News in the “American Pool News” Category

5 Reasons Why Fall is the Perfect Time For Pool Renovations and Repairs

Fall isn’t the best season for swimming, but it is the best season for pool repairs! Fall is often overlooked as a season to improve pools because people aren’t swimming as regularly. However, because the pool isn’t being used as often, cooler months are prime time for pool repairs and renovations. Here are five great […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Offering Community Swimming Lessons

By Taja McNeal July 1, 2019 , , , ,

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Floaties – Helpful or Harmful?

By Taja McNeal May 27, 2019 , , ,

Many parents believe that putting their children in inflatable flotation devices will help improve water safety. However, these devices can actually pose safety threats to young children in the water. Water wings, swim rings, pool noodles, and other similar inflatable devices can cause tragedy in the pool. It’s a good idea for your facility for […]

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