where we make pool care easy. It's hard to believe but the hundred days of summer are coming to a close. It's time to start thinking about getting your pool ready for colder temperatures. Leslies has all the chemicals and equipment you need to easily and safely close your pool for winter.

Leslies recommends a five step process that includes balancing the water, preparing the deck, storing your equipment and covering the pool.

You’ll also wanna make sure that your plumbing is ready for colder temperatures. The experts at your local Leslies Store are ready with the help and answers you need to close your pool for winter.

Leslie's also carries a full line of high-quality pool covers for you to choose from. Check out the savings on pool covers in our current ad.

If you have any other questions about preparing your pool for winter, visit or find a local Leslie's store HERE.