Modern swimming pool features vary considerably so for a firm estimate, it is best to have a Katchakid Pool Safety Specialist come to your residence for a free in-home consultation. However, here is a pool safety net cost pricing guide and what you might pay for a pool safety net.
There are a few options when it comes to choosing a pool fence color. The color brown signifies stability, warmth, and quality and Katchakid’s premium powdered-coated pool fencing is available in three sensational shades of brown. See what these shades of brown look like.
Most drowning prevention organizations recommend multiple layers of protection, however, the barrier you choose to keep your children safe should be the one you are 100% committed to using. Here are some points to consider on a pool safety fence vs. pool safety net:
For safety and convenience pool fences are a popular pool barriers. The cost of a pool fence installation can vary significantly - the fence height, selected poles, paint finishes and layout of the backyard are all cost factors that will influence the final price. Read our pool fence cost guide to learn more about pool fence pricing.
When you and our technicians plan the installation of a Katchakid removable pool fence, you want to make sure it will effectively block all access points to the pool area. You’ll also want to consider access to yard maintenance, pool equipment, play areas for the children and access to grass for pets.
With pool barrier codes mandated in most US States to be confident of a high level of quality and safety select pool safety covers that are manufactured and installed to the most referenced code for pool safety covers -the ASTM F1346-91 statute.
When it comes to pool fences, a black mesh is a more transparent material than white mesh, and it’s all due to the way our eyes perceive light and colors. Read our blog post on why black Is the most transparent color of pool fence.
Your pool safety net questions answered. Will my child get wet? The honest answer to this common question is - possibly. Read more
2016 was one for the record books, but unfortunately not all of the records were positive. According to the USA Swimming Foundation, there were at least 320 media reported fatal drownings in 2016 involving children younger than 15 in swimming pools and spas.
Why is mesh fabric the desired fence panel material among pool safety fencing companies? The overriding answer is first and foremost, safety but there are other reasons....
Learning a new skill, such as CPR certification, could make all the difference when every second counts. If you are a parent and especially if you are a pool owner, becoming certified in this emergency procedure should be at the top of your priority list.
W.C. Fields is famous for his credited quote "Never work with animals or children," well for us working in child pool safety that's our job - and we love that we help parents keep their little ones safe around open water with our pool safety barriers.
At Katchakid we recently celebrated the 80th birthday of our Katchakid President Blair Esson - inventor and creator of the safety net for pools. Check out the amazing cake!
Thirty-nine states experienced fatal child drownings during summer 2016. During this past summer, tragedy struck in the majority of states in our country. These tragedies occurred when children fatally drowned in community pools, at backyard pool parties.
Texas had at least nine media-reported fatal drownings in the month of August according to new data from the USA Swimming Foundation. Sadly, this same data show that Texas not only had the highest drowning rate in the month of August, but also for the entire year, with at least 35 drownings involving children younger than 6.
A common question asked of us is, "is a pool safety net a pool cover?" and the answer is yes - it is a pool net cover!