News tagged “Pool Maintenance”

4 causes of algae

The Top 4 Causes of Algae Outbreaks

By American Pool Marketing August 29, 2017 , ,

Summer algae outbreaks are every pool owner’s nightmare. Without proper care and maintenance, swimming pools and spas (especially ones in high demand over the summer), are prone to some form of algae. When it comes to mitigating algae growth, understanding what it thrives on is the first step in taking control over your pool’s health. […]

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The 5 W’s of Enzymes

By American Pool Marketing 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 […]

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Pool Covers: The Safe & Smart Choice

By American Pool Marketing December 21, 2016 , , , ,

What are Pool Covers? Swimming pool covers protect pools against debris, evaporation, and injures.  Covers are very effective at keeping leaves and wildlife out for easy clean up, and more than capable of supporting huge amounts of weight like heavy snowfall or wandering children for added protection. Pool covers are a safe and smart choice […]

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eyewash test

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

By American Pool Marketing May 24, 2016 , , , ,

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 […]

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Protect Your Pool From Falling Leaves

By Scott Small October 9, 2015 , , ,

Beautiful oranges, vibrant reds, and brilliant yellows… it’s the reason why autumn is the best season of the year. Not quite cold enough for heavy jackets, but far enough removed from the sweltering heat of summer — fall draws many families out of their homes for some last minute outdoor fun before winter locks us […]

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