How Often Should I Test My Pool Water?
Water testing is an important part of pool care that can save you money in chemical usage and dozens of hours in maintenance tasks. Learn how to keep your pool water in top-notch condition year-round with insights on ideal testing frequency and the benefits of consistent maintenance.
October 27, 2023
How Long Should You Wait to Swim After Shocking Your Pool?
Shocking the pool is a crucial step in maintaining sanitary water, but many pool owners are unsure about the waiting period following a shock treatment. So, how long after shocking a pool can you swim? We’re glad you asked!
August 12, 2023
Do Pool Chemicals Expire? Understanding Chemical Shelf Life
How long do pool chemicals last? Storage conditions can play a major role in the expiration date of your pool chemicals. Here's what you need to know about the chemicals in your storage cabinet.
August 5, 2023
Quality Matters: Choosing the Best Pool Chemicals
Using high-quality chemicals can make it much easier to maintain a well-balanced, thoroughly sanitized swimming pool.
July 29, 2023
Leslie's AccuBlue Home® FAQ
Whether you're a new AccuBlue Home member or simply looking for more information, this guide will provide you with everything you need to know about your AccuBlue Home device.
May 26, 2023
Leslie's AccuBlue Home® Dos and Don'ts
Knowing how to properly use your AccuBlue Home device is essential for obtaining an accurate water chemistry analysis every time. In this article, we'll guide you through the basic dos and don'ts of using your device.
May 26, 2023
Introducing Leslie's AccuBlue Home®
Leslie’s AccuBlue Home is the total solution for a clean, safe, and beautiful pool. The testing device employs Leslie’s state-of-the-art in-store water testing technology to give you precise water chemistry results and recommendations in 60 seconds — all from the comfort of your own home.
May 26, 2023
3 Steps to a Healthy Pool: Sanitize, Shock, Prevent
In addition to routine water testing and balancing, pool cleaning, and adequate circulation and filtration, it’s important for pool owners to understand the importance of keeping your water free of germs and algae with three simple steps: Sanitize, Shock, and Prevent.
April 15, 2023
Pool Water Contamination: Your Guide to Pool Sanitation and Hygiene
Did someone have an "accident" in the pool? Don't drain the water just yet! Proper water balance and sanitization can get your pool back in top shape.
April 4, 2023
Pool Chemical Safety and Mandatory EPA Labeling: What You Need to Know
Some of the chlorine tablets, pool shock, and algaecides sold in online marketplaces aren’t approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Without that mandatory EPA-approved label, it’s not a product anyone should be handling, let alone putting in their pools.
March 15, 2023
How to Balance pH Levels in a Pool
A high or low pH level can lead to costly pool damages, unsanitary water, and a generally uncomfortable swimming experience. Here's what you need to know about balancing the pH in your pool.
January 19, 2023
Liquid Chlorine vs. Tablets: Which is Best for Pool Water?
Both liquid chlorine and compressed chlorine tablets can effectively kill bacteria and control algae in your pool. But which one is BEST? Great question! Let’s take a closer look.
October 13, 2022