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About Matt Sutherland

Content Writer, American Pool Enterprises, LLC

Why You Should Shock Your Pool Regularly

Your commercial pool’s chlorinating system works hard to keep the water clean, but it can only do so much. That’s why shocking your pool should be less of an emergency maintenance service and more of an inevitable part of your sanitizing program. Your pool’s swim may not be as safe as you think if [...]

Which Pool Filter Should I Use for a Commercial Pool?

Your filtration system plays a huge role in keeping your pool clean and ready to use. But not all filters work the same, and some are likely not the right fit for your setup. We’re here to filter out the noise and help you make the right decision. 3 Types of Pool Filters and [...]

How Rainwater Can Harm Your Pool

Rain ruins your guests’s fun and grinds afternoon pool trips to a halt. A light rain isn’t too bad, but one downpour could wreck your pool chemistry and make it more difficult to maintain your pool. The hardest part about dealing with rainwater is preventing it from entering your pool, and remembering to take care [...]

Why You Should Winterize Your Pool (Even in 2020)

To paraphrase a certain popular television show, “Winterization is coming.” We can’t believe it’s time already, either. Due to the shortened pool season, it may feel like it’s sooner than ever to start thinking about winterizing your pool. But if you live in an area where the winters get below zero, now is the perfect [...]

By |2020-09-17T20:19:23+00:00September 17th, 2020|American Pool News, Pool Maintenance & Service, Uncategorized|

5 Ways to Keep Your Commercial Pool Safe and Secure

As your pool’s owner or operator, you love it when your guests are having a good time. But, to quote a certain famous superhero’s uncle, “With great power comes great responsibility.” Over 6,600 swimming-related accidents happen at pools annually. That doesn’t even account for non-swimming accidents. It’s your duty to keep the summer safe and [...]

Remember These 7 Pool Essentials This Year

As many seasonal pools reopened across the country, many of us were overjoyed to don our spiffiest swimsuits and dive in for a refreshing dip. If you are just making it out to the pool this August, it’s a good idea to make sure you have all your 2020 pool essentials ready because the contents [...]

By |2020-08-17T13:54:50+00:00August 17th, 2020|American Pool News, Uncategorized|

How to Prevent Drowning Incidents at Your Pool

To the untrained eye, there is rarely any visible warning that someone is drowning. It doesn’t happen like it does in the movies. There’s rarely all the splashing around and yelling that Hollywood makes it out to be to maximize dramatic impact. But if you can take a few moments to learn the subtle signals [...]

Reopening Your Pool in Summer 2020: Protections for Staff

This is the fourth of four articles covering American Pool’s response to COVID-19 reopenings. We encourage you to read our other articles found here: Prevention Disinfection Physical Distance Protections for Staff --- This summer, lifeguards are adjusting to additional facility requirements so that pools can continue to operate during the pandemic. It’s only fitting that [...]

Reopening Your Pool in Summer 2020: Social Distancing

This is the third of four articles covering American Pool’s response to COVID-19 reopenings. We encourage you to read our other articles found here: Prevention Disinfection Physical Distance Protections for Staff --- It’s true that the pool will look less crowded this year, but there are a number of good reasons for that. When done [...]

Reopening Your Pool in Summer 2020: Disinfection

This is the second of four articles covering American Pool’s response to COVID-19 reopenings. We encourage you to read our other articles found here: Prevention Disinfection Physical Distance Protections for Staff --- In a COVID-19 world, your patrons are going to feel a lot like they’re dipping their toes into cold, untested waters. Decreased facility [...]