How to Reopen Your Pool in 2021

“The harder the winter, the harder the spring.” That adage holds true for reopening your pool, especially if you live someplace with hard winters, or closed your pool without a thorough winterization. Fresh challenges are emerging as communities that never opened in 2020, due to the pandemic, are facing two seasons [...]

The Future of Aquatics Goes Beyond the “Smart Pool”

Renovation season begins in the fall and extends into the winter months. We like to plan out our remodels and maintenance schedules well in advance. This ensures your pool is ready for summer fun by Memorial Day. And if we learned anything from 2020, it’s that several changes will shape the [...]

The DOE’s pool pump regulations are changing. Here’s what you need to know.

The aquatics industry is getting some new swimming pool pump guidelines from the federal government. The new pool pump regulations will affect pumps of most sizes, especially in-ground pool pumps. But how much will it affect you? That depends — keep reading to find out more. What’s this all about, anyway? Beginning on July 19, [...]

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Swimming Pool Management

Even when the pool season starts to slow down, we’re working year-round to ensure your pool’s success. That’s because it takes 365 days to pull off a great pool season; whether that’s for the summer, or even longer in hotter climates and indoor facilities.  We take a holistic approach toward swimming pool management, which means [...]

Why You Should Shock Your Pool Regularly

Your commercial pool’s chlorinating system works hard to keep the water clean, but it can only do so much. That’s why shocking your pool should be less of an emergency maintenance service and more of an inevitable part of your sanitizing program. Your pool’s swim may not be as safe as you think if [...]

Which Pool Filter Should I Use for a Commercial Pool?

Your filtration system plays a huge role in keeping your pool clean and ready to use. But not all filters work the same, and some are likely not the right fit for your setup. We’re here to filter out the noise and help you make the right decision. 3 Types of Pool Filters and [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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