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Fences and Gates

Drowning due to lack of pool fencing is the number one cause of death for young children. Properly designed pool fencing is the most effective way to keep children safe.

Landscaping

When winter comes around, it is important to remember that your pool's filtration system will be the most susceptible to freezing temperatures and requires special attention. By following these tips on pool winterizing, you could prevent freezing temperatures from damaging your filtration...

Stairs and Railings

Now that the kids are home for summer, keep vacation fun and safe by taking precautions indoors and out. This season is especially active and challenging, so make sure everyone understands the importance of safety, and do all you can to protect kids from summer dangers in the following...

Outdoor Living

Want to heat your swimming pool on the cheap? Make the most of the summer sun. Even if you already use the sun to warm up your outdoor pool, the following adjustments can help you extend swim season by up to three weeks.

Harness daylight: To soak up maximum heat during the day, your pool...

Solar Energy

Most outdoor pool owners already use the sun to heat their pool water. Sunlight is absorbed by pool water, and thus the water is warmed. Pretty straightforward stuff.  But there’s more you can do to exploit the 100% free solar power of the sun to heat your pool.  How?

We asked Everett...

Home Safety

Amid the fun of summer, there’s a sobering reality – the difference between life and death can be a matter of seconds when it comes to children and swimming pools. What’s more, drowning is usually silent, with no splash or cry for help to alert parents to the emergency.

There are about 300...