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Pool Fencing Safety First

Pool Fencing: Making the Most Out Of an Essential Safety Tool

 

Pool fences, also known as pool safety fences, are now a modern innovation and the best ways to ensure that your swimming pool remains a safe and exciting place to be. With the right usage, the risk of accidents can be significantly reduced.

If you are yet to purchase a fence for your swimming pool, you may want to take some time to examine the entirety of your buying options.  You would be amazed at the choices you have.  For example, you can choose from wood, mesh or metal.  Meanwhile, regarding what fences to buy, there is a heap of factors to be considered. Among these factors are your budget and the kind of yard. For instance, a wood fence may look perfect in your home if a garden is positioned nearby.

Also, when erecting your pool fences, be certain that they lock or latch. We always recommend that the lock be high up and out of reach of kids. It is important to keep the safety of children as a priority. Furthermore, try to install an alarm on the gate of the fence. You can also install pool alarms as well, as they are a great safety tool. Whenever there's a disturbance in the water, the alarms would go off thereby helping you avoid a tragedy.

As valuable as having a fence installed around your swimming pool is, the purpose is defeated if your gate is regularly left open.  Although it can be a tough habit to cultivate, but it is crucial that you try.  Every time you enter or leave the pool area, be sure to close and latch the gate.  Practice makes perfection – as they say.

Equally vital is the installation process.  For large inground pools, the installation can be quite complicating and time-consuming.  However, if you opt for self-installation, be certain to closely follow all instructions provided to you.  When in doubt, professional installation is recommended.  In fact, it is always safe to let the professionals handle it for you.

In conclusion, there are a number of ways that you can maximize pool fencing as a safety tool.  Meanwhile, pool fencing is never a substitute for supervision.  If you have kids, always be conscious of their whereabouts. 

 

Benefits of Pool Fencing

If you are a pool owner, then it’s most likely that you’re contemplating on the idea of pool fencing. Although a fence is recommended, you may be looking for reassurance that you are making the right decision since pool fences can cost you a few thousand bucks.

Well, if you're still in doubt about the great benefits of having a fence around your swimming pool, here are 5 amazing reasons why you should go for it.

 

#1 Pool Fencing As a Safety Measure

In today's market, there is an unlimited number of items that are commonly regarded as pool safety tools. Few of these items are the pool alarms, safety covers, and floatation devices. Meanwhile, the greatest pool safety tool is a fence around your swimming pool. Pool fencing is a measure to prevent intrusion from uninvited people in your neighborhood.

 

#2 Help Reduce Liability

As a parent, it is crucial that you build a fence around the pool. And even if you aren't a parent, there's a lot to benefit from pool fencing. While you may not have kids, certainly, there'd be other people's kids in the neighborhood. One of these children may overstep his boundary, make his way into your compound and fall into the swimming pool. You could be held responsible for the mishap. A pool safety fence can save you the troubles that may be caused by unwelcomed ‘guests.'

 

#3 Buying Options

As it was previously stated, high-end swimming pool fences can sell for thousands of dollars.  The good news, however, is that you don’t have to spend that much.  Depending on the size of your swimming pool and the type of fence you install, you could walk away only spending a few hundred dollars.  Even if this seems like a lot, remember that a fence around your swimming pool can help to protect your children or reduce your liability from stranger or neighborhood related accidents.

In keeping with your buying options, there are a number of pool fences available for sale.  These include a number of wood styles, mesh, aluminum, iron, and metal.  When making your decision, be sure to examine costs and consumer ratings.

 

#4 It Could Be the Law Where You Live

Perhaps, the most significant reason why you should give pool fencing a thought is that it may be required of you by law. If you must have a swimming pool in your compound, then, do due diligence in familiarizing yourself with the state laws regarding pool fencing. In some residential areas, having a pool fence is mandatory for pools with more than 24 inches capacity.

 

#5 Ease of Installation

At a first glance, pool fencing may seem like a complicated thing to install. And it may want to make you avoid it like a plague. Certainly, it can be a herculean task, however, this depends on the type of fence you buy. If you want the easiest fence to install, then mesh pool fences are your best bet. Meanwhile, depending on where you bought your fences from, the deal may include a free installation. Also, you could contract the services of a professional company. In this regard, Moore construction is the obvious choice for quality and affordable fence installation.

 

Remember, pool fencing is an amazing safety tool. Therefore, it is vital that you take proper care of it. Ensure your gate is locked at all times to prevent unsolicited visits from your neighbors.

 

 

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