There is nothing better than having a swimming pool installation for your backyard. If you live in Southern California, you know how dreadful the harsh heat can be in the summer time. Those 100 degree weather conditions can leave you in desire to jump in a cool and refreshing swimming pool. Our experts at EZ Builders, your general remodelers, have built hundreds of different pools for clients, so we are experts in this field. We would like to share with you some safety tips while building a pool, or while you are enjoying it with friends and family.
Safety Tips For Swimming Pools
The first and most important tip we always share with our clients when building a swimming pool is to have proper and secure fencing around the pool if you have young children at home. Unfortunately, there are times where small children do not pay attention and fall into a swimming pool when their guardians are unaware. This can lead to severe injuries and even death. This is why we always advise our clients to get a safety fence built around the pool so that children cannot get in. There will be a lock on the gate and only a parent or an older individual will be able to open it. This will prevent any unfortunate situations from happening.
The second tip we will share is to always have your pool and jacuzzi clean, either by doing this yourself or hiring a professional pool service to do so. Pools tend to get dirty often, due to natural weather conditions. If you are swimming in a pool full of dirt, debris, bugs, and chemicals, than it is possible you could get sick. This is something to consider because of your children and loved ones.
The third tip is to practice safety with your family before entering the pool, and addressing rules. For example, you can set a rule of “no jumping” into the pool in the shallow parts so you do not get hurt. You can also address a no diving rule, so that you do not risk hitting your head on the way down. Addressing rules will keep your kids and friends more safe than if there were no rules at all.
For your beautiful new swimming pool installations, call your general remodelers at EZ Builders for a free consultation!