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 F 1346-91 statute.
Setting rules reduces the risk of harm to our children. We take action daily to protect them from injury, such as using car seats in the car, locking away medication, gating off stairways, etc. and these simple practices become the framework that helps to keep our children safe. Learn and follow the simple ABC's of Pool Safety to help to keep your children safe in and around swimming pools.
19 May 2016
Dog pool safety - Katchakid pool safety nets are often used to protect pets left in a yard from the dangers of a unprotected pool. Although most dogs can swim, they can quickly get into trouble when they can't find the pool steps or shallow end to get out of a pool.
14 May 2016
Help raise public awareness to the danger of propping a pool gate open, and the devastating potential consequences of such action.
23 Apr 2016
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.
01 Feb 2016
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.
01 Feb 2016
Improper or poorly fitted drain covers can cause entrapment that entangle hair or hold a body under water. Children and adults have been injured and even killed by broken or improperly installed swimming pool drain covers.
05 Jan 2016
Having an impact on children's lives, knowing that our pool safety awareness efforts and our pool safety barriers help to keep children safe, makes working at Katchakid truly special. We also get to attend cool events, sharing in the special magic and excitement that little children bring to each holiday and season.
29 Oct 2015
This week CPSC's Pool Safely initiative, our partner in drowning prevention, released the song Pool Safely! Four Simple Steps by children's musical artist Laurie Berkner. Music has long been a proven effective medium for teaching valuable lessons, most of us will have learnt our alphabet from singing the simple ABC's song.
29 Jul 2015
Since Katchakid invented the pool safety net over 40 years ago, we have installed pool nets for many famous clients. Drowning prevention is always our primary focus and protecting every child is of paramount importance to us, but there is no denying that installing a pool safety net for a celebrity client such as Tori Spelling creates a buzz of excitement around the office.