Blog


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Feb 2016

Swimming Pool Fence Cost

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.


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Jul 2015

Planning A Pool Fence Installation

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.


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Feb 2017

Pool Safety Report 2016

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.


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Jan 2017

Make CPR Certification Your New Year’s Resolution

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.


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Dec 2016

Child Pool Safety and The Holidays

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.


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Sep 2016

Texas Experiences Deadly Summer

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.


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Aug 2016

Pool Net Cover

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!


06

Jul 2016

Catchakid, Catch a Kid, or Katchakid?

What's In A Name? Names are powerful mediums for expressing a person or an item's true nature, so when deciding on a name for his new pool safety cover, inventor Blair Esson wanted a unique name, one that would represent what his pool barrier would be to its end user.




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