Tips on Operating, Care, Installation & Maintenance
Pool safety is extremely important. Any pool owner will be sure to tell you that they want to do whatever possible to ensure that they prevent drowning deaths and keep their pool as secure as possible. Other than monitoring your child at all times, the next best thing you can do to protect your open pool is installing a pool alarm. These alarms admit a piercing sound when a child or pet enters the water. It will alert you both at pool side and at a monitor inside your home. With this alarm, you can react in seconds instead of minutes, and when a child is accidentally immersed in a pool, those precious seconds can make all the difference.… Continue reading
Choosing a pool cover can be confusing. Below, you will find an explanation of the four different types of covers that pool owners’ normally consider. By comparing the explanation and benefit of each with your own person needs, you are sure to find the cover or covers that perfectly fit your situation.
Winter Pool Covers are mainly used to protect your pool from harsh winter conditions and to keep large debris out of your pool. A winter cover also block sunlight to prevent algae growth. They are normally solid and use air pillows to allow for water expansion in freezing weather and water tubes or weight bags to hold in place. They make opening your pool easier and… Continue reading
I want to share some rather startling statistics regarding children and pool safety. According to the CDC, drowning is the second leading cause of death for children 1-14 years old. Additionally, the Consumer Product Safety Commission found that 75 percent of the children involved in swimming pool submersion or drowning accidents were between 1 and 3 years old. Owning a pool is a great privilege, but also a huge responsibility. In addition to securing your pool with a fence and installing pool alarms, pool safety covers are the perfect way to keep children and animals from accidental drowning. In order for a cover to be considered a “safety” cover, it must be able to hold a minimum of… Continue reading
All pool owners, residential and commercial, have rules that they expect their pool guests to obey. “No running”, “no diving”, and “swim at your own risk” are all normal pool rules. Reminding guests not use your pool as a bathroom is also a good idea. You can make sure that these rules are posted with Commercial and Residential Swimming Pool Signs. Whether you want a simple outline of the rules or a touch of humor to amuse your guests, you can find the right sign to fit your pool area. There are signs with illustrated pictures of life saving techniques and phone numbers that are perfect for emergencies. There are signs that remind guests to shower before entering the… Continue reading
Running around the pool can be dangerous. It is always wet and slippery. Falls can be painful and costly for both guests and pool owners. Applying Invisatred Anti-Slip Solution is a great way to prevent slips and falls in your pool area. Invisatred is an invisible slip resistant treatment that gives traction to pool decks and other slippery surfaces without changing the look or feel of the surface. It safe, non-toxic, and biodegradable and can be reapplied every two years without altering a surface. It can be applied with a mop or sponge. You apply, wait 15 minutes, and rinse away. It is that easy! Invisatred can be applied to almost all indoor and outdoor surfaces, excluding… Continue reading