Swimming Pool Blog

- Fences & Barriers
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Temporary and Removable Swimming Pool Fencing
    Rob Cox
    Temporary pool fences the many uses of removable pool fences for increased safety around the pool. I'll bet you didn't know there was so many  uses for temporary pool barriers!
    Thursday, November 06, 2014 6:18 PM
  • How Glass Pool Fencing Can Make Your Pool Safer
    For many owners, however, the biggest challenge is how to maintain their safety barriers in a manner that is durable and aesthetically pleasing to the eyes. In order to achieve this, most recreational safety specialists will recommend installing glass pool fencing that is both effective in securing the pool while at the same time keeps it looking classy and neat.
    Monday, October 08, 2012 9:11 AM
  • Pool Fence & Gate Inspection
    Rob Cox
    I was driving through my neighborhood yesterday, and I noticed a nice pool fence surrounding a blue pool. I could see that the pool gate was left standing wide open. Two hours later, on my return trip, this pool still had an open gate. Shut the *!%#@!* Gate! *
    Sunday, May 13, 2012 3:07 PM
  • How to make a 3-sided pool fence safer
    The danger of drowning is usually higher from the people that are inside the house, not those that are outside, like pool-hopping neighbors or lost dogs. What can you do to secure the fourth-side of your pool perimeter, that is the real question - and the topic of this blog post. This spring, take some time to review your pool fence situation...

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012 4:00 PM
  • Dual Fences around swimming pools make safety sense!
    Your backyard oasis may not lend itself so cleanly as this pool to a secondary internal fence, but do give it some thought. Even a partial fence, limiting access to the pool from other parts of the yard, can bring greater security to wandering children. Retaining walls, hedges, and structures can break up the appearance of a continuous fence, while bringing much the same benefit.
    Wednesday, August 31, 2011 6:57 PM
  • Pool Safety: Barriers for Swimming Pools
    Rob Cox

    How accessible is your swimming pool? Are your gates self-closing and self-latching? Looks like the gate in the picture to the left is not. This small wood fence shown is also rather climbable, and may not meet code in many jurisdictions. One of the best Layers of Protection around your pool is a good barrier.

    Saturday, July 16, 2011 3:44 PM