Pool Maintenance & Service

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 [...]

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 [...]

Pools on a Budget: Construction and Maintenance

Keeping costs low is usually a goal for most establishments. Facilities with pools may find this to be especially difficult, because building and maintaining pools may require additional finances. These additional financial obligations can end up being more costly when proper construction and maintenance aren’t considered. Here are a few tips for planning to build [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]