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14 Ways to Make a Splash With Pool Safety

Posted by Joe On May 16th

14 Ways to Make a Splash With Pool Safety

It’s summer time again! It’s getting hotter every day and you need a nice place to cool off, like the pool! The pool is a great place to enjoy yourself and goof around with your friends or children but don’t forget that the pool can also be a dangerous place.

It’s important that you keep pool safety in mind when at the pool, so that the fun never has to end.

What are the most important things to keep in mind when it comes to pool safety?

It’s easy to find out with your free “14 Ways to Make a Splash With Pool Safety” eBook from Pool Pros, Ins.

Here are the 14 ways you can have a safe pool experience:

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CPR Training - Pool Pros

This is the 14th installment of “14 Ways to Make a Splash with Pool Safety which is available as a Free download from our eBook library.

As we mentioned in Tip #1, one of the best ways you can make your pool safe for both children and adults, after you read the Pool Pros pool safety eBook, is to learn CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation). If someone has an accident where they’ve ingested pool water and risk drowning, waiting for an ambulance and paramedics can waste precious minutes.

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#13: Keep Bug Repellant Out of Cool Pools

Posted by Joe On April 18th

Cool Pools - No Mosquitos

This is the 13th installment of “14 Ways to Make a Splash with Pool Safety which is available as a Free download from our eBook library.

Unfortunately, buggy summers are a reality for most of us in southwest Florida. Mosquitoes, gnats and no-see-ums can turn your pleasant pool dreams into a nightmare. How can you reclaim your favorite pool space without these pesky bugs?

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#12: Safe Pool and Spa Play Means Sunscreen

Posted by Joe On April 4th

Cape Coral Pools - Wear Sunscreen

This is the 12th installment of “14 Ways to Make a Splash with Pool Safetywhich is available as a Free download from our eBook library.

If you have built a new pool and spa, then you know it’s a great way to cool off on the sweltering summer days in southwest Florida.

To enjoy the sun responsibly, it’s essential to use sunscreen. It doesn’t matter if you think you don’t burn – everyone is affected by UV radiation. According to SkinCancer.org, both UVA and UVB rays are dangerous to the skin, and can induce skin cancer, including melanoma. Blistering sunburns in early childhood increase risk, but cumulative exposure also may be a factor. People who live in locations that have more sunlight — like Florida, Hawaii, and Australia — develop more skin cancers.

The best way to protect yourself is by…

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Pool Renovation

This is the 8th installment of “14 Ways to Make a Splash with Pool Safety which is available as a Free download from our eBook library.

A renovation to an existing pool can be a great way to get a big bang for your buck. Not only is it a perfect opportunity to get the look you want, but you can also get custom features that are suited to your family’s lifestyle.

When considering a pool renovation, you also have the opportunity to correct any safety hazards that may be lurking in your old pool. You can correct any broken tile or cracked cement, add safety railings to deck areas, add a pool fence or gate (see Tip #2), add a safety cover, and fix any plumbing components that need repair.

Having a pool renovation is a good time to review all your pool safety procedures. It’s a great reason to have another conversation with friends and family about proper pool use. Remind them:

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Home Swimming Pool Safety - Photo Courtesy of Flickr User quinet

This is the 7th installment of the “14 Ways to Make a Splash with Pool Safety which is available as a Free download from our eBook library.

A life preserver ring (or similar device) is an essential purchase for any Fort Myers swimming pools.

A life preserver may also be known as a…

#5: Pool Pros Diving Safety

Posted by Joe On December 28th

Pool Pros Diving Safety

This is the 5th installment of the “14 Ways to Make a Splash with Pool Safety which is available as a Free download from our eBook library.

Half of the fun of building a new pool is getting to customize everything for an exact fit of your family’s needs. You can choose colors, shapes, special features and more. But most people don’t think about one of the essential choices: figuring out what depth your pool should be.

With new pool construction, you have the freedom to get exactly what you want. But how deep do you want your pool to be?

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#4: Pool Cleaning – Testing Your Pool Chemicals

Posted by Joe On December 14th

Pool Cleaning - Pool Chemicals

This is the 4th installment of the “14 Ways to Make a Splash with Pool Safety which is available as a Free download from our eBook library.

How often do you perform pool cleaning? If you are confident with balancing the water chemistry in your pool, then you can test the chemicals yourself. Every week, you should test your swimming pool for chlorine and pH.

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#2: Pool Renovation – Installing a Pool Fence

Posted by Joe On November 16th

Pool Renovation - Installing a Fence

This is the 1st installment of the “14 Ways to Make a Splash with Pool Safety which is available as a Free download from our eBook library.

In our first tip, we learned that fences are an essential safety feature for pools with children. By installing a professional fence or gate with some pool renovation, around your pool, you can eliminate some of the stress of managing pool safety hazards.

What are the key characteristics of a good pool fence or gate?

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Pool Pros

This is the 1st installment of the “14 Ways to Make a Splash with Pool Safety which is available as a Free download from our eBook library.

What’s the all-time most important rule for every pool owner? Ok… besides “No Peeing in the Pool.” 🙂 At Pool Pros, it’s Safety First. Safety is important for people of all ages, but children are especially vulnerable to pool safety hazards since drowning is a leading cause of death for children. For young children under five years old, 26% died in a drowning accident according to the Centers for Disease Control. As a responsible pool owner, it’s up to you to make sure to protect your loved ones by implementing strict pool safety rules.

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