A backyard swimming pool can be a joy to own – especially on those really hot and humid days. By keeping to a consistent maintenance schedule and following strict safety guidelines, your pool will provide hours of enjoyment cool relief from summer's heat.
To keep your pool at its best and your family safe this summer, The Ontario Real Estate Association offers the following tips.
Although a pool is fun, fun, fun, it can also be dangerous. Each year a number of children drown in backyard swimming pools so attention to safety is critical. Before beginning your swimming season, review the importance of strict safety guidelines with every member of the family. Be sure everyone knows the rules and informs any guests of those rules too. You may even want to consider taking a pool safety course from your local Red Cross. Here are some pool safety guidelines from Health Canada.
To learn more about water safety and learn to swim programs, please call your local Canadian Red Cross Society, or the local Branch Office of the Lifesaving Society.
Keeping your pool crystal clear and sparkling does not need to be a challenge. A proper maintenance schedule can make the chore of pool maintenance a breeze.
Take the time to learn about pool safety and maintenance and you will make a big, safe splash this summer.