About Matt Sutherland

Content Writer, American Pool Enterprises, LLC

Clearing Up Confusion Surrounding the 2021 Chlorine Shortage

Some outlets are calling it “Pool-mageddon.” Others are panicking over “the end of summer as we know it.” But how accurate are these statements, exactly? If you haven’t caught on yet, we’re talking about this summer’s chlorine shortage. What started as a supply breakdown for chlorine tablets has now ballooned into an all-out chlorine [...]

By |2021-06-25T11:47:53-04:00June 29th, 2021|News & Insights, Pool Maintenance & Service|

The Future of Aquatics Goes Beyond the “Smart Pool”

Renovation season begins in the fall and extends into the winter months. We like to plan out our remodels and maintenance schedules well in advance. This ensures your pool is ready for summer fun by Memorial Day. And if we learned anything from 2020, it’s that several changes will shape the [...]

The DOE’s pool pump regulations are changing. Here’s what you need to know.

The aquatics industry is getting some new swimming pool pump guidelines from the federal government. The new pool pump regulations will affect pumps of most sizes, especially in-ground pool pumps. But how much will it affect you? That depends — keep reading to find out more. What’s this all about, anyway? Beginning on July 19, [...]

American Pool Moves All Lifeguard Training and Licensing to Ellis & Associates

NEW YORK, NY — American Pool, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Amenity Collective, has moved all lifeguard training and licensing nationwide to Ellis & Associates (E&A), the recognized world leader in aquatic safety since 1983. This change is effective immediately. Dan Lawler, President of American Pool Commercial Aquatics, was adamant about his desire to [...]

American Pool expands U.S. presence with acquisition of Swim Club Management Group

The Amenity Collective, through its subsidiary American Pool, has acquired Swim Club Management Group, bringing the North Carolina based company into the nationwide American Pool family of companies. Mitch Friedlander, CEO of The Amenity Collective, the lead organization of American Pool, made the proud announcement - “We are thrilled to have Swim Club Management Group, [...]

By |2021-02-12T16:29:15-05:00January 5th, 2021|American Pool News, News & Insights, North Carolina|

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Swimming Pool Management

Even when the pool season starts to slow down, we’re working year-round to ensure your pool’s success. That’s because it takes 365 days to pull off a great pool season; whether that’s for the summer, or even longer in hotter climates and indoor facilities.  We take a holistic approach toward swimming pool management, which means [...]

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 |2020-09-17T20:19:23-04:00September 17th, 2020|American Pool News, Pool Maintenance & Service, Uncategorized|
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