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Extending Your Pool Season into Fall

Summer is coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean it has to be the end of pool season! There are ways for your facility to extend your pool season into the fall. Swimmers aren’t ready to say goodbye to pool days just yet. Take these steps so they don’t have to.  Heaters One way [...]

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 [...]

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|

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 [...]

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 [...]