Pool Maintenance & Service

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+00:00September 17th, 2020|American Pool News, Pool Maintenance & Service, Uncategorized|

5 Ways to Keep Your Commercial Pool Safe and Secure

As your pool’s owner or operator, you love it when your guests are having a good time. But, to quote a certain famous superhero’s uncle, “With great power comes great responsibility.” Over 6,600 swimming-related accidents happen at pools annually. That doesn’t even account for non-swimming accidents. It’s your duty to keep the summer safe and [...]

Reopening Your Pool in Summer 2020: Disinfection

This is the second of four articles covering American Pool’s response to COVID-19 reopenings. We encourage you to read our other articles found here: Prevention Disinfection Physical Distance Protections for Staff --- In a COVID-19 world, your patrons are going to feel a lot like they’re dipping their toes into cold, untested waters. Decreased facility [...]

Reopening Your Pool in Summer 2020: Prevention

This is the first of four articles covering American Pool’s response to COVID-19 reopenings. We encourage you to read our other articles found here: Prevention Disinfection Physical Distance Protections for Staff --- Summer is in full swing and people are growing increasingly restless as they want to get out and enjoy the great weather. As [...]

Now Offering Virtual Poolside Inspections

American Pool is closely monitoring developments around the coronavirus (COVID-19) and as always, safety is our first priority when we serve you. We want to make sure you are in the best position possible when it comes time to open your pool up for the season. In order to continue meeting the necessary deadlines, we [...]

5 Ways to Save More Energy for Your Swimming Pool

Nobody wants a green pool — unless you’re referring to energy efficiency. If that’s the case, then you’re reading the right blog! Reducing energy usage has become a big focus for the industry, but that doesn’t mean you need an extra arm and leg to make it affordable. Here are some simple ways for your [...]

American Pool Takes on the Polar Bear Plunge

On January 24, 2020, American Pool Maryland braved the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay in support of Special Olympics Maryland with the annual Polar Bear Plunge. Each year, the Polar Bear Plunge event raises money in support of the 8,033+ athletes of Special Olympics Maryland. By participating in the plunge, the proceeds raised support [...]

Avoiding Pool Equipment Corrosion

Swimming pool equipment corrosion or rusting is inevitable, given the ongoing exposure to water and pool chemicals, but the process can be slowed. Rust is a form of corrosion affecting iron and iron alloys including steel. Corrosion can affect other metals but may not be referred to as rust. Rust and corrosion are destructive forces [...]

By |2020-01-22T15:08:24+00:00November 11th, 2019|News & Insights, Pool Maintenance & Service, Uncategorized|

9 Steps to Winterize Your Pool

When it’s finally time to close your pool for the season, it’s important to make sure that the proper steps are taken. Properly winterizing your pool protects it from any potential damage that harsh weather conditions could bring. Take these steps to ensure that your pool survives the winter! 1. Clean the Pool The first [...]