Pool Safety

For many of us, our dog is more of a family member than a pet. If you have a dog, or two, and want to share the fun and enjoyment of your swimming pool with them, there are some tips you will want to put into place to assure that the pool is safe for both you and your furry friend.

Read more: Safe Swimming Tips For The Family Dog

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If you look at the calendar you’ll notice that summer is quickly slipping past. Soon the children will be back in school, the pool will be closed for the season and sadly, for some, we will be settling in for winter.

Read more: Plan A Labor Day Party To Wrap Up Summer

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Fire pits add beauty, ambiance and a way to spend more hours out of doors even when the nights aren’t as warm as they were when summer kicked off! The swimming pool contractors from Hawaiian Pools explain that a fire pit can be used in the midst of a summer night because you can cook a meal, roast marshmallows or just relax to the sounds of a fire when you’re entertaining poolside.

Read more: Fire Pit & Poolside Safety Tips

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Spending time in the pool with your children is an ideal way to while away the summer hours and to build memories that will last a lifetime. However, we urge pool owners to teach children to respect he swimming pool.

Read more: Teach Your Children To Respect The Swimming Pool

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How important, really, is it to learn how to swim? Consider the following thoughts.

Read more: The Importance of Knowing how to Swim

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Recently, we shared ways to use sunscreen appropriately, along with some ‘do’s & don’ts’s’ of storage. We want to also point out that all sunscreens are not created equal and that some brands are better for your overall health than others. While it is wise to use sunscreen to help avoid skin cancer, age spots and dryness it's important to protect safely and here is why.

Read more: Choosing a safer sunscreen

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Many of us do not live where we have our own pool but our condominium and apartment complexes have shared pools that are owned commercially. Whether you are the commercial owner or a resident user, commercial pools present challenges of their own. Many of the additional regulations for commercial pools vary by state so it is important to research the rules for your own state to insure compliance. But not to worry … they will find you when they send out their Public Inspector to make sure your pool is appropriate for use.

Read more: Commercial Pool Safety

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Owners and operators of commercial swimming pools have many safety measures to consider. Along those lines, the swimming pool contractors from Hawaiian Pools explain that there are also many pieces of lifesaving equipment that need to be kept poolside. As many commercial swimming pools have lifeguards, they need to be outfitted with all of the necessary lifesaving equipment. There may also be locally mandated requirements as to the type of lifesaving equipment that is needed poolside.

Read more: Lifesaving Equipment For Commercial Swimming Pools

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It’s likely that you have taught your children that peeing the pool is not acceptable. Chances are, you urge them to get out of the water at least every thirty minutes to go to the bathroom, right? Well when it comes to public pools, there may or may not be parents in attendance who will do the same. Chances are, there are no parents in sight because the public pools typically provide on-site lifeguards.

Read more: Public Swimming Pool Health Safety

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If you’re planning to get a new swimming pool next summer or if you have a pool now and have children who aren’t quite sure if they love swimming, it might be the ideal time to sign them up for swim lessons.

Read more: Getting A Pool? Teach Your Child To Swim

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