Pumps and Filters

A swimming pool is only as good as its support system. A pool pump will pull water  the pool’s suction ports, and run it through the equipment to filter, heat, and clean it before pumping it back into the pool. When the pump does not work, everything else fails.

The best pump has the right flow rate for your pool’s size and configuration. There is no “one size fits” all pump. For instance, above ground pools need a different pump than inground pools. Spas need an entirely different pump. And, larger pools and pool and hot tub combinations also require unique set ups.

Investing in the best, means investing in the right pump, not the most expensive.


Pentair lists as #11 among Forbes’ World’s Best Employers. This translates into its extensive line of filters, cleaners, and pumps for inground and above ground pools and spas. Pentair is the world leader in innovative, high-performance, technologically advanced and dependable swimming pool and spa equipment.

Pentair boasts the lightest and most efficient heaters. Easy to operate and control, the fully-automated heaters are environmentally friendly with low noxious pollutants and best-in-class efficiency.




American Pools and Spas stocks hundreds of parts by Hayward including parts for the long championed workhouse…the Hayward Super Pump.

Hayward products heat, clean, light, chlorinate, and control your pool. You can trust them to meet the heavy demands of clean water flow, keeping your in-ground pool in optimum condition. Their rugged equipment is engineered to work hard so you don’t have to.
You can trust Hayward’s warrantied and game-changing variable-speed pumps to provide industry-leading energy efficiency and reliability. Filters, heaters, and lighting systems all bear the Hayward gold-standard brand.

Forty years of swimming pool repair experience in South Carolina

American Pools and Spas installs the best, and our manufacturer-trained service staff stands ready to repair or replace equipment on pools throughout the Columbia, SC region. Our Service Technicians carry all the tools, parts, and expertise to maintain your pool or fix it in an emergency.