News in the “Pool Maintenance & Service” Category

Faulty Pool Heater Causes Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

By Julia Southerland April 17, 2017 , , , ,

Early this month a teenage boy died and 14 others were hospitalized for carbon monoxide poisoning due to a malfunctioning indoor pool heater. While this tragedy is shocking, it is unfortunately not the first time this has happened. Carbon monoxide is produced when fuel is burned, and when too much of it is present in […]

Read More

S.R. Smith Recalls heliX® Residential Pool Slides due to Fall Risk

By Julia Southerland March 7, 2017 , , , , ,

At American Pool, your safety is always our number one priority. We pledge to stay up-to-date with all product recalls to give our customers a stress and worry free pool experience. Pool equipment manufacturer S.R. Smith is voluntarily recalling affected heliX® residential pool slides. S.R. Smith has found that it is possible for a child […]

Read More
Risk management

Managing Risk with American Pool

By Keisha Rigby January 24, 2017

For over 30 years, our clients have counted on American Pool to provide the right solutions to their swimming pool operational challenges. One of the reasons a community hires a swimming pool management firm is to reduce the community’s exposure to liability. American Pool’s strong safety record and training programs allow us to continue to […]

Read More

The 5 W’s of Enzymes

By Keisha Rigby January 3, 2017 , ,

Much like the rest of our world, the swimming pool and spa industry has evolved quite a bit since its inception years ago. Why then, should we not consider proactive pool and spa care as an alternative to our traditional “put out the fire” approach? Using an enzyme will enhance water clarity and reduce overall […]

Read More
River Bank Harrison New Jersey

Pool and Spa Licensing Bill Passes in New Jersey

By Julia Southerland November 11, 2016 , ,

On October 20th, the New Jersey General Assembly passed bill A224 which would enact plans to license building, installing, repairing or maintaining pools and spas in New Jersey. The legislation is sponsored by Assemblymen Wayne P. DeAngelo and Thomas Giblin in an effort to put in place better safety measures and trade regulations for pool […]

Read More
eyewash test

How to Properly Test, Maintain, and Use your Eyewash Station

Any knowledgeable pool manager understands the importance of having a working eyewash station on-site. Eyewash stations are both an OSHA and ANSI requirement for work areas that contain corrosive substances. At your facility corrosive substances include chlorine, muriatic acid, algaecide, and any other chemical used to keep your pool both clean and clear throughout the […]

Read More