Swim after Eating

Swim after Eating:  Myth or Fact?

Waiting to Swim after Eating:  Myth or Fact? All of us have heard as a child that we needed to wait at least 30 minutes to swim after eating. This was frustrating when all you wanted to do was re-join your friends and didn’t understand why you had to wait. Now as adults we might…

Electrocution and Pool Safety

Electrocution and Keeping Kids Safe

Electrocution and Pool Safety As we’re sure you’re well aware safety around pools is something that we all need to consider. However, one area that often is overlooks is pool electrocutions. We don’t hear about these happening too often but anywhere that there’s a combination of water and electricity poses a significant threat if something…

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Essential Pool Safety Tips

Essential Pool Safety Tips Pool safety tips are always important to review each season. Pools are a great way to keep us entertained all year round, however safety is an important factor to consider. Tragically, drowning is the number one cause of unintentional deaths for children between the ages of 1 and 4 and the…

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Child Drownings How to Stop Them

Child Drownings How to Prevent Them Child drownings is something we really don’t want to hear about at all. We all know how crazy children’s birthday parties can get. Pools are of the most fun features of any amazing party. The kids love it, the parents love it because the kids are tired, and it…

cover or fence your pool

Should you Cover or Fence your pool?

Should you Cover or Fence your pool? Limiting access to your pool is important for everyone, as accidents can happen at any time. Those with children in the home need to be especially vigilant in limiting access when children are unsupervised. There are two main options for limiting access; cover or fence your pool.  …

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Swimming Pool Safety

Swimming Pool Safety Swimming pool safety is important to review often. Our pools are a great way to keep your family entertained year-round, but with it comes the responsibility of making sure it is safe. Pool safety measures are important for everyone, not only those with children in the household. Accidents can happen in minutes…

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Baby Gates and Fences What You Need Now

Baby Gates and Fences You didn’t know you Needed Preparing for when your baby starts to move around takes a lot of work. They are curious, clumsy, and will get into just about anything. So, finding the right safety equipment, like baby gates for your home, is essential to keep your baby safe during these…

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What’s in your Swimming Pool?

What’s in your Swimming Pool? Many children fear sharks in the swimming pool. Although this is unlikely to ever be a real problem, here in Florida there is a real threat of what could be lurking in your swimming pool. It’s not uncommon for homeowners to go outside to take a dip in their pool…

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Why you need a Solar Pool Cover

Why you need a Solar Pool Cover Getting a solar pool cover for your pool can seem unnecessary; especially in a climate such as Florida. But, these covers help a lot with both the maintenance and efficiency of your pool. The Florida sun will evaporate a large amount of water from your pool every day.…