Whether you have always lived in a home with a pool or are eagerly looking forward to putting in your very own swimming pool this upcoming summer, there’s nothing quite like the enjoyment of swimming pools! If you choose to have your own home swimming pool, however, you need to keep safety first in mind for the best enjoyment of this season’s swimming pools.
- First, check your local government regulations for swimming pools. Many cities and towns require a security fence to be put up around a swimming pool. Without one, you might be fined. Even if it’s not a requirement by law, a privacy fence is crucial and essential if you have small children or pets in the home.
- Second, keep your home secure to avoid access to swimming pools from the inside. This means locks out of children’s reach on any door that leads to the swimming pool, alarms on the doors, and awareness of your own home. If you ever can’t find your child in the house, check the pool first.
- Third, keep adequate safety measures around! Swimming pools tend to attract friends and neighbors who want to join in on the fun! Keeping lifejackets of many sizes, floaties, and ensuring an adult is always present to watch the swimmers can make your summer enjoyment much more enjoyable!
If you have questions about swimming pools or swimming pool safety, contact us at Chad Goodin Signature Homes today!