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What Is Pool Safety Fencing?

Sunday, April 19, 2020
There are over 10.4 million residential and 309,000 public swimming pools in the country. The number of pools keeps increasing, too (with swimming as the fourth most-popular sport or activity in the country). Despite the growing popularity, people aren't taking precautions to keep their pools safe.
Pool safety fencing can keep young kinds and even older adults safe from an accident. Exactly what is pool safety fencing, and why does it matter?
Keep reading to find out!

What Is Pool Safety Fencing?

First, let's answer the question that's likely on your mind: what is pool safety fencing?
These mesh fences are a reliable safety product used to secure residential swimming pools.
Imagine your little one running around the backyard. What if they slip and fall? The mesh fencing will keep them from tumbling into the pool.
These pool fences are strong and difficult to climb. They're also easy to remove if you want to host an adult pool party. These fences are adaptable to most complex pool shapes and water features as well.
There are different options available as well. For example, you can explore a range of colors, styles, and sizes to customize your pool. You might also want to consider:
  • Corner posts
  • Angled raised panels
  • Rectangular and round terminating posts
Mesh pools are the most popular and safest for residential pools. However, you might also consider:
  • Wrought iron
  • Chain link
  • Vinyl or wood
  • Glass
You can choose the material based on your design preferences. That way, your pool safety fencing doesn't disrupt the beauty of your outdoor oasis. 
There are also self-closing, self-latching gate options. 
These gates will ensure it's convenient for you to walk in and out of the swimming area. At the same time, you'll know your children can't get access to the pool without help.

Why Does It Matter?

Every family has specific needs. If your little ones don't know how to swim yet, you can create a safe, outdoor environment for them and have a pool.
Your family's safety comes first. Choosing an experienced fence-building company can help you prioritize that safety. They'll use the strongest, best material and components to create your pool safe fences. 
There were 3,536 fatal, unintentional drownings in the country in the single year. About one in five people who drowned were children ages 14 and younger.
By purchasing one of these fences, you can keep your outdoor environment safe. A professional can install the fencing for you to help prevent potential issues. They can quickly drill the holes, customize fencing areas, use the proper components, and install the gates. 
That way, you don't have to worry about it. The do-it-yourself option can lead to complications. Getting the job right the first time can help you make sure the area is safe for your children to play around, too. 

Pool Safety Fencing: Safer Fun in the Sun

Ready to create a safer outdoor environment for you and your family? Pool safety fencing is the missing link you need!
We're here to help make your outdoor area a little more functional and a lot more fun. Contact us today to discuss your fencing needs. 

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