As summer starts to heat up, many of us are anxiously anticipating long lazy days enjoying our backyard pools. Nothing can be better than splashing with the kids and soaking up some sun. But those wonderful experiences can take a dangerous turn without the right precautions.
According to the Red Cross, nearly 300 drownings occur each year, not to mention over 3000 injuries. The worst part is, the majority of the victims are 1-2 years old. Tragically, accidental drownings are the number one cause of unintentional deaths for children under the age of 4.
It’s because of these facts that backyard pools require special attention. That’s where pool safety comes in. However, with some planning and intention, your source of summer fun can be just that, fun! With the whole family on board, everyone’s summers will be filled with precious poolside memories.
Now that your pool is filled and ready to go, it’s important you take some time to learn a few pool safety tips. Check out our list below to get a leg up on your pool safety this summer.
We know that after reading a list like this, it’s natural to pick and choose which tips to follow. But if you’re asking yourself how many of these steps should you take? The answer is all of them. Every little effort towards pool safety puts you one step closer to saving a life. The good news is, all of these actions are relatively easy and most importantly, will keep you and your family safely enjoying your pool for years to come!
Do you need help filling your pool? Or maybe want to replace the water halfway through the summer? Contact us to schedule a consultation today! Our expert pool filling service is always ready to add a splash to your summer!