Tipton Pool Builders explain benefits of pool safety covers

Owning a swimming pool means you and your family will have access to a place that will bring hours of fun and enjoyment. A swimming pool is also an ideal place to entertain friends and family. The swimming pool builders at Tipton Pools explain the benefits of pool safety covers as a way to make the pool the “safest room in the house.”

Owning a swimming pool brings with it the responsibility of keeping everyone safe in and around the pool — children as well as pets. Before you install a pool your children should be taught basic pool safety and be taught under no circumstance are they allowed to swim without an adult present.

Benefits of pool safety covers

Whether have an above ground or an in ground pool, you need to have safety devices in place. Municipalities have zoning and code laws in place that require either fencing, pool safety alarms or both.

Use a swimming pool cover to keep your pool or spa free from airborne contaminants. A cover can also seal and protect the pool from winter weather. A pool safety cover is a protective barrier that can prevent children or pets from falling into the water.

There are myriad types of pool covers on the market that can perform twofold functions. Keep in mind that a pool cover is not a foolproof method for keeping children safe.

Maximum safety can be achieved by keeping the pool fence locked. The fence will need to meet minimum local safety standards. Consider adding a pool alarm as well as having a fence and using a pool safety cover. Choose a fence that enhances the beauty of the outdoor living space. The fence can be decorative and functional and must completely surround the pool to keep children out.

Redundancy is not a bad idea with pool safety measures.