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Community Pool Service Integrates Operations with American Pool

Columbia, Maryland — In November,  American Pool announced that it would be integrating Community Pool Service’s operations into it’s Columbia, Maryland office. Leadership, Michelle Porter (AP) and Duane Robbins (CPS), have confidence that the decision will advance our clients’ experience by concentrating service areas allowing our field teams to spend less time driving and more [...]

By |2018-12-11T09:00:13-05:00December 11th, 2018|Maryland, News & Insights, Uncategorized, Virginia|

Pool Additions That Make A Splash!

Adding a pool enhancement like a water feature, fountain, or lighting can significantly enhance your pool. A water feature gives your pool a dynamic, high-end feel, which can become a talking point for why customers should spend their summers with you. Underwater lighting sets the mood for evening pool parties and soirees and can even [...]

By |2018-12-04T09:00:01-05:00December 4th, 2018|News & Insights, Pool Construction & Renovation, Uncategorized|

Corrosion: Fighting a Destructive Force

While equipment corrosion is inevitable, there are a few ways customers can prevent and lessen the effects of corrosion over time. The best way to prolong the longevity of your equipment is regular pool maintenance. Pool maintenance often emphasizes the importance of balancing pool chemicals to ensure your pool is safe and runs effectively. All [...]

By |2018-11-26T09:54:51-05:00November 26th, 2018|News & Insights, Pool Maintenance & Service, Uncategorized|

Storing Pool Chemicals: The Experts Weigh In

Cool, Dry, and Ventilated Pool chemicals should be stored in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place. Garages are generally not the best place to store pool chemicals unless they are locked in a storage bin or cabinet. Oxidizers and strong acids corrode metal and can cause heavy rusting of pool, electrical, and other equipment stored in [...]

By |2018-11-20T09:00:04-05:00November 20th, 2018|News & Insights, Pool Maintenance & Service|

Leading Generation Z in the Workplace

“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” — John C. Maxwell Last month we kicked off American Pool’s lifeguard recruiting season at our annual Recruiters Summit. Our Guard for Life program is responsible for hiring over 7,000 domestic lifeguards throughout the U.S. every summer. More than half [...]

By |2018-11-06T09:00:07-05:00November 6th, 2018|News & Insights, Pool Management & Lifeguards, Uncategorized|

American Red Cross Recognizes American Pool as Leader in Lifeguard Training

Owings Mills, Maryland — American Pool’s Guard for Life program trained 2,110 new American Red Cross Lifeguards in 2017. In recognition of this achievement and valued partnership with the American Red Cross, the company was presented with plaques for being in the top ten percent of lifeguard training providers. The Red Cross presented additional honors [...]

The Bold & the Recruitable

The 2018 Staffing & Recruiter Summit Baltimore, Maryland — American Pool’s Guard for Life program kicked off the 2018-2019 lifeguard recruitment season at our annual recruiting summit on October 2-3. Our lifeguard recruiters come from all over the country to learn how to seek out the “Bold and the Recruitable,” the outstanding lifeguards that make [...]

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