Posted on Aug 25, 2008 | Comments 0
Now-a-days everyone is showing interest in installing swimming pool in their backyards as they can provide recreation at home.
The thought of swimming pool in the backyard arise the need of safety.
You must have seen or listened that children have drowned in the backyard swimming pool because of improper safety measures.
No one likes such incidents to happen in their backyard swimming pool.
To ensure safety in the backyard swimming pool, it’s better to install pool fencing around the pool. This not only provides safety for children, but also adds elegance to the swimming pool and improves the value of your house.
You may control your children from falling into your pool but how can you control neighborhood children from falling into the pool. This is very awkward situation, when the neighbor child gets drowned in your swimming pool. So, pool fencing is very important for providing safety for the pool.
There is no such rule that these should be used in only domestic swimming pools, these can be installed in any swimming pool and the safety provided by these pool fences is the same.
Different pool fencings:
Wood pool fencing: The cheapest way of providing safety to the pool. Wood is used to form a fence around the pool. The fences look almost like the privacy screens but in small size. These fences are very easily arranged and some are even detachable and foldable. The set-up does not require much apparatus. If the wood in the pool fencing cannot withstand different climatic conditions, it can spoil very easily.
Glass pool fencing: This is the most common fencing used at the pool for providing safety. Glass is used to form a fence around the pool. This is the easiest fencing around the pool if proper measures are taken. The glass fencings come in framed and frameless forms.
Some of the glass pool fences come unbreakable and some will be in breakable form. If you have children who drive you nuts with their unmanageable behavior, then unbreakable glass is preferred.
There is an additional benefit if you choose the glass pool fencing. If your kids are playing in the swimming pool and you are working in the backyard garden, then you can have an eye on your children’s activities. If you are using a mesh or wooden pool fencing, then the view can be distracted as the view at the pool will not be crystal clear.
If you are arranging the glass pool fencing, then the view will be crystal clear and it is easy to sight the danger. Cleaning process of the glass pool fencing is very easy with the modern glass cleaning equipments.
Mesh pool fencing: Mesh is also installed as the pool fences for providing safety. The fence is detachable and is very easy in re-installation. Pool fences with mesh are also a very good idea if you have toddlers at home.
This does not require much maintenance and cleaning process is also very easy. The mesh is transparent and you do not worry about the safety of children playing in the pool. The mesh comes in different colors and the selection is wide range.
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