5 Affordable Pool Remodeling Ideas

Remodeling your pool can seem like a big, expensive project, but it doesn’t have to be. There are small remodeling projects that can quickly revamp your pool without breaking the bank. If you’re looking for budget friendly ways to modernize your pool, try some of these simple remodeling ideas.  Saltwater System Upgrading your pool can [...]

Deck Renovation

Keeping your aquatic facility up to date, safe, and visually appealing is important. Guests come to your pool to have a fun, relaxing escape from their day-to-day lives. So why not create an environment that guests actually want to be? There are many ways to approach this, but one easy way to keep your pool [...]

Pool Maintenance After a Storm

After a large storm, it may seem overwhelming to get your facility’s pool up and running again. Hurricanes blow through and leave pools in shambles, but with proper steps, your pool will be clean and clear in no time. To bring your pool back to life, it will need to be properly cleaned and re-balanced. [...]

Enzymes: Keeping Pools Scum-Free

Although your pool maintenance routine may already be working well, there’s always room for improvement! Enzyme treatments are a great addition to any pool maintenance routine. They help keep your pool scum-free and improve water quality without much additional effort! What are Enzymes? Enzymes are molecules that speed up chemical reactions of other substances. Enzyme [...]

Lifeguard Appreciation Week

At American Pool, WE APPRECIATE OUR GUARDS! Our lifeguards work hard all season and deserve to be celebrated. Long hours spent under the sun patrolling the pool calls for much needed recognition. Every year at American Pool, we host Lifeguard Appreciation Week in celebration of our lifeguards. This year the celebrations will begin on July [...]

Offering Community Swimming Lessons

Water safety education is important for every community pool to implement. While flyers and informational emails on water safety are great, swimming lessons dramatically decrease the risk of potential pool fatalities. Consider offering swimming lessons at your pool to implement confidence in patrons and instill lifelong skills. The bottom line is that swimming lessons save [...]

By |2020-01-22T15:02:06+00:00July 1st, 2019|American Pool News, News & Insights, Uncategorized|

Community Pool Parties: Safety First!

Pool parties are a great way to utilize community pools after hours. However, it’s still important to establish a few restrictions to ensure patrons and their guests have a safe swimming experience. With the weather heating up, patrons will want to enjoy the pool with family and friends. Pool parties are a highlight of the [...]

Chemical Balancing 101

There’s a lot that goes into maintaining a beautiful pool, with chemical balancing being one of the most important aspects. Keeping a properly balanced pool ensures clean, clear, safe, and sanitary pool water for swimmers. Beyond sanitation and clarity, unbalanced water is a destructive force that damages pool surfaces, heaters, and pumps. Without getting into [...]

Guard for Life: Our Lifeguard Management Program

For over 30 years, American Pool has been your one-stop-shop for pool repairs, renovations, and maintenance. But did you know that we also specialize in lifeguard management? Guard for Life is the segment of American Pool that handles all of your lifeguard needs. This national program hires over 7,000 lifeguards each season! We recruit, train, [...]

Pool Algae – Causes and Ways to Prevent It

To keep your facility’s pool crystal clear and bacteria free, algae prevention must be a part of routine maintenance. Algae are photosynthetic aquatic organisms. When algae is present in a pool, the water can look cloudy and your pool can appear unclean. Although algae is initially harmless, if left untreated, it can create a dangerous [...]