Winter Pool Cover: Year-Round Protection

In the winter months, maintaining the safety of your pool is crucial. Thankfully, our pool nets serve to cover your pool in both the winter and summer. Whether you’re closing up your pool for the colder months or want to stop unsupervised swimming in the warmer months, a Katchakid pool safety net is the best winter pool cover offering  you the year-round defense you need!

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Summer Pool Safety Tips

Have you considered summer pool safety? Are you removing a heavy-duty winter pool cover for the swimming season and, if so, do you have a summer pool safety solution in place? Swimming pools become even more enticing to children when the temperatures rise. So, keep reading for summer pool safety advice to do your part in preventing an accident or drowning at your pool.

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5 Reasons You Should Install a Pool Fence for Dogs & Other Pets

Not only is pool water bad for dogs, but there is also a sad reality that many pets drown in pools. The Dogington Post reports that an estimated 5,000 animals drown in pools each year. Here at Katchakid, we understand the necessity of having a pool fence for dogs and other pets installed. Your pets are like your family members, and there’s no reason to chance their safety. Keep reading if you’re not convinced that you need a dog pool fence.

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The Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act
Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act (VGB)

The Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act

Drowning is a leading cause of death of children between the ages of one and four years old. As a pool owner, it’s your responsibility to create a safe environment with the proper barriers and safeguards in place. The government is helping to prevent these fatalities through the enactment of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act (VGB). Who is Virginia Graeme Baker and why does she have an act named after her? Keep reading to find out and to learn how this twelve-year-old law affects you as a pool owner.

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NFL Player Teddy Williams Talks Keeping His Pool Safe

Family is clearly a priority to pro football player Teddy Williams. To this end, it makes sense that Williams is extremely happy with his Katchakid® Pool Safety Net. He has three children—ages eleven, six, and one—and appreciates that Katchakid pool safe nets can protect his kids and supports a minimum 485lbs, as an extra precaution.

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CPSC Calls for Increased Water Safety Efforts as Summer Swim Season Arrives

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.

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