Pool Maintenance

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|

Tips on Keeping Your Pool Budget-Friendly

Maintaining a commercial pool requires an ongoing financial commitment, but it doesn’t have to be an overwhelming financial burden. There are steps that every facility can take to help manage operating pool costs. Being conscious and consistent with budget-friendly efforts will keep your pool’s expenses affordable all year long. Try these tips to maintain your [...]

By |2020-01-22T15:16:18+00:00September 9th, 2019|American Pool News, News & Insights, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Pool Coping Maintenance

There are many details to take into account when managing a commercial pool. Pool coping is an aspect of your facility’s pool that is important for the safety of guests and cleanliness of pool water. It serves both functional and aesthetic purposes. Coping is the material above the tile line that generally covers the top [...]

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 [...]

By |2019-05-06T09:00:23+00:00May 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|