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    Bleach, Borax supply in Las Vegas?

    I just moved to Las Vegas and really having a hard time finding Borax and plain bleach (not concentrated or scented). Anybody live in LV can give me a tip on some good sources? I live in SW Vegas, but willing to drive out farther if necessary. I'd prefer a grocery store to a pool store, but anywhere is better than not being able to find it at all.
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    Re: Bleach, Borax supply in Las Vegas?

    What is concentrated bleach? As long as there are no additives, scents, thickened, etc it is fine to use. Many makers hand switched to 8+% instead of the previous 6%.

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    Re: Bleach, Borax supply in Las Vegas?

    Lowes, Home Depot, Costco, Sam's, Walmart...any of them will have suitable bleach. So will pool stores - some even have it in returnable jugs. You'll just need to do some number crunching to decide which is most economical.

    Virtually every Target near Las Vegas shows Twenty Mule Team Borax in stock. Click on the "Find in Store" button.
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    Re: Bleach, Borax supply in Las Vegas?

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    Re: Bleach, Borax supply in Las Vegas?

    Ah, Target. Had not been to one here yet. The Target near my house in San Jose (which I just moved from) did not have Borax so I didn't think to try here. The Wal-Marts I have gone into here just had only the tiny new concentrated bleach bottles available, nothing else. I did just pick up a couple of bottles of Kem-Tek Chlorinating Liquid at Lowe's today, I think that will work for the time being. Thanks for the input.
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    Re: Bleach, Borax supply in Las Vegas?

    Nps (national pool supply?) & walmart both sell 10% liquid chlorine (bleach) for about $6.50 per 2 gal. which is probably the best deal you're going to find. (Leslie's probably has the same deal).
    walmart sells borax but you might have to hunt around, I just cleaned out the one by my house at Boulder Highway and Trop. $3.38 a box.
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    Re: Bleach, Borax supply in Las Vegas?

    Sorry, I think I bought all the Borax available in all of SW Vegas.
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    Re: Bleach, Borax supply in Las Vegas?

    Go to NPS for the liquid chlorine. They have 2 gal boxes for 4.95 on sale.
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