How to Open Your Above Ground Pool

How to Open Your Above Ground Pool

Make opening your pool a breeze this year by following these easy 7 steps. Whether you're a seasoned pool opener or this is your first year, our pool opening guide will tell you everything you need to know to set up swimming season right! 

Step 1: Remove & Clean Your Winter Cover

Step 2: Connect Your Filter Pump 

(Don't turn it on until you fill your pool!) 

Step 3: Fill Up Your Pool

Step 4: Vacuum Your Pool

Step 5: Prime Your Filter Pump

Step 6: Add Pool Chemicals


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Step 7: Test Your Water & Enjoy All Summer!

 Here at American Sale, we offer complimentary water testing! Just bring in your sample within 2 hours of collecting and we'll test it for you! From there, our experts can walk you through results and any other pool products you may need to be swimming safely all summer long!


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Don't forget about to keep up with pool maintenance throughout the season. Make sure to set up a maintenance routine to keep chemicals balanced and maintain overall pool health.

We're your pool resource! Not only do we carry exceptional pool chemicals and maintence tools, we also are staffed with pool experts! Stop into any of our 8 Chicagoland locations to talk with an expert about any pool questions you may have. Alongside our free water testing, our stores can assist you with all your pool needs to keep you swimming all summer long!


Outlet Hours

Outlet Hours

Tinley Park Outlet

Monday - Tuesday: 10am - 6pm
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday- Sunday: 10am - 6pm

Store Hours

Store Hours

Bridgeview, Carol Stream, Lake Zurich, Merrillville, Naperville, Orland Park, Romeoville

Monday - Friday: 10am - 7pm
Saturday- Sunday: 10am - 6pm

Customer Pickup Hours

Customer Pickup Hours

Customer Pickup -
Tinley Park Warehouse

Monday - Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 3pm
Sunday: CLOSED


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