Posted on September 21st, 2014
Summer is here which means barbecues, traveling, and plenty of fun at the pool. If you happen to be a pool owner with young children than having a surrounding fence is mandatory in most if not all states. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission it estimated that each year nearly 300 children younger than five drown in swimming pools and spas and more than 3,200 children that age go to hospital emergency rooms due to submersion injuries in pools and spas. Therefore it is essential to pay attention to your state and local municipality’s law regarding the perimeters on fence installation surrounding your pool. In some cases there may be exemptions so make sure you inquire before hiring a fence installation service.
To be safe here are a few recommendations on features every pool barrier should have. The following are based on legal requirements throughout the United States and from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
When looking to install a fence around your pool it is best to consult an expert from a fence installation company. They can recommend the best options and perform the installation. Here are a few the most popular fence types:
To keep your keep your kids safe and enjoy your pool call a fence installation company today. Taking the necessary precautions will only enhance your summer fun!