Swimming Pool Blog

  • California Pool Laws: Vol 1 - Pool Safety
    Rob Cox
    Essentially, if you are planning to sell your home, or do any extensive pool renovations that require a permit, you will need at least two of the pool safety devices mentioned above. And of course, all new pool construction must display two approved safety devices, or risk failing the final pool inspection.
    Wednesday, February 07, 2018 10:14 AM
  • Pool Safety Nets Vs. Pool Safety Fences
    Mark Garcia
    Pool safety net covers vs pool safety mesh fences - which is better? My cousin maddy had the decision to make, and she asked me to help her sort through the difference s between pool safety fence and pool safety nets.
    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 9:22 AM
  • Simple Steps Save Lives: Teach & Learn
    Rob Cox
    Third in a series of Pool Safety blog posts, promoting the video series Simple Steps Save Lives, from PoolSafely.Gov. Let's all Pool Safely this summer! Tips on pool safety to keep kids safe around pools.
    Tuesday, June 07, 2016 11:25 AM
  • Simple Steps Save Lives: Pool Safety Systems
    Rob Cox
    Pool Safety Product tips from ppoolsafely.gov. Second in our series of videos in the series Simple Steps Save Lives
    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 11:37 AM
  • Simple Steps Saves Lives - Part I: Supervision
    Rob Cox
    Pool Safely this summer Part I: Poolsafely.gov video series Simple Steps Save Lives is presented here, with transcript. Let's have a pool safely summer!
    Friday, May 06, 2016 12:59 PM
  • Pool Safety Systems & Practices
    Rob Cox
    As summer draws near and warm weather brings our backyards to life again, take the time to look objectively at your pool safety protection. No pool is completely safe from danger, but there are steps that every pool owner can take to be sure that the pool safety systems are working properly.
    Thursday, April 21, 2016 3:58 PM
  • In Ground Swimming Pool Safety Barriers

    To beef up your Layers of Protection, let's talk about two specific types of effective barriers for inground pools ~ physical barriers and electronic barriers.

    Wednesday, August 05, 2015 12:32 PM
  • Above Ground Pool Safety Barriers
    Rob Cox
    Effective barriers for above ground pools - How to dramatically improve AG pool safety with some simple barriers - we discuss Pool Fence, Pool Cover, Pool Nets and Pool Ladders in some detail..
    Friday, July 31, 2015 5:34 PM
  • 5 Hidden Benefits of a Pool Enclosure
    From Guest Blogger Peter Kim - LIttle known benefits of a winter pool enclosure for inground pools, Get more use, or year 'round use of your pool with a tension fabric pool enclosure.
    Wednesday, July 15, 2015 6:50 PM
  • 21 Swimming Pool Safety Tips
    mark garcia
    21 tips for improving pool safety around your backyard swimming pool. Plus, a Printable Pool Rules sign that you can paste to the 'fridge!
    Wednesday, June 10, 2015 1:40 PM
  • Pool Fence Buyer's Guide
    Mark Garcia
    pool fences for safety - meeting the requirements of your local pool fence or barrier laws. Ideas for pool fencing.
    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 2:30 PM