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May 2016

ASTM F1346 Safety Covers

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.


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May 2016

The ABC’s of Pool Safety

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.


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May 2016

Pets & Pool Nets

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.


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Feb 2016

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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Feb 2016

Planning A Pool Fence Install

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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Jan 2018

California Pool Safety Law 2018

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.


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Aug 2017

Pool Safely Pledge, 2017

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?


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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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