News in the “News & Insights” Category

A New Look. Same Top Notch Service

By Karen White December 18, 2018

In 1984, Ronald Regan was president, Prince’s When Doves Cry played in regular rotation on the radio and everyone wanted to see Beverly Hills Cop at the movies. It’s also the year American Pool created their first logo. For the last 34 years, our star logo has been a symbol of quality workmanship to our […]

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Community Pool Service Integrates Operations with American Pool

By Karen White December 11, 2018 ,

Columbia, Maryland — In November,  American Pool announced that it would be integrating Community Pool Service’s operations into it’s Columbia, Maryland office. Leadership, Michelle Porter (AP) and Duane Robbins (CPS), have confidence that the decision will advance our clients’ experience by concentrating service areas allowing our field teams to spend less time driving and more […]

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Corrosion: Fighting a Destructive Force

By Karen White November 26, 2018

While equipment corrosion is inevitable, there are a few ways customers can prevent and lessen the effects of corrosion over time. The best way to prolong the longevity of your equipment is regular pool maintenance. Pool maintenance often emphasizes the importance of balancing pool chemicals to ensure your pool is safe and runs effectively. All […]

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Storing Pool Chemicals: The Experts Weigh In

By Karen White November 20, 2018 ,

Cool, Dry, and Ventilated Pool chemicals should be stored in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place. Garages are generally not the best place to store pool chemicals unless they are locked in a storage bin or cabinet. Oxidizers and strong acids corrode metal and can cause heavy rusting of pool, electrical, and other equipment stored in […]

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American Red Cross Recognizes American Pool as Leader in Lifeguard Training

By Karen White October 25, 2018 , ,

Owings Mills, Maryland — American Pool’s Guard for Life program trained 2,110 new American Red Cross Lifeguards in 2017. In recognition of this achievement and valued partnership with the American Red Cross, the company was presented with plaques for being in the top ten percent of lifeguard training providers. The Red Cross presented additional honors […]

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Cover Up!

By Karen White October 23, 2018 , ,

Maintaining Your Pool Cover The kids are back in school and the leaves are just starting to fall which means it’s time for most of us to close our pools for another season. Once you’ve taken the necessary steps to winterize your pool you’ll want to cover it with either a manual safety cover or automatic […]

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The Bold & the Recruitable

The 2018 Staffing & Recruiter Summit Baltimore, Maryland — American Pool’s Guard for Life program kicked off the 2018-2019 lifeguard recruitment season at our annual recruiting summit on October 2-3. Our lifeguard recruiters come from all over the country to learn how to seek out the “Bold and the Recruitable,” the outstanding lifeguards that make […]

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