Tips on Operating, Care, Installation & Maintenance
How to Choose the Right Swimming Pool Alarm to increase Swimming Pool Safety
Residential pool alarms are only one of the many layers of protection that should be implemented in and around the backyard swimming pool to lower the incidence of childhood drowning accidents. There are so many varieties of pool alarms available to pool owners, though, that it may be difficult to know which one to choose. By considering the following information regarding pool alarms, you should be more prepared to be able to make an excellent choice for the safety of the children in your life.
An evaluation of swimming pool alarms conducted by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)… Continue reading
Swimming Pool Safety – Protecting Children From Drowning
Drowning is often a “silent death” because a victim is usually unable to splash violently or call for help, as one might expect. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drowning is the second leading cause of death for children 1-14 years old, and an extensive study performed by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) found that “75 percent of the children involved in swimming pool submersion or drowning tragedies were between 1 and 3 years old.”
In addition, the CPSC’s study revealed the following statistics: the victims were typically being supervised by one or both parents when the swimming pool accident occurred. Nearly… Continue reading
Tips for Caring for Your Swimming Pool Safety Cover
A safety cover differs from any other type of swimming pool cover in that it is designed to prevent drowning and submersion accidents by providing a taut barrier over the pool water. A cover can only be called a safety cover if it is able to support at least 485 pounds per 5 square feet, according to standards set by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM standard F1346-91). Any person or animal who wanders onto a properly installed safety cover will be protected from falling into the pool.
Spa and Hot Tub Covers are an Essential Element for Maintenance and Safety
With the colder weather upon us folks are starting to fire the hot tubs and spas up. Not too many things feel as good as soaking in a hot tub sipping your favorite beverage with friends, family or that special someone in freezing weather or while it is snowing outside. Unwinding in a spa or hot tub after a tiring day is one of life’s ultimate luxuries. What do you do, though, when you’re done with your toasty soak? Do you keep your hot tub covered? If not, here’s why you should:
Check out our selection of pool accessories that will help you start summer off right! We carry all of this, and much more, at BYCP!
- Pool Alarms, which alert you to large objects breaking the pool’s surface
- Pool Fountains that add elegance and charm to your pool
- Maintenance Equipment, such as brushes and nets
- Pool Lights, for dazzling decoration and function
- Outdoor Clocks and Thermometers
- Anti-Entrapment devices which provide safety
- Pool Signs with safety message, clever reminders, etc.
- Pool-side organizers