Pro football player Teddy Williams cares a great deal about family—and pool safety is no exception. Most recently, Williams served as a cornerback for the New York Giants. He requested to leave his contract early in...
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
WASHINGTON – A new report released today by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) indicates that the number of reported fatal child drowning incidents in swimming pools involving children younger than five—the most vulnerable population—has not increased significantly from last year’s reports.
There is no room for error when it comes water, especially when electricity is involved. Most are familiar with the dangers that could lead to drowning, but electric shock drowning is something people may not be familiar with.
As of January 1, 2018, California pool owners will need to install at least 2 of 7 specified drowning prevention safety features to reduce the serious risk of drowning.
As part of our commitment to water safety education, we are proud to partner with Pool Safely, a national drowning prevention campaign aimed at ending fatal and nonfatal child drownings and entrapments. Have You taken The Pool Safely Pledge?
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.