News tagged “Pool Maintenance”

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 […]

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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 […]

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Pool Maintenance Checklist

After opening your facility’s pool for the season, it is important to keep up with regular maintenance. Proper maintenance and upkeep of your pool is necessary to keep it clean and safe throughout the summer. During the pool season, there are semi-weekly, weekly, and monthly pool maintenance tasks required. Here’s a checklist of the important […]

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Preparing for Peak Pool Season

Get ready for peak pool season! Before you know it, swimmers will be eager to regularly enjoy your pool. To ensure the best and safest experience for guests, make sure that you properly prepare your facility’s pool for peak season. Assemble your Team One of the most important steps in preparing for peak pool season […]

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Commercial Pools: Preparing for Opening Day

With pool weather around the corner, it’s time to begin preparing for opening day! Guests are looking forward to enjoying your pool, so make sure your facility’s pool is safe, clean, and ready to swim in. There are a few important necessary steps towards opening your pool, and our experts at American pool have got […]

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The Importance of Site Evaluations

A site evaluation is an extremely important part of the opening process for commercial pools. During a site evaluation, our Certified Pool Operator will evaluate the pool’s overall condition, inventory equipment, and safety items. An experienced  pool professional can point out areas on the premise that will need to be addressed including plumbing, electrical, and […]

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5 Reasons You Should Invest in a Pool Shower

Outdoor showers largely increase convenience for swimmers. They can help preserve floors, prevent illness, keep pool water cleaner, and more! Most people know it’s important to shower before and after a swim. However, traveling from an inside shower to the pool is often a hassle. Tracking dirt inside and dripping water can be an inconvenience […]

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Advanced Service Technician Training

This past February, 46 American Pool staff earned their Advanced Service Technician (AST) certificate. The National Pool and Spa Foundation (NPSF) provided training to our full-time staff through our in-house Learning and Development Program. The purpose of this training is to provide technicians with the knowledge and skills to service pools and spas including equipment […]

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